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San Francisco Real Estate Market Begins to Bounce Back – Slowly

May 2020 Crisis Update. Market activity begins to tick up after severe shelter-in-place plunge. Median home sales prices are up ...
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Bay Area Real Estate & the Coronavirus Effects on Market Supply & Demand Dynamics April 2020 Report

Note that there is a time lag – usually 3 to 6+ weeks – between a new listing coming on ...
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San Francisco Real Estate & the Coronavirus April 2020 Report

The first thing to remember is that there is a time lag – usually 3 to 6+ weeks – between ...
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30+ Years of Bay Area Real Estate Cycles

Below is a look at the past 30+ years of San Francisco Bay Area real estate boom and bust cycles ...
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San Francisco Real Estate March 2020 Report

There is a lot going on in the world right now and we won’t pretend to know how things will ...
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Bay Area Real Estate February 2020 Report

It’s important to note that the Bay Area contains many different markets and market segments, sometimes following diverging trends in ...
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San Francisco Real Estate January 2020 Report

Generally speaking, after years of high appreciation rates, annual 2019 Bay Area median home prices went down a little bit, ...
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San Francisco Real Estate December 2019 Report

When the media reports on the “Bay Area median home price,” it’s worth remembering that SF is a relatively small ...
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San Francisco Real Estate November 2019 Report

Using six-month-rolling figures for monthly median sales prices smooths out the often meaningless monthly fluctuations to illustrate broad, long-term appreciation ...
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San Francisco Neighborhood Home Prices, Market Trends

Updated Market & Census Statistics, Home Prices & Appreciation Rates, Luxury Home Sales, Price Reductions, Employment & Interest Rates. It ...
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San Francisco Bay Area Real Estate Markets Survey

Note that it is not unusual for median home sales prices to peak for the calendar year in spring (Q2) ...
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Housing Affordability in the San Francisco Bay Area

Home Prices, Appreciation & Ownership Costs; Affordability Percentages, Household Incomes, Interest Rates, Rents & Homelessness. August 2019 Report – including ...
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San Francisco Real Estate August 2019 Report

Sales & Values by District and Price Segment, Special Circumstance Sales, Market Seasonality, the Luxury Home Market & Foreign Buyers ...
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CoreLogic S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index Update

The CoreLogic S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index does not evaluate median sales price changes, but employs its own proprietary algorithm ...
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SF Multi-Family Residential Market – Compass Commercial

An interesting 2019 so far: Stock markets have hit new peaks; interest rates have hit multi-year lows; the SF unemployment ...
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San Francisco Bay Area Home Prices by City, Town & Selected City Neighborhoods

An interesting 2019 so far: Stock markets have hit new peaks; interest rates hit multi-year lows; the SF unemployment rate ...
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San Francisco Median Home Prices Hit New Peaks – Compass Q2 Market Report

High stock markets, low interest rates, surging luxury home sales, limited inventory, a spring full of unicorn IPOs, and San ...
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30+ Years of Housing Market Cycles in the San Francisco Bay Area

Below is a look at the past 30+ years of San Francisco Bay Area real estate boom and bust cycles ...
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June 2019 San Francisco Market Report

High-demand/low-inventory spring market brings median home sales prices bouncing back to 2018 peaks. San Francisco luxury home sales hit new monthly ...
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CoreLogic S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index Update

The CoreLogic S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index does not evaluate median sales price changes, but employs its own proprietary algorithm ...
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San Francisco Real Estate High-Demand Spring Market Slightly Below Last Year’s Home Price Peaks

With April’s end, we now have 2 months of spring season data unaffected by the end of 2018, when financial ...
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San Francisco Real Estate Home Prices, Sales & Statistics; Stock Markets; Interest Rates and Unicorns in Spring

A substantial portion of Q1 statistics reflect new listings and accepted offers occurring during the mid-winter market doldrums (Thanksgiving to ...
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The San Francisco Real Estate Spring Market Begins

Spring 2018 was one of the hottest markets in SF and the Bay Area in the last 2 decades. Then ...
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San Francisco Real Estate Heading into the 2019 Market

As of early February, the government shutdown is over – at least for a little while – the stock market ...
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San Francisco Real Estate Looking Back on 2018

There were almost too many local, national and international political, economic, social and ecological factors impacting the 2018 market to ...
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Bay Area Real Estate Markets Survey

We are always hesitant to make too much of a single month’s or a few months’ data: Short-term fluctuations in ...
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30+ Years of Bay Area Real Estate Cycles

The CoreLogic S&P Case-Shiller high-price-tier Home Price Index for the 5- county San Francisco Metro Area, illustrated above by the ...
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Mixed Signals in San Francisco Real Estate Market

Autumn markets in counties around the Bay Area have seen significant shifts, with wide variance in the magnitude of these ...
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San Francisco Early Autumn Market Report

Due mostly to seasonal issues, median sales prices typically drop in Q3 from Q2 peaks, and did so this year ...
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The Multi-Unit Residential Property Markets of San Francisco, Alameda & Marin Counties

The big political issue facing the market is CA Prop 10, which, if passed in November, repeals the limits on ...
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CoreLogic S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index Update

The CoreLogic S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index does not evaluate median sales price changes, but employs its own proprietary algorithm ...
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San Francisco September Newsletter

September is typically the single month with the highest number of new listings coming on market in San Francisco, a ...
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San Francisco Home Prices, Market Conditions & Trends September 2022

San Francisco Home Prices, Market Conditions & Trends September 2022

In early August, we mentioned agents reporting that buyer activity – renewed interest in getting back into the market, visits to open houses, and so on – was picking up due to a number of issues: Price reductions, less competition, the drop in interest rates, and the dramatic recovery in stock markets. And a small… View Article

San Francisco Home Prices, Market Conditions and Trends August 2022

San Francisco Home Prices, Market Conditions and Trends August 2022

Across the Bay Area, markets have continued to slow and cool. As illustrated in this report, dramatic changes in demand, inventory, overbidding, price reductions, and year-over-year appreciation rates have usually occurred. The post San Francisco Home Prices, Market Conditions and Trends August 2022 first appeared on Paragon Specific.

San Francisco Home Prices, Market Conditions & Trends July 2022

San Francisco Home Prices, Market Conditions & Trends July 2022

Leaning into market headwinds, year-over-year appreciation rate falls. The impacts of this year’s severe economic headwinds – soaring inflation and interest rates, stock market declines, fears of recession – on Bay Area real estate markets are speeding up.     The post San Francisco Home Prices, Market Conditions & Trends July 2022 first appeared on… View Article

San Francisco Home Prices, Market Conditions & Trends June 2022

San Francisco Home Prices, Market Conditions & Trends June 2022

Sales are declining, and the numbers of active listing and price reductions are increasing. But the homes that are selling are still, on average, selling for well over asking: Median sales prices and year-over-year appreciation rates remain high.     The post San Francisco Home Prices, Market Conditions & Trends June 2022 first appeared on… View Article

San Francisco Home Prices, Market Conditions & Trends May 2022

San Francisco Home Prices, Market Conditions & Trends May 2022

In April 2022, the Bay Area continued to see appreciation, overbidding and days-on-market reflecting extremely intense demand. But sales are a lagging indicator reflecting offers accepted 3-6 weeks earlier, April sales mostly reflect buyers who locked in mortgage rates before the big late-March/April jumps, buyers highly motivated to buy before their interest rate locks expired,… View Article

San Francisco Home Prices, Market Conditions & Trends April 2022

San Francisco Home Prices, Market Conditions & Trends April 2022

Soaring interest rates & housing costs; continuing strong demand, low inventory of house listings and high market velocity. Sales were robust in Q1 for all property types, but the supply of house listings in particular was very low.  The post San Francisco Home Prices, Market Conditions & Trends April 2022 first appeared on Paragon Specific.

San Francisco Home Prices, Market Conditions & Trends March 2022

San Francisco Home Prices, Market Conditions & Trends March 2022

So far in 2022, Bay Area real estate markets appear largely unfazed by higher interest rates, volatility in financial markets, and troubling international events.  The post San Francisco Home Prices, Market Conditions & Trends March 2022 first appeared on Paragon Specific.

San Francisco Home Prices, Market Conditions & Trends February 2022

San Francisco Home Prices, Market Conditions & Trends February 2022

2021 was one of the most frenzied real estate markets ever, with buyer demand far exceeding the supply of listings available to buy – and all the usual indicators, including home price appreciation trends, reflected this severe imbalance. As is the normal seasonal trend, listing and offer activity dropped substantially mid-November through early January, resulting… View Article

San Francisco Home Prices, Market Conditions & Trends January 2022

San Francisco Home Prices, Market Conditions & Trends January 2022

Seasonal fluctuations are common and it’s not unusual for median sales prices to peak for the year in spring Q2. Longer-term trends are more meaningful than short term changes. The post San Francisco Home Prices, Market Conditions & Trends January 2022 first appeared on Paragon Specific.

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