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What Costs How Much Where in San Francisco

Median sales price is that price at which half the sales occurred for less and half for more. Average dollar ...
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2018 YTD: A Wild Ride for San Francisco Real Estate

By any measure, the heat of the San Francisco market in the first half of 2018 has been among the ...
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Bay Area Market Survey: From Billionaires in Mansions to Flippers & Fixer-Uppers

The county and city appreciation percentages in the chart above were calculated by averaging changes in both median sales prices ...
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Affordability & the Cost of Housing in the SF Bay Area

The California Association of Realtors recently released its Housing Affordability Index (HAI) for the 1st quarter of 2018, which measures ...
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San Francisco Luxury House, Luxury Condo, Co-op and TIC Markets

As seen in the chart below, so far in 2018, SF luxury home sales have been very strong, higher than ...
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SF Residential Newsletter: Hottest SF Neighborhood Markets

Before discussing neighborhood values, appreciation rates and market cycles, here are 3 overview charts on the entire city market. Citywide ...
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San Francisco Bay Area S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Updates

Since Case-Shiller Indices cover large areas – 5 counties in the SF Metro Area – which themselves contain communities and ...
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Yet Another Dramatic Jump in San Francisco Median House Price to over $1,600,000

Consumer confidence is still soaring, and buyers continue to push aside concerns about recent financial market volatility, federal tax law ...
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Bay Area Real Estate Market Cycles

Out of recession comes recovery; recovery builds into market over-exuberance; over-exuberance leads to negative adjustment; negative adjustment sparks recession. Begin ...
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Economic Context Factors Underlying Housing Markets

The real estate markets in the SF Bay Area are parts in an overall economic reality that includes a number ...
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Media Reports Suggest Major Bay Area Decline

The sources of the data behind the below (and many more) articles: an online survey by a PR company; an ...
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A Selection of Charts about Debt

Most of the charts below come from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. We have not had time to ...
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Long-Term Trends in San Francisco Real Estate

The great advantage of reviewing annual data is how often the market trend lines clarify into a straightforward dynamic, instead ...
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No Let Up in SF Real Estate Market – a Paragon Report

So far in 2018, the market seems to have brushed aside any concerns about increasing home prices, rising interest rates, ...
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San Francisco Bay Area S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index

Since Case-Shiller Indices cover large areas – 5 counties in the SF Metro Area – which themselves contain communities and ...
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San Francisco Luxury Home Market Report

After cooling somewhat in late 2015 and 2016, the San Francisco luxury home market bounced back in 2017 to hit ...
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SF Spring Events Calendar

There are plenty of fun things to enjoy in the city this Spring. Take a peek at these events in ...
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Housing Affordability in the San Francisco Bay Area

The California Association of Realtors recently released its Housing Affordability Index (HAI) for the 4th quarter of 2017, which measures ...
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A Survey of San Francisco Bay Area Real Estate Markets

Our newly updated median home price maps for the entire Bay Area by city, for San Francisco by neighborhood, and ...
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Positive & Negative Factors in Bay Area Real Estate Markets

I am often asked how one development or another might affect SF and Bay Area real estate markets – tax ...
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San Francisco Real Estate Market – New Year Report

The median SF house sales price in 2017 was $1,420,000 (up from $1,325,000 in 2016), and for condos, it was ...
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San Francisco Bay Area S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index

Since Case-Shiller Indices cover large areas – 5 counties in the SF Metro Area – which themselves contain communities and ...
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Long-Term Trends in San Francisco Real Estate

The great advantage of reviewing annual data is how often the market trend lines clarify into a straightforward dynamic, instead ...
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Changing Dynamics in California Migration Trends

We just crunched the numbers on a recent U.S. census report tracking population migration to and from California in 2016, ...
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30+ Years of San Francisco 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 Demographics – Who We Are; Where We Come From; What We Believe; How We Live; What We Do

There is no city on the planet quite like ours, and here are some of the details. Compiled by Paragon Real Estate ...
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Affordability & the Cost of Housing in the SF Bay Area

Home prices, affordability percentages, monthly housing costs and income requirements for SF, Marin, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Sonoma, Napa, Alameda, ...
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2017 SF Holiday Events Calendar

There are many great things to enjoy in our wonderful Bay Area now through January. Take a look at some ...
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Dynamic October Market in SF Real Estate

The October 2017 median house sales price in San Francisco surged over $100,000 above the previous peak in May to ...
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San Francisco Bay Area S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index

Since Case-Shiller Indices cover large areas – 5 counties in the SF Metro Area – which themselves contain communities and ...
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Seasonality & the San Francisco Real Estate Market

Seasonality typically affects inventory levels, buyer demand and median home prices, often in very significant ways – as is illustrated ...
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Q3 SF Real Estate Market Review

Year-over-year, a low inventory homes market dropped even lower, while buyer demand increased to keep the pot boiling in San ...
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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.

San Francisco Home Prices, Market Conditions & Trends December 2021

San Francisco Home Prices, Market Conditions & Trends December 2021

November and December typically see very significant seasonal slowdowns in market activity and in January, we will issue our 2021 market review, looking back at what has certainly been one of the highest demand markets in history. The post San Francisco Home Prices, Market Conditions & Trends December 2021 first appeared on Paragon Specific.

San Francisco Home Prices, Market Conditions & Trends November 2021

San Francisco Home Prices, Market Conditions & Trends November 2021

The post San Francisco Home Prices, Market Conditions & Trends November 2021 first appeared on Paragon Specific.

San Francisco Bay Area Real Estate Markets since 1990

San Francisco Bay Area Real Estate Markets since 1990

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