Seventy-five percent of the country’s 20 least-affordable real estate markets for first-time buyers are located in California. Oakland and Berkeley are among the nation’s three least-affordable markets for first-time buyers. Households earning the median income in Marin, San Francisco, and San Mateo counties cannot qualify for a mortgage in a single ZIP code. The Golden […]
Foreclosure activity dropped by more than 25 percent on an annual basis in San Francisco and San Jose in the first half of the year, while a new proposal seeks to ease California’s development restrictions. Check out these and other headlines of note in Pacific Union’s latest Real Estate Roundup.
Executive Summary: Competition has increased again in Bay Area housing markets this summer, with 6 in 10 homes selling over the asking price. In Alameda and San Mateo counties, 8 in 10 homes are selling over the asking price, generally speaking. According to Pacific Union data, sellers in Alameda and Santa Clara counties received […]
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