Category Archives: SF Bay Area Housing Trends

Will Housing Prices Wither?

The real estate markets have become fickle beasts. Capital markets bubble and burst taking it out on the little guy. January is a fickle month, too. We saw very few home sales in January in the San Francisco Bay Area … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge: Express Yourself

This week we’ve been challenged by Krista of WordPress to Express Yourself! Well, okay, I will add a picture. But to see how I really express myself I’ll ask you to check out how I express myself with numbers, too. … Continue reading

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Two Different Trends as 2014 Comes to Its Final Sunset

Here are employment and housing price data for the Bay Area as of November 2014. Interesting to see that employment and labor force figures continue to trend upward but, outside of San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara (the high-tech … Continue reading

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Slowdown, You Move Too Fast

The housing market has flattened out in the third quarter. See the Bay Area housing price trends page above for the most recent data on housing.

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Beautiful Spring

It’s a typical spring here in the San Francisco Bay Area. Some days are cool with a little extra moisture in the air and others are warm, sunny or even just plain hot. The residential real estate market is following … Continue reading

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Spring Breakout?

A while ago I asked if employment was going to jump this spring… now median home prices appear to want to jump for joy at the sight of spring flowers and warmth from the Sun. DataQuick News reported Bay Area … Continue reading

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What’s At The End Of The Tunnel?

Home prices in the San Francisco Bay Area remain stuck in a narrow range. The past nine months has seen the stabilization of the market in price but based on unusually low sales volume. The all-homes median price was $540,000 … Continue reading

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Lost In The Fog

January home sales in the Bay Area followed the year-end December trend. We seem to be lost in the fog. Prices keep rising with a 26%+ increase on a year-over-year basis but sales volume dropped nearly 15% over the same … Continue reading

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Where Have All the Sellers Gone?

It’s like blossoms in a drought… you see them, but just a lot fewer than normal. I noticed it a while ago: the corner that is normally full of poppies this time of year is barren except for a few … Continue reading

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Poking Along at Year End

Updated data on November 2013 residential real estate prices in the SF Bay Area here https://graphicrealestate.wordpress.com/sf-bay-area-housing-trends/ and November 2013 SF Bay Area employment trends here https://graphicrealestate.wordpress.com/bay-area-employment-trends/ for the data starved. It’s the year-end craziness so I’m a little outta focus. … Continue reading

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