Tag Archives: real-estate

A Two-Fer

Find the updated single-family home price trends and employment trends here. It’s a busy time in the good old San Francisco Bay Area. The economies of communities surrounding the bay are in overdrive while things are a little less peachy … Continue reading

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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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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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Full Employment? Really?

Job growth in San Francisco, San Mateo and Marin Counties (think executive and high-tech) have pushed the unemployment rate for those areas to between 3.9% and 4.4%, or, as it is sometimes called, the level of full employment. Tech and … Continue reading

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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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Wow! Job Growth!

Employment growth in March followed up the strong showing in February. The statewide figures are improving but the growth in employment was matched by growth in the labor force so the unemployment rate remains the same. (See the Bay Area … 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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