Market Conditions

Bay Area Home Prices Projected to Surge

  “Looking at 245 Bay Area ZIP codes, Zillow projects that 244 will see home values ratchet up (…)

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NYTimes Article: In San Francisco, Glass-and-Steel Condos Rising by the Bay

Darcy Padilla for The New York Times ROUGHLY two decades ago, during an earlier Internet start-up boom, many (…)

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SF rated #1 for real estate investment, development and home building in 2013

“San Francisco was rated first for investment, development and home building in the 2013 “Emerging Trends in Real (…)

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Why It’s Time To Buy

“Why It’s Time To Buy Back in June 2006, when the housing market peaked, the prospect of a five-year national housing bust seemed unimaginable to most people. And yet here we are, with the latest Standard & Poor’s Case-Shiller index showing that prices hit new bear-market lows, falling back to 2002 levels nationally and to […]

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Who’s Right about the San Francisco Home Market?

Is It Strengthening or Declining? Some of our readers have been understandably confused between the bad news reported elsewhere and our recent reports of a strengthening market in San Francisco. Besides the possibility of specific agendas, there are some legitimate reasons behind the apparent disconnect: Much of the data reported elsewhere, such as the Case-Shiller […]

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Excellent, Positive News for San Francisco

Tech jobs near all-time highs, fuel office-space boom PriceWaterhouseCoopers: S.F. an opportunity leader “Actually, it’s the third-most opportunity-rich city in the world, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers, the global accountancy and business consulting firm….Analyzing data from 26 world cities – “all capitals of finance, commerce and culture” – San Francisco ranks just behind New York and Toronto, […]

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How do Distress Sales Affect Median Prices in San Francisco?

Distress home sales – bank-owned properties and short sales – have a major impact on the overall median sales price in San Francisco, even though the city is much less impacted by such sales than the greater Bay Area or California. In actual numbers and as a percentage of sales, distress sales have been increasing […]

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Buyer’s Market Spurs Confidence in Young Professionals and Affluent Homeowners

“As the cold temperatures become a distant memory, and the spring selling season gains momentum, consumers have come to agree on one thing—now’s a good time to get off the fence and into the real estate market. This is the overall theme in the latest American Express Spending and Saving Tracker survey, a monthly survey […]

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Robust Pending Sales Activity Presages a Stronger Housing Market for San Francisco

Pending sales activity in the San Francisco housing market jumped 22 percent from November 2009 to 2010, according to the latest Market Focus report, published jointly by the Rosen Consulting Group and the San Francisco Association of REALTORS®.

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The Market – By Neighborhood

San Francisco City Overview Alamo Square Anza Vista Bayview Bayview Heightsv Bernal Heights Buena Vista Park Central Waterfront Clarendon Heights Cole Valley Corona Heights Cow Hollow Crocker Amazon Diamond Heights Dolores Heights Downtown Duboce Triangle Eureka Valley Excelsior Forest Hill Forest Hill Extension Forest Knolls Glen Park Golden Gate Heights Haight Ashbury Hayes Valley Ingleside […]

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