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Pacific Union Professionals Give Back With Home for a Home Program

From left to right: Chris King, director of Home For A Home; Scott Kalmbach,...
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California Needs More New Homes Than Any Other U.S. State

Between 2000 and 2015, the U.S. built 7.3 million fewer homes than was necessary...
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Bay Area Posts Double-Digit Percent Home Price Gains for the Ninth Straight Month

The nine-county Bay Area’s median single-family home price ended March at $980,000, a year-over-year...
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Pacific Union Quarterly Report: Q1 2018

The first-quarter median sales price increased year over year in all Northern California regions...
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Zillow’s iBuyer Offering Will Shortchange Home Sellers

  There was a time in the not-too-distant past that I wrote about Zillow,...
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More Than 70 Percent of Bay Area Homes Sold for Premiums in March

Executive Summary: Sales of homes priced higher than $1 million increased by 30 percent...
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The Bay Area Tops the List of Best U.S. Job Markets in 2018

A new analysis ranks San Jose as the nation’s top job market this year,...
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U.S., Silicon Valley Home Affordability Conditions Worsen in the First Quarter

Sixty-eight percent of U.S. housing markets were not affordable for workers earning the average...
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Most Americans Believe They Are Adept at Home Repairs — Particularly Millennials

Millennials are more likely than other generations to consider themselves handy around the house....
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The Bay Area’s 10 Fastest-Appreciating Housing Markets: Q1 2018

A home in Atherton, California, the Bay Area’s most expensive and fastest-appreciating housing market...
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Real Estate Roundup: California Housing Markets Posted the Nation’s Biggest Equity Gains in 2017

Here’s a look at recent news of interest to homebuyers, home sellers, and the...
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U.S. Employment Growth Slows in March, as Weather Plays a Big Factor

  Today’s national employment report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics did not...
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Bay Area In-Migrants Are Younger and Earn More Than Out-Migrants

Between 2005 and 2016, people moving to the Bay Area earned almost $13,000 more...
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Most Homeowners Are Planning a Remodeling Project in 2018

Fifty-eight percent of homeowners will funnel money into a home-improvement project this year, according...
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How Much Do You Need to Earn to Live in Each Bay Area County?

While mortgage or rent payments will constitute the biggest expense for most Bay Area...
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Real Estate Roundup: San Francisco Is Still the Hottest U.S. Housing Market This Spring

Here’s a look at recent news of interest to homebuyers, home sellers, and the...
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Pacific Union Hires Stephen Pugh to Lead Commercial Business

Pacific Union is pleased to announce that it has tapped seasoned real estate industry...
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Pacific Union Again Moves Up the Rankings of the Largest U.S. Real Estate Brokerages in 2018

Pacific Union is excited to share the news that our firm has once again...
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California Dominates List of 2018’s Best Housing Markets for Sellers

Sixty-eight percent of the best U.S. places to sell a home are in California...
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Bay Area, California Homebuyers Lead the Nation for Down-Payment Size

Four of the five U.S. housing markets where buyers make the largest down payments...
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Real Estate Roundup: Silicon Valley Is a Hot Spot for Generation Z Homebuyers

Here’s a look at recent news of interest to homebuyers, home sellers, and the...
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