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California Continues to Boost Employment in October

As highlighted at Pacific Union’s Real Estate and Economic Forecast to 2020 last week,...
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Real Estate Roundup: More Than Half of Bay Area Homeowners Are Now Equity-Rich

Here’s a look at recent news of interest to homebuyers, home sellers, and the...
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Pacific Union’s Mark McLaughlin Named One of the Bay Area’s Most-Admired CEOs

Pacific Union is honored and humbled to announce that CEO Mark A. McLaughlin has...
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Key Takeaways From Pacific Union’s Real Estate and Economic Forecast to 2020

Yesterday, Pacific Union held its fourth annual Real Estate and Economic Forecast in partnership...
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Home Prices Return to Prerecession Levels in Two-Thirds of U.S. Metro Areas

Thirty-one of the 50 largest U.S. housing markets saw prices climb back to prerecession...
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Are We in the Midst of a Housing Bubble? Freddie Mac Offers Some Reassuring Words.

Memories of the mid-2000s housing-market bubble — and the collapse that followed — have...
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Real Estate Roundup: Bay Area Tech Hubs Are Among the Nation’s Best for Income Growth

Here’s a look at recent news of interest to homebuyers, home sellers, and the...
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Pacific Union and Empire Realty Associates Are Now the No. 1 Luxury Brokerage in Contra Costa County

  Executive Summary: Pacific Union and Empire Realty Associates now rank as the second-largest...
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Pacific Union’s October 2017 Real Estate Update

The median sales price rose year over year in October in all Bay Area...
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First-Time and Bay Area Homebuyers Have Much to Lose From Proposed Tax Changes

Executive Summary: Proposed tax changes that impact individual ownership of real estate include: Eliminating...
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Silicon Valley Posts Nation’s Largest Annual Home Price Gain

Home prices rose in 92 percent of U.S. metro areas in the third quarter,...
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Real Estate Roundup: East Bay City Named One of the Nation’s Most Livable

Here’s a look at recent news of interest to homebuyers, home sellers, and the...
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U.S. Median Home Price Again Hits New High

The median sales price for a U.S. home rose to $248,000 in the third...
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U.S. Homeownership Rate Inches Up

The U.S. homeownership rate ended the third quarter at 63.9 percent, still less than...
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Challenging Market Conditions Hold Back First-Time Homebuyer Activity

First-time homebuyers have been responsible for 34 percent of activity over the past year,...
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How Can You Help the Wine Country Recover? Come Visit.

As we slowly begin to recover from the tragedy of the wildfires that struck...
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Real Estate Roundup: Bay Area Still Claims the Nation’s Three Hottest Housing Markets

Here’s a look at recent news of interest to homebuyers, home sellers, and the...
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Bay Area Pending Home Sales Down for the 12th Consecutive Month

U.S. pending home sales dropped to their lowest level since January 2015 in September....
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San Francisco Again Named America’s Greenest City

For the second straight year, San Francisco ranks as the most environmentally friendly U.S....
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Tight Inventory Drives Bay Area Prices Up, Sales Down in September

September’s median single-family home price in the nine-county Bay Area was $852,230, up 11.5...
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Bay Area Unemployment Rates Fall to Lowest Levels Since May

  Hiring bounced back in California in September, with 52,200 jobs created, according to...
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