Category Archive for: ‘Homebuyer Trends’

Bay Area California Homebuyers Lead The Nation For Down Payment Size

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 are in California. Buyers in the San Jose and San Francisco metropolitan...
San Francisco Is The No 1 U S Housing Market For Millionaire Buyers

San Francisco Is the No. 1 U.S. Housing Market for Millionaire Buyers

Households that earn $1 million-plus per year bought more homes in the San Francisco metropolitan area than anywhere else in America in 2016, accounting for...
San Francisco Is The Top U S Housing Market For Millennials

San Francisco Is the Top U.S. Housing Market for Millennials

A new analysis ranks San Francisco as the No. 1 U.S. destination for millennials, with other technology hubs also popular. Gen Xers are buying homes away...
Bay Area Homebuyers Still Lead The Nation For Down Payment Size

Bay Area Homebuyers Still Lead the Nation for Down-Payment Size

The average U.S. down payment was $20,000 in the third quarter, a 17-year high. Buyers in the San Jose and San Francisco metropolitan areas again made...
Bay Area Buyers Make The Nations Largest Down Payments

Bay Area Buyers Make the Nation’s Largest Down Payments

Homebuyers in the San Jose and San Francisco metro areas placed the largest down payments in the second quarter, a respective 25.2 percent and 22.3...
Smart Home Technologies Have Broad Appeal And Can Cut Insurance Bills

Smart Home Technologies Have Broad Appeal and Can Cut Insurance Bills

Internet-connected smart home devices have wide appeal with today’s buyers — particularly younger buyers who are used to living with their...
Most Bay Area All Cash Buyers Are Putting Down Roots

Most Bay Area All-Cash Buyers Are Putting Down Roots

Two-thirds of Pacific Union’s all-cash buyers are purchasing homes as primary residences, while a smaller than expected percentage is employed by a tech...