Category Archive for: ‘The New York Times’

Two New Reports Highlight California Bay Area Housing Affordability Challenges

Two New Reports Highlight California, Bay Area Housing Affordability Challenges

Seventy-five percent of the country’s 20 least-affordable real estate markets for first-time buyers are located in California. Oakland and Berkeley...
Rising Mortgage Rates Drag Down Refinancing Activity

Rising Mortgage Rates Drag Down Refinancing Activity

First-quarter refinancing and loan-origination numbers were down substantially on a quarter and monthly basis, as rising mortgage rates caused some...
California At The Bottom For U S Housing Affordability

California at the Bottom for U.S. Housing Affordability

November 16, 2016 by Pacific Union • Posted in Market Conditions Although affordability inched up in most Bay Area counties in the third quarter, California...
San Francisco Area Annual Home Price Growth Slackens In April

San Francisco-Area Annual Home Price Growth Slackens in April

The San Francisco metro area boasted the second largest monthly home price gain in the country in April, the most recent S&P/Case Shiller Home Price...