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Diablo Valley Real Estate March 2020 Report

Diablo Valley Real Estate March 2020 Report

There is a lot going on in the world right now and we won’t pretend to know how things will turn out or affect the local real estate...
Oakland Berkeley Richmond Real Estate March 2020 Report

Oakland-Berkeley-Richmond Real Estate March 2020 Report

There is a lot going on in the world right now and we won’t pretend to know how things will turn out or affect the local real estate...
Diablo Valley Real Estate January 2020 Report

Diablo Valley Real Estate January 2020 Report

This report focuses on the cities of Diablo Valley, but sometimes includes other nearby cities to provide greater context to the market....
Lamorinda Real Estate January 2020 Report

Lamorinda Real Estate January 2020 Report

This report focuses on Lafayette, Moraga & Orinda, but nearby cities are sometimes included to provide greater context to the...
Greater Oakland Berkeley Inner East Bay Real Estate January 2020 Report

Greater Oakland-Berkeley, Inner East Bay Real Estate January 2020 Report

Generally speaking, after years of high appreciation rates, annual 2019 Bay Area median home prices went down a little bit, went up a...
The Greater Oakland Berkeley Region December 2019 Report

The Greater Oakland-Berkeley Region December 2019 Report

By number of sales, Alameda County is the largest market in the Bay Area. The greater Oakland-Berkeley region constitutes the largest...
The Greater Oakland Berkeley Region November 2019 Report

The Greater Oakland-Berkeley Region November 2019 Report

Long-Term Median House Sales Price Trends – Alameda County. Using a six-month-rolling average of Alameda County monthly median...
The Greater Oakland Berkeley Region September 2019 Report

The Greater Oakland-Berkeley Region September 2019 Report

Home Prices by City & Neighborhood; Migration In & Out of Alameda & Contra Costa Counties; Price Reductions; Supply &...
Lamorinda Diablo Valley Real Estate September 2019 Report

Lamorinda & Diablo Valley Real Estate September 2019 Report

Home Prices by City; Short-Term & Long-Term Appreciation Trends; Migration In & Out of the County; Price Reductions & Unsold...
The Greater Oakland Berkeley Inner East Bay Market August 2019 Report

The Greater Oakland-Berkeley, Inner East Bay Market August 2019 Report

Oakland, Berkeley, Piedmont, city of Alameda, Albany, Kensington, El Cerrito & Richmond. Sales & Values by City, Market...
Diablo Valley Lamorinda Real Estate August 2019 Report

Diablo Valley & Lamorinda Real Estate August 2019 Report

Sales & Values by City, Price Segment & Lot Size; Market Seasonality; Luxury Home Sales; Market Dynamics by City; Foreign...
Oakland Berkeley Piedmont Q2 Report Compass

Oakland, Berkeley, Piedmont Q2 Report – Compass

Quantifying the Spring 2019 Market. Stock markets hit new highs, interest rates hit multi-year lows, unicorn IPOs rolled out in San...
Millennials Are Now The Most Active Home Remodelers

Millennials Are Now the Most Active Home Remodelers

Having either purchased lower-end homes in need of renovations or unable to move up due to tight housing inventory conditions,...
San Francisco Has The Nations Fewest Delinquent Mortgage Holders

San Francisco Has the Nation’s Fewest Delinquent Mortgage Holders

A thriving economy and rising home equity have helped pushed mortgage delinquencies to the lowest point since before the Great...
Residents Are Overwhelmingly Happy With Their Homeowner Associations Survey Finds

Residents Are Overwhelmingly Happy With Their Homeowner Associations, Survey Finds

Monthly homeowner association dues can be quite an expensive proposition at luxury buildings in cities like San Francisco, but most...
Homeownership Is The Main Source Of Wealth For Americans

Homeownership Is the Main Source of Wealth for Americans

June is National Homeownership Month, and with it comes several reminders as to why owning a home is so important for Americans.
As Summer Nears Homeowners Have Outdoor Parties In Mind

As Summer Nears, Homeowners Have Outdoor Parties in Mind

With the official beginning of summer just a couple of weeks away, the high season for backyard barbecues and pool parties will soon...
U S Home Prices To Keep Rising For Rest Of 2018 Forecast Says

U.S. Home Prices to Keep Rising for Rest of 2018, Forecast Says

The year 2018 is already almost halfway over, and more home price growth is expected for the remainder, with the nation's serious...
Bay Area Cities Rank As Best In The World For Future Momentum

Bay Area Cities Rank as Best in the World for Future Momentum

The Bay Area's real estate market and high-performance economy are currently running at full steam and appear poised to carry that...
Oakland Ranks As One Of Americas Top Five Booming Housing Markets

Oakland Ranks as One of America’s Top Five Booming Housing Markets

During the current housing cycle, Oakland has become a hot spot for Bay Area homebuyers who are priced out of San Francisco, so it's...
Labor Shortages Materials Costs Increases To Drive Up Home Remodeling Costs

Labor Shortages, Materials Costs Increases to Drive Up Home-Remodeling Costs

While most American homeowners and prospective buyers probably do not ponder the construction sector on a regular basis, current trends...
The Next Three Months Are The Best Time To Sell A Home In California

The Next Three Months Are the Best Time to Sell a Home in California

Home sellers in San Francisco and the Wine Country who hope to receive premiums should consider listing their properties in May, while...
Most Americans Believe They Are Adept At Home Repairs Particularly Millennials

Most Americans Believe They Are Adept at Home Repairs — Particularly Millennials

Millennials are more likely than other generations to describe themselves as handy around the house, although they actually have the...
Bay Area In Migrants Are Younger And Earn More Than Out Migrants

Bay Area In-Migrants Are Younger and Earn More Than Out-Migrants

Over the past decade, expensive coastal metropolitan areas with thriving economies and limited housing stock have attracted younger,...
Most Homeowners Are Planning A Remodeling Project In 2018

Most Homeowners Are Planning a Remodeling Project in 2018

About six in 10 U.S. homeowners are planning to spend money improving their properties this year, and an even larger amount will do at...