San Francisco Market Update: 3rd Quarter 2014

The 3rd Quarter SF Market Report has arrived. The real estate market remains driven, but tight when compared to 3rd Quarter 2013. The average sales price for Single Family Homes across all of San Francisco increased 6.9% however the total number of closed Single Family Home sales decreased across every district by an average of 13.2%. The message is clear, if you are considering selling your home, now is an ideal time. The full report and more details can be downloaded here.
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What SF Homebuyers Bought in 2013: A Survey

December 5, 2013 Blog,Market Conditions
Penthouses, Mansions, Short Sales & Fixer-UppersWhat Did San Francisco Homebuyers Buy in 2013?   Views, prices, architecture, neighborhoods, property types and sizes, parking, probate sales and appreciation rates: We data-mined all of San Francisco’s 2013 sales reported to MLS through the end of November and charted the results below.    
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San Francisco Pipeline Report – Q2 2013

September 17, 2013 Market Conditions
The San Francisco consolidated pipeline consists of development projects that would add residential units or commercial space, applications for which have been formally submitted to the Planning Department or the Department of Building Inspection. Pipeline projects encompass various stages of development: from applications filed to entitlements secured, building permits issued to projects under construction. The pipeline includes only those projects with a land use or building permit application. It does not include projects undergoing preliminary Planning Department project review or projections based on area plan analysis. When a project is issued a Certificate of Final Completion by DBI, it is […]
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A changing market? Have SF home prices reached a plateau?

August 9, 2013 Market Conditions
The market usually does slow down at least a little in mid-summer – a question has come up: is this possible slowdown caused by listing agents continually pushing the envelope on pricing for new listings or pricing to the last, … Continue reading
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San Francisco Luxury Home Sales Soar in 2013

July 4, 2013 Market Conditions
San Francisco Luxury Home Sales Soar 2nd Quarter 2013 Update In San Francisco, no market segment has recovered as dramatically as that for high-end homes. There are a number of reasons for this: the general economic recovery, the huge local … Continue reading
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Interest Rates: Is the Sky Falling on the Housing Market?

The pundits are making dramatic, even doom-laden pronouncements about what is going to happen with interest rates (and the housing market), though they’ve been wrong so many times over the past few years, these “expert” predictions might be taken with … Continue reading
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The Economist on Bubbles — Neat Interactive Chart Feature

The Economist has a good article (about the US real estate market not being in a bubble) and created a terrific interactive graph that allows you, by metro area (you have to click on San Francisco to add it to … Continue reading
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Bay Area sees patchwork recovery from housing crash

February 28, 2013 Market Conditions
“According to an analysis by this newspaper of home values by ZIP code, with higher priced homes, such as the core of Silicon Valley and parts of San Francisco, have recovered much of the home equity lost in the crash. … Continue reading
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Bay Area Home Prices Projected to Surge

February 20, 2013 Market Conditions
  “Looking at 245 Bay Area ZIP codes, Zillow projects that 244 will see home values ratchet up by significant margins in 2013, with 27 ZIPs seeing double-digit appreciation…Popular San Francisco neighborhoods such as Noe Valley, the Castro, Twin Peaks, … Continue reading
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NYTimes Article: In San Francisco, Glass-and-Steel Condos Rising by the Bay

October 23, 2012 Market Conditions
Darcy Padilla for The New York Times ROUGHLY two decades ago, during an earlier Internet start-up boom, many entrepreneurs and fast-typing coders and engineers set up shop in a still-gritty area of this city: South of Market Street. The young … Continue reading
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