Real Estate Roundup: 4 Bay Area Cities Rank Among Best for Millennials

Here’s a look at recent news of interest to homebuyers, home sellers, and the home-curious. GENERATION Y FLOCKING TO THESE BAY AREA COMMUNITIES The Bay Area’s top-notch job market and cosmopolitan lifestyle are a big draw for millennials, the generation … Continue reading

U.S. Home Sales Projected to Reach Decade High in 2016

U.S. home sales should climb in 2016 to levels we haven’t seen since the last housing boom — with millennials leading the charge — as continued economic prosperity appears to be on the horizon. In its 2016 Housing Forecast, Realtor.com projects … Continue reading

Bay Area Real Estate Ends 2015 on a Hot Note

Like in previous months, more than half of the nation’s most in-demand real estate markets are located in California as December comes to a close, with Bay Area cities claiming the top three spots. In a recurring monthly analysis, Realtor.com names … Continue reading

Golden State Real Estate Markets Stay Sizzling in June

Demand for homes in California showed no sign of cooling as summer officially began, with three Bay Area cities named among the nation’s five most booming real estate markets. In a new report, Realtor.com ranks the hottest U.S. real estate markets … Continue reading

Real Estate Statistics April 2015

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Worried About Interest Rates? Just Be Glad It’s Not the 1980s

Rising interest rates are a real concern today, but a recent blog post on Freddie Mac’s website helps put the topic in perspective. The average interest rate on a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage this week was 4.4 percent, up from 4.32 percent last week … Continue reading

Homebuyers Are Happy, Led by Millennials

Recent homebuyers are overwhelmingly happy with their purchases, according to a recent survey, but the reasons why depend on the age of the buyer. Most younger buyers consider their homes strong investments, while older buyers view their new homes as … Continue reading

California, Bay Area Economic Recovery Still Going Strong

As we reported earlier this week, Freddie Mac recently issued a sunny 2014 forecast for the U.S. housing market but noted that job growth will play a key role in the ongoing recovery. California’s February unemployment report bolsters Freddie Mac’s optimistic outlook here in … Continue reading

Home Prices in Three Bay Area Counties Near the Million-Dollar Mark

If home prices in certain parts of the Bay Area continue their steady rise, even more buyers will find themselves staring at seven-figure price tags in the near future. Strong appreciation over the past year has pushed the median single-family … Continue reading