Yearly Archives: 2014

This Recovery vs. Past San Francisco Recoveries

Generally speaking, these charts apply to SF, Marin and San Mateo markets – those in which “high-price-tier” houses predominate (high-price-tier is the upper third of Bay Area house sales – the median house prices in all 3 counties are well above the threshold for the high-price tier in the Bay Area).

December Is The Time To Buy!

This chart below reminds us that the balance of power between buyers and sellers (especially of listings that came on in October or earlier) shifts during the holiday season, and the SP-OP drops dramatically for sales negotiated during that period. The SP-OP for those listings that had already had one or more price reductions (not […]

Too Bad About Our Competition :(

Two market share charts, the data is straight from Broker Metrics for SFD, condo, co-op, TIC and 2-4 unit sales. It was a very tough summer for most of our competition. 🙁 Dollar Volume Home Sales, summer 2014 vs. summer 2013. Total dollar volume sales in SF over the summer were up about 1% year […]

Case-Shiller Index for the San Francisco Metro Area

The Case-Shiller Index for the San Francisco Metro Area covers the house markets of 5 Bay Area counties, divided into 3 price tiers, each constituting one third of unit sales. Most of the San Francisco’s, Marin’s and San Mateo’s house sales are in the “high price tier”, so that is where we focus most of […]

Tenants in Common in San Francisco

All the issues pertaining to TIC formation, condo conversion, Ellis Act restrictions, tenant eviction restrictions, relocation fees, financing, etc. seem to be taking a toll on the TIC market as far as quantity of sales. Note that the 2014 figure on the chart is a projection for total 2014 sales volume based on YTD sales. […]

Seasonality & the SF Real Estate Market in PDF form

The issue of seasonality often comes up (with Sellers in particular) and so here are 5 charts (click the link to the PDF below) looking at new listings, overall inventory available to purchase, listings accepting offers, median prices and the luxury home segment – in the context of seasons. It’s useful to realize that the […]

Paragon Real Estate Represents More Buyers in San Francisco!

Killer San Francisco Luxury Market Home Share!

Have You Seen the Prices in Noe Valley/Castro/Cole Valley Lately?

Pacific Heights, Marina, Presidio Heights Prices in San Francisco

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