Median Sales Price and Affordability Index for San Francisco!

Another Hot Spring Market in San Francisco Real Estate!

The new February Case-Shiller Home Price Index reports for the Bay Area, released today, reflect what appears to be the very beginning of another strong spring market. All home price tiers saw spikes to either their highest points since 2007 (low and mid-price tiers), or their highest point ever (high-price tier). What we are seeing […]

What’s Causing San Francisco Listing Inventory to be Low?

Lately, there have been articles everywhere about the reasons by sellers aren’t selling which is creating the drastically low inventory situation. Some of these reasons, we believe, do play a role and many do not. What is rarely mentioned is that by far the biggest factor behind declining inventory, i.e. the choice a buyer has […]

Taking the Temperature of Bay Area Real Estate Markets

Taking the Temperatures of Bay Area Real Estate Markets, is information on a county by county comparison using 8 different criteria.

San Francisco Bay Area Appreciation, Surprise, Surprise!

The December Case-Shiller Index was released, still generally reflecting the plateauing of home values from the end of the 2014 spring market through the end of the year. Preliminary indications point to another feverish spring market in 2015, which typically translates into another burst of home price appreciation. These 2 charts reflect the “high-price tier” […]

Here Is What Luxury Home Sales Are Doing in 2 San Francisco Areas

San Francisco Real Estate Sales by District by Price Range

Interesting Price Stats for San Francisco’s North Side – Marina, Pacific Heights, Inner Sunset, Lower Pac Heights

San Francisco Unit Sales by Property Type – Shazam!

These charts for Districts 5, 7 and SoMa/South Beach/Yerba Buena/Mission Bay reveal the individual sales that underlay median sales prices. This can be valuable for both buyers evaluating neighborhood options and sellers seeing where their listing price falls within the range of sales.

San Francisco Condo Values, Construction Trends, Interest Rates

One thing to note: typically, all things being equal (which they rarely are), the smaller the unit the higher the dollar per square foot. Average unit sizes have steadily declined in the last hundred years, but there are lots of other issues: quality and appeal of construction (which greatly varied by period), where a certain […]

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