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” […]
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.
Nationally, the Case-Shiller Index ticked down a tiny bit in November, but the SF Metro Area ticked up a tiny bit. Probably neither change is statistically relevant and we should simply say, according to C-S, that Bay Area prices remained flat month over month, and indeed have remained basically flat since the end of the […]
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).