September 2019

Greetings All, Hope your summer was eventful! I believe it was on January 2nd that I kidded, "Better start your Christmas shopping…it'll be here before you know it." Well… The older I get, the ol' joke, "Life is like a roll of toilet paper…the closer you get to the end, the faster it goes" begins […]

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September 2019 San Francisco Market Report

Neighborhood House & Condo Prices; Short-Term & Long-Term Appreciation Trends; Population Migration In & Out of the City. After the heat of the spring market, activity typically slows down markedly in July and August. In September, listings start pouring on the market again to fuel the relatively short autumn selling season – in fact, September […]

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August 2019

  Greetings All,   Can doubt and worry stymie productivity? Can the dread of something potentially happening prevent success and advancement, even if it hasn’t yet happened? I would think so. Seems every self-help guru starts their program with a focus on your brain and belief system, and whether you’ve aligned your mindset with a […]

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San Francisco Real Estate August 2019 Report

Sales & Values by District and Price Segment, Special Circumstance Sales, Market Seasonality, the Luxury Home Market & Foreign Buyers. The May Case-Shiller Home Price Index was released in late July for the 5-county SF metro area. This chart illustrates the difference in appreciation rates between the Bay Area (higher price markets) and the entire […]

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How did the spur of IPOs impact Bay Area housing markets?

Executive Summary: Higher-end sales (above $3 million) surged in the second quarter to last year’s historical peaks. Home prices remained flat in the second quarter, except in San Francisco and San Mateo. For-sale inventory growth slowed considerably, especially in San Francisco. Inventory remains at 50 percent of the last housing boom. Tax reform is likely …

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