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Monthly Archives: November 2017

San Francisco Demographics – Who We Are; Where We Come From; What We Believe; How We Live; What We Do

 

There is no city on the planet quite like ours, and here are some of the details. Compiled by Paragon Real Estate for your entertainment and, perhaps, mild edification.

Ancestry, Age, Religion, Education, Employment,
Language & Politics

A Miscellaneous Selection of Diverse Statistics

Selected Statistics by San Francisco Zip Code:
Income, Education, Foreign Birth & Homeownership

All our reports and analyses can be found here: Paragon Market Reports

San Francisco Real Estate Market Report
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Affordability & the Cost of Housing in the SF Bay Area

Home prices, affordability percentages, monthly housing costs and income requirements for SF, Marin, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Sonoma, Napa, Alameda, Contra Costa & Solano Counties

This national affordability chart above employs a different methodology than the CA county charts below: The graphed chart values (percentages) have totally different meanings.

San Francisco & Marin Counties: Long-Term Overviews

The California Association of Realtors recently released its Housing Affordability Index (HAI) for the 3rd quarter of 2017,

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Diablo Valley & Lamorinda Home Prices & Market Trends

Median Home Price Appreciation Trends Average Dollar per Square Foot Values Market Overviews Luxury Home Sales Market Statistics by City Median House Price Appreciation Rates since 2011 Percentage of Listings Accepting Offers The higher the percentage the hotter the demand. Average Days on Market Generally speaking, the fewer the days on market, the stronger the …

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Sonoma County Real Estate Market Report

We are a little reluctant to talk about real estate market dynamics amid the suffering of so many of our friends and neighbors, but since there are people who still need or want to buy or sell, we have put together the following report.

Obviously, the loss of housing from the recent fires is adding further pressure to both the resale and rental markets in both the wine country and adjacent counties, which were already characterized by low supply.

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Tri-Valley Real Estate Market Conditions, Prices & Trends

In some of the charts below, we have included data for Diablo Valley cities to provide further context for area market prices and dynamics. Median Home Price Appreciation Trends Average Dollar per Square Foot Values Market Overviews Luxury Home Sales Market Statistics by City Median House Price Appreciation Rates since 2011 Percentage of Listings Accepting …

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Dynamic October Market in SF Real Estate

The October 2017 median house sales price in San Francisco surged over $100,000 above the previous peak in May to hit a new high at $1,588,000 (sales reported by 11/5/17). A major factor was that October was a record-breaking month for luxury house sales, and more sales of expensive homes pull up the median price. The median condo sales price, at $1,180,000, was a tad below the recent peak hit in August, and luxury condo sales reported to MLS were well below their peak sales volume reached this past June.

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San Francisco Bay Area S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index

Since Case-Shiller Indices cover large areas – 5 counties in the SF Metro Area – which themselves contain communities and neighborhoods of widely varying home prices, the C-S chart numbers do not refer to specific prices, but instead reflect home prices as compared to those prevailing in January 2000, which have been designated as having a value of 100. Thus these charts are broad generalizations about appreciation (or depreciation) trends: for example,

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