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June 2019 San Francisco Market Report

Let’s check out the Spring market activity as we step into June – High-demand/low-inventory prevails in SF Market.

Any questions or needs, contact us anytime.

Warm Regards,

RicRoc & Callista

High-demand/low-inventory spring market brings median home sales prices bouncing back to 2018 peaks. San Francisco luxury home sales hit new monthly high.

Median Home Sales Prices

We consider 3-month rolling median sales prices to be more reliable than single month figures,  » Read more about: June 2019 San Francisco Market Report  »

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CoreLogic S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index Update

The March 2019 Case-Shiller Index for the SF Metro Area was released today, and showed a significant jump back up in prices from the large drop that occurred in the second half of 2018.

Warmly,

RicRoc

The CoreLogic S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index does not evaluate median sales price changes, but employs its own proprietary algorithm to measure home price appreciation over time. Since its indices cover large areas – for example,  » Read more about: CoreLogic S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index Update  »

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Oakland, Berkeley, Piedmont & City of Alameda Real Estate May 2019 Report

With April’s end, we now have 2 months of spring season data unaffected by market activity at the end of 2018, when financial markets plunged. By early May 2019, stock markets had recovered to hit new highs (though there has been some subsequent volatility), interest rates are far lower than last years peak, and local …

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San Francisco Real Estate Heading into the 2019 Market

As we step into February, we hope you will take a moment to scroll down and review our monthly newsletter to keep abreast of the pulse of our San Francisco real estate market.

Contact us! We’re here to help you and your friends with any real estate questions … in general or specific to any property.

In the meantime, be well!

As of early February, the government shutdown is over –

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30+ Years of Bay Area Real Estate Cycles

The CoreLogic S&P Case-Shiller high-price-tier Home Price Index for the 5- county San Francisco Metro Area, illustrated above by the blue line, applies best to more expensive Bay Area housing markets such as most of San Francisco, Marin, San Mateo and Diablo Valley/Lamorinda. The SF Metro low- and mid-price tiers had much more dramatic bubbles …

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Mixed Signals in San Francisco Real Estate Market

Let’s see what’s happening in our Autumn Market …….

  • Listing inventory has climbed….
  • Sales volume has dropped….
  • and the numbers of price reductions and expired listings have increased….
  • Luxury house sales & Luxury condos hit a new sales peak for the month of October….
  • But the number of listings hit a new all-time high.

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San Francisco Early Autumn Market Report

Due mostly to seasonal issues, median sales prices typically drop in Q3 from Q2 peaks, and did so this year as well. The median SF house price was up 15% and the median condo price was up 4% from Q3 2017. The other Bay Area counties also saw substantial year-over-year increases in median home sales prices in Q3 2018.

New Listings & Price ReductionsSeptember is always a big month for new listings coming on market in San Francisco –

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The Multi-Unit Residential Property Markets of San Francisco, Alameda & Marin Counties

The big political issue facing the market is CA Prop 10, which, if passed in November, repeals the limits on local rent control laws enacted in the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act. This would almost certainly have negative ramifications for owners of multi-unit residential properties in San Francisco and Oakland. The CA Legislative Analyst Office does a good job summarizing the issues: Prop 10 Review. Prop 10 is currently creating something of a shadow on the larger apartment building market,

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CoreLogic S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index Update

The CoreLogic S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index does not evaluate median sales price changes, but employs its own proprietary algorithm to measure home price appreciation over time. Since its indices cover large areas – for example, the San Francisco Metro Area is comprised of 5 counties – which themselves contain communities and neighborhoods of widely varying home values, the C-S chart numbers do not refer to specific prices, but instead reflect prices as compared to those prevailing in January 2000,

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