Greetings. Our February newsletter covers the bay counties including San Francisco, Marin, Alameda, Contra Costa, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Sonoma, Napa & Solano. It provides information on median home prices, appreciation rates, luxury home markets, demographics and other market factors, conditions & trends. Given limited inventory in January, this newsletter provides a look through the rear-view mirror into 2017 activity. We’ll have a better idea regarding where the market is heading in 2018 once the spring selling season data starts coming in. » Read more about: A Survey of San Francisco Bay Area Real Estate Markets »
While waiting for final data on the feverish 2017 real estate market to arrive, we thought to step back from homes and, instead, look at the people who live in them. Compiled solely for your entertainment and, perhaps, mild edification. Depending on data source, these analyses pertain to Diablo Valley and Lamorinda, Contra Costa County or …
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 …
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 …
Before talking about real estate, which does not seem very important right now in light of the terrible fires in the wine country, here are a number of ways to help, if you wish to do so. It is not close to a complete list. Donate to Red Cross Airbnb Open Homes Program Napa County …
Which counties are most expensive or most affordable, have the highest overbidding and appreciation rates? Which are healthiest, most educated, have the highest incomes or worst poverty percentages? What cities have the biggest, most expensive homes? And where do Bay Area residents come from?
August 2017 Report
Median House Price Appreciation since 1990
Appreciation trend lines are largely similar across the Bay Area, but some counties have outperformed others. Solano is still well below its previous peak price ten years ago, » Read more about: Bay Area Home Prices, Incomes & Demographics »
Where to Look to Buy for the Price You Want to Pay
The area market for houses under $1,000,000 is utterly dominated by 3 cities, while the condo market is dominated by Walnut Creek, most specifically its gated, active-senior, Rossmoor community. Moving into higher price ranges brings other cities into the picture, and in the luxury home market, $1.75 million and above, the cities of Alamo, Lafayette and Orinda become the sales leaders.
January and February constitute the slowest sales months of the year and are subject to significant seasonal issues – » Read more about: What Costs How Much Where in Diablo Valley & Lamorinda & Other Angles on Its Current Real Estate Market »
We have updated our median home price maps for the entire Bay Area by city, for San Francisco by neighborhood, and then specifically for the Marin, Lamorinda & Diablo Valley, and Wine Country markets. To access them, click on the map image below.
A look at recent market values, trends and dynamics in Diablo Valley “Lamorinda” in Central Contra Costa County, and along the Hwy 580 Corridor of southern Alameda County.
Median Home Price Map, 1/1/16 – 9/30/16 MLS Sales
Move cursor over map to reveal median home prices.
Median price is that price at which half the sales
occurred for more and half for less.
Median Home Price Trends
Median Home Price Change by City 2011 to 2015 to 2016 YTD
These charts below look at median sales price appreciation 2011 to 2015, a period of very fast home-price increases, and then more recent changes, 2015 through the first half of 2016.
One of the trends that has been showing up recently in Bay Area real estate markets is that homes in the more affordable price ranges have continued to see median sales price increases (sometimes substantial increases), » Read more about: 2016 1st Half Review – July 2016 Update »