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Archive for January 30, 2013

Pacific Union Quarterly Report: Q4 2012

lisasheppard | January 24, 2013
The year 2012 was exceptionally busy in the Bay Area, with the housing recovery in full swing and most of our regions reporting their highest number of home sales since 2005. Pacific Union's fourth-quarter real estate report has the facts and...

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Luxury Home Buyers Changing Their Ways

lisasheppard | January 23, 2013
Goodbye, bling. Hello, quality and value. That’s the new approach luxury home buyers are adopting in the San Francisco Bay Area, according to Alf Nucifora, chairman and founder of the Luxury Marketing Council of San Francisco. He says les...

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Home Inspections: A Primer and Checklist

lisasheppard | January 21, 2013
Home inspections can spot problems that may not be evident. Home inspections are an essential part of the homebuying process, but what constitutes a thorough inspection and how do you find the right professional to do the job? To find ...

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Big Jump in State, Bay Area Home Prices

lisasheppard | January 18, 2013
Home prices rose dramatically across the Bay Area in December, led by Contra Costa County, where the median sale price of single-family homes jumped 22.9 percent from a year earlier. To read the full report, Click Here.

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2012 Analysis Points to an Even Stronger 2013

lisasheppard | January 15, 2013
This chart from CoreLogic tracks the median price of non-distressed homes, in red, compared with the share of bank-owned properties, in blue, from January 2001 to 2013. Research firm CoreLogic issued the first full analysis of the 2012 housi...

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