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Archive for February 24, 2015

U.S. Consumer Income Confidence Hits 5-Year High

lisasheppard | February 19, 2015
Americans are currently more optimistic about their personal financial situations than at any time in the past five years, and that positive outlook should help fuel housing activity in 2015, say results from a recent Fannie Mae consumer po...

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To Stage or Not to Stage? Survey Shows a Gap.

lisasheppard | February 18, 2015
Real estate professionals are divided on the impact of home staging depending on whether they represent buyers or sellers, a recent survey found. But they can all agree on which rooms are the most important to trick out when preparing a hom...

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Homebuyers Willing to Pay Extra for Solar Power, Study Says

lisasheppard | February 13, 2015
Thinking about adding solar panels to your home? Not only will you score substantial savings on your home energy bills, you’ll also make your property more attractive to buyers if and when you decide to sell. To read more, Click Here.

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Pacific Union Honored for Unique China Concierge Program

lisasheppard | February 10, 2015
Pacific Union has been honored as the “Best San Francisco Bay Area Luxury Real Estate Agency” by Hurun Report, a respected and influential publication that targets high-net-worth individuals in China. To read more, Click Here.

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Is a Low Down Payment Program an Option for You?

lisasheppard | February 3, 2015
Last December, Freddie Mac launched Home Possible Advantage, a program designed to help buyers with limited savings purchase a home by allowing for a down payment as low as 3 percent. And with mortgage rates projected to increase later this...

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