Weekly Real Estate Update

June U.S. Employment Report Shows Solid Trends

The latest U.S. job numbers are in, and they give cause for confidence in the employment market and the economy. Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp breaks down June's report. You’ll find it exclusively at http://pacunion.us/2u1bPxh


Forecast: California Home Prices to Grow by 10 Percent Through 2018

Golden State homes should appreciate at almost double the national rate by next spring, although price growth and increasing rental costs do not bode well for affordability. Read more at http://pacunion.us/2tSU6s0


U.S. Home Affordability Drops to Nine-Year Low

Second-quarter home price growth outpaced wage growth throughout most of the country – including the Bay Area – further eroding already challenging affordability conditions. Get the latest numbers at http://pacunion.us/2tKuoWi


Lawn-Care Lessons: How to Mow the Right Way

It's July, and your lawn is at its most vulnerable under the fierce Northern California sun. Here are some smart lawn-mowing tips to help keep it healthy all summer long. Read more at http://pacunion.us/2tZvOfQ


Real Estate Roundup: Know the Unexpected Costs of Buying a Home

Don't let unexpected costs surprise you when you're ready to close on the home of your dreams. Find out what they are in Pacific Union's latest weekly Real Estate Roundup. It’s online at http://pacunion.us/2sWSA7Y