Weekly Real Estate Update


California Creates the Most U.S. Jobs in July

July was an incredible month for job creation in California, and especially in the Bay Area. Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp offers her perspective on the latest employment numbers. You’ll find it exclusively at http://pacunion.us/2iiUlHL


Bay Area Home Prices Sizzle in July

The bullish rush into the summer months continued for Bay Area housing markets in July. Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp examines the latest market conditions in an exclusive report, online at http://pacunion.us/2uZdHTd


The Income Needed to Purchase a Bay Area Home Doubles Over the Past Five Years

Rising prices and an insufficient number of homes for sale further worsened affordability conditions statewide and in the Bay Area in the second quarter, with buyers needing to earn twice as much as they did five years ago in order to qualify for a mortgage. Get the latest facts and figures at http://pacunion.us/2i6c6dm


Get Cooking (Outside) With an Outdoor Kitchen

The weather is perfect, and you are enjoying hanging out in your backyard. It’s time for lunch or dinner, but you don’t want to have to go inside. Maybe it’s time to think about installing that outdoor kitchen. Read more at http://pacunion.us/2i6XsTe


Choosing a Moving Company? Let the Buyer Beware.

Planning to move into a new home? How trustworthy are the movers? It's important to learn as much as you can about prospective movers, then choose carefully. Read more at http://pacunion.us/2fSL20z