Weekly Real Estate Update

Pacific Union Joins Compass

Pacific Union is pleased to share the news that our firm has joined Compass, a real estate technology company that operates in more than 30 regions throughout the U.S. Read all about it here:https://pacunion.us/2MZErA1


Survey: Most Homebuyers Want an All-Digital Mortgage Process

Most people shopping for a home loan would prefer to avoid mountains of paperwork, and Fannie Mae has plans to bring the mortgage-application process into the digital age. Find details here: https://pacunion.us/2PkWMFg


No Reason to Fear a Housing Market Downturn, Another Report Says

The U.S. housing market does not appear to be headed for another crash, though a lack of affordability remains problematic, both nationwide and in California. Get the latest market intelligence here: https://pacunion.us/2LFS42Q


First-Time Buyers Score Nearly 1 Million Homes in 2018

Though first-time homebuyers face multiple challenges in today's housing market – including rising interest rates, strong appreciation, and critically low inventory levels – that group was busier than it has been in 13 years in the first half of this year. Read more at https://pacunion.us/2N2kWqM


Real Estate Roundup: Most New California Homes Have Smart Features

More than three-quarters of new homes in both Northern and Southern California come equipped with the latest and greatest technologies. And one San Francisco neighborhood is being called the hottest in the country. See what's shaking in the housing world in Pacific Union's latest Real Estate Roundup, available athttps://pacunion.us/2wFhs4e