Weekly Real Estate Update

California Home Price Growth to Moderate in 2019, Forecast Says

Golden State home price appreciation is projected to slow to a six-year low in 2019, although rising mortgage rates will reduce affordability even further. Details are on Pacific Union’s blog: https://pacunion.us/2PuJeI1


As Mortgage Rates Rise, So Does Mortgage Fraud

Intense demand for U.S. real estate combined with a shortage of homes on the market have caused prices to soar over the past few years, helping to fuel an increase in the number of Americans who are dishonest on their mortgage applications. Read more at https://pacunion.us/2CxSNTr


California Claims 6 of the Nation's Top 10 Environmentally Friendly Cities in 2018

For the second year in a row, most of the greenest cities in the U.S. are in California, again reflecting residents' environmentally conscious natures. For more, go to https://pacunion.us/2Pup8NQ


San Francisco Ranks as One of America's Top 2 Cities for Foodies

From stunning natural beauty to pleasant year-round weather to unique architecture, San Francisco has a whole lot going for it, not the least of which is the city's fabulous dining scene. Learn more at https://pacunion.us/2CBuXX8


Real Estate Roundup: Millennials Prioritize Homeownership Over Marriage and Children

Most millennials think that buying a home is a top priority. Also, mortgage rates are nearing the 5 percent mark. Check out these and other key housing headlines in Pacific Union's latest Real Estate Roundup athttps://pacunion.us/2El8eQP