Weekly Real Estate Update

California Housing Inventory Near a 3-Year High in September

Although the Golden State's tight housing supply situation improved again in September, rising mortgage rates and buyer sentiment that the market may be topping out conspired to hold back home sales. Read more athttps://pacunion.us/2EEZepN

 

The Bay Area's 10 Fastest-Paced Housing Markets: Q3 2018

Buyers in East Bay and Silicon Valley communities snapped up homes quickly in the third quarter, although the Bay Area's fastest-moving market is a Contra Costa County city. Check out our latest analysis of the region's quickest-paced real estate markets. You’ll find it exclusively at https://pacunion.us/2yw4Z3M

 

San Jose, San Francisco Home Price Gains Accelerate in the Third Quarter

Nationwide, annual home price growth was the slowest in more than two years in the third quarter, but the Bay Area's two largest housing markets countered that trend, with appreciation higher than it was at the same time last year. For details, go to https://pacunion.us/2JkkIHc

 

Americans' Credit Scores Improve as They Age

Back in the summer, an Experian study found that 61 percent of millennials lack a prime homebuying credit score, and now another report highlights how less-than-stellar credit ratings may be hindering more members of that generation from purchasing real estate. Read more on Pacific Union’s blog: https://pacunion.us/2ELzkRn

 

Real Estate Roundup: Most Americans Like Their Neighbors

Three-quarters of Americans are happy with their neighbors. Also: In California, most residents blame the housing affordability crunch on a somewhat surprising culprit. Stay up to date with the most compelling headlines in Pacific Union's latest weekly Real Estate Roundup, available at https://pacunion.us/2PqbI8Y