Weekly Real Estate Update

Wine Country Housing Markets: One Year After the Wildfires

Compass Chief Economist Selma Hepp examines how last October's wildfires have affected housing market activity in the Wine Country. You’ll find her analysis exclusively at https://tinyurl.com/yddwubz6


Shopping for a California Home? Here's How Long It Might Take.

Golden State residents who aspire to homeownership should expect to search for at least two months, while house hunters in the Bay Area will likely be looking for even longer. For details, go to https://tinyurl.com/y9r9cdj2


Most California Renters Want to Own a Home

Even with limited affordability conditions, homeownership is still a cornerstone of the California dream, with 80 percent of renters in the state aspiring to purchase real estate. Read more at https://tinyurl.com/ya9abs4j


Bay Area City Ranks as America's Best for "Wallet Fitness"

Buying a home in the Bay Area is an expensive proposition these days, so it makes sense that residents of three local cities are among the top five in the country for financial savvy. Find the latest data at https://tinyurl.com/ycvy79gf


Home of the Week: Russian Hill Estate May Set New San Francisco Price Record

A unique compound on two hillside lots at 950 Lombard St. in San Francisco's Russian Hill could break the record set earlier this year for a lavish urban penthouse that sold for $38 million. https://tinyurl.com/y7duuco7


Home of the Week: Sweeping New Masterpiece in Mandeville Canyon

Expansive, light-washed spaces and softly glowing woods combine to beautiful effect in this new, gated Los Angeles estate at 2333 Mandeville Canyon Road. https://tinyurl.com/yb5pkto9


Real Estate Roundup: California Again Leads the Nation for Home-Equity Gains

California homeowners built up more than $35,000 in equity, on average, over the past year. Also: Buyers of new homes in the state will soon get mandatory solar panels as part of the package. Get the lowdown in Compass' latest Real Estate Roundup at https://tinyurl.com/y7a3ftut