Weekly Real Estate Update

U.S., Golden State Home Price Growth Is Expected to Slow in 2019

Rising mortgage rates are reducing housing affordability and cooling buyer demand, which should cause price appreciation to moderate in the coming year. Get details at https://tinyurl.com/yd2e47ur


More Good News About DIY Home Remodeling

Two months ago, a survey found the homeowners who are willing to undertake home-renovation jobs themselves could save up to $20,000, and now another poll shows that a do-it-yourself attitude can also lead to more satisfaction with the project. Read more at https://tinyurl.com/y7zllmsc


Real Estate Roundup: San Francisco Is One of America's Best Cities for Telecommuters

Two Bay Area cities are among the nation's 10 best for working remotely. Also: Mortgage rates rang in the new year by declining. Check out these and other stories of note in Compass' inaugural Real Estate Roundup of 2019:  https://tinyurl.com/y7elvj8t


Home of the Week: Three-Story Penthouse Above Picturesque Santana Row

Set in the heart of Silicon Valley, this opulent residence overlooks the European village-style Santana Row district, San Jose's destination for upscale shopping, fine dining, and exciting nightlife. Check it out at https://tinyurl.com/y74ksge8