Weekly Real Estate Update

California Home Sellers Want 2017 Prices, but Buyers Are Patient in 2019

Compass Chief Economist Selma Hepp examines rebalancing market conditions between homebuyers and sellers in the Bay Area and Los Angeles. Read her expert analysis at http://tinyurl.com/y2whqspv


Compass January 2019 Real Estate Update

The pace of home sales across the Bay Area mostly slowed year over year in January. Get a handle on the latest market conditions from the first month of 2019 at http://tinyurl.com/y45ha3py


Housing Affordability Improves in California's Most Expensive Counties

All four California counties where it takes seven figures to buy a home can be found in the Bay Area, and they were all among the 10 in the state that saw housing affordability increase from the fourth quarter of 2017. Read more at http://tinyurl.com/y354cquh


More Good News for U.S. and California Home Shoppers, as Appreciation Slows

Nationwide, homebuyers had more properties to choose from in the fourth quarter than they did a year ago, while major California housing markets saw price growth moderate. Details are available at http://tinyurl.com/y2nzrfqz


San Francisco Ranks as the Healthiest U.S. City for the Third Straight Year

San Francisco once again claims the title of the nation's most health-conscious city in 2019, buoyed by residents' smart eating habits and access to outdoor spaces in which to exercise. Read more at http://tinyurl.com/y6mzxgnc


Home of the Week: Golden-Age Treasure With Timeless Appeal

In the 1920s, when this stately Spanish Colonial Revival masterpiece was born, Piedmont boasted that it had more millionaires per square mile than any other city in the country. Today, the expansive, light-filled layout and beautiful scale of 227 Crocker Ave.reflect the easy grandeur of California’s Golden Age at its livable best. Check it out at http://tinyurl.com/y2tmhoob


Home of the Week: Serene, Magical Retreat on More Than 2 Flat Wooded Acres

Offered for the first time in more than 60 years, this light-filled 1920 Italian Revival-style treasure is sequestered on 3130 Maiden Lane in the foothills of Altadena. Set against the backdrop of the San Gabriel Mountains on some 2.36 acres laced with rustic trails, the property has been owned by the same family since 1957. Take a look at http://tinyurl.com/y22stwjh


Home of the Week: Airy Malibu Oceanfront Home

West Coast casual meets New York loft attitude in this sun-swept beach house, set on some 60 feet of dazzling ocean frontage at 19158 Pacific Coast Highway. Check it out at http://tinyurl.com/y3d4e4sv


Real Estate Roundup: 2019 Mortgage Rates Are Lowest in California

California homebuyers are getting the lowest mortgage rates in the country in early 2019, while San Franciscans overwhelmingly want the city to build more housing. Get the latest news from the housing world in Compass' latest weekly Real Estate Roundup, available at http://tinyurl.com/y578nefp