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California’s Job Growth Slows in December but Ends 2016 Stronger Than the U.S.Despite a slower addition of jobs in December than in other months, the Golden State's employment growth is still outpacing the U.S. Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp takes a look at the latest numbers. You’ll fi...
Most Bay Area Home-Remodeling Jobs Projected to Pay Back in 2017Homeowners in the nation's hottest real estate markets can expect to reap substantial returns on home-renovation projects that they undertake this year, with the majority of jobs in San Francisco and San Jose projected to earn back 1...
The Bay Area enjoyed uniform year-over-year home price appreciation in the final month of 2016, though persistent tight inventory conditions and affordability will likely remain challenges for the region and the state in 2017. http://pacunion.us/2k8XVAe
Election Outcome and Rising Mortgage Rates Temporarily Slow Bay Area Home SalesHome sales across the Bay Area declined more than usual in the final month of 2016. Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp takes a look behind the numbers in her latest analysis. Read the full story at http://pacunio...
Bay Area Projected to Lead U.S. for Home Price Gains in 2017Home price appreciation in the San Francisco and San Jose metro areas is expected to more than double the national rate this year, while rising mortgage rates will shut more first-time buyers out of the housing market. Get the full story...
Home price appreciation in the San Francisco and San Jose metro areas is expected to more than double the national rate this year, while rising mortgage rates will shut more first-time buyers out of the housing market. Read more on the Pacific Union blog. http://pacunion.us/2hQZFRU
Real Estate Roundup: Nearly Half of Young Americans Live With Their ParentsMore millennials are living with their parents than at any time since before World War II, while mortgage rates continued to climb as the year ended. Get the lowdown in Pacific Union's inaugural Real Estate Roundup of 2017...