Offered at $547,000
Sold for $545,000
Great single family home featuring three bedrooms, two baths, a large eat in kitchen, a living room with a fireplace, a rear yard, and an attached garage!
Smart-home technologies such as connected lighting and thermostats, remote-access security, and smart locks could make a big difference in how much and how quickly a buyer might spend on a home purchase.
San Francisco home shoppers in search of a walkable neighborhood that blends both suburban and urban appeal should put centrally located Laurel Heights on their list of places to explore.
Increased demand for Golden State homes this spring pushed second-quarter prices to levels not seen in nearly eight years, further reducing affordability. In fact, the percentage of Californians who could afford to buy a home was down from the first quarter in every county but one.
Inventory conditions remained tight across the Bay Area as the third quarter began, with the months’ supply of inventory (MSI) dropping or remaining flat from the previous month in the majority of Pacific Union’s regions. Get all of the latest home sales data for the Bay Area and the Lake Tahoe/Truckee region in Pacific Union’s July 2015 Real Estate Update.
Recent items of interest to homebuyers, home sellers, and the home-curious includes news that even as home-flipping returns rose across the U.S. in the second quarter, they were weakening in expensive places like San Francisco. Also, Chinese immigration to the U.S. is driving the number of millionaires who call the country home.
Attention homebuyers: Average closing costs have dropped 7.1 percent over the past year, according to a nationwide survey. In California, closing costs fall slightly below the national average.
Millennials make up the largest percentage of the U.S. population and recently surpassed Generation X as the biggest portion of the labor force, but the younger generation’s credit score could be a factor that’s delaying or preventing more of them from entering the housing market.
Northern California real estate was in the midst of a heat wave in July, with eight local markets ranked among the nation’s 20 hottest.