Redfin: LA home prices continued to climb in August despite more inventory

Home prices in the city of Los Angeles rose 7.9 percent in August from a year earlier, to $615,000, continuing a run of annual price increases that’s lasted more than four years. Home sales inched up 1.5 percent since last year, following July’s sharp annual decline …

Bay Area real estate market showing mixed signs in August

Bay Area home prices are starting to make their descent following a moderate summer of home price appreciation, according to a Pacific Union market report for August …

Say goodbye to foreclosures and hello to new homeowners

Since the housing crisis began, distressed properties — foreclosures, short sales and bank-owned real estate — have dominated much of the conversation around real estate and real estate finance. The latest data, however, seems to indicate those days …

Redfin: Despite increasing housing supply, LA homebuyers continue to face challenges

Home prices in the city of Los Angeles rose 7.3 percent in June from a year earlier to $590,000, down slightly from last month’s high-water mark of $600,000. Home sales remained tepid in June, increasing just 2.0 percent over last year …

Redfin: SF home sales slow despite rush of new sellers

San Francisco home prices rose 2 percent in June from a year earlier, to a median $1.25 million. Sales in the city fell 6.9 percent, the sixth year-over-year slowdown. …

Houston real estate basks in a warm May

Riding the success of growth through the first quarter of 2016, the Houston real estate market has continued to thrive thanks to a steady increase in available homes. According to a Houston Association of Realtors report, a total of 7,343 single-family…

San Francisco home prices aren’t immune to seasonality

Although known for exorbitant real estate, San Francisco home prices fluctuate regularly by month and even season-to-season from a broader scope. Between 2012 and 2015, median sales prices usually rose noticeably in the spring and then faded off, or ev…

Community spotlight: Arlington

Comprised of “urban villages,” Arlington, Va., is known for headquartering federal government agencies, its quaint architecture and deep-rooted history.

Situated on the south side of the Potomac River across from Washington, D.C., the city is the hom…

Community spotlight: Dublin

Having added nearly 6,000 residents in the past three years the East Bay suburb of Dublin is known as one of the fastest growing cities in Alameda County …

Home sales in Chicago speeding up, says IAR

Existing home sales data for February all points to Chicago as a seller’s market. During the month, homes sold faster and in a larger quantity than during the same period last year. At the same time, sales prices rose by double digits and total invento…