Why Opendoor opened a hub for engineers far from Silicon Valley

Software engineers in San Francisco can’t use Opendoor’s product or even buy a home in the pricey city. Engineers in Atlanta can.

Home-Building in 2017: The Winners

Ahead of the buying season, inventory issues are showing no signs of subsiding. According to the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), existing inventory is at a 3.4-months supply, dismally down 9.5 percent from last year. New inventory is at 5.7 months, the Census reports. Although builders are confident and ground-breaking looks promising, the deficiencies persist. […]

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Hundreds of Neighborhoods Join the Million-Dollar Club

Home prices are continuing to bulldoze records—mounting so much, in fact, that hundreds of neighborhoods have recently joined the million-dollar club, where at least 10 percent of homes are worth $1 million or more, according to an analysis by Zillow. Approximately 345 million-dollar neighborhoods have cropped up in the last three years, with the Los […]

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Bay Area market conditions regulate slightly in July

Although sellers may not feel as warm, the Bay Area market normalizing to more realistic appreciation rates is considered positive news for housing health, according to Pacific Union’s July report on Bay Area real estate …

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…

Urban dispersal: ‘Global hipsters’ want small cities with creative vibe

If you live in a small town oozing with character and with good communication links to a major city, young first-time homebuyers may be coming to you soon. The next global trend for the younger digital creative classes is going to moving to high-qualit…

Experts disagree over San Francisco housing bubble forecast

With home prices increasing in San Francisco, some forecasters are worried that another 2001-style collapse is on the horizon.

Others, like Jeff Mezger, CEO of KB Homes, don’t think so …

FindTheHome reports: Home sale trends in San Francisco

According to data from Public County Records, FindTheHome put together home sale statistics in San Francisco …

San Francisco seasonality unlike years past

With the San Francisco market not going through the typical seasonal lull, predictions of next spring come in varying ways. Paragaon Real Estate Group charts the past few years, going back to 2012, measuring the eb and flow of median sales prices …