Home Sales by San Francisco District and Price

These charts show the breakdown of San Francisco home sales as reported to the city’s Multiple Listing Service, year to date 2015. We picked this period because, generally speaking prices appreciated again in late winter/ early spring 2015. These analyses are sorted by city districts and neighborhoods by the number of transactions in different sales-price [...]

Home Sales by San Francisco District and Price2018-09-14T09:42:55+00:00

Updated S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index for San Francisco Metro Area

The S&P Case-Shiller Index for the San Francisco Metro Area covers the house markets of 5 Bay Area counties, divided into 3 price tiers, each constituting one third of unit sales. Most of the San Francisco’s and Marin’s house sales are in the “high price tier”, so that is where we focus most of our [...]

Updated S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index for San Francisco Metro Area2018-09-14T09:42:56+00:00

San Francisco Neighborhood Home Prices Continue to Break Records

Median Sales Prices; Luxury Home Sales; Housing Affordability Index; Home Values by Neighborhood; Investment Real Estate; New Development Median House & Condo Sales Prices As the 2015 market has accelerated, median home sales prices have been hitting new highs in neighborhoods across San Francisco. Link to San Francisco Neighborhood Map Home Price Appreciation The chart [...]

San Francisco Neighborhood Home Prices Continue to Break Records2018-09-14T09:42:56+00:00

Updated S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index for San Francisco Metro Area

The Case-Shiller Index for the San Francisco Metro Area covers the house markets of 5 Bay Area counties, divided into 3 price tiers, each constituting one third of unit sales. Most of the San Francisco’s and Marin’s house sales are in the “high price tier”, so that is where we focus most of our attention.” [...]

Updated S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index for San Francisco Metro Area2018-09-14T09:42:56+00:00

San Francisco New-Housing Construction Trends

Many of the charts included in this report are based on or excerpted from the San Francisco Planning Department’s 82-page 2014 Housing Inventory report, released in April 2015, which can be accessed using the link at the bottom of this article. Much of the text below detailing housing-inventory statistics is excerpted from this report as [...]

San Francisco New-Housing Construction Trends2018-09-14T09:42:56+00:00

San Francisco Luxury Home Market Report

In this report, we will define luxury homes in San Francisco as houses, condos, co-ops and TICs selling for $2,000,000 or more. Homes selling in this price range currently make up a little more than 10% of the SF residential market; those selling for $5,000,000 and above constitute about 1% of the city’s home sales. [...]

San Francisco Luxury Home Market Report2018-09-14T09:42:56+00:00

First Quarter 2015 Update: The San Francisco Real Estate Market

San Francisco Home Value Appreciation The chart above illustrates the continued march upward of median home sales prices in San Francisco. However, if we separate out house from condo sales, an interesting trend appears: The median house sales price basically stayed flat from Q4 2014 to Q1 2015, but the median condo sales price jumped [...]

First Quarter 2015 Update: The San Francisco Real Estate Market2018-09-14T09:42:56+00:00

The Story behind San Francisco’s “Extremely Low Inventory” (It’s not because no one is selling)

First some context: For the last 15 years, the number of MLS home sales in San Francisco has ranged from 4663 in 2009 to 7887 in 2004, with an average of 6115 per year. In 2014, MLS sales numbered 6120. Sales outside of MLS have increased as the market has become hotter (for both legitimate [...]

The Story behind San Francisco’s “Extremely Low Inventory” (It’s not because no one is selling)2018-09-14T09:42:56+00:00

Taking the Temperatures of Bay Area Real Estate Markets

Across the Bay Area, how many listings sell without price reductions, how quickly do they sell, and at what percentage of asking price? What role does employment play in the real estate market? Which are the biggest and smallest county markets, and how do prices and rents compare? The white-hot – some would say overheated [...]

Taking the Temperatures of Bay Area Real Estate Markets2018-09-14T09:42:56+00:00