San Francisco Autumn Real Estate Market Dynamics

SF Luxury Home Sales Hit New Peak Neighborhood Snapshots: Noe & Eureka Valleys, South Beach & Yerba Buena, Richmond District, Bernal Heights & Sunset/Parkside November 2014 Update The San Francisco market definitely cooled after the overheated feeding frenzy of the first half of the year. The competition between buyers for new listings declined to more [...]

San Francisco Autumn Real Estate Market Dynamics2018-09-14T09:42:59+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 Area2018-09-14T09:42:59+00:00

San Francisco Luxury Home Market

San Francisco Luxury Home Sales & Prices Continue to Climb Past Previous Peaks July 2014 Update by Paragon Real Estate Group With 7 Custom Charts & Tables The luxury segment of San Francisco’s real estate market was the last to peak, in 2008, while most other housing segments started to lose steam in 2006-2007. After [...]

San Francisco Luxury Home Market2018-09-14T09:42:59+00:00

New Case-Shiller report: new jump in Bay Area home prices

The new S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index for April 2014 came out today and it showed another bump in home prices for the 5-county San Francisco Metro Statistical Area. For homes in the upper tier of home values – as most of San Francisco’s are – prices are up approximately 17% in the past 12 [...]

New Case-Shiller report: new jump in Bay Area home prices2018-09-14T09:43:00+00:00

Bay Area Home Purchase vs. S&P 500

Return on Investment: 1994 – 2014 May 2014 Report We recently put together an analysis comparing the comparative investment returns of buying a San Francisco Bay Area house, gold, Apple stock, an S&P 500 Index fund or putting money into a bank CD in January 2012 (Of Real Estate, Gold & Apple Stock). Not unreasonably, [...]

Bay Area Home Purchase vs. S&P 5002018-09-14T09:43:00+00:00

January 2014 Case-Shiller report: SF Metro Area bumps up again

While the nation as a whole saw a tiny decrease in the S&P Case-Shiller Home Price index in the January report released today, the San Francisco Metro Area Index (for 5 northern counties) bumped up again. The C-S Index for higher priced houses has now completely re-attained the previous market peak set in 2006, as [...]

January 2014 Case-Shiller report: SF Metro Area bumps up again2018-09-14T09:43:01+00:00