Some of these maps of San Francisco are pretty funny. Click for the slideshow.
If the data is accurate, this is brilliant. Died In House is a new website that will tell consumers if someone has died in a particular home they want to buy or rent. From ABC News: DiedInHouse is the brainchild of Roy Condrey, who tells ABC News he came up with the idea after a tenant […]
According to the Case-Shiller Home Price Index, home prices in the Bay Area are back to levels last seen in January of 2008 and September of 2004. From S&P: Data through August 2013, released today by S&P Dow Jones Indices for its S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices … showed that the 10-City and 20-City Composites […]
RealtyTrac has to have made a mistake when it reported that 49% of all homes sold in September were to cash buyers. Until now, their data and the data from NAR had been roughly in-line. This can’t be right. From RealtyTrac: All-cash purchases nationwide represented 49 percent of all residential sales in September, up from […]
We all know how deeply San Francisco rents and home prices are tied into the dot com economy. Check out this chart showing San Francisco rents versus the Nasdaq. Maybe there is something to this… Hat Tip The Atlantic.
Bidding wars have been declining across the Bay Area for since March, though the percentage of Bay Area listings that receive multiple offers is still roughly three out of four. You can see from this chart that the 2013 is following a different trend than prior years. H/T Redfin.
With home prices having spiked and inventory so low this summer, California home sales retreated to levels seen in 1988. Larry Roberts breaks down the numbers and analysis: It’s been called “sticker shock,” but perhaps a more apt term would be “price revulsion.” The cost of ownership rose so high so fast that buyers simply […]