Often confused with the Victorian, the lighter and airier Edwardian-style home has a charm all its own. Learn more about this style of architecture, which is particularly prominent in San Francisco, athttp://pacunion.us/2cVe9ed
Nearly half of all homeowners are adding smart technology upgrades when they undertake a remodeling project, and those who do so are substantially more satisfied with the results. For more information, go tohttp://pacunion.us/2cHRshB
The number of Americans who own a home declined for the ninth consecutive year, although income gains and low mortgage rates have helped ease the ranks of the cost-burdened. Read more athttp://pacunion.us/2cSCp0I
Tech-based economies like the Bay Area are among the fastest-growing in the U.S. Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp offers her take on the current state and future of the California economy, now the world's sixth largest. It’s on online at http://pacunion.us/2cUl9bx
Rising prices are putting homes out of reach for an increasing number of California and Bay Area residents, resulting in an annual decline in sales volume last month. Get the full story at http://pacunion.us/2cGeV2F
Household incomes saw the largest annual gains since the 1960s last year, giving a boost to U.S. homebuyers. Also, find out which Bay Area rental markets make the grade and which ones earn failing marks. Check out these stories and more in Pacific Union's weekly Real Estate Roundup. It’s online at http://pacunion.us/2cCBndd
If you're looking to sell your home, the danger of underestimating its value is obvious: You risk losing money on the sale. But pricing your home too high can bring problems, too. Here's a look at how to get an accurate estimate: http://pacunion.us/2cutYN5
High real estate costs, both to purchase and renovate properties, make Bay Area cities among the least friendly in the nation for home flippers hoping to turn a fast profit. Get the full story at http://pacunion.us/2cnJLwW
San Francisco condominium sales and prices have slowed so far in 2016 after several years of frenzied activity. Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp looks at the numbers behind the trend and explains how they will impact buyers in the city. Read her commentary at http://pacunion.us/2ckrm4j
Although annual home price appreciation continued to moderate throughout much of the Bay Area as summer drew to a close, two of our second-home markets -- Sonoma Valley and Lake Tahoe/Truckee -- enjoyed gains of more than 20 percent. Get a handle on the latest market conditions in Pacific Union's August Real Estate Update. It’s online at http://pacunion.us/2cmVZCT
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