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Bay Area Employment Holds, Unemployment Rate Down

Bay Area Employment Holds, Unemployment Rate Down

Having benefited from a seasonal bump in July, the number of people living in San Francisco with a paycheck, which is now estimated at 573,600, was unchanged in August. But with the labor force having since shed 1,100 people, the unemployment rate in the city has dropped from 2.4... Read More »

Bay Area Home Sales and Median Price Were Down, Again

Bay Area Home Sales and Median Price Were Down, Again

While the number of single-family homes and condos that traded hands across the greater Bay Area inched up 0.5 percent from June to just over 7,400 in July, sales were down 2.2 percent on a year-over-year basis and totaled an eight-year seasonal low, according to recorded sales data from... Read More »

Indexed Appreciation for Bay Area Homes Drops to Under a Percent

Indexed Appreciation for Bay Area Homes Drops to Under a Percent

Having inched up 0.3 percent in May, the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Index for single-family home values within the San Francisco Metropolitan Area – which includes the East Bay, North Bay and Peninsula – eked out a 0.2 percent gain in June. As such, the index is now 0.2 percent... Read More »

Bay Area Employment Gets a Seasonal Bump

Bay Area Employment Gets a Seasonal Bump

Having dropped to a record low of 1.9 percent in May, the unemployment rate in San Francisco has since inched up to 2.4 percent. But with a seasonally driven bump in employment as well, the number of people living in the city with a paycheck is back up to... Read More »

Another Couple Cuts for Famed Restaurateur’s Wine County Estate

Another Couple Cuts for Famed Restaurateur’s Wine County Estate

As we first outlined back in January: Built for the famed San Francisco restaurateur, Pat Kuleto, in 1995, the 6,000-square-foot “Villa Cucina” sits on 40 acres of prime wine country land, 4.5 acres of which are planted with mature Cabernet, Zinfadel and Muscat vines. As one would expect, the... Read More »

Indexed Returns for Bay Area Homes Nearing Negative Territory

Indexed Returns for Bay Area Homes Nearing Negative Territory

Having ticked up 1.6 percent in April, the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Index for single-family home values within the San Francisco Metropolitan Area – which includes the East Bay, North Bay and Peninsula – inched up 0.3 percent in May. And with the index now hovering just below its peak... Read More »

Bay Area Home Sales and Median Price Continue to Drop

Bay Area Home Sales and Median Price Continue to Drop

Continuing to follow a trend which shouldn’t catch any plugged-in readers by surprise, the number of single-family homes and condos that traded hands across the greater Bay Area dropped 11.4 percent from May to June, versus typically ticking up, and total sales (7,357) were down 12.6 percent on a... Read More »

Bay Area Employment Is Actually on the Decline

Bay Area Employment Is Actually on the Decline

Having dropped to a record low of 1.9 percent in May, the unemployment rate in San Francisco inched up to 2.3 percent in June as the number of people living in the city with a paycheck fell by 3,400 to 565,800, which is down by 9,600 since February’s record... Read More »

Bay Area Home Sales and Median Price Are…Down

Bay Area Home Sales and Median Price Are…Down

Following a trend which shouldn’t catch any plugged-in readers by surprise, while the number of single-family homes and condos that traded hands across the greater Bay Area increased a seasonally driven 18.9 percent from April to May, total sales (8,310) were down 2.7 percent on a year-over-year basis. And... Read More »

Index for Bay Area Home Values Ticks Up, Condos Down YOY

Index for Bay Area Home Values Ticks Up, Condos Down YOY

Having ticked up a downwardly revised 2.0 percent in March, the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Index for single-family home values within the San Francisco Metropolitan Area – which includes the East Bay, North Bay and Peninsula – ticked up 1.6 percent in April. And while the index remains 0.4 percent... Read More »