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Average Asking Rent in S.F. Ticks Up, Inflation Slows

Average Asking Rent in S.F. Ticks Up, Inflation Slows

Having slipped at the end of last year with typical seasonality in play, the weighted average asking rent for an apartment in San Francisco ticked up 2 percent in January to $3,550 per month, which was less than 5 percent higher than at the same time last year and... Read More »

Listed Inventory Levels Tick Up

As expected, the net number of condos and single-family homes listed for sale in San Francisco ticked up another 7 percent over the past week and is poised to climb, with inventory levels 20 percent higher than at the same time last year, including 50 percent more single-family homes,... Read More »

Pace of New Home Sales Down Over 26 Percent

Pace of New Home Sales Down Over 26 Percent

While the seasonally adjusted pace of new single-family home sales in the U.S. ticked up 2.3 percent last month to an annualized rate of 616,000 sales, the pace was 26.6 percent lower than at the end of 2021, 34.7 percent lower than at the end of 2020 and 15.7... Read More »

Number of Homes for Sale in San Francisco Poised to Climb

Number of Homes for Sale in San Francisco Poised to Climb

The net number of condos and single-family homes listed for sale in San Francisco has started its seasonal climb, ticking up a little over 21 percent over the past two weeks and poised to climb. As such, listed inventory levels are starting the year around 20 percent higher than... Read More »

Inventory Up, Home Sales and Prices Down in San Francisco

The net number of condos and single-family homes listed for sale in San Francisco ticked up 10 percent over the past week and is currently running 20 percent higher than at the same time last year and 60 percent higher than average over the past decade. At the same... Read More »

Pace of Home Sales in San Francisco Continues to Drop

Despite the fact that inventory levels are significantly higher and asking prices have dropped, the number of homes in contract to be sold across San Francisco is down over 30 percent on a year-over-year basis. And in fact, pending sales in San Francisco are poised to drop to their... Read More »

Mortgage Rates Inch Up, Odds of More Rate Hikes As Well

Mortgage Rates Inch Up, Odds of More Rate Hikes As Well

While mortgage application volume dropped to a quarter century low at the end of 2022, despite a pullback in mortgage rates in the fourth quarter of last year, the average rate for a benchmark 30-year mortgage has since inched up another 6 basis points (0.06 percentage points) to 6.48... Read More »

2022 Ends with Over 40% More Homes on the Market in S.F.

2022 Ends with Over 40% More Homes on the Market in S.F.

Having peaked in October, the net number of homes on the market in San Francisco has since dropped 50 percent with typical seasonality in play and driven by a pronounced slowdown in listing activity versus a jump in sales. In fact, pending sales have been down an average of... Read More »

Average Asking Rent in San Francisco Ended the Year Up, But…

Average Asking Rent in San Francisco Ended the Year Up, But…

While the weighted average asking rent for an apartment in San Francisco is ending the year around 5 percent higher than at the end of 2021, it ticked down 2 percent in December to $3,500 per month and dropped 6 percent in the fourth quarter of 2022, “with what... Read More »

Pending Price per Square Foot Drops to a Five-Year Low in S.F.

With the Case-Shiller index for Bay Area home values, which is a lagging indicator, having shed 13 percent since May and headed down, the average price per square foot of the homes which are in contract in San Francisco, which is a leading indicator, has just dropped under $860... Read More »