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Benchmark Mortgage Rate Hits a New Low, Inversion Spreads

Benchmark Mortgage Rate Hits a New Low, Inversion Spreads

Having shed 7 basis points over the past week, the average rate for a benchmark 30-year mortgage has dropped to a new all-time low of 2.86 percent, which is 70 basis points below its mark at the same time last year and 2 basis points below its previous low... Read More »

Mortgage Rates Drop Along with Application Volumes

Mortgage Rates Drop Along with Application Volumes

Having ticked up last week, the average rate for a benchmark 30-year mortgage has since dropped 8 basis points (0.08 percentage points) to 2.91 percent, which is 67 basis points below its mark at the same time last year and within 3 basis points of the all-time low it... Read More »

Mortgage Rates Tick Up, Benchmark Still Under 3 Percent

Mortgage Rates Tick Up, Benchmark Still Under 3 Percent

Having hit a new all-time low of 2.88 percent two weeks ago, the average rate for a benchmark 30-year mortgage has since inched up 11 basis points to 2.99 percent, which is now 56 basis points below its mark at the same time last year and still less than... Read More »

Benchmark Mortgage Rate Just Hit a New All-Time Low

Benchmark Mortgage Rate Just Hit a New All-Time Low

Having slipped back under 3 percent last week, the average rate for a benchmark 30-year mortgage has dropped another 11 basis points to 2.88 percent, which is 72 basis points below its mark at the same time last year and a new all-time low, according to Freddie Mac’s latest... Read More »

Benchmark Mortgage Rate Nearing an Unprecedented Mark

Benchmark Mortgage Rate Nearing an Unprecedented Mark

The average rate for a benchmark 30-year mortgage dropped another 6 basis points (0.06 percentage points) over the past week to 3.07 percent.  That’s a new all-time low for the average 30-year rate, 68 basis points below the average rate at the same time last year, and within 8... Read More »

Appreciation for a Large Bernal Heights Home

Appreciation for a Large Bernal Heights Home

As we outlined early last month: Having very briefly held the title of the most expensive reported home sale in the history of Bernal Heights when it sold for $2,310,000 back in the first quarter of 2015, the contemporary four-level, 3,015-square-foot home at 152 Elsie Street – which features... Read More »

There Were 365 Tenant Buyouts in SF Last Year, One Hit $325K

There Were 365 Tenant Buyouts in SF Last Year, One Hit $325K

Landlords in San Francisco negotiated and inked a total of 365 legally reported buyout agreements with tenants last year, as mapped above, down slightly from 379 in 2018. For the second year in a row, the Mission was the San Francisco neighborhood with the most reported buyouts (53), now... Read More »

Pritzkers Quietly List Marin Estate With an $85 Million Price Tag

Pritzkers Quietly List Marin Estate With an $85 Million Price Tag

While ownership of the five-acre “Glenwood Estate” in Ross is hidden behind an LLC, the property was developed for John and Lisa Pritzker back in 2009. In addition to a roughly 18,000-square-foot main house, there’s a separate pool/guest house and a caretaker’s house as well, for nearly 22,000 square... Read More »

Record Office Rents in San Francisco Tick Up, Absorption Slows

Record Office Rents in San Francisco Tick Up, Absorption Slows

Having hit a record high in the first half of the year, driven in part by the delivery of a record amount of high-end Class A space, all of which was delivered pre-leased, the average asking rent for office space in San Francisco overall ticked up another 1.1 percent... Read More »

Demand for Office Space in San Francisco Jumps, Rents Climb

Demand for Office Space in San Francisco Jumps, Rents Climb

Having ended 2018 at a record high, driven in part by the delivery of a record 3.7 million square feet of high-end Class A space, all of which was delivered pre-leased, the average asking rent for office space in San Francisco has ticked up another 4.5 percent in the... Read More »