Economy

Economy California Housing Market Update – Feb 2022 Click here to see a snapshot of all the California Housing Market in February for the SF Bay Area, Southern California, Central Valley, Central Coast and Far Northern California. California median home prices are back to double digit growth; Condos/Townhomes set a new record; Condos continue to outpace single family homes in this report. And […]
Building Wealth Presentation on Silicon Valley’s Top Real Estate Questions From Buyers and Sellers Silicon Valley Real Estate Questions – Top Question for 2022 from Lynne Watanabe-MacFarlane This is a presentation that I recently gave about the top questions that homeowners and buyers would like to know about 2022  in the San Francisco Bay Area and nationally. The average equity gain in California in a year (Nov 2020 – […]
Economy How’s the Market? Q3 Insights with Chief Economist Elliot Eisenberg, PhD.   In summary, Dr. Eisenberg comments: “This market continues to surprise and delight despite tight inventories and simply staggering levels of price appreciation over the last several years. We see little, if any, let up in buyer demand for homes, regardless of the obstacles they must overcome. This may be due, at least in part, […]
Economy 2021 Real Estate Forecast by Chief Economist & SVP of CA Association of Realtors 2021 Market Forecast – Leslie Appleton-YoungChief Economist + SVPCalifornia Association of REALTORS® from Lynne Watanabe-MacFarlane I found this presentation very informative, not only from a retrospective view of how the pandemic continues to effect our economy, jobs, and housing last year, but Appleton-Young, the Chief Economist and SVP of California Association of Realtors predicts what […]
Economy Housing Recovery Trend Disrupted by Wildfire in San Francisco Bay Area Last May, the Brookings Institution wrote about the post-Covid19 recovery as having several possible shapes of recovery (Z-shaped, V-shaped, U-shaped, W-shaped, L-shaped, and even the Nike Swoosh) but here are four major financial institutions predictions for recovery (below image). In a Realtor.com study-  we have seen a similar V-Shape recovery, but recently there’s been a […]
Economy Multi-Generational Housing On The Rise And Co-Living Arrangements In The SF Bay Area In recent years co-living has gained popularity not only in younger 20’s demographics, but attracting popularity for 50+ Boomer generation. Typically, seniors who opt for the co-living lifestyle as homeowners enjoy additional income from roommates and companionship! What’s the difference between Co-Living versus Co-Housing? In co-living people without family ties choose to cohabitate in a […]
Economy Looking to the Future: What the Experts Are Saying   As our lives, our businesses, and the world we live in change day by day, we’re all left wondering how long this will last. How long will we feel the effects of the coronavirus? How deep will the impact go? The human toll may forever change families, but the economic impact will rebound with […]
Articles Will The Corona Virus Create A Housing Crisis …And Our New Norms Concerns about the impact COVID-19 will have on the global and local economy are real. They’re scary too as the health and wellness of our friends, families, and loved ones are high on everyone’s emotional radar. While we don’t know the exact impact the virus will have on the housing market, we do know that […]
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