San Francisco Neighborhood Home Prices Continue to Break Records

Median Sales Prices; Luxury Home Sales; Housing Affordability Index; Home Values by Neighborhood; Investment Real Estate; New Development Median House & Condo Sales Prices As the 2015 market has accelerated, median home sales prices have been hitting new highs in neighborhoods across San Francisco. Link to San Francisco Neighborhood Map Home Price Appreciation The chart above graphs monthly house and condo median price appreciation in…

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San Francisco Luxury Home Market Report

In this report, we will define luxury homes in San Francisco as houses, condos, co-ops and TICs selling for $2,000,000 or more. Homes selling in this price range currently make up a little more than 10% of the SF residential market; those selling for $5,000,000 and above constitute about 1% of the city’s home sales. In the past 12 months, 671 home sales of $2m+…

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First Quarter 2015 Update: The San Francisco Real Estate Market

San Francisco Home Value Appreciation The chart above illustrates the continued march upward of median home sales prices in San Francisco. However, if we separate out house from condo sales, an interesting trend appears: The median house sales price basically stayed flat from Q4 2014 to Q1 2015, but the median condo sales price jumped from $995,000 to $1,080,000. Drilling down further, the median sales…

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Taking the Temperatures of Bay Area Real Estate Markets

Across the Bay Area, how many listings sell without price reductions, how quickly do they sell, and at what percentage of asking price? What role does employment play in the real estate market? Which are the biggest and smallest county markets, and how do prices and rents compare? The white-hot – some would say overheated – core of the Bay Area homes market is San…

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Another Feverish Spring Market? March 2015 Report

Overbidding & Inventory; Bay Area Home Price Map; Renting vs. Buying; Different Markets = Different Bubbles, Crashes & Recoveries Preliminary statistics and, even more so, indications on the ground in the current hurly burly of deal-making are sending strong signals of another very competitive real estate market in San Francisco as we approach spring. If it continues to develop as it’s looking right now, this…

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The San Francisco Real Estate Market

Median Sales Prices, Neighborhood Values, Seasonality & Demand, Condo Construction, New SF “Airbnb” Law, Appreciation vs. Inflation February 2015, Paragon Real Estate Group The market just begins to wake up in January, so its statistics are not particularly illuminating. The last 3 springs in San Francisco saw frenzied markets, which took its home values to new heights. While waiting to see what develops in 2015,…

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3 Years into the Recovery: San Francisco Real Estate as 2015 Begins

San Francisco Real Estate Cycles, 1984 – 2014 The 2 charts above look at the last 30 years of real estate cycles, and also compare percentage appreciation during the first 3 years of recent market recoveries (the light blue columns in the 2nd chart). Appreciation since 2012 has occurred somewhat faster than the other recoveries since 1980, but it is also coming off a much…

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What San Francisco Home-Buyers Bought in 2014

Penthouses, Probates, Lofts, Mansions & Fixer-Uppers What San Francisco Home-Buyers Bought in 2014 How many San Francisco home sales were… Victorians, Edwardians or Art Deco? Condos in doorman buildings? Artist live-work lofts? Probate or bank sales? Without parking? Under $500,000? Over $5 million? Tenant occupied? Had Golden Gate or Bay Bridge views? What were the oldest house sale, the biggest condo sale and the median…

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San Francisco Neighborhood Appreciation Rates

Which Neighborhoods Have Appreciated Most and Why? 4th Quarter 2014, Paragon Special Report ——————————————————————— Percentage Appreciation Rates 2010/2011 – Present This analysis is based upon review of both median sales price and average dollar-per-square-foot data. However, there is no San Francisco or Noe Valley median or average home that one can use as the unchanging basis for comparison year after year, only differing collections of…

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San Francisco Autumn Real Estate Market Dynamics

SF Luxury Home Sales Hit New Peak Neighborhood Snapshots: Noe & Eureka Valleys, South Beach & Yerba Buena, Richmond District, Bernal Heights & Sunset/Parkside November 2014 Update The San Francisco market definitely cooled after the overheated feeding frenzy of the first half of the year. The competition between buyers for new listings declined to more rational levels: Homes that might have received 5 to 10…

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