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March 10, 2020

Mortgage Rates Hit All-Time Low

Mortgage rates for 30, 15, ARM. Full information at http://www.freddiemac.com/pmms/

The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage this week fell to its lowest average on record—3.29%—since Freddie Mac began tracking such data in 1971. And borrowers rushed to lock in.

Mortgage applications rose 10% last week compared to a year ago, says Sam Khater, Freddie Mac’s chief economist. “Given these strong ...

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March 10, 2020

Buyers Expected to Face Fierce Spring Bidding Wars

With a severely limited supply of homes on the market and the lowest mortgage rates in history, house hunters should expect steep competition this spring. The new coronavirus remains a wild card for the housing market, but if the scare is short-lived, buyers are poised to swoop down in droves ...

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March 10, 2020

Milken Institute's 2020 Ranking of Best-Performing Cities

Propelled by its capacity for innovation, unparalleled ecosystem, and exceptionally strong wage growth, the San Francisco metropolitan area was ranked first in the Milken Institute’s 2020 Best-Performing Cities Index. It is the first time San Francisco has topped the list since 2014.

The index, published annually since 1999, measures economic ...

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Feb. 11, 2020

Shvo, partners buy San Francisco’s iconic Transamerica Building for $700M

New York developer, on buying spree, now has signature properties on both coasts

TRD NATIONAL / February 04, 2020

San Francisco’s iconic Transamerica Building has been sold for the first time.

The pyramid-shaped tower was acquired for close to $700 million by a partnership led by ...

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Feb. 11, 2020

Corcoran’s first franchise opens in San Fran and Lake Tahoe

Dubbed Corcoran Global Living, the franchise affiliate was formed by a merger of two West Coast firms

TRD NATIONAL / February 05, 2020 05:51 PM

The Corcoran Group’s making good on its ambitions to franchise its branding and it’s starting in Silicon Valley. The franchise ...

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Feb. 11, 2020

CA Surpasses NY for Highest-Priced Office Deals

In 2019, there was increased investor appetite for office product outside of New York.

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Feb. 11, 2020

Huge Vallejo Project Gets Green Light For Developer

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Feb. 11, 2020

Despite softening home price growth, it's still a seller's market

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Jan. 27, 2020

How Much Does Curb Appeal Affect Home Value?

January 27, 2020

Homes with high curb appeal tend to sell for an average of 7% more than similar houses with an uninviting exterior, according to a joint study by the University of Alabama and the University of Texas at Arlington. Further, the premium rises to as high as 14 ...

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Jan. 1, 2020

Redfin’s 2020 Housing Market Predictions: More buyers + fewer homes = more bidding wars

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Updated on December 4th, 2019

We predict the housing market will be more competitive in 2020 as the cooldown that began in the second half of 2018 comes to an end. Charleston and Charlotte will lead the nation in home-price gains, thanks to homebuyers moving in from ...

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