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A double dip for San Francisco real estate?

Note: You may skip the analysis below and jump straight to the market dynamics charts following. For the past 2 years, new predictions for additional, significant (10-30%) price declines – the so-called double-dip in home values – have been made on an almost weekly basis. The reasons: turmoil in financial markets, foreclosures, shadow inventory, debt […]

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What Costs How Much Where in San Francisco

Low, High & Median Sales Prices & Average Dollar per Square Foot By Neighborhood, Property Type & Bedroom Count 2/16/10 – 2/15/11 The charts below track San Francisco MLS home sales by price, size and average dollar per square foot ($/sq.ft.) for the year ending February 15th. Only homes listed as having at least 1 […]

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February 2011 Newsletter

SF House & Condo Listings Accepting Offers Activity by Week: sales activity really picked up since mid-January, with the last week of the month showing the highest number of accepted offers of any week in the past 6 months. In number of listings accepting offers, the full month of January 2011 was up 28% from […]

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Weekly Market Charts

These charts track activity by week for the past 6 months through January 16, 2011 for SFDs, Condos, TICs & 2-4 Unit Buildings. The market is starting to wake up after the holidays. New Listings: Starting to accelerate after the big slow-down of late December. click to enlarge Listings For Sale: Increasing slowly but still […]

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Market Update: Pricing Reigns Supreme

2010 saw a very strong spring market turbo-charged by federal and state tax credits, a much slower summer, and then a strong finish from Labor Day on. The 4th quarter of 2010 had more accepted offers than the 4th quarters of 2009, 2008 & 2007. Comparing 2010 to 2009, overall median sales prices for SF […]

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Giant Demand in “Giants’” Town

Buyer demand has been strong since the autumn sales season began in mid-September. Overall median home prices continue to remain stable – as they have for the past 12-16 months – jogging up and down within a narrow band of value. Inventory is about 12% higher than 1 year ago, but Months’ Supply of Inventory […]

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