Tuesday, September 19, 2017

The Best Bay Area Fall 2017 Events

Just because summer is ending doesn't mean there aren't plenty of things to do across the Bay Area and the Lake Tahoe region.  We've curated a list of the many festivals and events recommended by our local offices.  Find our suggestions online at http://pacunion.us/2vQxFFj .  For help with all your real estate needs, call FRITZ.

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Why Do Bay Area Homeowners Sell, and Where Do They Move?

Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp digs into transaction data to find out what factors motivate Bay Area homeowners to sell and where they go when they do.  Read her analysis exclusively at http://pacunion.us/2wten5C . For more information on buying or selling a home, call FRITZ

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Choosing a Moving Company? Let the Buyer Beware

From the Pacific Union blog:
Planning to move into a new home?  How trustworthy are the movers?  It's important to learn as much as you can about prospective movers, then choose carefully.  Read the complete article: http://bit.ly/2vBZxc5 .  For more information on buying and selling a home, call FRITZ.

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Pacific Union Merges With Los Angeles-Based Partners Trust

Pacific Union is excited to share the news that we've further expanded our reach in Los Angeles by announcing our intent to merge with Partners Trust, the next step in our firm's vision of becoming the ultimate California company. Watch the video:  http://pacunion.us/2hOJiWt

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Is Cash King? Certainly in Some Bay Area Housing Markets

From the Pacific Union blog:
Bay Area all cash buyers are more likely to purchase higher-end homes.
46% of Bay Area transactions above $3 million were all-cash deals and 41% of transactions between $2 and $3 million were all cash.
Napa and Sonoma counties have the highest shares of all cash buyers in the Bay Area.
All cash buyers are more likely to purchase a home for investment/tax advantages.
Bay Area mortgaged buyers have the highest credit scores and lowest loan to value ratios among US metropolitan areas!  Read more:  http://bit.ly/2vZZNV. For more information on buying and selling a home in your area, call FRITZ

Saturday, August 5, 2017

10 Northgate Avenue Berkeley Open Sunday

10 Northgate Avenue, Berkeley--Open Sunday!

One of a kind architect's home that captures the essence of what's so desirable about coastal California lifestyle.  Featuring open concept living & entertaining areas with vaulted ceilings, walls of bay facing windows and doors, level out bay view terraces and private grounds.  Two Zen inspired master suites, massive fireplace, gorgeous kitchen and even an organic vegetable garden make you forget that busy city life is only a few minutes away.  An opportunity of a lifetime!  For more information, call FRITZ.
Offered at $998,000   |  Open Sunday, August 6th 2-4:30

Friday, August 4, 2017

Bay Area Pending Home Sales Slide for the Ninth Straight Month

From the Pacific Union blog:
Pending home sales activity continued to decline in both California and the Bay Area in June, with tight inventory conditions once again the culprit.  Read all about it at http://pacunion.us/2uVhXHx
For more information about homes sales in your area, call FRITZ.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

The Federal Reserve Increases Interest Rates, but Slow Inflation Keeps Mortgage Rates Low

From the Pacific Union blog:
While the Fed's decision was anticipated and already accounted for by the market, what lies ahead is less than certain.  The Fed is expected to increase rates again this year, but concerns over slow inflation may affect future decisions---read more:  http://bit.ly/2uNv7Ui  For more on how the rates affect you, cal FRITZ.