Did you know that fifty years ago, 76% of twenty-six year olds in America lived with their spouse? Today, that share has plummeted to 24%. In fact, twenty-six year olds are now more likely to live with a parent than with a spouse. A new study from Apartment List (because we’re suckers for interesting data) … Continue reading In San Francisco “Unrelated Households” Have become 31% More Common
So we’ve heard from Realtor Economists, we’ve heard from our Association of Realtors, and looky there! Now we get to hear what Zillow thinks the real estate market is doing! Fantastic! Have a look at San Francisco Home Values: — Now have a look at San Francisco Median Sales Price (Holy Crap Batman! It looks … Continue reading San Francisco Real Estate Market Values In A Fun Interactive Graph (Courtesy Of Zillow)
You might have already read Alex Clark’s article on the Bush plan to help homeowners, named optimistically “Hope for Homeowners.” Commenters on that post were less optimistic. Seems a lot of lenders won’t touch the program, though that might be because the program itself is new and everyone is so gun-shy right now. That leaves … Continue reading Obama Wants to Jump in on the Real Estate Crisis. Which Way should He Jump?
I’ve heard from multiple sources that SF real estate is, for the most part, immune to the havoc wreaked on other parts of the US. But sales at our most recent condo complexes show that happy-smile-don’t-worry line of rhetoric is about as reliable as the clown’s was in Poltergeist (Happy Halloween!). Socketsite … Continue reading New Developments Face a New Reality in SF