At the national level, NAR says current price growth rate is not sustainable. Home prices have increased 48% over the past 6 years, while wage rates have increased only 14%. Many fear this is leading to the bursting of another bubble. Read More
Rates are trending up and expected to be at 5% by year end. But those who feel the sky is falling should keep in mind, that the 30 year historical average rate is 8%. Read More
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Housing prices in most parts of California and the country have returned to or exceeded previous highs attained in the 2006-2008 market peak, and many are beginning to ask if we are in another bubble that will see a collapse of housing prices similar to what happened 10 years ago.
My sense of the market is that we are not in danger of a collapse in housing prices, but we face a much more insidious problem.
10 years ago home prices were escalating rapicly and people felt they needed to buy now or be left out of the market. The home finance industry created some very innovative loans that allowed people to qualify to buy homes they simply were not qualified to pay for... Read More
According to Zillow’s US and 50 Largest Metro Areas report for November 2017, housing costs in San Jose are the most expensive for any Metro area in the country.
Five of the most expensive metro areas in the country are in California, and 3 of the top 10 (San Jose, San Francisco, and Sacramento are in our own Bay Area. Read More
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California has experienced 5 years of rising home prices, and that trend is expected to continue for another 3 years. If prices rise the 4.2% projected for next year, the average price of a home in California will reach $561,020 and surpass the record set in 2007 or $560,270.
However, even at this level, prices will remain below pre-recession levels when adjusted for inflation. Read More