Month: July 2017

NorCal / Lake Tahoe Quarterly Real Estate Report : Q2 2017

July 18, 2017 by Pacific Union • Posted in Featured Posts, Pacific Union Quarterly Reports For the most part, the number of Bay Area homes for sale did not improve in the second quarter from one year earlier, except in Marin County and Sonoma Valley. Consequently, home prices rose…

THE SILICON VALLEY REAL ESTATE MARKET AT A GLANCE

HOME PRICESUp 8.8%since Q2 2016 View 1 year trend  INVENTORYDown 8.7%since Q2 2016View 1 year trend  DAYS ON MARKET27on average for listings sold this quarterView 1 year trend  SALES PRICES104.10% ofasking prices listed this quarterView 1 year trend  PERCENT OF PROPERTIES UNDER CONTRACT55.99% ofproperties…

Bay Area Homes Sell Faster When Staged

July 11, 2017 by Pacific Union • Posted in Featured Posts, Industry Surveys & Studies According to Pacific Union data, 53 percent of Bay Area homes sold over the past 18 months were staged before sale. A survey from the National Association of Realtors found that about two-thirds of…

Zen And The Art Of Architectural Design

  This recently completed private spiritual Buddhist retreat and tea house in the rural Tangshan area in China’s northeastern Herbei province, produces perfectly the tranquil environment and reverent atmosphere that the design brief requested.  The project was executed by the Beijing-based design and architecture firm Archstudio established…