Annual Home Price Growth Recorded in 9 of 10 U.S. Metro Areas

Nationwide, the median single-family home price grew by 6.2 percent year over year in the second quarter to reach a new peak of more than $250,000. Annual appreciation in the Bay Area’s two largest metropolitan areas outstripped the U.S. rate — San Jose (9.1 percent) and San Francisco (8.6 percent). San Jose and San Francisco […]



Real Estate Roundup: Know the Unexpected Costs of Buying a Home

Don’t let unexpected costs surprise you when you’re ready to close on the home of your dreams. Find out what they are in Pacific Union’s latest weekly Real Estate Roundup.



Forecast: California Home Prices to Grow by 10 Percent Through 2018

Golden State homes should appreciate at almost double the national rate by next spring, although price growth and increasing rental costs do not bode well for affordability.



Lawn-Care Lessons: How to Mow the Right Way

It’s July, and your lawn is at its most vulnerable under the fierce Northern California sun. Here are some smart lawn-mowing tips to help keep it healthy all summer long.