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Our friends and clients love data and like to keep tabs on the market. We regularly post updates about the San Francisco real estate market. Even if you are not planning to buy or sell in San Francisco right away, you will find it useful to learn the latest market trends. When you are ready to buy or sell, you will be one step ahead.

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    Featured Market Updates

    What Costs How Much Where in San Francisco

    SAN FRANCISCO MEDIAN HOME PRICE MAP – COMPASS Updated March 2020: This map generally reflects median home sales prices in San Francisco neighborhoods for the 12-month period through mid-March 2020 (i.e. before the coronavirus could impact sales prices). Median sales prices are generalities that often......

    San Francisco Bay Area Real Estate Cycles

    Recessions, Recoveries, Booms, Bubbles & Adjustments (Sometimes Crashes) 30+ Years of Housing Market Cycles in the San Francisco Bay Area   by Patrick Carlisle, chief market analyst, SF Bay Area, Compass Below is a look at the past 30+ years of San Francisco Bay Area......

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    San Francisco Real Estate Market | November 2020

    San Francisco Real Estate House & Condo Market Dynamics Dramatically Diverge November 2020   SF house and condo markets have been affected differently by the pandemic. This report attempts a deeper dive into the data across the city and within different city districts. The market......

    San Francisco Real Estate Market | October 2020

    San Francisco Real Estate Market 7 Months after the Pandemic Struck October 2020   The table below compares Q3 statistics across 5 years.  Since the dynamics of the SF house and condo markets have significantly diverged since the pandemic struck – the condo market has......

    San Francisco Real Estate Market | September 2020

    San Francisco Real Estate Market September 2020   Despite the terrible fires, SF had a very active month in listings going into contract in August, hitting a high point for the year and matching the high points of recent years. Surprisingly, the fires did not......

    San Francisco Real Estate Market | August 2020

    San Francisco Real Estate Market Mixed Indicators August 2020   As illustrated below, the San Francisco market currently reflects a variety of both positive and negative indicators. Among Bay Area markets, the city is seeing the softest recovery from the initial shelter-in-place plunge in activity......

    San Francisco Real Estate Market | July 2020

    San Francisco Real Estate Market Rebounds Dramatically Median house sales price hits new monthly high July 2020 report   Despite the ongoing health and economic crisis precipitated by COVID-19, the SF real estate market made a large recovery from the steep declines in March and......

    San Francisco Real Estate Market | June 2020

    San Francisco Real Estate Spring 2020 Report Supply & demand statistics, median sales price trends, sales and values by city district, the luxury home market, and the ongoing effects of COVID-19 June 2020   Generally speaking, market activity – as measured by the number of......

    San Francisco Real Estate Market | May 2020

    San Francisco Real Estate Market Begins to Bounce Back – Slowly   May 2020 Crisis Update   Market activity begins to tick up after severe shelter-in-place plunge. Median home sales prices are up. Interest rates hit new low. —————————————————– Shelter-in-place caused steep drops in activity......

    San Francisco Real Estate Market | April 2020

    San Francisco Real Estate & the Coronavirus   Effects on Market Supply & Demand Dynamics April 2020 Report   Note that there is a time lag – usually 3 to 6+ weeks – between a new listing coming on market, an offer being negotiated and......

    San Francisco Real Estate Market | March 2020

    San Francisco Real Estate March 2020 Report There is a lot going on in the world right now and we won’t pretend to know how things will turn out or affect the local real estate market over the next few months. In the meantime, this......

    San Francisco Bay Area Real Estate Markets Survey | February 2020

    San Francisco Bay Area Real Estate Markets Survey February 2020 It’s important to note that the Bay Area contains many different markets and market segments, sometimes following diverging trends in supply and demand, and home-price appreciation. Most of the materials in this report reflect overall......

    San Francisco Real Estate Market | January 2020

    San Francisco Real Estate January 2020 Report Generally speaking, after years of high appreciation rates, annual 2019 Bay Area median home prices went down a little bit, went up a little bit or basically remained unchanged as compared to 2018. SF hit new quarterly price......

    San Francisco Real Estate December 2019 Market Snapshots

    San Francisco Real Estate Market Snapshots December 2019 Bay Area Home Prices & Market Sizes   When the media reports on the “Bay Area median home price,” it’s worth remembering that SF is a relatively small market compared to the big 3 counties.   Appreciation in......

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    San Francisco Housing and Migration Trends

    San Francisco Real Estate Market Report Neighborhood House & Condo Prices; Short-Term  & Long-Term Appreciation Trends; Population Migration In & Out of the City September...