Where We Are Now

US economy is gradually downshifting, recession unlikely

Friday’s national employment report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics confirmed a number of...
Hawthorne - Pacific Union
Where We Are Now

Economic Straight Talk: How are lower interest rates impacting...

Executive Summary After a large dip in housing market activity starting in the last quarter...
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Where We Are Now

How did the spur of IPOs impact Bay Area...

Executive Summary: Higher-end sales (above $3 million) surged in the second quarter to last year’s...
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Where We Are Now

June U.S. Jobs Report: Continued strength lowers expectations of...

Friday’s national employment report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics showed that the U.S....
Couple and their house
Where We Are Now

Los Angeles homebuyers take two steps forward and one...

Executive Summary Total home sales in the greater central Los Angeles area were 2 percent...
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Market Snapshot

Compass SoCal May 2019 Real Estate Market Update

Overall median home prices remained virtually unchanged in 2019. About half of communities observed saw...
Painted Ladies of San Francisco
Where We Are Now

Plenty of Bay Area buyers, but why are they...

Executive Summary: While April’s momentum is slightly slower in May, May sales are still only...
Santa Monica
Where We Are Now

Jobs Report: California sees largest monthly gain in two...

According to the latest report from the state Employment Development Department, California added 46,000 jobs...
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Where We Are Now

Spring has finally sprung in Los Angeles housing markets

Executive Summary: Home sales activity in Los Angeles finally picked up pace in April, up...