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San Francisco’s Residential Energy and Water Conservation

What You Should Know About San Francisco’s Residential Energy and Water Conservation Requirements: File the Residential Energy Conservation Inspection Form and/or the Residential Water Conservation Form with DBI: After the inspection by one of the above, the owner or the owner’s representative shall then file the Residential Energy Conservation Inspection Form and/or the Residential Water Conservation Form indicating the results…read more →

Farmers Markets to the City’s Market…Online

What You Get for How Much Where in San Francisco – Sales at selected price points, October 2009: http://www.paragon-re.com/postings/10-09_What_You_Get_in_SF.html  Paragon’s September Market Update Newsletter  — SF Home Market Under $750,000, September 2009http://www.paragon-re.com/Newsletter.aspx SF Foreclosure Sales & Short Sales Analysis – September 2009.http://www.paragon-re.com/postings/09-09_SF_REO_Short_Sale_Analysis.pdf Paragon SF Luxury Home Market Report — August 2009:http://www.paragon-re.com/postings/08-09_Luxury_Home_Report.html  Analysis of Market Trends in Charts — Updated Monthly:http://www.paragon-re.com/postings/Market_Dynamics_Statistics.html  Appreciation…read more →

Broad Improvement in Home Prices

Broad Improvement in Home Price According to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices New York, September 29, 2009 – Data through July 2009, released today by Standard & Poor’s for its S&P/Case-Shiller1 Home Price Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices, show that, although still negative, the annual rate of decline of the 10-City and 20-City Composites improved compared to…read more →

What you can get in San Francisco

Many national, state and local real estate indicators turned positive in the last 6 months (sometimes for the first time in years) and San Francisco sales continued to strengthen in spring and summer in virtually all price categories. (See charts here.) Properties viewed as good deals are selling quickly, sometimes with multiple offers for more than asking price. Bank-owned (REO)…read more →

Updated: Online Resources for SF

Here is the updated list of Paragon online market statistics (and other recent html emailers). All are still current. Almost all were created as agent-branded emails. Please use them in every way you can think of: emails, blogs, websites, new buyers and sellers, etc. Paragon’s September Market Update Newsletter  — SF Homes Under $750,000http://www.paragon-re.com/Newsletter.aspx SF Foreclosure Sales & Short Sales…read more →

Statistical Analysis of SF Market

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WSJ Article: Yes, the Housing Market Has Rarely Looked Better

By JAMES B. STEWART Passing through the Fort Myers, Fla., airport a few weeks ago, I noticed people eagerly signing up for a free bus tour of foreclosed real estate—with all properties offering water views. During the ride to my hotel, the young driver volunteered that he had just bought his first house, paying $65,000 for a foreclosed property in…read more →