Real Estate Roundup: The Bay Area’s Economy Grew at the Strongest Rate in the Nation in 2016

The Moore Group October 2, 2017

Bay Area Economy Strongest in the Nation 2017

The Bay Area’s Economy Grew at the Strongest Rate in the Nation in 2016

The Bay Area’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew at the fastest rate in the nation last year. Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp offers her expert take on state and regional economic trends. You’ll find it exclusively at

Bay Area Pending Home Sales Nearing Year-Long Slide

Pending home sales declined nationwide, in California, and in the Bay Area in August, once again the result of more willing buyers than properties for sale. Get the latest facts and figures at

Bay Area Residents Are Among the Nation’s Least Stressed

The entire Bay Area is known as a laid-back place to call home, but one East Bay city has earned the distinction as the nation’s least stressed-out community. Chill out and give this a read:

Kitchen Renovations Offer Homeowners the Largest Returns

Completely overhauling or upgrading a kitchen are the interior home-improvement projects that offer the biggest returns on investment at the time of sale, with Bay Area sellers recouping more than the national average. Read more at

Real Estate Roundup: San Jose Is Now America’s Hottest Housing Market

Three Bay Area cities remain the nation’s hottest real estate markets, while more mortgage lenders eased credit standards in the third quarter. Check out the latest headlines from the housing world in Pacific Union’s weekly Real Estate Roundup. It’s online at

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