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Castro Farmers Market Ending

The farmers market at Noe and Market is ending October 27th. It runs from 4pm – 8pm this Wednesday.

Weekly Market Charts

Listings Accepting Offers: still strong activity, well above average for the past 6 months, and the highest since the springtime surge.

Listings Actively For Sale: inventory levels have slowly started to decline from the peak at the end of September.

New Listings Coming on Market: big decline after September’s rush of new listings, though still higher than the mid-summer lull.

Autumn in San Francisco: Market Update

October 2010 Market Update After a relatively slow summer, the number of new listings and accepted offers in San Francisco soared after Labor Day. Median prices remain stable; mortgage rates hit yet another low; and the Blue Angels returned. As usual, pundits are divided between this being the best time to buy a home in […]

Media Price Change Trends

Median price change trends for the U.S. and California 1968. As you can see, California as a whole was hit much harder than the US or San Francisco specifically. This is due to the huge number of REO sales in certain CA counties.

Weekly Market Charts

I will be sending out the October/3rd Quarter 2010 Newsletter next week, which will have much more detail, but here are market activity charts by week through September 26th, for all San Francisco home types.

SF Listings Accepting Offers: after a weak start for September due to a late Labor Day, market activity as measured by listings going into contract has soared to its highest level since April’s federal tax-deduction-qualifying crush.

New Listings Coming on Market in San Francisco: the huge surge in new listings that began after Labor Day is leveling off at more normal levels.

SF Home Listings for Sale: inventory is higher than at any time in a long time, the increased number of listings accepting offers being less than the number of new listings hitting the market.