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Survey: Bay Area Headed in Wrong Direction, Residents Might Flee

Survey: Bay Area Headed in Wrong Direction, Residents Might Flee

According to a poll of 1,000 Bay Area residents conducted for the Bay Area Council, only 40 percent of residents feel like we’re “headed in the right direction,” down from 57 percent in 2014. In San Francisco, that number drops to 33 percent, versus 52 percent in 2014, with... Read More »

San Francisco and East Bay Rents Little Changed Last Quarter

San Francisco and East Bay Rents Little Changed Last Quarter

Following a nominal slip at the end of last year, the average asking rent for an apartment in a building with over 50 units in San Francisco inched up $4 a month (0.1 percent) to $3,620 in the first quarter of 2016 and $16 a month (0.7 percent) to... Read More »

San Francisco and East Bay Employment Slip

San Francisco and East Bay Employment Slip

While the unemployment rate in San Francisco has now held at 3.3 percent for four months in a row, the number of people living in the city with a job slipped by 300 in March to 535,200. And while it’s a nominal change, it’s the first March without a... Read More »

Unemployment Rate Holds at 3.3% in SF, 4.3% in the East Bay

Unemployment Rate Holds at 3.3% in SF, 4.3% in the East Bay

The unemployment rate in San Francisco has held at 3.3 percent for the third month in a row. But based on a revised benchmark and accounting, the number of people living in San Francisco with a job ticked up by 1,300 in February to 535,000, which is the second-highest... Read More »

Employment in San Francisco Slips Again as Alameda Gains

Employment in San Francisco Slips Again as Alameda Gains

For the third month in a row, the number of people living in San Francisco with a job has slipped, dropping by 1,200 in January to 533,400. But a dip in the first month of the year is to be expected as seasonal employees are shed. And with the... Read More »

San Francisco and East Bay Apartment Rents Slip

San Francisco and East Bay Apartment Rents Slip

While it’s a nominal change, the average asking rent for an apartment in a building with over 50 units in both San Francisco and the East Bay slipped at the end of 2015 as a post-recession wave of new construction, the pipeline of which has hit a record high,... Read More »

Employment in San Francisco Slips Again While East Bay Gains

Employment in San Francisco Slips Again While East Bay Gains

For the second month in a row, the number of people living in San Francisco with a job slipped. And while it was a nominal drop of a hundred, from 534,700 to 534,600, it was the first December without a gain since 2009 and versus an average December increase... Read More »

San Francisco and East Bay Employment, and Unemployment, Gain

San Francisco and East Bay Employment, and Unemployment, Gain

The number of people living in San Francisco with a job ticked up by 1,600 from September to October and now totals 536,200. But with the labor force having increased by 3,100, and the number of unemployed residents having ticked up by 1,500 as well, the unemployment rate in... Read More »

San Francisco Employment Slips, East Bay Gains

San Francisco Employment Slips, East Bay Gains

The number of people living in San Francisco with a job slipped by 700 from August to September and now totals a revised 535,700 with an unemployment rate of 3.2 percent – the lowest unemployment rate since December 2000 and down from over 9 percent in January 2010 –... Read More »

Mortgage Rates Drop, Odds Of A Hike In 2015 Under 50 Percent

Mortgage Rates Drop, Odds Of A Hike In 2015 Under 50 Percent

While local employment remains on a tear, a weaker than expected U.S. jobs report spooked the market and drove Treasury rates down over the past week as assets shifted to safer investments.  And as such, the average rate for a 30-year mortgage dropped 9 basis points to 3.76 percent,... Read More »