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Sonoma County enjoyed the largest rate of annual home price appreciation in the Bay Area in August, but the region needs more inventory in order to remain relatively affordable. Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp offers an in-depth analysis of the local real estate market. It’s on the Pacific Union blog at

Unemployment rates improved in every Bay Area county last month, with California’s economy adding substantially more jobs than it did in July. All the facts and figures are at

Although about half of Bay Area counties saw modest housing affordability improvements in the third quarter, the average household can expect to shell out a hefty percentage of its income in order to own a home. Get the full story at

ZIP codes in Contra Costa and Sonoma counties have been designated as some of 2016's hottest markets, gaining a boost from millennial buyers. Also, the San Francisco metro area needs more than 100,000 housing starts to keep up with job growth. Check out these and other stories of note in our latest Real Estate Roundup.Get all the week’s top news a

Bay Area Home Styles: Spotlight on the Edwardian


Often confused with the Victorian, the lighter and airier Edwardian-style home has a charm all its own. Learn more about this style of architecture, which is particularly prominent in San Francisco, at

Nearly half of all homeowners are adding smart technology upgrades when they undertake a remodeling project, and those who do so are substantially more satisfied with the results. For more information, go to

The number of Americans who own a home declined for the ninth consecutive year, although income gains and low mortgage rates have helped ease the ranks of the cost-burdened. Read more at

Tech-based economies like the Bay Area are among the fastest-growing in the U.S. Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp offers her take on the current state and future of the California economy, now the world's sixth largest. It’s on online at

Rising prices are putting homes out of reach for an increasing number of California and Bay Area residents, resulting in an annual decline in sales volume last month. Get the full story at

Household incomes saw the largest annual gains since the 1960s last year, giving a boost to U.S. homebuyers. Also, find out which Bay Area rental markets make the grade and which ones earn failing marks. Check out these stories and more in Pacific Union's weekly Real Estate Roundup. It’s online at

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Ken J. Gendemann
Pacific Union International
1699 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco CA 94109
Cell: (415) 828-4063

Ken J. Gendemann, CPA
Pacific Union & Christie's International Real Estate
1699 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94109

Cell: 415-828-4063, Office: 415-345-3083
 License #: 01884446