Archives for May 2014

San Francisco’s New Urban Persona, A Tale of Two Cities

The striking new Transbay Tower

Even for San Francisco, a city known to be eccentric, progressive, and a bit avant-garde a dramatic change is taking place. The natural beauty, stately-mansions, classic-eateries, and art-scene all firmly remain a part of San Francisco’s core but there is an explosion of high-rise development South of Market Street that will transform the very … [Read more...]

The Great Disconnect 2014: Real Estate & Stocks VS the Economy

The Great Disconnect: Stock and Real Estate Prices Soar Above Measures of Economic Growth

The Great Disconnect: Quarterly growth from Q1 2009 to Q1 2014: Real Estate and Stocks VS the Economy. Cumulative growth over beginning value in Q1 2009 shown as a percentage. Click on graph to enlarge. Read the HomesSF.com press release on the Great Disconnect between Asset Values of Stocks and Real Estate compared with principal economic … [Read more...]

Press Release Reprint: The Great Disconnect of 2014: Stocks and Real Estate Prices Soar

The Great Disconnect: Stock and Real Estate Prices Soar Above Measures of Economic Growth

HomesSF.com, a website for high-end residential properties, has released a report that compares U.S. data of real estate and stock values with principal measures of economic growth. The data reveals that the growth in stock and real estate values has far outpaced increases in measures of economic growth. HomesSF.com is a site primarily focused … [Read more...]