John Corten

Bay Area Home Prices/Sales Soar in Quarter Two, Richmond and Oakland Remain Red Hot

Competition among buyers and record-low mortgage rates continue to drive prices and sales up in the nine-county Bay Area. Reports from the new Bay Area Market Report show that prices are up an average of 24% from last quarter and sales are up an average of 36% from last quarter. Homes are also selling faster.

Oakland and Richmond are going especially bonkers these days. The average sales price of a home in Oakland has risen 31% since this time last year and Richmond has jumped 30%.  It’s a good time to a player in the market around here, my friends.


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