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June 14, 2022

June 2022 Macroeconomic Update

By Compass & Shannon Hughes

"Is the market starting to cool, and what does that mean for me"? "Is now a good time to buy or sell"? "How much is my home worth"? ... These are just a few client questions I've heard recently. While responses vary from source to source, region to region, and situation to situation, it's important to stay apprised of market changes and potentially impactful factors when thinking about buying or selling. 

In real estate, I've learned that timing is everything; today's deals aren't guaranteed tomorrow. And having an agent you can trust with in-depth local real estate knowledge is even more meaningful today. 

Below are some insightful slides from Compass that help shed some light on long-term interest rate trends, stock market fluctuations, long-term inflation, Bay Area home price appreciation, and more.

Slide showing montage interest rate trends from 2016 to present

Slide showing the Average Annual Interest Rates since 1981

Slide showing some Financial Markets in 2022

Slide showing S&P 500 Stock Index, 1994 – June 13, 2022

Slide showing Inflation: Consumer Price Index, 1982 – 2022*

Slide showing Consumer Sentiment (Confidence) Index

Graph showing San Francisco Bay Area Employment Trends

Graph showing Bay Area Home Price Appreciation – Long-Term Overview

Slide outlining Factors in Bay Area Real Estate Markets

Side outlining that statistics are generalities and summaries of widely disparate data senerated by dozes or thousands of sales with different time periodsAnother fantastic resource with a national lens is the monthly report on the health of the nation's housing market from the Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R). Here is a direct link to huduser.gov, where you can view the May 2022 report. 

If you have any questions or want to talk more about local market trends, please don't hesitate to reach out. I'd be happy to grab a coffee or chat via phone. 

Thank you,


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