Mortgage fraud rose by 12.4 percent year over year in the second quarter of 2018. Income falsification is the fastest-rising form of mortgage fraud, up by 22.1 percent on an annual basis. California ranks as the country’s ninth-riskiest state for mortgage lenders. CoreLogic’s 2018 Mortgage Application Fraud Risk Index rose by 12.4 percent in …

U.S. Housing Inventory Sees Biggest Annual Increase in 5 Years

  The U.S. housing market got a much-needed inventory boost in September, though there are still not enough properties for sale to meet demand. All three major Bay Area rental markets are more expensive than they were last October. According to the latest analysis of Bay Area home sales by Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma …

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San Francisco the Nation’s Tightest Housing Supply

San Francisco Has the Nation’s Tightest Housing Supply Conditions The San Francisco metropolitan area had a 2.0-month supply of homes for sale in July, the lowest of any major U.S. housing market. Home prices in San Francisco rose by 11 percent year over year in July, nearly double the national rate of appreciation. More than …