Silicon Valley Exodus

Performance Property Real Estate Question

What Silicon Valley Exodus Means For Housing Demand

Q: My brother who has been working in Silicon Valley moved to Idaho where rents are cheaper and is working from home. Will this trend lower housing prices in cities across the US? David, New Brunswick, NJ A: There was definitely an exodus of people from Manhattan in the early days of the pandemic particularly when infection rates were very high in March and April of this year as people migrate looking for more space–a similar phenomenon occurred in San Francisco. In both Manhattan and San Francisco, which are the two most expensive real estate markets in the US, housing inventory is nearly double what it was last year, as homes are staying on the market twice as long as […]

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