Local Market

July 6, 2018

#SignsYouAreAMillennial

You are being targeted to purchase a home, because we count on you for economic growth moving forward.

Local Market Update - 7/6/18: Mortgage rates are getting better!

All Spring, when we're suppose to be setting the prices for the Summer, I was at a loss as to ...

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June 26, 2018

Market Update: 6/26/18 - Is this a buyer's market yet?

Market Update:  My thoughts on the whole thing :-)

Everywhere I read and in my personal experience, there's just not much inventory moving. Sales came to a screeching halt about 5 months ago.  The theme is due to the super low supply levels, and it certainly doesn't ...

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June 17, 2018

Mortgage Rates: Week ending 6/14/18

Market Update:  My thoughts on the whole thing :-)

Rates are the second highest they've been all year.  My clients now seem to be finding homes they like and are willing to make the bid. There's just more inventory to choose from. 

  • On one side of the ...
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June 7, 2018

Mortgage Rates: Week ending 6/7/18

Market Update:  My thoughts on the whole thing :-)

Good news! Mortgage rates are continuing to slide.  They've been moving down for about two weeks now.  You really should take advantage...  The lower rates mean your mortgage payments will be lower, and you can qualify for ...

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June 2, 2018

Buyer's Market for East Bay to San Francisco Commuters

If you're doing the #SanFrancisco to #EastBay commute, see how the market is turning in your favor, based on inventory and sales. Individual graphs for: #Concord #Oakland, #Martinez, #WalnutCreek, #Lafayette, #Berkeley, #Pittsburg, #SanRamon -

There's not a lot of competition for buyers!  In this blog post, you'll ...

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May 31, 2018

Mortgage Rates: Week ending 5/31/18

Mortgage Rates: Week ending May 31, 2018

Fast Facts

Mortgage rates fell just a little.  Maybe you should start watching the housing market too?  As predicted, homes are starting to lower their prices. Just click, Personalize Your Search at the top of my website.

Mortgage Rates - Week ending 5/31/18:

  • 30-year fixed: 4.56 ...
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May 27, 2018

3 Interesting Real Estate Graphs for Concord, CA

This might be one of the best times to sell your current home and purchase a replacement home in #Concord CA #EastBay

Today, I'm headed out to visit a client that's considering selling their home in Concord, CA.  I thought you might also find some of the ...

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May 24, 2018

Mortgage Rates: Week ending 5/24/18

Mortgage Rates: Week ending May 24, 2018

 

Fast Facts

 

Mortgage rates continue to climb.  We're now up to 4.66% with .4 pt on a 30 year mortgage. It seems the only way to make things more affordable is to build more homes for Californians. #bayarea

If you're on the fence about ...

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May 19, 2018

The "B" Word: Are we headed into another housing bubble?

I completely love when a client comes up with a great question. Even more, I love when the California Association of Realtors hands me like a million graphs and opinions formulated from economists to answer their questions. HA! It's super cool having a brand like "Realtor" behind me, making ...

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May 18, 2018

Orinda CA Housing Supply: Over the past 6 months.

Orinda CA Housing Supply: Over the past 6 months.

I believe there's nothing I can study more than analytics.  For me, it's a major key to all marketing and sales.  This week I found myself doing some research for a client looking to purchase a home ...

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