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Get Ready, Here Comes Winter!

Dec 04, 2020 (0) comment , , , , ,

Get Ready Here Comes Winter

Where has the year gone?  We are already coming to the end of Fall and turning the corner into Winter.  California’s climate is more mild but we do get those mornings close to freezing sometimes. So, now is a good time to prepare your most expensive investment for cold weather. The following steps will help […]

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Buyers Are Looking to Buy in the Luxury Home Market

Nov 13, 2020 (0) comment , , ,

The pandemic has surprised everyone, but no one as much as the economists who predicted a gloom-and-doom reality for real estate in 2020.  On the contrary, the housing market has experienced a robust surge and continues to drive the nation’s economic recovery! Here’s a look at what several industry-leading experts have to say: “Homeowners’ balance […]

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September’s San Francisco Real Estate Market Update

Oct 23, 2020 (0) comment , , , , ,

September’s San Francisco Real Estate Market Update

As one editor expressed it, “This year has been a dumpster fire that makes us feel foolish for all the other times we whined about what a lousy year it was.”   A definite glimmer of hope has consistently been the real estate market.  Looking at the statistics available for single family homes from September […]

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Should You Buy a New or Existing Home?

Sep 25, 2020 (0) comment , , ,

Contrary to what some believed at the beginning of the shelter-in-place order, residential housing has flourished.  And despite the screeching halt in the economy earlier in the year, home values have appreciated, and buyers are popping up all over California!  Home builders are seeing a flood of applications for new home purchases which far exceed […]

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This Is Not a Typical Recession for California

Sep 11, 2020 (0) comment , ,

Because we had such a healthy economy going into this recession caused by the pandemic, we will have a healthy economy again when the public health problem has been resolved.   When it comes to this recession, there is no need for hysteria according to  Christopher Thornberg, founder of Beacon Economics at Financial Partners Credit […]

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Are San Francisco Buyers Still in Bidding Wars?

Aug 28, 2020 (0) comment , , , , ,

Because of the lack of inventory that still exists in California and San Franciso real estate markets, buyers remain in the driver’s seat.  At the beginning of the pandemic, in early March, there were many who feared that this recession would trigger a repeat of the 2008 real estate debacle.  By May, the real estate […]

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San Francisco Real Estate Market for June 2020

Aug 07, 2020 (0) comment , ,

The real estate market for San Francisco remained robust last month, despite the gloom and doom predictions of some soothsayers.  The following data for June illustrates the market strength of single-family properties in The City: Average Listing Price:  $2,233,385 Average Selling Price:  $2,293,960 (Increase of $391,063 over May 2020, Increase of $103,724 over June 2019) […]

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Finding Your Green Thumb During These Times

Jul 17, 2020 (0) comment ,

With all this new-found time on our hands and the warm weather we are experiencing, many of us have discovered the farmer in ourselves.  But we may have also discovered that it is not as easy as it looks! I imagine you might have noticed that there is way more to gardening than putting some […]

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S.F. Peninsula Real Estate Report for May 2020

Jul 02, 2020 (0) comment , ,

What Happened With San Francisco and the Peninsula Real Estate?

The real estate market remained fairly stable from April to May on the Peninsula with fluctuations ranging from -1% to -7.7% except for Menlo Park where the decrease was 18.3%.  Here are some other statistics you might find interesting: Belmont: Average sales price- $1,688,777 (-7.7%) Average days on market- 22 Price received was 3% more […]

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Has Recent Circumstances Inspired You to Remodel?

Jun 19, 2020 (0) comment , , , ,

Certainly, the current shelter-in place pandemic is causing many of us to see our homes in a new light.  Working and schooling from home, and just spending more time at home than we used to will have an impact on how we view our present home design and layout. With more than two months of […]

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