2019 Housing Round-Up Let Down


2019 Housing Round-Up

We’re just stepping into the 2020 housing market and it’s too early to tell how the housing it will play out this year. That data typically starts to develop in February-May, as buyers come out of winter hibernation and begin looking at homes in earnest. And with the better weather on the horizon, […]

What about permits? What makes them so special?

"When buyers ask if the seller obtained permits, perhaps the better question is, did they need to—and was the work done properly."

By |October 17th, 2019|Frequently UNASKED Questions|0 Comments

2519 Carmelita Avenue, Belmont $1,6798,000


Three generous bedrooms including the owners ensuiteTwo updated baths

We just listed this really neat home nestled in the hills of Belmont, yet very close to the Carlmont Shopping Center.

We love the circular driveway. More homes on Belmont’s notoriously narrow streets would benefit from one of these.

The rear yard is also very cool. It’s landscaped with […]

By |September 27th, 2019|All about Real Estate|0 Comments

Belmont Home Values in State of Flux


Looking at homes sales statistics is always more interesting when there’s movement in the market.

As seen in the graph below for San Mateo County, the median home price dropped from the peak in April of 2018, and it took over a year to finally rebound which wasn’t until May of 2019 when the median price just […]

By |July 22nd, 2019|All about Real Estate|0 Comments

County Home Values Rebound Slightly


As welcome news to homeowners, yesterday, Standard & Poor’s posted the MSA (Metropolitan Statistical Area) for March 2019 illuminating another uptick in the market after a steady four-month decline. This is the second month in a row showing rising values since the low in January 2019. This latest data point in March puts home values […]

By |May 29th, 2019|All about Real Estate|0 Comments

Home Values Drop in April


We’ve continued our articles focused on the real estate market’s woes since the reverse in direction in Q4 of 2018 when home values and sales activity dropped precipitously. In fact, the only thing that increased during that time was the number of price reductions and the time it took to sell a home.

In our last […]

By |May 14th, 2019|All about Real Estate|0 Comments

Can the Bay Area Housing Market Heyday be Over?


The release of the latest Case-Shiller Report could signal a shot across the bow for sellers considering a move. 

Though often outperforming, and somewhat insulated from many parts of the U.S., the Bay Area is not immune to fluctuations in the housing market. These most recent statisticsfrom the highly regarded Case-Shiller report (for San Francisco Metropolitan Statistical […]

Belmont Adds to Bottleneck


Belmont, CA

Riding high on accolades for installing a traffic light at the corner of South Road and Ralston Avenue, Belmont sprang into action and is in the process of installing another traffic light at the entrance of Ralston Intermediate School. 

The department of Public works was reached for comment today and have announced that they’re so […]

Home Sales Slower in 2019


Last year ended with much indecision regarding the future of our local housing market, and since there are typically fewer sales at the beginning of a new year, we thought it prudent to compare the first two months of 2019 to last year at the same time to better understand the state of our current […]

By |March 13th, 2019|All about Real Estate|0 Comments

Housing Market, No Longer Level

"We expected to see signs of a dire slowdown but the numbers tell a more tepid story".

By |January 15th, 2019|All about Real Estate|0 Comments