Belmont Real Estate

HOUSING REFORM-2009 Panacea or Panic?

By |March 15th, 2009|

The news is full of housing reform stores but the shelf life for reform legislation seems shorter than that of freshly baked bread—what made the news just yesterday is often obsolete by today.
We expect 2009 to be a turbulent time in real estate. Knowing how to weather the storm is paramount to the survival […]

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Belmont’s Beautiful Mountain Blog Revisited

By |February 14th, 2009|

In 2008 we began several new series on our blog site. Most of our content centered around the turbulent real estate market on the Peninsula, but we also endeavored to comment about the market in general and small town happenings in Belmont.
Some of our posts simply required too much time away from the business of […]

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Real Estate re-cap–2008

By |January 12th, 2009|

Before we wrote this year’s forecast, we went back and re-read our assessment of where the market might be headed in 2008.
Of course very few people could have predicted that the dire real estate woes would drag the entire economy to the brink of collapse and we were no better than most.
However, […]

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Market Update-11.24.2008

By |November 24th, 2008|

Drew & Christine Morgan

Housing Update–November 2008

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San Mateo County continues to out performed many of the nine bay area counties but a protracted deep recession could change all that.
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Belmont Week in Review–November 1, 2008

By |November 1st, 2008|

  This is an abbreviated version of our recap for the last week’s activity in Belmont because it’s been a busy week and I’m beat. That and not much transpired in Belmont real estate.
30 year mortgage rates on jumbo loans underwent a huge increase as money previously available to Fanny and Freddie Mac became more […]

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Belmont’s Beautiful Weather

By |October 27th, 2008|

It was really neat to meet our Belmont neighbors at our open house on Hallmark Drive yesterday–thanks to all who stopped by. We had an amazing turn-out and the weather couldn’t have been more cooperative. Incidentally we did a survey at the open house where we asked our guests if they thought the home was […]

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Belmont Week in Review–Week Ending October 25th 2008

By |October 25th, 2008|

The media continues its relentless barrage of horror stories and down at ground zero people continue to go on with their lives buying and selling homes to fit a lifestyle, not a portfolio.
There are currently 56 Active listings for sale in Belmont down from 58 last week. The six new listings are typical for the […]

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Belmont Housing Activity–Week Ending September 12th 2008

By |September 13th, 2008|

It was a busy week for Belmont real estate which was expected now that summer vacations are over and agents get back to work like everybody else.
Out of the gate there were seven new listings, two re-lists, seven pending sales and three homes closed escrow bringing the inventory of single family homes for sale to […]

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The Streets Around Us-Sharon Road

By |September 7th, 2008|

In our last newsletter issue we mentioned how some of Belmont’s streets got their names and we were coxed to include some more in this edition. We also included a teaser about Belmont’s first and only golf course so we’ll dispense with that first. Unfortunately for golf fans, the course […]

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When Not to sell Your Home

By |September 4th, 2008|


Real estate markets are cyclical and can last ten years as we’ve recently seen, but even within a cycle there are better times during each year in which to sell.
The short answer is the worst time is in the winter, with the best times being in the spring and fall but here’s […]

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