The two prior years have been like a bad roller coaster ride for buyers, but that may all be about to change.

By |December 1st, 2021|

What’s in store for Bay Area housing demand and values?

How Much Should I Bid to Win the Home?

By |May 11th, 2017|

How Much Should I Bid to Win the Home? You’ve found the ideal home, and now it’s time to make that offer. The offer to beat the other five offers you hear the sellers may be receiving.

When trying to determine an offer price, where do you start, or stop? Of course, your agent should be armed […]

Care to rate this post?

Case-Shiller Bay Area Home Price Index Increases Again

By |November 1st, 2013|

Case-Shiller released their home price indices for August 2013 this week which showed continued year-over-year price increases in all 20 cities while thirteen cities posted double-digit annual gains. The data showed that the 10-City and 20-City Composites increased 12.8% year-over-year.

The annual growth rates accelerated for both Composites and 14 cities.

The Bay Area continues to show […]

Care to rate this post?

Housing Price Increases – Is There Any End in Sight?

By |April 18th, 2013|

Looking at the home sales in Belmont during the first quarter, one can see from this spreadsheet that every seller who listed their home received over their asking price. They were only a few exceptions. One was a home that was a short sale which we took out of the mix since those list prices […]

Care to rate this post?

Peninsula Housing Recovery–For Real or Dead Cat Bounce

By |November 27th, 2012|

Are we bouncing along the bottom or is the housing recovery in full swing?

Bay Area Housing Reports Show Some Median Price Stability

By |May 14th, 2010|

Just to bring you up to speed on the Bay Area housing market, we’re bringing to your attention a neat little gadget that allows you to see where values are relative to a prior point in time.
The chart we’ve included is based upon data from the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s web site for the San […]

Care to rate this post?

Case-Shiller study finds Bay Area Home Prices up 11.9% in February 2010

By |April 27th, 2010|

 Case-Shiller released their report on repeat sales pairs for the 20 major MSA’s (Metropolitan Statistical Areas) across the country. San Francisco faired rather well, climbing 11.9% over last year in February. Phoenix lost another 1.64% but faired far better than Tampa Bay, which sank another 6% over last year.
No doubt many of these areas […]

Care to rate this post?