Debbie Wilhelm

Best Way to Sell A Home

By |May 19th, 2014|

Agents can be their own worst enemy when what they should be doing is finding the best way to sell a home.

The real estate business is hard enough without agents making it even more difficult. Many of our clients assume we work 24/7 and the business practices of many agents essentially ensures that we do.

There’s […]

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Housing Market Cooling Down?

By |May 13th, 2014|

Are Belmont home values or sales tapering off? Are we in for a cool down?

This month we look at April 2014 sales for Belmont to see if home sales or values are waning.

There’s much speculation even among our colleagues as to what is happening in our market and how sustainable our current housing environment may […]

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Belmont Home Prices Crazy

By |April 11th, 2014|

Belmont Home Prices in March Are Off the Charts Hitting an All-Time High Water Mark

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water—even if it was just to dip in your toe—wham—the market showed its full force and effect in March’s numbers.

SALES

Dropped 32% from […]

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Belmont Home Sales Off To A Frenetic Start

By |April 10th, 2014|

 

It seems the Belmont housing market is off to another strong start in 2014.

In every category we track, homes sales in February of 2014 were stronger than in 2013.

SALES

Sales were at a dead tie with last year. Considering there were fewer homes to sell, that’s a strong indicator of the urgency on the part of […]

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Can San Carlos Housing Market Withstand The Heat?

By |March 27th, 2014|

What is happening to the San Carlos housing market?

How short our memories are—just eight years ago our area was headed for the largest market correction—free fall—since the Great Depression. Three years later, in 2009, the market hit bottom, but it wasn’t until 2012 that things really started to heat up—and heat up fast.

Home values hit […]

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Belmont Home Values–Are They Sustainable in 2014?

By |January 25th, 2014|

Belmont Home Values for 2013–A Market Re-Cap

This year-end summary is where we bring you the re-cap for Belmont Home Sales. To say the least, Belmont sellers had a good year. After watching their home values drop for five years in a row (until 2011), they finally enjoyed some relief in 2012 and in 2013 as […]

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Belmont Home Sales Smash Records! December 2013 Market Report

By |January 10th, 2014|

Welcome to our Belmont home sales year-end report. In Part I we close out December’s sales, and in Part II we recap the year and the look deep into our crystal ball for what may be in store for the housing market in 2014.

PART I

Let’s start with December sales:

December was a strong month for Belmont […]

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Belmont Home Values Set a New Record – November 2013 Sales

By |December 19th, 2013|

We hope that your holiday is filled with great times and fun with family or friends!

This is our last market update for the year as December’s won’t roll out until mid-January. That’s where we re-cap the entire year and take our best guess as to what’s  in store for our market in 2014.

We hope you’ve […]

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Belmont Home Sales – Are We Headed for a Cool Down or Not?

By |November 8th, 2013|

Like a marathon finish before the New Year, Belmont’s home sales hung in there for at least one more month as October’s home sale statistics showed little signs of distress.

It’s actually amazing for us to see just how strong the market is going into what is typically a seasonal slowdown period.

In order to make any […]

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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 […]

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