Home Value Trends

New Listings in Pricey Bay Area Counties Rose Significantly

By |February 22nd, 2017|

The California Association of REALTORS™  has released a recent report on the state of the California’s housing, naming San Mateo County as having the highest median price in the state. They went one to mention the rising number of new listings. Could this mean that sellers are finally thinking the market is near its top? Will housing […]

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Forget Everything You Thought You Knew About Home Values

By |April 12th, 2013|

It seems there’s even more pent-up demand for housing than there was after the 1989 housing crash. The lower than usual interest rates is undoubtedly a contributing cause for the frenzied activity but what else is creating the stratospheric rise in housing activity?

It’s becoming a common event for a home to have 10-20 offers submitted […]

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Saving More For A Down Payment–is it Wise?

By |March 23rd, 2013|

Is it Wise to Save More For Your Down Payment?

Are you a first-time buyer wondering how you’ll ever have
enough of a down payment to buy your first home?

Do you wonder how much down payment you need for a home? Did
you know that if you’re buying a home and using FHA financing your down payment
could be […]

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Belmont to Lose Its Identity In Court Battle

By |April 1st, 2012|

The city itself is in violation of their own sign ordinance.

Today’s Mystery QR Code

By |March 25th, 2011|

What is a QR code?
Wikipedia defines it as: "A QR code (short for Quick Response) is a specific matrix barcode (or two-dimensional code), readable by dedicated QR barcode readers and camera phones. The code consists of black modules arranged in a square pattern on a white background. The information encoded can be text, URL or other data.
Common in Japan, where it was created by Toyota subsidiary Denso-Wave in 1994, the QR code […]

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Belmont – November 2008 Housing Report

By |December 4th, 2008|

We anticipated Belmont home sales closing at eight for the month of November in a previous post where we did an extensive review of the local market.
Click on the play tab to hear an overview

These first two graphs will be explained more in detail further in our post but as you can see the percentage […]

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