Cash Buyers beware—the landscape is changing.
1812 El Verano Way, Belmont LISTED FOR $1,598,000
Remodeled and enhanced with contemporary finishes
Three generous bedrooms
Two full taupe-tiled baths
Rich Oak hardwood flooring
Owners ensuite with walk-in shower, dual pane windows and recessed lighting
Freshly updated kitchen with newer sleek modern Samsung® appliances including silent-style dishwasher, five burner gas stove, microwave, stainless basin […]
Are agents terrible at pricing homes for sale, or is there another reason so many homes sell for hundreds of thousands of dollars over the asking price?
When a home is underpriced, or overpriced for that matter, it often has to do with the fact that the listing agent is from out of the area. They […]
That’s literally the million dollar question. Many of our colleagues think that it will not be passed as the House version did this week. Some have good points and others just wishful thinking.
Many agents have voiced an opinion that the mortgage deduction will be indexed for the higher cost coastal states, but we feel that’s […]
Before we head into the winter slow season for home sales, we’ll take a quick look back at Q3 home sales for Belmont, and the larger San Mateo County.
BELMONT & SAN MATEO COUNTY
Belmont had 78 new listings in Q3 as compared to 64 last year during the same period, and increase of 18%.
San Mateo […]
We were delighted as were many Belmont residents with the opening of a new restaurant, Waterdog Tavern in the Carlmont Village Shopping Centre last year. This past Spring, they opened the spacious outdoor area for sociable dining in a “dog friendly” environment, and we now visit frequently with our dog, Wyatt.
If you see us […]
In each of our Newsletters we bring you the recent Belmont home sales for the previous month. This time we thought we’d stack up the months of August to the same time last year, so the variance from the previous year is obvious.
The first thing that jumps out at us is that there were 33% […]
Case Shiller Report for June 2017
The Case-Shiller Report was released June 27th, the last Tuesday of the month, which tracks home sales in 20 metropolitan cities around the country, called MSA’s, of Metropolitan Statistical Areas.
Our MSA (Metropolitan Statistical Area) in the Bay Area consist of five counties—Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Alameda and Contra Costsa. […]
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 […]
With unusually low home inventory levels, many buyers are feeling frustrated and overwhelmed at the prospect of ever getting their ideal home, or have first-hand experience at losing the home of their dreams in a bidding frenzy.
Yet not all homes sell for over their asking price. In fact many sell below. Granted, they may seem far […]