San Francisco market trend.
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As for the housing market in Castro Valley particularly on Single Family Residence, the trend is a slow recovery through the years from 2009 to 2013 right after the free fall of the market from 2007 to 2008. In the good old days of 2001 up until 2005, the housing market in Castro Valley enjoyed a...
Here is the latest listing of the Best and the Worst Performing Housing Markets in the USA. Surprisingly, or not, California has 6 areas of out 10 which are the best markets and they are all located in the Southern portion of California. "Southern California" usually refers to the ten southern-m...
I am surprised that 3 cities from California are in the Top 5. This is an interesting list in this time when economy is rising from the depth of 2008 recession. City Zip Code Population Average Household Income. Rancho Santa Fe, California 92067 3,282 $411,595 Atherton, California 94027 7,582 $...
What is a commodity? The origin of the word per Dictionary.com - started in 1375-1425 from the late Middle English term "commodite;" the Anglo-French term "commoditas" meaning timeliness, convenience that is equivalent to "commod" meaning us. We know it today as something tangible that we can bu...
This article validates what obviously is upon us - Cash buyers abound. Just wondering if most of those cash are from outside sources and not from our banking system. More and more people are buying homes with pure cash. In December, all-cash purchases accounted for 42.1 percent of all U.S. reside...
If you are wondering where millionaires are, and where they "gravitate," here is a nice article to read: http://realtormag.realtor.org/daily-news/2014/01/28/10-states-most-millionaires?om_rid=AAMyLR&om_mid=_BS6BpXB838Asq2&om_ntype=RMODaily Where do home buyers have the most to spend on housing? C...
Here is a good article about what buyers do pending the close of escrow. Cynics may scoff, but getting under contract on the right home can turn even the most stoic shopper into a bit of a dreamer. From paint colors to planting a garden, picturing yourself in that property is critical for many bu...
Just to share the varied median prices here in California. Looking at the numbers, California is slowly regaining market stability.
"Cash is King," this is how my manager described those buyers who pay in cash. With the present low inventory of houses across the country, paying in cash by the affluent seems unfair to those availing of financing with a meager down payment. I am not surprised if this trend continues because the...
Check this great home in Oakland, CA. http://www.myrecafe.com/Email/GetAttachment.aspx?emailID=228162088&emailAttachmentID=54374086