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Sonoma County Real Estate Report for March

Apr 21, 2020 (0) comment , , , , , , ,

Sonoma County Real Estate Report for March

In examining the March real estate market results, it is important to recognize that there is a time-lag of 3-6 weeks between a listing coming on the market and an offer being accepted.  With this in mind, almost all the sales data we have as of the first week in April reflects the market before…

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Real Estate is an “Essential” Business

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Real Estate is an Essential Business

With strict regulations in place regarding self-distancing, what is to become of the real estate market? While California real estate sales is now deemed an “essential” industry, it does not mean back to business as usual.  All realtors still need to follow health guidelines and each city and county can stipulate what that looks like…

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What is a Good Return on Real Estate Investment?

Apr 07, 2020 (0) comment , , , ,

There is no question that investing in real estate can be profitable. However, it is important to be realistic and that you keep your goals achievable. First of all, you need to keep in mind that you will not make a profit overnight.  Secondly, you need to understand that the location of your property will…

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Homeownership and Tax Breaks

Mar 24, 2020 (0) comment , , , , , , ,

Homeownership and Tax Breaks

Besides the wealth accumulation that property appreciation affords, tax breaks are another way homeowners benefit from their real estate investments.  Here are some facts that set the record straight on the tax advantages of homeownership: Mortgage Interest:  Homeowners with a mortgage that went into effect before December 15, 2017, can deduct interest on loans up…

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Los Angeles 4th Quarter Real Estate Market Report

Mar 10, 2020 (0) comment , , , , ,

Los Angeles 4th Quarter Real Estate Market Report

Recently Compass California Real Estate issued a 4th quarter report on the sales activity in the larger Los Angeles area.  The report heralds a favorable start to 2020 with overall sales increasing more than 7%, although the average home sales prices varied from market to market. Here is a brief summary of a few areas:…

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Is It The Right Time To Sell Or Buy In California?

Mar 03, 2020 (0) comment , , , , ,

Is It The Right Time To Sell Or Buy In California

People generally believe that the winter months are not the best time to list their home for sale; however, a recent report in Showingtime, a real estate industry magazine, reveals how this year is different all over the country: Buyer activity is way up compared to the same time last year. The West, specifically, saw…

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Q4 2019 Sonoma and Napa Counties Real Estate Reports

Feb 25, 2020 (0) comment , , ,

Q4 2019 Sonoma and Napa Counties Real Estate Reports

Recent Sonoma and Napa Counties real estate statistics reveal a flattening of the market experienced last quarter: Napa County # of closed sales = 276 (1% decrease over prior year) Average sales price:  $1.0 Million (9% decrease over prior year) Sonoma County # of closed sales = 1,022 (2% decrease over prior year) Average sales…

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Real Estate Predictions for 2020

Feb 11, 2020 (0) comment , , , , ,

Real Estate Predictions for 2020

At the end of the year all eyes are on the new year.  Too bad we don’t have a crystal ball to predict the real estate market of the future.  We only have the current situation and historical trends to guide us.   Real estate market trends are driven by several factors:  inventories, home prices, interest…

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What a Difference a Decade Makes!

Feb 04, 2020 (0) comment , , , ,

What a Difference a Decade Makes

Just ten years ago, many homeowners were desperately trying to hang on to their homes.  Trying to sell a home was considered a nightmare. Buyers were having a struggle to find a financial institution that would lend them the money to purchase or refinance a home.  Thank heavens that is all behind us! The fundamental…

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Tips To Sell Your House in 2020?

Jan 28, 2020 (0) comment , , ,

Tips To Sell Your House in 2020

When you finally decide to sell your home, what mistakes should you consciously avoid in order to have the best outcome? Although you are excited to make new memories in new spaces, you still carry deep sentimental attachments to the house you are leaving behind.  This emotional dichotomy can result in some costly mistakes. So,…

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