There are times when I think it is important to spread the word regarding any likelihood of significant changes in our real estate market and I sense that now may be the time to do just that. Barring any significant economic events, real estate in California historically tends to run in 6-8 year cycles. That is 6-8 years of rising prices followed by another 6-8 years of a mixture of plateauing and reducing prices, before the rising price cycle starts again. What makes this particularly … [Read more...] about Are San Ramon Valley Home Prices Nearing A Peak?
When you sell your home, it makes sense that you’d want to hire a real estate agent who’s an “area expert”. After all, an agent who is not an “expert” may not realize things or trends in your neighborhood that affect the values. Factors such as the latest information about our award-winning schools. Or what new developments are planned, both residential and retail, that can impact home values one way or another. The thing is, “area expert” is a term used a bit too frequently, … [Read more...] about Why List Your Home For Sale With An Area Specialist?
When you decide to sell your home you have to face facts - you are going to have to endure a degree of inconvenience if you want to get the best price. You will probably have it staged - so you will be living in a somewhat artificial environment for a while. You will also have to vacate your home when an agent has arranged to show it to his buyers And when you have Open Houses you have to disappear for a few hours at a time so that total strangers can walk through it without interacting with … [Read more...] about Open Houses – Are They Necessary Or Not?