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?
A phenomenon that has become extremely popular in recent years is the Automated Home Valuation feature that can be found on many websites. It's hardly surprising. Let's assume you live in Danville and you are wondering how much equity you have in your home. Why wouldn't you prefer to just go to a website and enter the address of your home to get an instant valuation? Can You Really Get An Accurate Home Valuation That Easily? Unfortunately, the old adage, "if it sounds too good to be true, then … [Read more...] about The Truth About Automated Real Estate Valuations
2016 Contra Costa Real Estate - Another Active Year I’m sure most homeowners in the San Francisco East Bay are well aware that 2016 was yet another very active year for real estate sales. Homes that were professionally prepared for sale, appropriately priced and effectively marketed continued to sell quickly and multiple offers were not uncommon for really desirable properties. In Contra Costa County, all this was particularly true for homes in Danville, San Ramon, Alamo and Walnut … [Read more...] about 2016 East Bay Real Estate – The Year in Review