It’s no secret that there has been a real shortage of homes for sale in The Bay Area since the beginning of the year, and as the majority of people who sell their home are also buying in the same area, this creates a whole new set of potential pitfalls for homeowners. Should You Buy First or Sell First? This is an age-old question that homeowners have asked whenever they are planning a move. The best answer will depend very much on your personal circumstances. If you have lived in your … [Read more...] about Is The Prospect Of Being Homeless Stopping You Selling Your San Francisco East Bay Home?
Until a couple of years ago, finding a bargain home in the East Bay was easy. Most of the available homes for sale were either bank owned foreclosures or short sales and prices were at rock bottom. The market was flooded with inventory so sellers had to accept what buyers would pay or their homes could sit on the market for months. How Times Have Changed! Flash forward to 2016. Listings of distressed properties (the real estate term for foreclosures and short sales) have almost disappeared … [Read more...] about How Not To Overpay For A Home In Today’s San Francisco East Bay Real Estate Market