There are many preconceived ideas regarding the best time to list your home for sale so it sells quickly and for the best possible price but the real answer is that it depends on the real estate market at the time you want to move. Many people will tell you that Spring or after Easter is the best time to sell your Bay Area home. And certainly that used to be when many people decided they were ready to buy. But these are not “normal” times. In the past few years, buyers have been clamoring for … [Read more...] about When Is The Best Time To Sell Your Bay Area Home?
When you read the various articles in the newspapers talking about homes being listed for sale and getting sometimes more than twenty offers within a matter of days, then selling for more than 15% above list price, it may seem that selling your home is the easiest thing in the world. Yet a closer look at the actual sales figures shows a different picture. Let’s consider sales of all detached homes in Danville, Alamo and San Ramon in the first 6 months of 2015, around 750 homes. About half of … [Read more...] about Why Some Homes Sell Faster Than Others (and some homes just don’t sell)
San Ramon Valley Real Estate Market Update - Quarter 1 2015 April is generally the busiest time of year for San Ramon Valley real estate sales and a look at the first quarter’s sales compared to the same period last year should tell both buyers and sellers of homes what to expect in the coming months. A glance at the chart below shows that home prices have increased up to 10% across the board, and while there is some fluctuation depending on type and size of home, there are few … [Read more...] about San Ramon Valley Real Estate Update