Categories for Real Estate Market Update

Information Happy Hour – January 15, 2020

Information Happy Hour was successful again, both informative and delicious! Vidhya Babu Esq. delivered a terrific presentation about myriad ways to hold title in order to best protect our most valuable asset, our home. Mike Gunn delivered knockout appetizers and wines for us to enjoy. As I have posted before, I like to work with educated and informed clients. But not all topics in my...

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MLSListings Real Estate Market Update – January 2020

MLSListings Silicon Valley and Coastal Regions Single-Family Homes Market Overview Year Ends with Inventory Down, Closed Sales Up 2019 concluded with median sale prices up year-over-year in every MLSListings county except for Santa Cruz. The number of homes sold in December 2019 saw double-digit increases in all counties versus last December, while inventory was down compared to December 2018 (and month-to-month) across the board. New...

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MLSListings Quarterly Market Overview – Q4 2019

Prepared by Elliot Eisenberg, PhD., MLSListings Partner Economist Internationally acclaimed economist, public speaker, and MLSListings Partner Economist, Elliot Eisenberg, PhD., recently published his Quarterly Market Overview for the fourth quarter of 2019. Here are Eisenberg’s insightful takes on: National Economic OverviewRegional Economic OverviewMarket Overview by MLSListings County Q4 2019 National Economic Overview After a weak start, growth in 19Q4 steadily improved and should come in...

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Market Report – January 2020

San Mateo County Real Estate – Year and Decade in Review In the past decade, San Mateo County’s median single-family homes sold prices recovered from a devastating decline in the financial and housing markets to rise 102% -from $730,000 to $1,475,000. Condo/Townhome sold prices rose 114%, from $440,000 to $945,000. These increases compare to the median household income increase over the same time period of...

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MLSListings Real Estate Market Update – December 2019

MLSListings Silicon Valley and Coastal Regions Single-Family Homes Market Overview Median Sale Prices Up as 2019 Draws to a Close As we approach the end of the year, median sale prices grew in all five MLSListings counties compared to last November and rose in four of the five counties versus October. Factors possibly contributing to price increases include tightening inventory (down year-over-year in all counties...

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Market Update – December 2019

San Mateo County Real Estate Market Update – December 2019 Summary The median sale price for single-family homes and condos/townhouses continues to fluctuate. In spite of the volatility, prices are still holding steady compared with last year. It’s important to keep in mind that while the prices are the same as last year, the market in San Mateo County is behaving quite differently. The psychology...

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Sending Holiday Cards on a Time Crunch

Holiday cards are a great way to send warm wishes to friends and family during the season. But getting everything together takes time – something that can be pretty tough to come by during this busy time of year. That’s why this month, I’m giving you some information on how to create a holiday card on a time crunch. You’ll find tips and tricks to...

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MLSListings Real Estate Market Update – November 2019

MLSListings Silicon Valley and Coastal Regions Single-Family Homes Market Overview Hold That Power Shift – Sellers Still Flexing Muscle Although the prevailing wisdom is that power is shifting from sellers to buyers, there are indications that sellers are not relinquishing control easily. Median prices were up from last month in the counties of San Mateo, Santa Clara, and Santa Cruz while staying flat in San...

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