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2020 Stormy Times

Messengers of Wakan Tanka (the Everywhere Spirit) Music and Art By Jeanette Sacco-Bellisaccobellistudio.com Surround yourself with wonderful people. That’s what I like to do. Life is richer and fuller when you are surrounded by creative, interesting, engaging and fun people. Jeanette Sacco-Belli is one of my dearest friends. She was a classmate of Michael’s when they were in college, at then College of Notre Dame....

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San Mateo County Real Estate Market Update – September 2020

Sale prices for single-family homes showed strong gains again, continuing the trend of buyers opting for single-family homes over condos and townhouses. Prices for condos and townhouses are still declining, though at a slightly slower pace than the past few months. Generally, properties are selling very close to list price. Though inventory levels are objectively low, they are inching up for single family homes, and...

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SEPTEMBER: National Sewing Month

National Sewing Month is the recognition of a creative form of self-expression that we celebrate in September, but enjoy all year. The month-long Open House of retailers, bloggers, online stores, schools, organizations, individuals and more is a great time to renew interest, share ideas, be inspired, expand your knowledge and express your creativity. Happy sewing! Fabric Pumpkins from a Halloween Bandana This upcycling idea for...

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California Wildfire Relief

The smoky air is a constant reminder of the serious situation our state is in. Fires have been burning not just across California, but the entire western United States. Many of us are concerned about the magical places where we created special memories, like Big Basin Redwoods State Park. Others are wondering if they will even have a home to return to. I have several...

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July Market Analysis

San Mateo County had another scorching July In this update you’ll see how Covid-19 has impacted the housing market in San Mateo County. Spoiler Alert: It is hot! New homes and number of sales continue to be high. Active and Pending Sales are high. Median and Average Prices remain high. Homes are selling fast, and for great prices. There is a lot of motivation on...

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San Mateo County Real Estate Market Update – August 2020

As the pandemic lingers and its effect of permanent business closures, job losses and steep declines in both business and personal income continues, the San Mateo County real estate market has begun to reflect the impact. As people spend more time in their homes, buyers are opting for single family homes rather than condos or townhouses. This is reflected in the median sale price trends,...

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Signs of Optimism in the Real Estate Market

If you’ve been reading my market updates, this article will come as no surprise. Karl Lee, Chairman of MLS Listings, penned a nice article for the SFGate on Tuesday. In the piece, Lee expresses several reasons for the optimism that has been showing in the market. I am there for you. If you realize this will be a good time to capitalize on market conditions...

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San Mateo County Real Estate Market Update – July 2020

The San Mateo County June sales data shows the tale of two markets. The market for single-family homes is heating up. The cooling effect we saw during the peak of shelter-in-place is waning. Prices are rising again, albeit at a slower rate than earlier this year. Inventory is decreasing which makes it a more competitive market for buyers. Agents are reporting multiple offers and properties...

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No June Gloom in San Mateo County

The numbers in June are surprisingly strong. Both single family homes and townhome/condos showed resilience. I waited for the full month to make this report so I could give the most accurate data. And here it is. The number of sold homes dropped in April, but picked right back up. Homes are outpacing townhome/condo sales. An increasing number of homes have also hit the market....

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