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Sonoma County Real Estate Entering the Spring Selling Season

Around the Bay Area, spring 2018 was one of the hottest markets in the last 2 decades. The market began to cool considerably in summer and autumn – demand, sales and appreciation rates dropping, while supply and price reductions rapidly increased – and then the mid-winter doldrums took hold. The Sonoma market has been significantly [ More ]

Marin Real Estate Heading into the 2019 Market

As of early February, the government shutdown is over – at least for a couple more weeks – the stock market has recovered dramatically from its late 2018 plunge, and interest rates are well down from November highs. A good number of large, local, high-tech “unicorns” continue to plan IPOs in 2019. All these are …

Sold: 265 Cambria Way

Sold: 265 Cambria Way

Single level home with a three-car garage is located near the end of the cul de sac on an exceptionally well-maintained street close to shopping and medical facilities. The formal living/dining and comfortable kitchen/family combos feature hardwood flooring and light filled rooms. The kitchen has a functional center island, stainless appliances and amble storage. Enjoy [ More ]

Sold: 585 Mission Blvd

Sold: 585 Mission Blvd

Nice single level(downstairs unit) condo refreshed with new carpet in desirable area. Includes 1 car detached garage, patio, washer and dryer. Pool, gym, water, sewer and garbage are included. Close to bus line, shops, and restaurants. Rincon Valley Schools. HOA is in the process of making exterior repairs. Poss. owner financing or lease option.

Marin Real Estate Looking Back on 2018

There were almost too many local, national and international political, economic, social and ecological factors impacting the 2018 market to count. In the first half of the year, market conditions were very hot, and there were strong year-over-year appreciation rates. Come summer/early autumn, real estate and financial markets began to shift distinctly cooler. Looking at …

Sold: 811-813 Spencer Avenue

Sold: 811-813 Spencer Avenue

Dialed-in investment property! Remodeled from the foundation up in 2015-2016 by local contractor. Two stylish studio units with a large storage building behind on large parcel in the JC Area. Dual pane windows, ceiling and wall insulation, LED lights, galley kitchens and tiled bathrooms, low flow fixtures. Plenty of space to be creative here or [ More ]

Sonoma County Real Estate Looking Back on 2018

There were almost too many political, economic and even ecological factors – local, national and international – impacting the 2018 market to count. At the end of 2017 and in the first half of 2018, market conditions were very hot in Sonoma and around the Bay Area, and there were strong year-over-year appreciation rates. Come [ More ]

Sold: 5554 Yerba Buena Road

Sold: 5554 Yerba Buena Road

Entertainer’s delight in prime St Francis neighborhood. Thoughtfully updated with an expert eye for quality, style and comfort. Spectacular open kitchen, full wet bar for indoor/outdoor festivities. Fresh and soothing palette inside complements the exquisite and abundant gardens offering color, texture and flavor at all times of year. Incredible variety of flowers, shrubs and trees, [ More ]

Sold: 23430 Old Duncans Grade Road

Sold: 23430 Old Duncans Grade Road

Inspiring spaces amid towering redwoods & sun-drenched meadows. Minutes from the Russian River or the Sonoma Coast, this oasis lets you get away from it all. Cottage-style house plus a 600 sq.ft. granny gives you flexibility for having guests or doing a vacation rental. There’s also an art/yoga studio and a huge garage/shop (over 900 [ More ]

30+ Years of Bay Area Real Estate Cycles

The CoreLogic S&P Case-Shiller high-price-tier Home Price Index for the 5- county San Francisco Metro Area, illustrated above by the blue line, applies best to more expensive Bay Area housing markets such as most of San Francisco, Marin, San Mateo and Diablo Valley/Lamorinda. The SF Metro low- and mid-price tiers had much more dramatic bubbles [ More ]

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