Sonoma County Real Estate Market Blasts Off July 2020 Report

Despite the ongoing health and economic crisis precipitated by COVID-19, the Sonoma County real estate market has staged a dramatic recovery from the steep declines in March and April. Buyer demand has skyrocketed, and high-end homes, in particular, have seen extremely strong sales activity. Around the Bay Area, more affluent buyers – the demographic least [ More ]

Sonoma County Real Estate Spring 2020 Report

Supply & demand statistics, median sales price trends, sales and values by city, the luxury home market, and the dwindling effects of COVID-19. June 2020 Generally speaking, market activity – as measured by the number of listings going into contract – continued to pick up rapidly in May, bouncing back from the steep plunge following [ More ]

Sonoma County Real Estate Market Begins to Bounce Back – Slowly

Shelter-in-place caused steep drops in activity across the board in what is typically the beginning of the busy spring and summer selling seasons. However, though still far below normal levels, activity has been slowly picking up since bottoming out in late March/early April, and will presumably continue to do so with the easing of both [ More ]

Sonoma County Real Estate & the Coronavirus April 2020 Report

The first thing to remember is that there is a time lag – usually 3 to 6+ weeks – between a new listing coming on market, an offer being negotiated and accepted, and when the transaction actually closes sale. This means that almost all of the sales price data we have, as of the first [ More ]

Sonoma County Real Estate March 2020 Report

There is a lot going on in the world right now and we won’t pretend to know how things will turn out or affect the local real estate market over the next few months. In the meantime, this report will look at the most recent data available, though the impact of the wild volatility in [ More ]

Sonoma County Real Estate January 2020 Report

Generally speaking, after years of solid appreciation rates, annual 2019 Bay Area median home prices went down a little bit, went up a little bit or basically remained unchanged as compared to 2018. Sonoma County was one of the markets that ticked down a little – but made a significant recovery from the slowdown that [ More ]

Sonoma County Real Estate December 2019 Report

Bay Area Median Home Prices & Market Sizes by County. Median House Price Trends since 1996 – Selected Communities. These 2 charts are estimated calculations of median home value trends by an algorithm created for that purpose. As always, these numbers should be considered very general approximations of prices in complex markets containing homes of [ More ]

Sonoma County Real Estate November 2019 Report

We will limit our comments regarding the fire to 2 thoughts: It is impossible to express sufficient gratitude to those who have worked on the fire line and those who have stepped forward to help those affected. Secondly, Sonoma has been through natural disasters in the past – floods, fires, droughts and earthquakes – and [ More ]

Sonoma County Real Estate October 2019 Report

Updated Market & Census Statistics, Home Prices & Appreciation Rates, Luxury Home Sales, Price Reductions, Employment, & Interest Rates. Year-over-Year Q3 Comparisons – Q3 2016 – Q3 2019 Median House Sales Prices by Quarter After significant drops in median sales prices beginning in summer 2018 (following a very strong spring 2018 selling season), prices bounced [ More ]

Sonoma County Real Estate September 2019 Report

Home Prices by City; Short-Term & Long-Term Appreciation Trends; Migration In & Out of County; Price Reductions; Unsold Inventory. Home Price Appreciation Trends – Selected Sonoma County Markets Home Prices by City People Moving In & Out of County Using new U.S. Census estimates released 8/29/19, this chart attempts to identify U.S. counties, states and [ More ]