Sonoma County Real Estate October 2020 Report

Our hearts go out to so many of our friends and neighbors affected by these terrible fires, and our gratitude is too deep for words to those fighting the fires and assisting those needing help. We continue to issue market reports during these times of such difficulty simply because there are still people who have [ More ]

Sonoma County Real Estate September 2020 Report

In the context of the terrible fires we’ve seen in recent weeks, a real estate report may seem trivial, but we have clients still trying to make buying and selling decisions, and we feel it remains our job to deliver straightforward data on the market. This first chart looks at the impact of the fires [ More ]

Sonoma County Real Estate August 2020 Report

Median House Sales Prices – Short-Term & Long-Term Trends. Active listings on market, new listings, listings accepting offers, closed sales volume. Supply & Demand Inventory is not keeping up with demand, putting increasing pressure on the market (and prices). Sales Volume & Listings for Sale by Price Segment As compared to sales volume, the Sonoma [ More ]

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 ]