The Market

May 2015 Marin County Real Estate Report: Fast Start to Spring Market

Median Sales Prices; Luxury Home Sales; Housing Affordability Index; Supply, Demand & Overbidding; Home Values by City; Bay Area Markets Marin Median House & Condo Sales Prices As the spring market accelerated, April’s median home sales prices – which mostly reflect transactions negotiated in March – hit new highs for both houses and condos in Marin. [ More ]

Healdsburg is heart of Sonoma wine country

In the early 1900s when the bottom dropped out of the wine industry with Prohibition, many Sonoma vineyards in California were replanted to plum tree orchards. By the late 1960s, prunes were the most important industry in the area and the largest cash crop. Healdsburg became known as “The Buckle of the Prune Belt.’’ Prunes [ More ]

Statewide Mandatory Water Conservation

Statewide Mandatory Water Conservation

On March 17th, in response to the ongoing drought, the State Water Resource Control Board (SWRCB) voted 5-0 in favor of extending the current mandated statewide water conservation measures, first adopted in 2014. In addition, the SWRCB added several new prohibited water uses. The City of Healdsburg’s Water Department customers did a tremendous job conserving [ More ]

The North Bay Real Estate Market for Marin, Napa & Sonoma Counties

Median House Sales Prices – Map (2014 – 2015 house sales as reported to MLS 8/16/14 – 2/15/15). City median sales prices may change – sometimes significantly – depending on the exact sales period being assessed.March 2015 Report for Marin County    Preliminary statistics and indications on the ground in the hurly burly of deal-making [ More ]

Dine Around Healdsburg is on January 28 and 29

Healdsburg invites you to enjoy a “Three Hour Dining Experience” featuring some of our finest restaurants, each conveniently located near the historic Healdsburg Plaza or a short drive to your next stop. Enjoy four courses of a “progressive feast” $89 / person (tax & gratuity included) For more details :

Monthly Spirit Tasting at Spoonbar

Sundays | 3pm Join Bar Manager Tara as she hosts some of the top distillers in the region for intimate tastings and talks. This Sunday, Tara will instruct you on how to infuse syrups with homegrown botanicals for incredible cocktails with special guest–the locally produced– Sonoma Brothers Vodka! Learn a little something this Sunday while [ More ]

Hands on Healdsburg: 50 days of exceptional offerings and a myriad of activities

Locals and visitors alike looking to experience something unique this winter will have the opportunity to  partake in an array of hands-on workshops. Hands on Healdsburg is 50 days of exceptional offerings and a myriad of activities that each illustrate Healdsburg’s blend of sophistication with its farm-town friendliness and rustic appeal. Hands on Healdsburg is offered [ More ]

Marin Napa Sonoma Real Estate Report

North Bay Home Sales, Values & Appreciation The North Bay Luxury Home Market ———————————————————— Real Estate Cycles The chart below illustrates in a simplified manner the market cycles of the past 30+ years. It is based on the S&P Case-Shiller Index pertaining to Bay Area “high-price tier” homes, the segment which dominates the Marin County [ More ]