The Market

The Sonoma County Real Estate Market at the Start of the New Year

The Sonoma County Real Estate Market at the Start of the New Year   January 2017 Report including 12 custom charts   Gold, Google, Soybeans & Sonoma Home Price Appreciation This first chart is a somewhat lighthearted, but we believe accurate look at how various 2011 investments would have played out through 2016. When calculating appreciation, [ More ]

Real Estate Cycles, Interest Rates, Home Values & Appreciation Trends in Marin County

Bay Area Real Estate Cycles since 1984 per the S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index The first chart below is a simplified graph based on the Case-Shiller Home Price Index illustrating percentage increases and decreases in prices for Bay Area houses in the higher-price tier. The markets in Marin, San Francisco and San Mateo are generally [ More ]

The Marin County Real Estate Market – November 2016 Report

The Marin County real estate market continues to see moderate price increases year over year, driven by a general lack of supply and continued high buyer demand, especially in the more affordable, middle-price ranges. The market is definitely cooler in higher price segments, with increases in the number of luxury homes for sale amid somewhat [ More ]

The Sonoma County Real Estate Market – November 2016 Report

While much of the Bay Area has begun to see cooler real estate markets, the Sonoma market continues to maintain substantial heat, with strong buyer demand and low inventory still the general prevailing situation. Besides the other benefits of living in Sonoma, the relative affordability of homes here when compared to other Bay Area counties [ More ]

Marin County // The Luxury Home Market, Sales & Prices by City, and 6 Market-Heat Metrics

As illustrated above, the market for homes selling for $2 million and above has cooled somewhat over the past year, with the number of active listings climbing, the number of sales dropping, and a big jump in the quantity of listings expiring without selling. This is a general trend in markets around the Bay Area: [ More ]

Sonoma County’s Autumn Market Begins

Sonoma County Median Home Price Appreciation by Quarter and by Year Since 2011, the Sonoma County median house price has appreciated by 85% and its median condo price by 129%. One major factor in such large jumps is that the distressed property crisis plunged Sonoma home prices to unreasonable lows during the recession. For the [ More ]

Marin | Heading into the Autumn Selling Season

Autumn is typically the second busiest selling season of the year, though a relatively short one, running from after Labor Day until mid-November, when the real estate market begins its slide into the winter-holiday slowdown. September is one of the highest months of the year for the number of new listings hitting the market, as [ More ]

North Bay Real Estate & Demographics

What Bay Area markets had the biggest bubble or crash?  Where are homes selling fastest for the most over asking price?  What county sells the most homes over $2 million? Is most affordable? Most educated? Has the most Republicans? While waiting for the autumn market to begin, we thought we would step back and look [ More ]

Sonoma County Real Estate Report – 2016 1st Half Review

Long-term Trends in Median Home Sales Prices Sonoma continued to see considerable home sales price appreciation in the first half of 2016. As a point of comparison, in San Francisco, where the market has begun to distinctly cool, median sales prices have started to plateau on a year-over-year basis. Sonoma Median Home Price Appreciation by [ More ]

Marin County Real Estate Report – 2016 1st Half Review

Long-term Trends in Median Home Sales Prices Marin continued to see considerable overall home sales price appreciation in the first half of 2016 (while in San Francisco, median sales prices have started to plateau on a year-over-year basis). However, within Marin, different cities are seeing varying adjustments to recent appreciation rates, with price growth predominant [ More ]

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