The Market

Marin Real Estate – High Demand, Low Supply Continues – Paragon Report

By quantity, home sales in Marin are dominated by Novato, San Rafael and Mill Valley, while the highest median sales prices are typically found in smaller towns. Median sales price is that price at which half the sales sold for more and half for less. It can be and often is affected by factors besides …

Marin County Real Estate: Preliminary Indications of Direction for the 2017 Market

Q1 is the quarter of the year with the least number of closed sales, so too much should not be made of its data, but we have summarized annual Q1 dynamics for the past 4 years in the 2 charts above. In the general residential market (chart 1), the inventory of listings available to buy …

Longer-Term Trends in Sonoma Real Estate, Market Seasonality & Home Price Appreciation by City

Before we look at longer-term market statistical and appreciation trends in the county, this chart above looks at the ebb and flow of new inventory and sales activity during the year. New listings start pouring onto the market in February to peak in mid-spring and early summer. The jump in new inventory fuels sales activity [ More ]

What Costs How Much Where in Marin & Other Angles on Its Real Estate Market

Where to Look to Buy for the Price You Want to Pay The county market for houses under $1,000,000 and for condos is dominated by San Rafael and Novato, by far the biggest cities in Marin. Moving into higher price ranges brings other cities into the picture, notably Mill Valley, San Anselmo and Corte Madera. [ More ]

Marin County & Bay Area Real Estate Markets

Home Values, Appreciation Trends, Market Conditions & Trends, Rents, and Selected Demographic Angles by County February 2017 Survey We have updated our median home price maps for the entire Bay Area by city, for San Francisco by neighborhood, and then specifically for the Marin, Lamorinda & Diablo Valley, and Wine Country markets. To access them, [ More ]

Sonoma County Home Prices and Trends by City

Sonoma County Home Values by City Paragon Real Estate Including 20+ custom charts     Sonoma & Napa Median Home Prices Reflecting MLS Sales in 2016 Mouse over map for median price icons Median sales price is that price at which half the sales occurred for more and half for less. It is a very general statistic, [ More ]

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

Gold, Google, Soybeans & Marin 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, purchase and sale dates are critical factors, and changing those can alter the results significantly: Using 2011, the last bottom of [ More ]

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 ]

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