San Francisco Real Estate Market Update – July 2018

Two economic conditions currently in the U.S. may impact the Bay Area housing market. The first is the mounting trade wars with China, Europe, Mexico and Canada. The second is the rising interest rates, tightening monetary policy and converging yield curve, the latter of which has been a recession indicator Read More

Napa County Real Estate Market Report – July 2018

Two economic issues currently in the U.S. may impact the Napa housing market. The first is the mounting trade wars with China, Europe, Mexico and Canada. The second is rising interest rates (2 more are planned by the Federal Reserve Bank but with inflation rising there is talk of a third), tightening Read More

Marin County Real Estate Market Report – July 2018

Two economic conditions currently in the U.S. may impact the Bay Area housing market. The first is the mounting trade wars with China, Europe, Mexico and Canada. The second is the rising interest rates (2 more are planned by the Federal Reserve Bank but with inflation rising there is talk Read More

Marin County Real Estate Market Report – June 2018

May’s median sold price in Southern/Central Marin reached a new high – $1,625,000, although the three-month rolling average showed no appreciation compared to the same time frame in 2017. The prior year’s appreciation was 14%, so this is a notable cooling of the price rises. The number of new listings Read More

Marin County Real Estate Market Report – April 2018

In spite of very rainy, wet weather, Marin single-family home buyers were buying in March. Median sold prices rose for both homes and condominiums, with homes rising just slightly from $1,461,000 to $1,468,000 and condominiums jumping from $668,000 to $729,000. Single Family Homes: The three-month rolling average median sales price of $1,468,000 is up 9.7% Read More

Napa Valley Real Estate Market Report – April 2018

It might have been March’s very rainy, wet weather that caused Napa’s home and condominium buyers and sellers to temper their actions. It might have been stock market volatility. New home and condominium listings were both down, as were home sales. Condominium sales eked out a very small increase. Sold Read More