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

What is a TIC? An Explanation of the San Francisco Tenancy In Common

TIC is an acronym for Tenancy In Common (also known as Tenants in Common) and the Brown & Co Group is well known throughout San Francisco for our expertise in the field. After decades of representing Sellers we have often found ourselves explaining to potential buyers, and even their real Read More

Spotlight on Miraloma Park

Rising above San Francisco, Miraloma Park is a quiet, family-friendly neighborhood located just southwest of the City’s geographic center. This hill-top setting affords many homes spectacular views, easy parking, and a low crime rate. The local Miraloma Elementary School is highly rated with test scores ranking well above the state Read More

San Francisco Real Estate: 2017 in Review and 2018 Looking Ahead

2017 saw two foundational trends continue in the San Francisco real estate housing market. Prices continued their trend upward while inventory continued its trend downward. It marked the sixth straight year for higher sales prices for both single family homes and condo/loft/TIC’s. Two changes, one already implemented and one in Read More

San Francisco Real Estate Market Update: December 2017

The November San Francisco real estate market moved along pretty much as expected, with continued low inventory and the majority of properties selling above list price. Condo prices hit an all-time high of $1,230,000. The proposed tax changes are very likely to affect future buyer behavior as they lose purchasing Read More

A Survival Guide For Planning a Move While Planning a Wedding

Preparing for marriage is more than just planning a wedding—you’re planning a life. Some of the biggest decisions will happen as during your wedding planning, like combining financial accounts, adjusting names, writing wills and establishing retirement funds. One of the major, and more immediate, life changes many engaged couples face Read More