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If You’re a First Time Homebuyer…

Options for First-Time Homebuyers Some Highlights With a housing market this competitive, sometimes you have to think outside the box.Work with your trusted real estate advisors to do things like assess your budget, expand your search radius, look into other options, and determine your true needs.If you're having trouble finding your first home, let’s connect to explore your options. It's … Continue reading

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American Canyon August Market Update

Before I begin, I have something to say: we are still in a seller's market. We can look at the numbers in about 800 different ways and the fact remains that there are more buyers looking to purchase in American Canyon than there are sellers looking to sell. Real Estate prices are still rising... The … Continue reading

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Where are we going? Where have we been?

There's a lot of handwringing at the moment. What's going to happen with the Real Estate market? Are we headed for a crash? Many of the metrics that we traditionally have used are now completely out of whack. When the pandemic shut everything down last March, it also shut down the real estate market. Therefore, … Continue reading

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Don’t Expect Another Wave of Foreclosures

Many potential buyers that I speak with often tell me that they are waiting for another wave of foreclosures after the moratorium lifts. According to leading economists at Keeping Current Matters, don't expect a glut of distressed properties on the market this year (or the beginning of next year if the eviction moratorium proposed by … Continue reading

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April 2021 Market Update

Every month I feel like I say the same thing. Mortgage rates are still near historic lows, there isn't enough inventory, there are a lot of buyers, housing prices continue to rise significantly. Still in a seller's market... In fact, the median home price in American Canyon rose by 23% and the number of homes … Continue reading

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Weekend Book Read for April 9, 2021

Ah yes...best laid plans for a weekly book recommendation. So monthly it is! And to that end, since April is National Poetry Month, I thought that I'd sing the praises of Safia Elhillo's new story, Home is Not a Country. It would be easy to promote The Hill We Climb, because it was so amazing … Continue reading

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Are We in a Housing Bubble?

As a real estate professional, it's important that I stay on top of current trends. Keeping Current Matters (KCM) is one of those companies that I follow very closely. Understandably, both buyers and sellers are interested in whether or not we are in a housing bubble. KCM digs deep on a continual basis, looking into … Continue reading