May 23, 2022 – By the #’s

Taking a look at micro trends around the region again this week, and there are a couple of things that stand out. First, the spring selling season seems to have waited until May. As an example, active inventory in Vallejo has spiked by 40 units in the last two weeks....

Weekly Regional Update for 5/16/22

At first blush, the numbers tracked about as expected this week, except for Vallejo. Active listings rose by 20ish units week over week. There were at least 35 new listings within the last week. Most of the other cities in the area held true to form. This dramatic...

Bon Mots, Deep Thoughts, & Cheap Shots for 5/6/22

I’ve got birds 🐥 in my attic…literally. It’s not just some kind of crazy metaphor. I’m having the screens under the eaves repaired and the little ones removed as I type. I’ve been talking to a friend in the insurance business this...

Weekly Market Recap

It’s been a minute since I’ve taken a look at the weekly numbers, and I wanted to start up again. To be honest, perhaps the most startling thing is that they really haven’t changed all that much. The number of homes on the market are strikingly...

Where are you Going, Where Have you Been?

The title for the blog is from one of my favorite short stories by Joyce Carol Oats…and it little to do with either mortgage rates or real estate. It’s just a good, creepy, story. On second thought, maybe it does have something to do with real estate! The...