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Deceleration vs. Depreciation

I've been nerding out a bit over the past few weeks as all of the major economists, trade journals, and trade associations release their projections for the next few years. In fact, I just read a great article over at KCM (Keeping Current Matters) about the difference between deceleration vs. depreciation. It seems that every … Continue reading

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So…what’s up with the market…really?

It’s not the white-hot market from earlier in the year & it’s not the 2020 market benefiting from a wave of pent-up demand but make no mistake this is still a hot housing market.Odeta Kushi, Deputy Chief Economist at First American I pulled this quote from the good people over at Keeping Current Matters (KCM) and I'll share the … Continue reading

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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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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