Home buying

Let’s find you a home, Pt. 2

In my last blog, I spoke about how there were three things that your professional realtor® should do for you to make sure that you get more of what you want: 1. Know the inventory; 2. Ask Questions; 3. Negotiate Earlier this week I wrote about inventory knowledge. In case you missed it, it's important. … Continue reading

Real Estate Market Update, Real Estate Trends

Are we in for another housing burst?

I get that question at least once or twice every single open house. Short answer is I don't think so. The longer answer is always a little more complex. No, we aren't in for another housing collapse but we are headed straight for another housing crisis...or as one editorial put it: "housing catastrophe." It is … Continue reading

American Canyon Real Estate, Real Estate Market Update, Uncategorized

February 6, 2017 Inventory Update

Inventory is up in Solano County this week. Interest rates are back down...things are looking up for a huge spring selling season.

American Canyon Real Estate, Real Estate Market Update

1/30/17 Napa-Solano Inventory

Solano inventory dropped for the second straight week last week while Napa County remained relatively static. Anecdotally, the housing market is still moving at a brisk pace throughout the region. Sales are down in American Canyon but prices are way up.  This appears to be the case throughout the rest of the region. After the … Continue reading

American Canyon Real Estate, Real Estate Market Update

1/26/17 Inventory Update

Inventory dropped in Solano County this week while Napa County remained relatively stagnant. At the same time, mortgage rates continued to tick up. The big real estate news this week, however, came on Friday as the new administration decided not to cut the insurance premium on FHA loans. It's too early to say exactly what … Continue reading

American Canyon Real Estate, Real Estate Market Update, Uncategorized, Vallejo Real Estate

Napa-Solano Weekly Market Update

Real Estate Market Update, Real Estate Trends

1/9/17 Napa-Solano Inventory Update

Slight bump in inventory throughout Napa and Solano Counties after the holidays which is to be expected.  A nice surprise, however, was the interest rate retreating towards pre-election rates as they fell just below 4%.

American Canyon Real Estate, Real Estate Market Update, Vallejo Real Estate

January 2 Market Update

Real Estate Market Update, Real Estate Trends

RE Market Update 12/19

The big real estate news coming out of last week was the Fed's decision to raise the short term interest rate .25%. Interest rates rose sharply. The current whispers in the real estate world is how an increase in mortgage rates will effect home affordability - some estimates say that a rise of just 0.5% … Continue reading

American Canyon Real Estate, Real Estate Market Update, Real Estate Trends

Weekly Market Update 12/12

All indicators are now pointing to the traditional seasonal slowdown as folks take a breath for the Holidays...the one exception being American Canyon which added 4 new homes to the market last week, including one by fellow office mate Kasama Lee. 500 Wetlands Edge Rd boasts an amazing view and is just a few short … Continue reading