Real Estate Market Updates

Homes are selling like crazy, prices are still going up-you’ve heard it before…but let’s look at the facts.

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The top 3 leading articles in my email inbox today from various news networks read: “Existing-Home Sales Strengthen” and “New-Home Sales Take Off” and “Home Prices on Long-Term Spell Upward.” So what does one make of all these headlines go around in the media? “Home prices continue to rise across the country,” says David M. […]

Real Estate Market Updates

A Let-Up for Prices?

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Are Prices Starting to Top Out? A study titled “the Buy vs. Rent Index” published by Florida Atlantic University (FAU) and Florida International University (FIU) says it’s so. “Housing markets are slowing, suggesting that we are nearing a peak in housing markets around the U.S.—but this is good news, as we are pulling back from […]

Events & Lifestyle

5 Ways to Save on Energy Costs in 2018

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Energy savings can be as easy as air-drying dishes or using florescent light bulbs. Follow these 5 tips, and create a more energy-efficient home. Wash laundry in cold water. If you wash your clothes in cold water you might be surprised to learn that you’re in the minority. Around 60% of Americans wash their clothes […]

Real Estate Advice

New Year, New Homes: A Homebuyer’s Guide

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Like much of the country, the East Bay is plagued with a short supply of housing. The National Association of Realtors reported recently that inventory for pre-owned properties is down 10.4% from last year nationally. But demand and price is not predicted to decrease, Javier Vivas, director of Economic Research for Realtor.com forecasts home prices […]