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Lowest Mortgage Rates In History
9/11/2020 7:24 PM
Lowest Mortgage Rates in History: What It Means for Homeowners and Buyers 31 Jul 2020  by Jordan TerryIn July, the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell below 3% for the first time in history.1 And while many Americans have rushed to take advantage of this unprecedented opportunity, others question the hype. Are today’s rates truly a bargain? Wh...Read More
 
Avoid Capital Gains Tax Without a 1031 Exchange
8/24/2020 5:32 PM
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Marin Real Estate Market - Q2 2020
7/13/2020 9:16 PM
The coronavirus is likely to blame for a drop in the number of sales that were concluded in Q2 – 576 vs 806 in the same quarter a year ago. Surprisingly though, neither the coronavirus nor the volatility in the stock market have negatively impacted prices, which are up significantly – by 8% from a year ago and by 12% from the previous quarter. This...Read More
 
Tips for Selling your Home in Spring
4/23/2020 3:54 PM
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Marin Real Estate Update - Q1 2020
4/8/2020 9:24 PM
Has the coronavirus affected the real estate market in Marin? It undoubtedly has though it’s too early to draw concrete conclusions since we have only seen the “shelter in place” guidelines since the middle of March. The one thing that does seem to be happening is a slowdown in the number of sales. With Open Houses not taking place and with more re...Read More
 
Top 5 Home Design Trends for 2020
3/19/2020 7:06 PM
Whether you’re planning a simple refresh or a full-scale renovation, it’s important to stay up-to-date on the latest trends in home design. Sellers who make tasteful updates can generate increased buyer interest and, in some cases, a premium selling price. And buyers should consider which features of a home will need updating immediately (or in the...Read More
 
Marin Real Estate Market Update
2/28/2020 10:27 PM
This report shows how real estate performed in Marin in the last quarter of 2019 and what current conditions are like.  Prices continued their upward march, up 6% both from the third quarter of the year, and from what they were in Q4 of last year. List prices were also up 4% from what they were in Q3, and 5% from what they were in Q4 of last year. ...Read More
 
Nielsen"s Real Estate News! Q3 2019
10/15/2019 8:26 PM
In this issue, we look at what"s been happening in the Marin real estate market over the past 3 months.  There are finally some developments favorable to buyers.Prices are down 6% from the second quarter of the year, and are off by 2% from what they were in Q3 of last year. List prices are also down 4% from what they were in Q2, although they are 2...Read More
 
Nielsen"s Real Estate News! Sept 2019
9/24/2019 2:14 PM
In this September issue of Nielsen"s Real Estate News you can learn about what to take into account when figuring how much house you can afford, whether you can save money by purchasing a "fixer upper," the effect of a possible recession on the housing market, 10 secrets to obtaining top dollar when you sell, and much more  Read these and other art...Read More
 
Nielsen"s Real Estate News - August 2019
8/26/2019 5:58 PM
In this issue of Nielsen"s Real Estate News! you can learn the ins and outs of pricing a home, whether or not to buy a condo, whether to reface or replace kitchen cabinets, 5 times it doesn"t pay to file an insurance claim and much more.        And if you know someone looking for an affordable rental in Marin, check out the Sausalito studio cottage...Read More