Category Archives: Bay Area Market Updates

Designations Create Distinctions: A New Series Coming To The Bobbi Decker Blog

The Best Really Do Stand Out From The Rest.  Have you ever noticed how many titles, initials and abbreviations some doctors have?! The person you see to manage the biggest part of your well-being (your health!) might be an M.D. … Continue reading

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Monday Market Update: Fire Insurance Coverage – It’s Review Time

The initial reactions of many Californians following the devastating North Bay fires have emerged in an overwhelming outpouring of community support. Local donation drives, acts of kindness and appreciation for first responders and humane rescue collaboration for four-legged evacuees have … Continue reading

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PODCAST RELEASE: Insurance ‘Good, Bad & Ugly’ Part II

The hazards of the wild, wild west and of home ownership have 3 things in common: the good, the bad and the ugly! If you tuned in last week, you know that we started our discussion on homeowner’s insurance with … Continue reading

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Monday Market Update: 5 “WOW” Ways To Make a Great First Impression

If you know me – you know I always say that you NEVER get a 2nd chance to make a GREAT 1st impression! So you can imagine I was pretty excited when Realtor.com debuted a new video on ‘5 Foolproof Ways … Continue reading

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Monday Market Update: A Seller’s Market Reality Check

You’ve no doubt seen the continued demand for Silicon Valley real estate and the solid home price appreciation that’s followed. Maybe you’ve watched neighbors homes sell really fast for really unexpected amounts, or watched your adult children struggle with entering … Continue reading

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Market Update: Foreign Homebuyers Increase 49%

Welcome back to the Bobbi Decker real estate blog! If you’ve been following our blog and our podcast series you know that international real estate has been a HOT topic this summer…and really all year! So much so in fact, … Continue reading

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PODCAST RELEASE: Home Styles You Know & Love (And Some You Don’t)

Let’s face it: is your favorite part of real estate building wealth, creating memories OR appreciating aesthetic appeal! If you’re a fan of the latter (the seriously fun part!)… did you know that there are 35 different home styles in … Continue reading

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PODCAST RELEASE: Home Sales & Prices Break Records

‘The price of light is less than the cost of darkness.’ ~ Arthur C. Nielsen, Market Researcher & Founder of ACNielsen Those who continually follow our program know that we believe knowledge is power; while the current market trends are … Continue reading

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Monday Market Update: Should You Stay Or Should You Go?

What do you do when rising equity and rising interest rates don’t exactly go together like peanut butter and jelly?! That is the question posed by millions of homeowners in the current current economic climate. Continuing strong economic growth coupled … Continue reading

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Monday Market Update: “E” Is For…Equity

Did you know that “total home equity held by households rose by $1.317 trillion (10.9%)  to $13.349 trillion” in 2016?* The current $13.35 trillion held in household real estate now passes the previous 2005 peak of $13.27 trillion. Rising home … Continue reading

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