Category Archives: Monday Market Updates

Market Update: Keeping Your Smart Home A Safe One Too!

Isn’t it ironic that the steps we take to make our homes safer, more efficient and more convenient can cause us to be more vulnerable along the way? There is no better example than smart home technology… Nest, Ring, Abode, … Continue reading

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Monday Market Update: Global Real Estate Info Session (Open To All: This Thursday!)

Have you ever wondered why 9 million Americans have chosen to live overseas, or why 700,000 US retirees are receiving Social Security abroad? Have you wondered what it would be like to invest in a growing offshore economy, or what … Continue reading

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Monday Market Update: Mortgage Application Surge Follows Largest One-Week Decline In Decade

WOW. This was supposed to be THE year for rising rates, right? Much of the media speculation centered around what could happen in 2019 focused on the big window of refinancing being over, and the concern of buyers getting priced … Continue reading

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Monday Market Update: Don’t Be Fooled By These Times To Call In The Pros

It’s April Fool’s Day… but there are some tricks you should not fall for at any time of year! When I saw this infographic from our friends at the California Association of Realtors®, I just new it was the perfect … Continue reading

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Monday Market Update: 5 Reasons to Love L-Shaped Kitchen Islands

Whether you are talking Hawaiian islands or the kitchen variety… we are pretty sure they can never be to big, too ostentatious or too fun! But ‘tis also true that the word fun literally lies within ‘fun’ctional… so this week … Continue reading

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Monday Market Update: Tech IPO’s Projected To Create Thousands Of Buyers By Year-End

Can you believe that March is halfway over? Now that our clocks have sprung forward, and the sunshine has too… it’s time for a little update on what to expect as 2019 marches forward! At the end of last month, … Continue reading

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Monday Market Update: Why Buyers Buy (Top 5)

There is no ONE reason to buy a home, right? It really is the perfect storm so to speak of timing, location, affordability and the like. But we all know that some factors are more important than others.. and this … Continue reading

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Monday Market Update: New Records For Home Ownership Rates & Pending Sales

What a start to March! If you thought real estate was going to be boring this year compared to last, prepare to be disappointed! There are noteworthy statistics with regards to homeownership levels and pending sales that verify what we … Continue reading

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Monday Market Update: American Housing Survey ~ Why Buyers Move

“If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.” (Paul Coelho) We can all agree that home really is where the heart is, and that is often why moving on from a home you … Continue reading

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Monday Market Update: Remodeling ROI (It’s More Local Than You Think)

Hello Friends & Happy President’s Week! With spring approaching and Silicon Valley home values continuing to support solid equity, I thought this would be an ideal time to talk about remodeling ROI. The infographic below from the California Association of … Continue reading

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