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San Francisco Bay Area Market August 2020 Update

San Francisco Bay Area Market August 2020 Update

As we roll into September, the bay area August sales data continue last month's trend - single families are selling higher and seller while condos are selling lower and lower. There is nothing too interesting going on. In the same period, a single family listing may get 30 showings in 3 days of hitting market [...]
Real Estate Listings and Market Value During Wildfire Season

Real Estate Listings and Market Value During Wildfire Season

Thousands of dry lightning sparked new fires across California in the recent weeks, causing hundreds of homes and properties burning around the San Francisco Bay Area. The devastating fires from North, South, and East of San Francisco scorched a total of 780 square miles that destroyed more than 500 structures and killed more than 5 [...]
How Will California’s New A.D.U. Laws Affect You in 2020?

How Will California’s New A.D.U. Laws Affect You in 2020?

With the purchase and ownership of real estate comes an inherent risk. These involve weather-related incidents, crime statistics, fluctuations in the local and national economy and in some cases, the passing of new laws. Such is the case concerning Accessory Dwelling Units or ADU’s in California, and it could be a very good thing for [...]
Case Study: What did this Realtor do wrong to cost the seller $15,000?

Case Study: What did this Realtor do wrong to cost the seller $15,000?

Not all Realtors® are the same. Like all other professionals, Realtors have differences in their marketing and negotiation techniques. The realtor you hire should be able to maximize your profit and above all,  be stress-free. Here’s one case study that will help you spot the difference of two realtors selling the same type of property, [...]
Myth: San Francisco condos yield higher return than East Bay’s

Myth: San Francisco condos yield higher return than East Bay’s

Yes, it’s true. The Bay Area’s housing market is extremely competitive. While all of the news outlets are talking about how unaffordable it is with an emphasis on the severity of the current homeless crisis, it’s common for homebuyers to perceive San Francisco city as a market where properties appreciate the fastest. Is this really true? Let’s […]

Tired of Same Old California?  Then It’s Time to Experience Emeryville!

Tired of Same Old California? Then It’s Time to Experience Emeryville!

If somebody arranges the cities in California according to their impact on tourists, Emeryville won’t be anywhere near the top spot. As a small city located in Northwest Alameda County, travelers might consider exploring other nearby cities like Berkeley and Oakland instead of staying in Emeryville. But Emeryville holds many magical spots once you experience […]