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Do we lose in the long run?

That is the question being asked throughout the economic world. The primary reason cited for the slow, stagnant or declining real estate market is “economic uncertainty”. Mention of the trade wars, the volatile stock market, the mixed indicators—consumer spending up, manufacturing down, inflation dragging or dead, etc.—are some of the many factors contributing to the […]

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Nice, bottom…use it!

This downhill slide in home sales and activity in general has hit bottom, but it is starting to creep up a bit too. The increases are across the board: sales, inventory, buyers, and ACTIVITY! It has been a nice, calm market and now things seem to be getting a bit more heated, aggressive. Want my […]

Why a Slow Market is your Best Bet!

Bet on yourself! As a real estate professional, you have to be able to evolve with the times. I’d love to share my advice for new and established brokers to help keep their business fresh! Back to the Future Stay ahead of marketing techniques and strategies, and maintain your focus on branding, technology and social […]

Boring? Exciting?…Just plain Confusing.

If you’ve been looking at the latest charts and statistics about today’s market, hop on this economic ride of “huh”. Services? Up. Manufacturing? Down. Stock market? Up, by almost 20%. Yet our economy has grown a measly 3%. There are a lot of mixed messages when it comes to the economy right now, but one […]

Get More House, Get More $, Get Busier

Buyers Get More House Eight months ago, economists were predicting that interest rates would rise in 2019—we know that the opposite has occurred. What the majority missed was the trepidation and stagnation that have been caused mostly by geopolitical issues and instability. Inflation has fallen below the predicted 2+%, so buyers benefit with more purchasing […]

No Vacation!

Silicon Valley has become so unaffordable that hundreds of recreational vehicles, or RVs as they are more commonly known, are being used as permanent residences for workers who simply can’t pay the local rental premiums or high prices. It’s not a joke, and it’s not fun or funny. There are even laws being passed to […]

Bumpy Ride

It’s a bumpy ride right now in real estate. Some weeks are booming, and some weeks are quiet. Some months are record setting, and some are ho-hum. There are many factors to consider when we try to explain our market—consumer confidence is always the most important driver, and it has fallen and flattened steadily since […]

What is going on? And why now?

Amazingly interest rates have remained low—in fact, interest rates are lower now than they were at this time last year! This isn’t the only reason for this incredibly busy market. There are many “stagnant” properties that were on the market at the end of 2018 that are still waiting for their perfect buyer. These properties […]

Gen X, Millennials and Old Dogs

Millennials and Gen X will be the primary homebuyers this year—no surprise, as they make up pretty much the entire working population! Gen X is still building equity, investing, moving up. But of course, as numbers go, this group will only make up less than 20% of our market. The mid to upper priced housing […]

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