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Archive for October 29, 2012

Pacific Union Quarterly Report: Q3 2012

lisasheppard | October 24, 2012
By now you’ve heard the optimistic news emanating from the media and real estate experts across the country: Housing markets are back on their way up. Home values are rising, foreclosures are dropping, and housing starts are increasing. In a...

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Multiple Bids? Buyer Letters Get You Noticed

lisasheppard | October 18, 2012
Bidding for Bay Area real estate can get as crowded as this neighborhood scene in San Francisco. These are tough times for Bay Area homebuyers. The supply of homes is tighter than it’s been in decades, and multiple offers are the norm. It...

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All Signs Point to Robust Housing Market in 2013

lisasheppard | October 16, 2012
A tight housing supply in San Francisco and elsewhere in the Bay Area guarantees that bidding wars will remain a fixture on the real estate scene in 2013. 2013 is shaping up to be a busy year for real estate in the Bay Area. Interest rates ...

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Healdsburg Attracts Tourists, Homebuyers Alike

lisasheppard | October 12, 2012
Healdsburg’s charming downtown boasts world-class restaurants, wine tasting rooms, and shops. Healdsburg may be one of Sonoma County’s best-known tourist attractions, but the city of 11,000 is also a fantastic place to call home. With i...

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The Perfect Proposal: A Real Estate Love Story

lisasheppard | October 12, 2012
Jonathan swept Jonni off her feet with roses and a proposal the day they closed escrow. Most real estate transactions begin with an offer. But for a young couple buying their first home together, it ended with one – an offer of marriage. ...

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