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Archive for March 31, 2015

Why Do Households Move? Location, Location, Location.

lisasheppard | March 25, 2015
Why do most families/households move?  Most of us would probably think  it was because of a job, to be closer to family, to scale down or due to financial reasons.  However, a recent survey found out that's not the case at all. A rece...

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Millennials Make Up Largest Share of U.S. Homebuyers

lisasheppard | March 18, 2015
Generation Y represents the largest share of home buyers across the country, a recent survey says. And even though virtually all millennial buyers initiated their research online, nine out of 10 turned to a real estate professional when it ...

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Pacific Union’s February 2015 Real Estate Update

lisasheppard | March 16, 2015
SONOMA COUNTY Sonoma County’s housing supply remains constrained; February’s MSI dropped slightly to 2.1 but is in line with what we’ve seen for most of the previous year. Buyers took an average of 88 days to close a purchase, one day ...

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It’s Never Too Early to Think About Spring Landscaping

lisasheppard | March 11, 2015
The recent midwinter warm spell across the Bay Area serves as a reminder that spring is just around the corner. Get your front and back yards in shape for the coming season with these easy tips.  Curb appeal is a major factor for potential...

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Bay Area Home Sales Volume Plummets in January

lisasheppard | March 4, 2015
Home sales declined by double-digit percentages in all nine Bay Area counties in the first month of 2015, the result of limited affordability, according a just-released report from the California Association of Realtors. To read more, Cl...

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