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Archive for April 26, 2016

First-Time Homebuyers Want to Skip ‘Starter Home’

lisasheppard | April 20, 2016
With interest rates at all-time lows, why aren't more first-time home-buyers jumping into the housing market?  Studies show that many would prefer to wait and purchase their dream home rather than purchase a "starter home". To read more...

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Sonoma County Foreclosures Continue to Drop

lisasheppard | April 19, 2016
More great news for the Sonoma County housing market.  Foreclosures are continuing to decline in Sonoma County, with the number of homes sold in an auction dropping 29% last quarter from a year earlier. To read more, Click Here.

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Rising Construction Costs Squeeze Housing Supply

lisasheppard | April 7, 2016
While housing demand remains strong in most major cities and urban areas, rising construction costs and homebuyers struggling to come up with a down payment are the biggest challenges to a balanced market. To read more, Click Here.

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What’s the Fastest Way to Improve Your Credit Score?

lisasheppard | April 1, 2016
  Attention Spring home buyers and those looking to refinance.  As you know, credit scores can mean the difference between a good rate and a great rate.  What is the best way to improve your credit score so that you'll be in good ...

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