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Year to date 2009 has been terrible year for condo sales in Southern Marin. As compared to 2005-2008, the pace of unit sale is off 70% the average of those years, and the average selling price per square foot is down close to almost 20% from its peak of 626$/sqft in 2007. Tiburon condo sales are ...
09/05/2009
Marin is Separated into four primary areas: Southern Marin: Sausalito, Mill Valley, Tiburon, Belvedere Central Marin: Corte Madera, Larkspur, Kentfield, Greenbrae, Ross, San Anselmo, Fairfax and southern parts of San Rafael Northern Marin: the northern parts of San Rafael, Ignacio and Novato West...
09/05/2009
The Four Areas of Marin County-- South, Central, North and West Marin "Southern Marin" includes Sausalito, Mill Valley, Tiburon and Belvedere Homes in Southern Marin are highly sought after due to its proximity to San Francisco and the home bidding process ranges from competitive to frenzied for ...
09/05/2009
Longer Term Outlook for Home Prices Marin County CA : The economic maelstrom we are navigating is more than just a recession. Recessions occur regularly, and in fact are important part of the economic health of any economy. Our economy is going through is a shift of greater proportion & meaning: ...
09/05/2009
Short Term Outlook : In the last 44 years, there have been only two years (excluding 2008 & 2009) when average home prices in Marin County have decreased from one year to the next: -1.2% in 1991 and -1.4% in 1992-- after the S&L crisis. In 2008, Marin County average home prices fell -12.7%. Sout...
09/05/2009
According to the Census: the population of Tiburon CA is 8,666 with 3,906 total housing units, 2.3 people per house, and a mean income of $202,100.  Estimated average 2009 household income for Tiburon is $272,000  ‘09 incomes imply Tiburon can support average home prices near $2m  Current prices ...
09/05/2009
Year 2000 Census: This pegged the population of Mill Valley (CA Real estate) at 13,615 with 6,281 total housing units, 2.2 people per house, and a mean income of $134,116. (Please see chart below.) The next census will be out within a year. Mean income data can tell us a lot about home prices, su...
09/05/2009
Sausalito real estate has had a tough year -average prices are down -34%. The only bright spot is the pace of condo sales, albeit at bargain levels. Year 2000 Census: The Census pegged the population of Sausalito at 7,330 with 4,533 total housing units-55% of which are condos-with 1.6 people per...
09/05/2009
One way to evaluate how much farther prices will have to fall in Central Marin County CA is to approximate average incomes in each town and to apply some basic financial planning concepts to determine what average prices should be.   Approximate 2009 Average Incomes: •·     Incomes in Larkspur:  ...
09/05/2009
One way to evaluate how much farther prices will have to fall in Southern Marin County CA is to approximate average incomes in each town and to apply some basic financial planning concepts to determine what average prices should be.   Approximate 2009 Average Incomes: Incomes in Tiburon:         ...
09/05/2009
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