Davis, CA real estate blog by Joe Kaplan

Real Estate Agent - Coldwell Banker Doug Arnold Real Estate
Enjoy these photos of 1519 Navajo St. and be sure to check out the virtual tour. Offered for $665,000. Call Joe today for more information, and to schedule a private showing of this fine home. All photography by Joe. 
DOM and DOMMERDOM, or Days on Market, is a helpful gauge as to the health of the real estate market. The average DOM for residential solds in Davis for 2008 is 71, per MetroList MLS.  In 2007, solds from Jan 1 through April 29 averaged a nearly identical 70 DOM. In 2006, the figure for the same d...
633 Amherst Drive, Davis, CAJust listed! You must see this updated and expanded Oeste Manor home with four bedrooms, two full baths and 2,216 square feet of living area. The home boasts photovoltaic plus a geothermal ground source heat pump for energy savings. Livable indoor and outdoor spaces. T...
  I've been beating this dead horse for over ten years.  Investing in real estate in Davis, CA is a safe bet relative to other areas within the Sacramento area due to the influence of UC Davis.  Prices in Davis have fallen 10-15% from the peak of the market in 2005, whereas in some communities li...
Per MetroList MLS, in the last thirty days only two Davis condos have closed escrow (compared to a meager three  for the same thirty days last year) , and there are only five condos with pending sales. Currently Davis has 27 active condos on the MLS.  The market has perked up in other categories,...
On March 29th, people around the world will be turning their lights off at 8PM.  Let's join in, Davis.From earthhour.com:Created to take a stand against the greatest threat our planet has ever faced, Earth Hour uses the simple action of turning off the lights for one hour to deliver a powerful me...
Joe's fab five Congratulations!  You've scoured the online listings (Realtor.com, Trulia.com, LiveInDavis.com, etc), toured Davis area properties with Joe, (some more than once), and you've found your potential dream home. Let's help turn this dream into a reality.1. Get pre-approved for your loa...
CENTRAL DAVIS So here's where the tour ends, Central Davis. The most central part of central Davis is known as the core, (go ahead, picture Davis as an apple).  The core, unlike many central business districts today, is thriving. Target opponents argued that the proposed big-box to be constructed...
 SOUTH DAVIS  South Davis, the portion of Davis which lies south of I-80, is a veritable smorgisborg of desirable neighborhoods connected by greenbelts. No one master planned community dominates, a la Mace Ranch in East Davis.  Even though separated by I-80, traveling by bike to and from South Da...
These figures are a bit preliminary since more than a few solds may not have been reported to the MLS yet, but here's a look as of tonight.  Most striking are the length of days on the market, but these figures will decrease as the market has begun to heat up. Homes which present well and that ar...


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