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Each month, Credit Suisse surveys 700 real estate agent across the country to take the pulse of the real estate market. Their just released report for October shows that in the San Francisco Bay Area, buyer traffic has slowed, with agents siting "higher prices, exhaustion from overwhelming compet...
11/08/2013
Perfect for first time buyer or investor. Well maintained home on a cul de sac with lawns and gardens on a large lot with parking for an RV. Hardwood floors, fireplace, remodeled bathroom and newer roof. This is in a great, tucked-away neighborhood with tree-lined streets, close to Northgate Mall...
10/13/2013
In the second quarter of this year, it appeared that Marin prices were back on a steady climb, with every town having had a significant increase in both prices and volume from the previous quarter. This quarter, though, both prices and volume have come down in most Marin markets. This may be the ...
10/13/2013
Large home includes an in-law unit with separate entrance. Privacy on over 3.5 acres. Easy access to Hwy 101. Panoramic views. Chef's kitchen with granite counters and high-end appliances. Family rooms has a limestone fireplace, wet bar and built-in speakers, with access to patio. 2 BR on the mai...
09/03/2013
If the listing for your home has any of these 4 photo turn-offs, potential buyers may will click on the "next" button to pass on your listing and move to others more appealing. Turn-off #1: The Lonely Listing Photo. The number one way to turn off buyers is featuring only one or no listing photo. ...
08/23/2013
A recent Harris poll of homebuyers initiated by Trulia.com shows that the biggest worries for today's homebuyers are: 1. Mortgage interest rates will rise before I buy 2. Home prices will rise before I buy 3. I will not find a home for sale that I like 4. I will not qualify for a mortgage 5. I wi...
08/19/2013
"Prospective home buyers are worried. For many the pain of a booming real estate market translates into serious, potentially immobilizing, anxiety." This quote is from Trulia, a real estate site that commissioned a study and found the 7 things that most worry today's house hunters. Can you guess ...
08/15/2013
Do you know anyone looking to rent a luxury home in Marin County? This home, located in Novato, just minutes from Hwy 101 offers comfort, beauty, privacy and more... It  has an open foyer, living room, dining room, family room, kitchen with a breakfast area, laundry and an attached 2-car garage. ...
08/07/2013
The average rent for a 2BR home in Marin County is $2,650/mo = $31,800/yr. After 3 years, you will have spent $95,400 on rent, and have nothing to show for it. Consider instead, owing a 2BR mobile home. I have one listed in central Marin for $63,500 + a space rent of $759/mo. Assuming that rent g...
07/29/2013
Zillow’s second quarter Real Estate Market Reports, released today, show home values in the U.S. increased 2.4% from the first quarter of 2013 to the second quarter of 2013 to $161,100. By contrast, for the same period in Marin County, prices increased 8% to $800,000, including condos. To see the...
07/24/2013
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Peter Nielsen's commentary on his experiences and views of the Marin County, California real estate market.