Tuesday, January 11, 2022 / by Dick Keenan
Why Waiting To Sell Your House Could Cost You a Small Fortune
Many homeowners who plan to sell in 2022 may think the wise thing to do is to wait for the spring buying market since historically about 40 percent of home sales occur between April and July. However, this year’s expected to be much different than the norm. Here are five reasons to list your house now rather than waiting until the spring.
1. Buyers Are Looking Right Now, and They’re Ready To Purchase
The ShowingTime Showing Index reports data from more than six million property showings scheduled across the country each month. In other words, it’s a gauge of how many buyers are out looking at homes at the current time.
The latest index, which covers November showings, reveals that buyers are still very active in the market. Comparing this November’s numbers to previous years, this graph shows that the index is higher than last year and much higher than the three years ...
Wednesday, April 14, 2021 / by Traci Pimentel
A recent Survey of Consumer Finances study released by the Federal Reserve reveals the net worth of homeowners is forty times greater than that of renters. If you’re wondering if homeownership is a good investment, the study clearly answers that question, and the answer is yes.
Do Americans believe a home is a better investment than stocks?
In a post on the Liberty Street Economics blog, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York notes that 93.3% of Americans believe buying a home is definitely or probably a better investment than buying stocks.
Here’s how the results break down:The survey also shows a wide range of reasons why Americans feel that way (respondents were able to pick more than one answer):
The data show how strongly Americans believe in homeownership as an investment. That belief is warranted. The Liberty Street Economics blog put it best by saying:
Thursday, March 4, 2021 / by Traci Pimentel
This is what California dreams are made of! Boasting breathtaking ocean views, this premier custom home is located in the prestigious Shell Beach community of Spyglass Pointe. The west-facing deck is an ideal spot to relax or entertain while taking in fabulous unobstructed coastline views.
Wall to wall glass doors bring the beach elements indoors to enjoy from the main Living area, Dining Room & Kitchen. Sip a libation by the wet bar and cozy up by the hearth in the Living Room. Gorgeous hardwood floors flow throughout this open-concept 3 story home.
The luxury kitchen is a chefs delight, featuring lustrous granite counters, a large island with a dual basin sink, two dishwashers, an additional wash sink and beautiful wood cabinetry. The 6 burner DACOR convection stove is adorned with a decorative tile backsplash &Tuscan style hood. Bring your groceries up from the garage hassle-free using the elevator.
The Master Suite has the top floor all to itself! Hang up yod ...
Friday, February 26, 2021 / by Traci Pimentel
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Wednesday, February 24, 2021 / by Traci Pimentel
Weekly San Luis Obispo County Numbers are in, as well as the California Association of Realtors January 2021 Report and First American Title Company's Central Coast January 2021 Recap.
Tight inventory is making 2021 a great year to list a home! It's important to remember that the housing market today is not the same as the housing market during the 'Bubble Years'. Lower mortgage rates and rising incomes correspond with higher house prices, strong demand and low inventory.
Winter months tend to show slowing in the Real Estate industry year over year. Mortgage rates are beginning to inch up, however the FEDs have indicated they don't intend to raise the National rate anytime soon. For buyers, NOW is the time to take advantage of these historical low rates while they last!
Despite possible improvement on the supply side of the market as we approach the Spring Selling Season, upward pressure on prices are continuing to build up. With current inve ...