Category Archives: Housing Data

Do your own homework.

Some agents will routinely check the permit history at the Sonoma County PRMD when dealing with country properties to see if there are any red flags. I do, and you can do it yourself. Unpermitted work is not necessarily a big problem, a new owner has 6 months to apply for the permits and they […]

An MLS snapshot as of 3 PM 8/14/2014, with a few comments

Marin and Sonoma Counties, all property categories. New listings, 74. Back on the market, 26. Price increases, 5. Price reductions, 71. Contingent, 82. Pending, 41. Sold, 63. Expired, 9. Inactive, 15 The average days on the market has increased to 43, Inventory is still picking up, but slowly, Underwriting has tightened up a bit with […]

The Sebastopol Broker’s meeting and tour of 8/13/2014

Attendance was very light at 47. 6 new escrows were opened, 12 were closed, there was one price reduction and 8 new listings were announced along with 5 buyer’s needs. Three properties were on the tour and an additional “Optional” property in Forestville was added. There were quite a few multiple offers mentioned, in one […]