Category Archives: Macro Trends and Analysis

In escrow on a property in Napa, Solano, or Sonoma County? Expect delays due to the Earthquake

Lenders are requiring recertification of appraisals on all properties in escrow if they are located anywhere in Napa or Sonoma County. It doesn’t matter if the property is located in an area that has had NO damage. This will delay many closings for an amount of time that can not be determined in advance. It […]

Zillow & Trulia – Merger of two Demons

Zillow is buying Trulia combining the two demons of the real estate industry into one huge demon monopoly. Zillow boasts, “Consumers love using Zillow and Trulia to find vital information about homes and connect with the best local real estate professionals.” While in fact, they sell leads off agent’s data back to the highest bidder […]