Category Archives: Macro Trends and Analysis

Have A Funky Financial Issue? You May Still Be Able To Get A Mortgage

Had a previous bad credit event? Don’t have two years in the same field? Income not three times your proposed payment? Fear not, when your financial picture doesn’t fit the box, here’s how you may still qualify some lenders… To get a mortgage, you must have the four pillars lenders use to frame together a […]

Active, contingent and pending listings in Sonoma County 12/17/2014 by price tier

These figures are for Single Family homes and “Farms and Ranches, Condo’s are excluded because I don’t like them. Active listings. Priced between $1 and $500K, 157. Priced between $500,001 and $750K,142. Priced between $750,001 and $1MM, 82. Priced between $1,000,001 and $1.25MM, 33. Priced between $1,250,001 and $1.5MM, 31. Priced above $1.5MM, 90   […]

An MLS snapshot as of 3 PM 12/1/2014

Marin and Sonoma Counties only, all property categories. New listings, 55. Back on the market, 25. Price increases, 2. Price reductions, 32. Contingent, 39. Pending, 46. Sold, 48. Expired, 129. Inactive, 30. The market is experiencing it’s normal holiday slowdown. Well kept and well priced properties still sell quickly, but the number of offers and […]