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    If you’ve been thinking like we have, you're probably wondering when will the weather get a little warmer. The wind has been relentless this month. Our Davis weather station located at our home in the Hallmark area of Belmont, has been collecting data since we moved from Barclay Way in 2001....
If the media gets a hold of the median price changes in San Carlos they'll be sure to spew more aspersions on the local housing market. According to the data reported in the MLS for San Mateo County, San Carlos's median home price fell from $1,199,000 in March 2008 to $915,000 in April. If true, ...
Redwood City California may have the best weather as advertised by the city's slogan "Weather Best by Government Test", but what it offers in weather it lacks for in housing-stability.Redwood City has long been known for having a more volatile housing market. With a population of 77,000-double th...
Anyone who owned a home in the Bay Area back in 1989 must remember the subsequent downturn in the market. That downturn was caused by a loss of Bay Area jobs. Home values fell as jobless homeowners sought to liquidate their mortgage overhead. Companies offered out-of-state relocations packages a...
Is crosswalk etiquette dead or did it ever exist? View Larger Map This is our city, Belmont California; and this is our office, Carlmont Associates. Here we are smack dab in the middle of Belmont on the corner of Ralston Ave. and Villa--obviously a big enough intersection to get Google's attentio...
 After reading Kenneth Harney's article titled "Tight credit hitting specialized areas of mortgage market" in the May 3, 2008 Real Estate section of the San Francisco Chronicle, it struck me how far we have to go to return to a more normal housing market. Mr. Harney discusses the multitude of new...
 Belmont would like to get the word out about the Spring "Green" faire. This is from their promotional material on Craig's list. "Mark your calendars for Belmont's Spring Garden Faire, Saturday, May 17th at Twin Pines Park, adjacent to Ralston and 6th Avenues in Belmont from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thi...
↑With Belmont's April home sales behind us we are able to compute the data and there's a silver lining to the news. For the first time this year homes sales are up over the same period a year earlier. Admittedly, at 21 sales this month compared to 20 last year in April it's not a huge increase, b...
You've got to admit, renters have had a hard time. After being squeezed out of the homeownership market for years they now face getting squeezed out of the rental market as well.But more to my point...ever notice that plane crashes come in three's? Do they, or does the media just report them that...
                                                                                                                                            Lots of large homes are on the market in Belmont while the inventory of homes for sale is  reaching a high not seen since 2003. Just 22 of the 52 homes for s...

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