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The news is full of housing reform stores but the shelf life for reform legislation seems shorter than that of freshly baked bread—what made the news just yesterday is often obsolete by today. We expect 2009 to be a turbulent time in real estate. Knowing how to weather the storm is paramount to ...
This first month of the year is in the books as we close out the sales for January 2009 in Belmont. With 40 homes on the market, inventory is showing signs of creeping up. Looking back on past January inventory levels, they usually hover in the low 20 range. Higher inventory levels typically mean...
Before we wrote this year’s forecast, we went back and re-read our assessment of where the market might be headed in 2008.   Of course very few people could have predicted that the dire real estate woes would drag the entire economy to the brink of collapse and we were no better than most.   Howe...
We’ve got a lot to cover at the beginning of a new year as we go back and examine all of 2008 as well as the month of December. This is our month-end report of home sales in Belmont for the month of December 2008. Note that while the median price dropped significantly from November, so did the si...
Those of you who have been following us for some time know at the beginning of each year we re-cap the previous year and take a stab at where the market might be headed in the upcoming year. We’re still compiling the numbers for 2008 and the analysis will take another few days to complete but pre...
Many of you saw this home on our web page and at the open house. Several homes in the Hallmark area of Belmont have languished on the market for months without selling and everyone has been asking us how we sold our listing so fast. Well, here's the answer in video form. Obviously we had to price...
As part of our Real Estate REVEALED series we answer another Frequently Unasked Question in our latest Podcast—how do you know when a home is priced right? In addition to this latest Podcast, we’ve added a web page that makes finding the entire series of archive issues in one place.   Podcasts Dr...
I found the picture that accompanied the article in the San Francisco Chronicle, Saturday November 15th 2008 title "Increase in Deaths, injuries on dangerous San Francisco Streets"  a bit symptomatic of the problem. The article is reciting statistics on just how dangerous the streets are for ped...
Twin Pines Holiday Craft Faire - Nov 22 & 23 10 am - 4 pm - Twin Pines Park    Belmont's City Parks and Recreation department would like to remind you about some fun, free and low cost events coming up. The Holiday Craft Faire in Twin Pines Park, Belmont, is on Sat. and Sun., November 22nd and 2...
This article featured in the October 12th Sunday edition of the San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate section (K20) is emblematic of sensationalism rampant in the media. I don't care how many times I hear the media defend itself with a thinly veiled excuse for this sort of distortion by saying we'r...

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