Monthly Archives: November 2015

What Personal Documents You Need To Keep and For How Long

At this time of the year it is pretty common to start thinking about how to get better organized for next year. An important area to pay particular attention to is all of the paperwork that has piled up during … Continue reading

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Where have all the First-Time Homebuyers gone?

The National Association of Realtors® has just released its latest annual Buyer and Seller survey. An infographic showing the highlights of the report is below.  Standing out is the fact that the share of first–time buyers declined for the third … Continue reading

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The Average Price of Homes for Sale in these East Bay Cities will Shock You!

We recently saw a report on the most expensive places to buy a home in the U.S. and some of the Diablo and Tri-Valley average listing prices high on the list were surprising, to say the least. So we decided to … Continue reading

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Fannie Mae’s 2016 Housing Outlook

Fannie Mae’s latest housing update, from their Economic and Strategic Research Group, provides some clarity as to where they think we are headed in 2016 when it comes to Home Sales, Housing Starts and Mortgage Rates.  And from our good … Continue reading

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