From the desk or iPad of Mike James, President of the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage San Francisco Bay Area and Hawaii regions.
It’s official: we’re in a typical Silicon Valley spring boom, all across the board. Finally.
I know this is off-topic, but if you happen to trip on a liquid amber seed pod one dark and stormy night and fracture two knuckles in your left hand, and if your hand therapist happens to work out of office space she shares with psychotherapists, you’ll discover that there are two pieces of art you won’t find on the wall of a psychotherapist’s office.
Realtor.com®’s research team analyzed 500 of the largest municipalities nationwide to find those that offer a fun, young, culture-rich urban scene and are still largely affordable. In other words, the next “hipster meccas”.
Nobel Prize–winning economist Robert Shiller, co-creator of the S&P/Case Shiller Index, says home values in 20 major U.S. cities across the country are still climbing as a tight supply helps push prices higher. But in an interview with Yahoo Finance, Shiller dismissed talk that the U.S. housing market is approaching “bubble” territory.
A National Association of Home Builders survey of 4300 people across all home-buying age groups reveals that (drum roll please) not that many people really want pet-washing stations.
The question is asked by the site Real Estate Economy Watch in a March 17 posting, and by a whole bunch of would-be home buyers, including maybe you. Or maybe we’ve had so little inventory for so long that buyers think this is normal?
Boomers to Millennials: “I’ll give you the key to my paid-off house when you pry it out of my cold dead hands”.