If last fall I had told my clients looking for homes in the wonderful mid-Peninsula city of Wonderfulville that prices would go up 10 percent as soon as January 1 rolled around, they would have been…skeptical. And I would have understood their…skepticism. But I would have been right.
Seven ways to mitigate the risk of a home burglary. And while they may seem obvious, a look at a recent Menlo Park “crime wave” suggests otherwise.
Even experienced home buyers can take a home’s list price far too seriously. That’s a problem. List price is simply proof that we live in a free country, and that any seller is welcome to exercise his or her First Amendment right to free speech. It’s not science.
“San Francisco, San Jose, and Sacramento were among the nation’s top-performing housing markets in January, according to an analysis by realtor.com®.”
It’s likely that many of you who read my blog have arrived in Silicon Valley only recently, and don’t realize that the kind of housing market we’ve had here since late 2011 isn’t a fluke. It’s the kind of housing market Silicon Valley has had, more often than not, since I started selling homes in 1998.
Hoping for more inventory? Then you may want to avoid this post.
Pop psychology says the middle child is often overlooked in favor of the accomplished, mature firstborn and cute, needy lastborn. The middle child gets lost in the shuffle, and develops a severe inferiority complex.