May 2017

Found 3 blog entries for May 2017.

77 Cypress Drive Fairfax CA 94930 – Just Sold!

77 Cypress Drive - Sold! Enjoying this moment! The moment after you get the call from the title company that you are “On Record”. The moment that all the hard work and dedication you and your clients, contractors, cleaners, stagers and buyer’s agents put it to make this moment a reality.

The lifecycle of a home sale starts from the moment your clients sign the listing agreement. Paperwork is signed, plans are discussed and made and everyone has a part. It’s a team effort and when those well-made plans and team work all comes together everyone wins! 

It was truly a pleasure to help my clients sell this home. I helped them buy it 4 years ago and they took an already buttoned up house and made it even more desirable.  I am

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1404 Buchanan St. in Novato CA 94947 has SOLD! This single level 4/2 house fit the wish list for a lot of buyers; my one and only Sunday open house was packed! We received six offers, all over asking, and closed for $41,000 over the ask price. The market for single level homes under $800,000 is huge. However, even in this hot market proper presentation and stellar marketing is a must.

I meet with my seller clients way before the house hits the market and make a thorough to-do list which almost always includes new paint, new carpet, yard clean-up, repairs deep cleaning etc. Then the home is staged, professionally photographed and extensively marketed. Savvy sellers realize that money spent upfront reaps huge rewards at closing.

It is a great time

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The real estate market is moving more and more into a complete recovery. Home values are up. Home sales are up. Distressed sales (foreclosures and short sales) have fallen dramatically. It seems that 2017 will be the year that the housing market races forward again.

However, there is one thing that may cause the industry to tap the brakes: a lack of housing inventory. While buyer demand looks like it will remain strong throughout the summer, supply is not keeping up.

Here are the thoughts of a few industry experts on the subject:

Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist at NAR:

"Sellers are in the driver's seat this spring as the intense competition for the few homes for sale is forcing many buyers to be aggressive in their offers. Buyers are showing

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