May 2019

Found 4 blog entries for May 2019.

In today’s housing market, home prices are increasing at a slower pace (3.7%) than they have over the last eight years (6-7%). However, they are still are above historical norms. Low supply of listed homes and high demand from buyers has pushed prices to rise rapidly.

In the mind of the homeowner, annual home price appreciation over 6% has become the new normal. This becomes a challenge when a homeowner looks to refinance or sell their home, as the expectation of what the homeowner believes the home should be worth does not always line up with the bank’s appraisal.

Every month, the Home Price Perception Index (HPPI) measures the disparity between what a homeowner seeking to refinance their home believes their house is worth and what an

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4 Most Popular Bottom Line Investments in America | MyKCM

Every year, Gallup surveys Americans to determine their choice for the best long-term investment. Respondents are given a choice between real estate, stocks, gold, and savings accounts.

For the sixth year in a row, real estate has come out on top as the best long-term investment! That has not always been the case. Gallup explains:

“Between 2008 and 2010, covering most of the Great Recession period that saw plummeting home and stock values, Americans were as likely to name savings accounts or CDs as the best long-term investment as they were to name stocks or real estate.”

This year’s results showed that 35% of Americans chose real estate, followed by stocks at 27%. The full results are shown in the chart below.

4 Most Popular Bottom Line Investments in America | MyKCM

Bottom Line

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Just Listed: 525 Appleberry Dr. San Rafael CA 94903

This is the perfect opportunity to live in one of San Rafael’s most sought-after neighborhoods. This single level Eichler located in lower Lucas Valley has all the elements of an easy to live at home where you can relax, entertain and enjoy life year-round.  The lush level yard is a ready to use paradise with so much to offer. The front yard has multiple planters with a fresh summer vegetable garden and colorful blooming flowers. The front fence swings open for room to park a boat or RV…or use as a fire pit area!

Be the center of the action while barbecuing or dining on the patio right off the kitchen and share good times while relaxing or playing on the lush large lawn in the back yard.

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Lower Lucas Valley Eichler Coming Soon!

Enjoy the California lifestyle! Updated Eichler in Lucas Valley coming soon. This light-filled open concept floor plan features fresh paint inside & out, new carpets, skylights, some double pane windows and beautifully landscaped large flat wrap around yard. Close to open space, award winning schools, community center, tennis courts, park and easy freeway access. 2 car garage w/ work bench. Room to park boat or RV. Views of hills. Fun times to be had here!

Stay tuned for all the details.

Hilary Davis, REALTOR (415) 235-3133 Hilary@MarinModern.com

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