California Homeowners Caught in Affordability Squeeze Staying Put

California Homeowners Caught in Affordability Squeeze Staying Put

Whenever the Santa Cruz / Bay Area housing market starts nearing a peak, most home owners contemplate selling. They see all the appreciation in their home and want to capitalize on it. The main question this brings up is, "what's our next move"? Do we buy back into this overpriced market or do we rent until prices come back down? The answer can sometimes be tricky, it really depends on the sellers circumstances. For me, I like to try to get the most out of the market, so selling and then waiting for a market reset is my first choice. What are your thoughts? 

To read the entire article, go to: http://www.worldpropertyjournal.com/real-estate-news/united-states/los-angeles-real-estate-news/california-home-affordability-2015-survey-of-california-homeowners-california-association-of-realtors-rising-home-prices-in-california-affordability-squeeze-real-estate-news-9326.php

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Rising Silicon Valley Rents: A Mountain View Tale

Rising Silicon Valley Rents: A Mountain View Tale

Bay Area Real Estate, in a lot of ways, is gauged as a whole but any local Realtor and they will tell you it consist of micro markets. For example, Mountain is benefiting from the overall upswing in the market as well as an additional push from the tech sector. Currently, Google, has been helping push the housing numbers up, both sales and rentals,  because of the lack of inventory.  This article illustrates just how expensive it has become.

To the read the entire article, go to: http://swtimes.com/business/rising-silicon-valley-rents-mountain-view-tale

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Yahoo! Tech Exec Jackie Reses Is Selling $7.2M Woodsy Retreat in Silicon Valley

Yahoo! Tech Exec Jackie Reses Is Selling $7.2M Woodsy Retreat in Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley Real Estate will always be shaped by the tech sector, recently Yahoo's own Tech Exec Jackie Reses has put her incredible estate up for sale for $7.2M. It will be interesting to see the final sales price.

To read the entire article, go to: http://www.realtor.com/news/celebrity-real-estate/yahoo-exec-jackie-reses-selling-woodside-home/

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