cynthia long: Walnut Creek - $700-800,000 - Wow, En Fuego! - 07/08/09 08:03 AM
WOWSA – CAN WE SAY “EN FUEGO”? I THINK YES!
The $700-800,000 price range in Walnut Creek is moving! I’m hearing of lots of multiple offers and many properties selling in less than a week, causing a bit of a stir in real estate circles. Here are some details to put the activity in perspective, and as always, call me if you’d like to know more! 925-413-0044.
JUNE 2009 SNAPSHOT – WALNUT CREEK - $700-800K
In June, 2009, of 32 properties priced between $700-800K in Walnut Creek, 14 went pending (meaning an offer was accepted). Of those 14, five closed … (0 comments)

cynthia long: Is NOW a Good Time to Sell? - 01/30/09 08:18 AM
People sell because they want to live somewhere else, they need a home that functions differently, or they need to cash out equity. They often have a general idea of how they want to price their property, either because of what they owe or because they’ve been tracking sales in the area. At this point, it’s time to call me, the Realtor. Being a Realtor means you are responsible for doing the reality check. Before going to the property, I get a handle on the sellers’ financial position, and I work out a net sheet based on comparable sales in the … (0 comments)

cynthia long: All’s Fair in Love and Real Estate - 01/03/09 04:46 AM
At a recent open house, I had an encounter that seems to be typical of the current market.  I greeted a visitor with my standard question, “Are you thinking about buying a house today?” And the potential buyer replied with what I also recognize as a current market standard.  She said, “I am.  But only if I can find a deal.” No surprises there, right?             Buyers are taking their turn sweating out the sellers, lurking around waiting for that next price reduction.  Buyers say to me with a knowing wink, “How long has this been on the market?” as if … (3 comments)

cynthia long: Walnut Creek, CA - Ground Zero, December 2008 - 12/30/08 07:55 AM
WALNUT CREEK – Ground Zero I live in Walnut Creek. I work in Walnut Creek. Many of my clients and friends are in Walnut Creek or they want to be in Walnut Creek. So I’m always trying to put my finger on the pulse of what’s happening here – now. How much is our little haven being rocked by the greater trends in economics?
I tend to look for macro answers in stats and then micro answers in the hearts of buyers and sellers. So here’s the scoop as of December, reflecting on the activities of November, from the Contra Costa … (1 comments)

 

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