market bottom: Healdsburg Residential Sales Trends - 03/07/11 06:13 PM

One of my favorite commenters reminded me that I have slacked off on my chart production. He/she is a student of the housing bubble, particularly in Healdsburg. HHB has written lucidly and engagingly about the follies of real estate professionals... including a couple of indirect and perfectly reasonable shots at my optimism. In other words, changes in the housing market are both important as an idea and real issue and also grist for HHB's blogging.
This chart shows the average residential sale price in Healdsburg over the last five years. I eliminated one outlier sale to keep the chart readable, … (2 comments)

market bottom: Windsor REO Sales - 2009 - 01/01/10 04:56 AM

Windsor has been a hotbed for housing turnover during the last few years. As a consequence of new construction in the early part of the last decade,  entire subdivisions came on the market in the middle of the housing bubble. A large number of these homes have defaulted and gone back to the banks where they eventually get moved back into the market as REO sales. 179 Windsor bank owned homes and condos were on the market as REO properties during the course of 2009. Of these, almost all have been sold. Today, January 1, 2010, the MLS indicates there … (0 comments)

market bottom: To Be (at bottom) or Not To Be - 04/12/09 03:37 AM
Who hasn't heard, "I'm waiting for prices to reach bottom."? I hear it all the time, and even if it drives you crazy, you understand what they are saying. Nobody wants to be the home buyer from early 2007 who buys the last bubble-priced house in an already crashing market. Mostly we can talk about how our local areas seem to be picking up steam or how one portion of the market is doing better than expected.
Well, I've been doing some number crunching, and in some areas near me, it's possible to look at the data and conclude that some portions … (1 comments)

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Real estate and green building information for Sonoma County California with an emphasis on Healdsburg, Sebastopol, Forestville, Guerneville, Graton, and the Russian River Valley, Dry Creek Valley. and Alexander Valley.I write a lot about REO property, fixers, luxury estate homes, and vineyard property. I love to analyze sales trends.




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