palo alto real estate market: What Do Higher Interest Rates Mean For Silicon Valley Real Estate - 11/28/16 10:46 AM
 
 
After the election I started watching Bloomberg TV instead of the news/opinion channels I had been watching.  I guess I just got tired of all the yelling, in addition to the fact that I felt the need to try and get some clarity on what might happen to the economy, and more specifically the Silicon Valley housing market.
 
Besides the much needed civility I found on Bloomberg, I quickly came away with the understanding that no matter who the different reporters and commentators said they thought would be winners and losers in a new political environment, there was one thing everyone agreed … (1 comments)

palo alto real estate market: How Much Over List To Offer On A Palo Alto Home With Multiple Offers - 02/28/15 12:06 AM

Anyone trying to buy a home in Palo Alto right now knows that it is tough out there. There are many more buyers than sellers and many Palo Alto homes sell with multiple offers way over list price. Some homes go as much as 40% over asking, but some do not. How does a buyer make the decision about how much to offer to have the winning bid in a Palo Alto multiple offer situation and not overpay?
The answer is not simple, and sometimes it not a question of price, but terms, like contingencies, length of escrow, length of … (3 comments)

palo alto real estate market: How Much Over List To Offer On A Palo Alto Home With Multiple Offers - 02/28/15 12:06 AM

Anyone trying to buy a home in Palo Alto right now knows that it is tough out there. There are many more buyers than sellers and many Palo Alto homes sell with multiple offers way over list price. Some homes go as much as 40% over asking, but some do not. How does a buyer make the decision about how much to offer to have the winning bid in a Palo Alto multiple offer situation and not overpay?
The answer is not simple, and sometimes it not a question of price, but terms, like contingencies, length of escrow, length of … (3 comments)

palo alto real estate market: Palo Alto Ca Real Estate Market Update 5/18/2014 - 05/18/14 08:06 AM
As a Palo Alto Real Estate Agent I am always being asked, "How's the market in Palo Alto?" The answer is simple:
Not enough inventory, plenty of buyers. Only the problem, like the drought, is getting worse.
 
There are currently 28 single family Palo Alto homes for sale, down from 38 last week
.
There are currently 7 Palo Alto town homes/condos for sale, up from 4 last week.
 
There are currently 47 pending sales of Palo Alto single family homes up from 38 last week.
 
There are currently 5 pending sales of Palo Alto Town homes/Condos down from 6 last week.
 
Last week there … (0 comments)

palo alto real estate market: Palo Alto Ca Real Estate Market Update 5/4/2014 Happy Star Wars Day! - 05/04/14 02:01 AM
As a Palo Alto Real Estate Agent I am always being asked, "How's the market in Palo Alto?" The answer is simple:
Not enough inventory, plenty of buyers. Only the problem, like the drought is getting worse.
 
There are currently 38 single family Palo Alto homes for sale, the same as last week
.
There are currently 4 Palo Alto town homes/condos for sale, the same as last week.
 
There are currently 38 pending sales of Palo Alto single family homes down from 39 last week.
 
There are currently 6 pending sales of Palo Alto Town homes/Condos the same as last week.
 
Last week there … (2 comments)

palo alto real estate market: Palo Alto Ca Real Estate Market Update 4/28/14 - 04/27/14 11:30 PM
As a Palo Alto Real Estate Agent I am always being asked, "How's the market in Palo Alto?" The answer is simple:
Not enough inventory, plenty of buyers. Only the problem, like the drought is getting worse.
 
There are currently 38 single family Palo Alto homes for sale, up from 26 last week
.
There are currently 4 Palo Alto town homes/condos for sale, down from 5 last week.
 
There are currently 39 pending sales of Palo Alto single family homes the same as last week.
 
There are currently 6 pending sales of Palo Alto Town homes/Condos up from 5 last week.
 
Last week there … (1 comments)

palo alto real estate market: Palo Alto Ca Real Estate Market Update April 20,2014 - 04/20/14 07:14 AM
As a Palo Alto Real Estate Agent I am always being asked, "How's the market in Palo Alto?" The answer is simple:
Not enough inventory, plenty of buyers. Only the problem, like the drought is getting worse.
 
There are currently 26 single family Palo Alto homes for sale, down from 41 last week
.
There are currently 5 Palo Alto town homes/condos for sale, up from 3 last week.
 
There are currently 39 pending sales of Palo Alto single family homes the same as last week.
 
There are currently 5 pending sales of Palo Alto Town homes/Condos down from 9 last week.
 
Last week there … (1 comments)

palo alto real estate market: Palo Alto Ca Real Estate Market Update 4/13/2014 - 04/13/14 07:41 AM
As a Palo Alto Real Estate Agent I am always being asked, "How's the market in Palo Alto?" The answer is simple:
Not enough inventory, plenty of buyers. Only the problem, like the drought is getting worse.
 
There are currently 41 single family Palo Alto homes for sale, up from 28 last week
.
There are currently 3 Palo Alto town homes/condos for sale, down from 4 last week.
 
There are currently 39 pending sales of Palo Alto single family homes up from 28 last week.
 
There are currently 9 pending sales of Palo Alto Town homes/Condos down from 11 last week.
 
Last week there … (2 comments)

palo alto real estate market: Palo Alto Ca Real estate Market Update 4/6/2014 - 04/06/14 07:43 AM
As a Palo Alto Real Estate Agent I am always being asked, "How's the market in Palo Alto?" The answer is simple:
Not enough inventory, plenty of buyers. Only the problem, like the drought is getting worse.
 
There are currently 28 single family Palo Alto homes for sale, up from 25 last week
.
There are currently 4 Palo Alto town homes/condos for sale, down from 6 last week.
 
There are currently 28 pending sales of Palo Alto single family homes down from 31 last week.
 
There are currently 11 pending sales of Palo Alto Town homes/Condos up from 8 last week.
 
Last week there … (3 comments)

palo alto real estate market: Palo Alto Ca Real Estate Market Update 3/29/2014 - 03/29/14 11:10 AM
As a Palo Alto Real Estate Agent I am always being asked, "How's the market in Palo Alto?" The answer is simple:
Not enough inventory, plenty of buyers. Only the problem, like the drought is getting worse.
 
There are currently 25 single family Palo Alto homes for sale, the same as last week
.
There are currently 6 Palo Alto town homes/condos for sale, up from 3 last week.
 
There are currently 31 pending sales of Palo Alto single family homes up from 20 last week.
 
There are currently 8 pending sales of Palo Alto Town homes/Condos down from 10 last week.
 
Last week there … (3 comments)

palo alto real estate market: Palo Alto Ca Real Estate Market Update March 22, 2014 - 03/22/14 06:56 AM
As a Palo Alto Real Estate Agent I am always being asked, "How's the market in Palo Alto?" The answer is simple:
Not enough inventory, plenty of buyers. Only the problem, like the drought is getting worse.
 
There are currently 32 single family Palo Alto homes for sale, up from 25 last week
.
There are currently 5 Palo Alto town homes/condos for sale, up from 3 last week.
 
There are currently 19 pending sales of Palo Alto single family homes down from 20 last week.
 
There are currently 10 pending sales of Palo Alto Town homes/Condos the same as last week.
 
Last week there … (2 comments)

palo alto real estate market: How Much Over List Price Are Palo Alto Ca Homes Selling in 2014? - 03/20/14 12:43 AM

 
Anyone trying to buy a home in Palo Alto right now knows that it is tough out there. There are many more buyers than sellers and many Palo Alto homes sell with multiple offers way over list price. Some homes go as much as 30% over asking, but some do not. How does a buyer make the decision about how much to offer to have the winning bid in a Palo Alto multiple offer situation and not overpay? The answer is not simple, and sometimes it is not a question of price, but terms, like contingencies, length of escrow, length of rent back, etc. … (0 comments)

palo alto real estate market: Palo Alto Real Estate Market Update 3/16/2014 - 03/16/14 07:02 AM
As a Palo Alto Real Estate Agent I am always being asked, "How's the market in Palo Alto?" The answer is simple:
Not enough inventory, plenty of buyers. Only the problem, like the drought is getting worse.
 
There are currently 25 single family Palo Alto homes for sale, up from 21 last week
.
There are currently 3 Palo Alto town homes/condos for sale, down from 6 last week.
 
There are currently 20 pending sales of Palo Alto single family homes down from 21 last week.
 
There are currently 10 pending sales of Palo Alto Town homes/Condos up from 9 last week.
 
Last week there … (1 comments)

palo alto real estate market: Palo Alto Ca Real Estate Market Update 3/9/2014 - 03/09/14 12:28 AM
As a Palo Alto Real Estate Agent I am always being asked, "How's the market in Palo Alto?" The answer is simple:
Not enough inventory, plenty of buyers. Only the problem, like the drought is getting worse.
 
There are currently 21 single family Palo Alto homes for sale, up from 18 last week
.
There are currently 6 Palo Alto town homes/condos for sale, down from 8 last week.
 
There are currently 21 pending sales of Palo Alto single family homes up from 17 last week.
 
There are currently 9 pending sales of Palo Alto Town homes/Condos down from 10 last week.
 
Last week there … (0 comments)

palo alto real estate market: Palo Alto Ca Real Estate Market Update 3/2/2014 - 03/02/14 12:36 AM
As a Palo Alto Real Estate Agent I am always being asked, "How's the market in Palo Alto?" The answer is simple:
Not enough inventory, plenty of buyers. Only the problem, like the drought is getting worse.
 
There are currently 18 single family Palo Alto homes for sale, the same as last week
.
There are currently 8 Palo Alto town homes/condos for sale, up from 6 last week.
 
There are currently 17 pending sales of Palo Alto single family homes down from 18 last week.
 
There are currently 10 pending sales of Palo Alto Town homes/Condos up from 8 last week.
 
Last week there … (1 comments)

palo alto real estate market: Palo Alto Ca Real Estate Market Update 2/22/2014 - 02/22/14 06:10 AM
As a Palo Alto Real Estate Agent I am always being asked, "How's the market in Palo Alto?" The answer is simple:
Not enough inventory, plenty of buyers. Only the problem, like the drought is getting worse.
 
There are currently 18 single family Palo Alto homes for sale, the same as last week
.
There are currently 6 Palo Alto town homes/condos for sale, up from 6 last week.
 
There are currently 18 pending sales of Palo Alto single family homes up from 16 last week.
 
There are currently 8 pending sales of Palo Alto Town homes/Condos the same as last week.
 
Last week there … (3 comments)

palo alto real estate market: Palo Alto Ca Real Estate Market Update 2/16/2014 - 02/16/14 01:22 AM
As a Palo Alto Real Estate Agent I am always being asked, "How's the market in Palo Alto?" The answer is simple:
Not enough inventory, plenty of buyers. Only the problem, like the drought is getting worse.
 
There are currently 18 single family Palo Alto homes for sale, up from 14 last week
.
There are currently 5 Palo Alto town homes/condos for sale, down from 7 last week.
 
There are currently 16 pending sales of Palo Alto single family homes down from 17 last week.
 
There are currently 8 pending sales of Palo Alto Town homes/Condos up from 6 last week.
 
Last week there … (2 comments)

palo alto real estate market: Palo Alto Ca Real Estate Market Update 2/8/2014 - 02/08/14 12:15 AM
As a Palo Alto Real Estate Agent I am always being asked, "How's the market in Palo Alto?" The answer is simple:
Not enough inventory, plenty of buyers. Only the problem, like the drought is getting worse.
 
There are currently 14 single family Palo Alto homes for sale, up from 12 last week
.
There are currently 7 Palo Alto town homes/condos for sale, up from 3 last week.
 
There are currently 17 pending sales of Palo Alto single family homes up from 12 last week.
 
There are currently 5 pending sales of Palo Alto Town homes/Condos the same as last week.
 
Last week there … (2 comments)

palo alto real estate market: Palo Alto Ca REal Estate Market Update 2/2/2014 - 02/02/14 02:51 AM
As a Palo Alto Real Estate Agent I am always being asked, "How's the market in Palo Alto?" The answer is simple:
Not enough inventory, plenty of buyers. Only the problem, like the drought is getting worse.
 
There are currently 12 single family Palo Alto homes for sale, down from a high of 46 last year
.
There are currently 3 Palo Alto town homes/condos for sale, down from a high of 15 last year.
 
There are currently 12 pending sales of Palo Alto single family homes.
 
There are currently 5 pending sales of Palo Alto Town homes/Condos.
 
Last … (2 comments)

palo alto real estate market: Where Do Palo Alto Buyers Come From Part 3 - 12/26/13 12:37 PM
 
In Where Do Palo Alto Buyers Come From Parts 1 and 2 http://actvra.in/48kQ#sthash.72NoBZSb.dpuf, http://actvra.in/48hM#sthash.oRB1OcTH.dpuf I discussed the fact that 40% of buyers come from the internet and 35% come from other agents. That means that on a national basis 75% of buyers come from the internet or agents and 25% come from other sources. This blog will talk about those other sources.
On a National basis 11% of buyers will come from a yard sign. There are still people who want to buy in Palo Alto who will drive through neighborhoods looking for open houses and for sale signs. When you are selling … (0 comments)

 
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