mountain house homes sold: SoldWATCH Mountain House: 7/26/16 - 07/27/16 08:22 AM

 As we wrap up the month of July, you've probably seen a few homes in your neighborhood sell, new neighbors have moved in, and you're ready for a break from preparing your home for sale. Although the number of buyers coming in every day has slowed while families vacation,those buyers who would like to move before school starts, have gotten very serious about finding the right home. Even if you're not quite ready to sell, I'd love to have a "heads up" that you're planning to sell,so that I can keep your home in mind when speaking with buyers. I can make you part of ourSecret … (0 comments)

mountain house homes sold: SoldWATCH Mountain House: 6/28/16 - 06/29/16 01:30 PM

5 Reasons to Sell This Summer
As the temperature rises, buyers are coming out ready to purchase their dream 
homes. The summer is a great time to list your home for sale. Here are five reasons 
1. Demand Is Strong
Buyers are ready, willing and able to purchase... and are in the market right now! 
Take advantage of the buyer activity currently in the market. 
2. There Is Less Competition Now
According to NAR's latest Existing Home Sales Report, the supply of homes for 
sale is still under the 6-month supply that is needed for a normal housing market 
at 4.7-months. This means, in most areas, there are not enough homes … (0 comments)

mountain house homes sold: SoldWATCH Mountain House: 6/21/16 - 06/21/16 01:04 PM

I do hope you had a lovely Father's day. I saw a great commercial this week, that 
reminded me of someone dear to me... It was a "Dad" building shish-kebabs at 
the drill, and when the camera panned out, he was using his new Craftsman 
screwdrivers. LOL 
So, if you've been thinking of selling your home, maybe you've been putting your 
own screwdrivers to use... or at least some spackling and paint. If you haven't, 
you may want to take a look at our Seller Ebook -- How To Sell Your Home for 
Top Dollar Fast! It gives some great ideas and perspectives on the best way to 
prepare … (0 comments)

mountain house homes sold: SoldWATCH Mountain House: 6/14/16 - 06/17/16 07:17 AM

Now's the time to get your house on the market. Kids are out of school and hopefully 
taking on the chores of tidying and mowing lawns, in reward of a day of play... What 
do you say? Have you found your next place? (You know I have a MarketWATCH 
program to help buyers, right?) CLICK HERE to get the newest listings, since you're 
already getting the listings of those Sold. 
Speaking of that list, let's take a gander... 
There were 8 homes sold, ranging in price from $465,000 - $642,000. They ranged in size from 2054 - 3362. The average days it took to sell these homes, was 81 days. Click here for all … (0 comments)

mountain house homes sold: SoldWATCH Mountain House: 5/31/16 - 06/02/16 09:40 AM
I trust you had an amazing long weekend, and hope that you had a minute to 
contemplate those who died in battle.  So, did you open your pool this weekend?  
Do you even have a pool to open? I have fond memories of "opening the pool"... 
skating around with scrub brushes on my feet to clean the cover, and the general 
merriment that comes with being a kid ready to take the first dip of the season. Are you ready to kick off the summer by selling your house? Give us a call at 
(209) 834-2682, we'll stop by and do a thorough Room-By-Room Review, so that 
you can get an honest … (0 comments)

mountain house homes sold: SoldWATCH Mountain House: 5/24/16 - 05/24/16 07:33 AM
Have you noticed the shift? As May draws to a close and schools prepare to wrap up for the 
summer, kids are either immersed in studies for exams or skating along and dreaming of 
pools and summer fun. there's also a psychological shift that happens to homeowners... 
summer's a time to enjoy our homes, and do the "little" things that will make it more appealing 
to buyers. 
Have you had a chance to check out the neighbor's who've listed their homes? How do you 
think your home compares? You know, I would enjoy seeing the changes (enhancements) 
you've made to your home since you bought it, AND compare … (1 comments)

mountain house homes sold: SoldWATCH Mountain House: 5/17/16 - 05/18/16 01:06 AM
I'm hearing rumors about the overall economy just inching along. And with this, more questions 
about how it impacts the housing market. 
Questions I'm hearing include... 
Is affordability a major concern in today's real estate market? 
Are we approaching a new housing bubble? 
Are mortgage standards too tight? Or have they loosened too much? 
Freddie Mac, in their April Economic Outlook, says has an optimistic about housing... 
"We maintain our positive view on housing. In fact, the declines in long-term interest rates 
that accompanied much of the recent news should increase mortgage market activity." 
So, how does this impact you as a seller? This should give you some comfort that … (0 comments)

mountain house homes sold: SoldWATCH Mountain House: 5/10/16 - 05/12/16 10:18 AM
As I've been going around these past few months - either on caravan or with clients looking 
for a home, I've noticed something really important to you, as someone thinking about selling 
their own home.
Here's what I've noticed:
   Sellers are taking the time and effort to make their homes appealing to buyers.  
Sellers are upgrading bathrooms and kitchens, adding a fresh coat of paint, replacing the shag 
carpets. Granted, not all of these things are necessary, and there are some simple things that 
you can and should be doing right now to make sure you’ll get the highest price in the least 
amount of time.

If you’re … (0 comments)

mountain house homes sold: SoldWATCH Mountain House: 5/3/16 - 05/03/16 11:07 AM

How To Sell Your House In As Little As 24 Hours – 
Without Ever Putting It “On The Market”!
There is a principle in psychology called scarcity—it’s the desire that’s in all of us 
to want something that we can’t have.
There are some strategic ways that this principle can be applied to a real estate situation.
That’s right, I said applied—you can actually control it.  Often, the illusion of scarcity can 
be orchestrated and often appears in real estate situations without people even knowing 
that it’s there. Have you ever heard of a situation where a home was on the market and 
more than one person was interested in it?
In … (0 comments)

mountain house homes sold: SoldWATCH Mountain House: 4/26/16 - 04/26/16 01:59 PM
As you're keeping an eye on the home sales in your neighborhood, I'd like to offer 
an insight...
One of the major factors in getting your house to sell quickly is simply put: make it 
attractive. Most buyers select their home based on emotion and then justify the decision 
with facts, so it is important to make the house inviting and pleasant. Yours is not only 
the only property the prospective buyer will see. You are competing with model homes 
that may have been professionally decorated and homes that have no children, no pets 
and Mr. and Mrs. Perfection as owners.
You can find some concrete suggestions for how to make your home competitive
in my Free … (0 comments)

mountain house homes sold: SoldWATCH Mountain House: 4/19/16 - 04/19/16 12:16 PM
If You Are Thinking of Selling, Now Is The TimeIf you thought about selling your house this year, now may be the time to do it. 
The inventory of homes for sale is well below historic norms and buyer demand is skyrocketing. 
We were still in high school when we learned the concept of supply and demand: the best time 
to sell something is when supply of that item is low and demand for that item is high. 
That defines today's real estate market. In a recent article, the Chief Economist for revealed,"Would-be buyers face 
a dilemma: There will be more homes on the market over … (2 comments)

mountain house homes sold: SoldWATCH Mountain House: 4/12/16 - 04/13/16 01:39 PM
Good morning, Good Afternoon, & Good Evening!
Our market is just FUN!  It seems each week brings a new and intriguing situation...
last week people were asking about investment opportunities and this week, it seems
that Luxury is the topic of the day.  How do you define luxury? Is it the price, the 
space, or the feel of a place?
This is a really good time to assess if it's time for you to "move up".  Are you considering
this?  This kind of transaction takes a bit of coordination... to find a new place to live, then
have you home sell, and be able to do it all … (0 comments)

mountain house homes sold: SoldWATCH Mountain House: 4/5/16 - 04/06/16 08:27 AM
Sales Contracts Hit Highest Level in Months 
So last week, I gave you the potential pitfalls of listing your home in a HOT 
market. Now here's a slightly different perspective that shows that buyers are 
still buying!
The National Association of Realtors (NAR) just announced that the February
Pending Home Sales Index reached it’s highest reading since July 2015.
This index means that  more contracts have been signed by buyers that will 
soon translate to sales. February’s Index rose 3.5% month-over-month to 
What does this mean for the market?
Lawrence Yun, NAR’s Chief Economist explained:
"After some volatility this winter, the latest data is encouraging in that a 
decent number of buyers signed contracts last month, lured by mortgage 
rates dipping to … (0 comments)

mountain house homes sold: SoldWATCH Mountain House: 3/15/16 - 03/15/16 09:58 AM
I'd like to share a story with you.   This week, a friend, who is very computer-savvy, had a computer issue.  She put a video of "the red screen of death" on facebook. What I found interesting was all of the comments. Everyone has some working knowledge (as end-users) of computers, right? Especially if they're on facebook. The armchair experts weighed in, with everything from "it's a virus", "you upgraded to Windows 10 too soon", and the inevitable, "this never happens with a Mac".   Come to find out, it was a failed hard drive. Nobody suggested this option. The way … (0 comments)

mountain house homes sold: SoldWATCH Mountain House: 3/8/16 - 03/12/16 12:01 PM
Ah! March is here!  Spring flowers, Spring break, Spring forward with your clocks, change the batteries in your smoke detectors. For us in real estate, it brings thoughts of a busy busy time, with the "spring market". In the next few weeks we'll be seeing more and more homes coming on the market. Are you ready to jump in now?  The first step will be to see how your home, with all the improvements you've made, compares to others in the neighborhood. This is easy, just ask for our Pinpoint Price Analysis. CLICK HERE   Let's see just what joined the listing this week... There … (0 comments)

mountain house homes sold: SoldWATCH Mountain House: 3/1/16 - 03/01/16 08:16 AM
Wow, has time really sped along this year! Can you believe we're already into March? In just 3 weeks it'll officially be SPRING! [shaking head] Anyway, for you, as a homeowner a couple of things you need to know, is that we've had a great pre-emptive move on the spring market. There are more buyers looking in your neighborhood than ever before.   Homes that are priced well are moving quickly, and often in competition. Now's the time to really look at what you'd like to do. Pricing is so very important, and I'd love to share with you how your home compares … (1 comments)

mountain house homes sold: SoldWATCH Mountain House: 2/23/16 - 02/24/16 08:47 AM
I was chatting with my coach the other day, and she asked me,  "What do you think YOUR clients appreciate MOST about you as a Realtor?"   Although initially I thought it was my years of experience and knowledge of the market, or maybe my ability to negotiate, the reality is... I think people appreciate my ability and willingness to listen.   (My team &) I truly want to understand exactly what it is you want, and WHY you want it.  Yes, we have experience and knowledge and all the credentials, but NONE of those matter until we know what YOU want. … (0 comments)

mountain house homes sold: SoldWATCH Mountain House: 2/16/16 - 02/17/16 12:54 AM
Can you believe we're already into the 3rd week of February?!  
I hope you had an amazing Valentine's Day!  This pre-spring market has really picked up! We've just listed another home this week, and are in the preliminary stages before listing with 2 other home sellers.  This is alwaysexciting, because often I know of someone looking for JUST that exact home. It's just amatter of finding the home to sell! So, if you're thinking about selling, this might be the ideal time to get a Pin-Point Price Analysis.  It allows me to give you some perspective on how much homes are selling for in the … (0 comments)

mountain house homes sold: SoldWATCH Mountain House: 01/26/2016 - 01/26/16 07:32 AM
SoldWATCH Mountain House
26 January 2016
 I just reviewed the report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) on the change in home sales by price point for 2015 as compared to 2014.
Some Highlights:  Home Sales are up year-over-year in the top 4 price ranges and only slightly below last year's numbers in a fifth. A lack of distressed property inventory has led to a slow down in sales in the under $100K price range. As home prices continue to rise, there will be less homes available for sale in the lower ranges. What does this mean for you, as a homeowner considering the sale … (0 comments)

mountain house homes sold: SoldWATCH Mountain House: 01/20/16 - 01/20/16 06:30 AM

SoldWATCH Mountain House
Hi %%FirstName%% 
The housing crisis is finally in the rear view mirror as the real estate market moves down the road to a complete recovery. 
Home values are up. Home sales are up. Distressed sales (foreclosures and short sales) have fallen dramatically. 
It seems that 2016 will be the year that the housing market again races forward. However, there is one thing that may 
cause the industry to tap the brakes: a lack of housing inventory. 
Let's look at what's happening locally.
This past week we saw 2 homes sell in Mountain House, they sold for $305,000 and $335,000 and had a total of 1,262 sf. and 1,460 sf.
Click here for all … (0 comments)

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