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RECENT BLOG POSTS
  Belmont Housing Review - February 2011 Once again if we are lulled into believing the raw numbers Belmont’s median home price shot up 14.7% over last February and an unbelievable 23% since just last month—unbelievable being the operative word.
San Mateo County Market Snapshot--Are We Treading Water?    Those of you who follow our market updates know we put our hometown, Belmont, under a market microscope every month to get a glimpse as to where the market appears to be headed. Of course that really is living in a Petri dish when it co...
07/07/2011
Helping to spur the real estate recovery, and at the same time tackle the city’s need for cash, we can thank our great leaders of Belmont for taking on one more urgent problem in the midst of our city’s financial crises—rampant real estate signs. "You have to hand it to Belmont for taking on such...
06/30/2011
The Case-Shiller index reported today for November 2010 showed a decline in 17 of the 20 MSA reported. Several areas including San Francisco showed a slight decrease over October but are still higher than levels in 2009. Will a double dip occur where levels hit an all time new low? You can see ou...
01/25/2011
Just thought I'd share this with everyone. We've always enjoyed astronomy and I love it when there's a new moon and we can get a good look at the night sky. In Belmont, we're pretty close to the city (San Francisco) and get a lot of city light which tends to wash-out the night sky. If we look sou...
10/09/2010
It's that time of the year again for the Greek Festival in Belmont. Each Labor Day weekend the Greek Orthodox Church hosts its annual Greek Festival at the Church of the Holy Cross at the corner of Ralston Avenue and Alameda de las Pulgas. This year, the Greek Festival in Belmont will be on Satur...
09/01/2010
 The California Association of Realtors tracks the "HAI" which is the Home Affordability Index. Their methodology can be found here, but in a nut shell they take into consideration the median home price for a particular area, the median income, the current interest rates and mash it into an index...
08/06/2010
Finding a home with great neighbors can be the luck of the draw. When buyers we help find a home are concerned about who their new neighbors might be, I'm reminded of my childhood experiences trying to lay claim to the perfect campsite. When I was a young, like so many of our generation, our pare...
08/02/2010
"Some 60% of the 109 economists and other analysts surveyed by MacroMarkets LLC expect home prices to decline this year, up from 40% in May." via online.wsj.com I found this amusing. If their numbers are right, at 66% the economists are no better than the Supreme Court Justices at arriving at a ...
07/26/2010
MorganHomes.com | (650) 508-1441 | Residential Real Estate Specialists Whether you are thinking of buying or already own a home the current historically low interest rates may help you save thousands of dollars. Rates in the last week have averaged the lowest point since records were first kept ...
07/14/2010
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