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By Drew & Christine Morgan, Belmont California Real Estate
(RE/MAX Star Properties)
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The graph below is for San Mateo County, California. Notice how steep the trend-line is for this year as compared to 2004. The trend line used is a straight line computation in which the trend illustrated is based upon the previous data points. Of course this predicted outcome can change radicall...

By Drew & Christine Morgan, Belmont California Real Estate
(RE/MAX Star Properties)
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We hear it all the time, the media reporting this or that about the housing market. Of course being in the industry makes us keenly aware of our markets-regardless of what the media puts forth. Notice how slow the mainstream media were to get a hold of the rise in mortgage defaults? The sub-prime...

By John Pinto
(Realty World - John V. Pinto & Associates, Inc.)
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I have reviewed the August MLS statistics for Condominiums & Townhomes in Belmont, California. Please listen to my podcast to learn about the key trends and indicators in this area. If you have any questions about the market, feel free to give me a call at 408-829-4141 or e-mail JohnPinto@jvpinto...

By John Pinto
(Realty World - John V. Pinto & Associates, Inc.)
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I have reviewed the August MLS statistics for Single Family Homes in Belmont, California. Please listen to my podcast to learn about the key trends and indicators in this area. If you have any questions about the market, feel free to give me a call at 408-829-4141 or e-mail JohnPinto@jvpinto.com ...

By Lenore Wilkas, Lenore Wilkas
(Coldwell Banker - Vista Village )
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Belmont sits between San Mateo and San Carlos in the hills above El Camino Real.  It's the kind of town one either loves or hates because of it's unique homes.  They vary from small former summer cottages to huge mansions and these home can reside on the same street and block.  It's very rual in ...

By Drew & Christine Morgan, Belmont California Real Estate
(RE/MAX Star Properties)
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When is the Best time to sell a home? (Part five of five).If you've read parts one though four of our series, you undoubtedly know by now that there are many factors affecting the real estate market.Understanding your particular area's local market conditions and fluctuations will assist you in f...

By Drew & Christine Morgan, Belmont California Real Estate
(RE/MAX Star Properties)
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With Indian summers blessing the Bay Area and Belmont in particular, great weather embraces us late into the fall buoying the house hunting season beyond traditional markets. After Labor Day, once the summer vacations are behind and children back in school, the market takes another bounce up as m...

By Drew & Christine Morgan, Belmont California Real Estate
(RE/MAX Star Properties)
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It becomes pretty clear that historically, listing your home in late winter or early spring in the Bay Area will brings you the most market activity. Notice that the percentage a seller receives and the median home price is highest usually around June. Remember though-June sales were from homes l...

By Drew & Christine Morgan, Belmont California Real Estate
(RE/MAX Star Properties)
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Agents-ever "Just Want to Get Away?"It rained that day, but that wasn't why I was reluctant to show property-the 49ers were playing. Being new to the business, I was determined to take my very first buyer out to see property regardless that my home team was playing and I had to forfeit my season ...

By Drew & Christine Morgan, Belmont California Real Estate
(RE/MAX Star Properties)
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Our MLS system in Belmont (San Mateo) decided this year to disallow the practice of re-listing a home (effectively re-setting the DOM stat) since consumers thought it was a deceptive practice-and to some degree I suppose some agents employed this practice inappropriately.One of the first question...

By John Pinto
(Realty World - John V. Pinto & Associates, Inc.)
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I have reviewed the July MLS statistics for Single Family Homes in Belmont, California. Please listen to my podcast to learn about the key trends and indicators in this area. If you have any questions about the market, feel free to give me a call at 408-829-4141 or e-mail JohnPinto@jvpinto.com Th...

By John Pinto
(Realty World - John V. Pinto & Associates, Inc.)
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I have reviewed the July MLS statistics for Condominiums & Townhomes in Belmont, California. Please listen to my podcast to learn about the key trends and indicators in this area. If you have any questions about the market, feel free to give me a call at 408-829-4141 or e-mail JohnPinto@jvpinto.c...

By Lenore Wilkas, Lenore Wilkas
(Coldwell Banker - Vista Village )
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The City Council of Belmont is getting ready to pass a law outlawing smoking on city streets, public parks, apartments, condos and townhouses.  If you are a smoker and can't afford to buy a single family house, do not move to Belmont.  I can understand how obnoxious second hand smoke can be.  I r...

By Drew & Christine Morgan, Belmont California Real Estate
(RE/MAX Star Properties)
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In part four of our five part series on "When is the Best Time to Sell A Home" we examine some of the broader national issues which affect the overall atmosphere of home buying and selling.JobsWhen people feel secure about their jobs they are willing to take on more debt. But that's not the whole...

By Drew & Christine Morgan, Belmont California Real Estate
(RE/MAX Star Properties)
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Real estate is best examined on a local scale since a rapid sell-off in south Florida, or falling values in San Diego can have little bearing on what a home is worth at any given point in your neighborhood.Although it is best to focus on your local area, keeping an eye on the big picture is prude...

By Drew & Christine Morgan, Belmont California Real Estate
(RE/MAX Star Properties)
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Consumer Confidence In part three of our five part series on "When is the Best Time to Sell A Home" we examine some of the broader national issues which affect the overall atmosphere of home buying and selling.The confidence of consumers is critical to trade. The "Consumer Confidence" report  is ...

By Drew & Christine Morgan, Belmont California Real Estate
(RE/MAX Star Properties)
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Sales of resale homes in Belmont have declined this year as mortgage rates have increased. Surprisingly, inventory levels have not reached threshold conditions enough to put downward pressure on pricing to any large extent. Fewer sales can be the simple result of having fewer homes for sale (low ...

By Drew & Christine Morgan, Belmont California Real Estate
(RE/MAX Star Properties)
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Belmont's median price took a dip in July but is well within the normal real estate cycle. Small samples such as the town of Belmont are better examined year-over-year since the sale of higher priced homes in one month can skew the results.The Median price trendline is illustrating where the medi...

By Drew & Christine Morgan, Belmont California Real Estate
(RE/MAX Star Properties)
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The number of days it takes to sell a home is a good indication of the market activity. In some areas a week is normal and in others it could be three months. It's important to know your local real estate market. As you can see by this graph, Belmont's current stat is right on track for this time...

By Drew & Christine Morgan, Belmont California Real Estate
(RE/MAX Star Properties)
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The inventory levels in Belmont are still well within reason to sustain current pricing levels and currently do not indicate a "fire sale" mentality on the part of sellers. While inventory levels fluctuate wildly, the median price continues a somewhat steady climb. Mid-year cyclical inventory lev...

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