"Why are you selling?" might seem like an innocent question from a home buyer, but watch out for the home seller, this is a dangerous question to answer.
Sound Off: What role do children play in a client's decision to buy or make an offer on a listing? Yes, indeed children do play a big role in a client’s home buying decisions. They put more weight on the neighborhood (Is it safe? Are their good parks and recreational facilities nearby?), the local schools and the layout of the home when shopping for the right property.
Sound Off: What are you most thankful for in the Bay Area real estate market? This question is impactful given the recent firestorms and the devastation it left behind. Let me talk about how I’m most appreciative for being in the real estate industry.
Sound Off: Are San Jose, Fremont more competitive than Oakland, San Francisco? The recent Redfin article on what city is the most competitive is fairly accurate, given the data used to calculate the figures. It does appear however, that the data quoted did not account for off market sales, which, if taken in to consideration, could potentially change the figures.