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Lafayette CA Real Estate Blog | Team Rothenberg

The Cooling of Lafayette CA Real Estate

The cooling of Lafayette CA real estate and the more affluent sectors of the larger Bay Area market is palpable.  Real estate is always a trailing economic indicator, and the jittery start to the year with the stock market, and more so with  technology shares, has reared its head in the present real estate …

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Getting the Pricing Right with Lafayette Homes for Sale

One of the fundamentals in real estate is the importance of pricing a home.  As the market goes through a period of readjustment, its never been more true than now when discussing Lafayette homes for sale.   Naturally, we’ll assume that the seller and the agent are doing everything else right… the home has been …

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Stager Suggestions For Marketing Homes For Sale In Lafayette CA

Properly staging homes for sale in Lafayette CA can make the difference between a quick sale and a long, frustrating sales experience, which is why we always involve one of our stagers in the marketing of our properties.  The stager is critically important to the process of  properly “packaging” a home to appeal to the most likely …

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Cooling of the Lafayette CA Real Estate Market

As a Lafayette Realtor, I’ve always felt that it is important to be completely open and transparent with clients about the market and any other relevant factors concerning their home purchase.  One of the factors that I’ve recently shared with clients is my sense that the Lafayette CA real estate market is cooling and …

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Tale of Two Markets for Lafayette CA Real Estate

If not already on two separate paths, the local Lafayette CA real estate market is likely destined for two tales in 2016 – one occupied by the more affordable segment of the market, and one occupied by Lafayette homes that are priced above the market mean.   Rather than relying solely upon the pundits of …

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Where Does the Path Lead for Homes in Lafayette CA

The latest John Burns Real Estate Consulting report states that US businesses spent less money in Q4 than in Q3, and will officially enter a mild recessionary period if the trend continues with Q1 2016.  Businesses have decreased plant utilization, cut capital orders, and made slight cuts in purchasing.  Export demand has decreased due …

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Housing Forecast Impact Upon Homes in Lafayette CA

We are already in the second month of 2016, and before you know it, spring will be upon us. Economists forecast that the housing market will continue its current positive trajectory, however there are some caveats that need to be considered in light of the volatility in global equity and commodity markets. Generally speaking, …

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Lafayette CA Homes for Sale Benefit From Renovations and Staging

Home staging and renovation are key means used to improve the attractiveness of a home before it is listed for sale. While it has been forecasted that this year will be somewhat similar to last year’s, in most cases we recommend Lafayette CA homes for sale should be professionally staged by one of our experienced designers …

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Considerations When Evaluating a Lafayette CA Real Estate Agent

This is a continuation of our last post regarding buyer representation by a Lafayette CA real estate agent, and the profound financial impact that making the wrong choice can have for buyers.  In that post, we discussed the vantage point we have within the Lafayette market because we list a substantial quantity of homes …

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Facts That Every Buyer of Lafayette Real Estate Should Know

This may initially come across as a sales pitch for our team’s real estate services.  Perhaps, indirectly it is, but we are realistic enough to understand that we can’t and won’t have every prospective purchaser of Lafayette real estate working with us.  Really, this is written from the perspective of simply trying to help …

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