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Lafayette CA Real Estate Blog | Team Rothenberg

California Drought Conditions Still Affecting Homes for Sale in Lafayette CA

The water crisis is still a top of mind issue for many Californians, and this is especially true for homeowners. Homes with lush green lawns and colorful and delicate flowering gardens in need of constant watering are a thing of the past for the state, entering into its fourth year of mandatory water restrictions. …

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Lafayette CA Homes for Sale by Segment

Let’s continue looking at what’s happening with Lafayette CA homes for sale by drilling down into the data by market segment.  As I’ve always said, it is potentially misleading to draw conclusions from a thin set of data, so let’s enhance our chances of accurately assessing trends by including the Orinda real estate market for …

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Lafayette CA Homes for Sale – The Market Turns!

The worry about taxes is finally in the rear view mirror, Q1 of 2015 is now history, and the number of Lafayette CA homes for sale is finally on the rise!  To recap where we’ve been so far this year, and perhaps shed some light on where we may be going, the first quarter …

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One of the Most Beautiful Homes for Sale in Lafayette CA

This past week, we placed a home on the market that is clearly one of the most spectacular homes for sale in Lafayette CA.  In fact, it may be one of the most beautiful Lafayette homes you’ll ever see.  Built by noted artisan and contractor, Chris Wright, as his personal residence, 21 Tiana Terrace, …

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Solar Panel Installation is Beneficial in Lafayette CA Homes for Sale

Conservancy is an ever-present concern facing Californians, and issues like water and energy usage continue to impact homeowners and buyers across the state. As discussed earlier, the current drought is creating a severe water shortage in homes across the state. Furthermore, transporting water to underserved areas is a burden to our energy output, and …

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The Lafayette CA Real Estate Market Overview

This Lafayette real estate market summary is intended to  help buyers understand the market before they engage in a home purchase in the area. Understanding market conditions and issues affecting the community will make you better positioned when the time comes to make an offer on a property. While the Lafayette CA real estate market is in …

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Housing Shortages Affect Prices of Lafayette CA Homes for Sale

There is ongoing concern in the United States regarding not only affordable housing, but also availability of housing for sale. I’ve written about the shortage of homes for sale in Lafayette CA. The issue affecting Lafayette CA homes for sale is the availability of new homes, which is all but nonexistent in the market. …

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Homes for Sale in Lafayette CA Sell Faster When Properly Staged

Whether you are choosing to list a property for the first time or you have purchased and sold more than one home, determining the proper course of action with each new real estate transaction can be a daunting task. The process of home purchase is a complicated one. Once your house is listed, it …

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Homes for Sale in Lafayette CA — Just a Matter of Size

Size Matters, But Does Price Per Square Foot? Price per square foot has become a common metric for evaluating the cost of homes in many markets, and homes for sale in Lafayette CA are no exception.  Commonly used as a metric in commercial real estate, price per sq. ft. has somehow found its way …

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Real Estate in Lafayette CA When Purchasing in the Bay Area

In previous posts, I’ve discussed market trends affecting the Greater San Francisco market. Many large metro areas are experiencing an increasing divide between housing cost and wage growth. Rental costs have been on a steady incline, and they currently outpace earning rates in the Bay Area. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reported that …

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