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Category Archives: Lafayette CA Real Estate Forecast

Three Reasons Why the Lafayette CA Real Estate “Bubble” Won’t Burst | Team Rothenberg

With internet search traffic targeting Lafayette CA real estate at many times the rate of Orinda and Moraga, the intense interest in our community is readily apparent.  Young couples are following their friends and colleagues from San Francisco into town, and even businesses with their roots in the City are in close pursuit.  The …

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The Local Economy Soars & Lamorinda Real Estate Heats Up

It’s no surprise that the Bay Area continues to lead California’s economic recovery, with the lowest unemployment rates in the state in November and strong economic growth in San Francisco and Silicon Valley.  The effect upon Lamorinda real estate is profound.  According to the California Employment Development Dept, eight out of nine Bay Area …

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Good News for Lafayette CA Real Estate — Economists Predict a Strong Market Ahead

As the year winds down, one of the most frequent questions asked of us is what the future bodes for Lafayette CA real estate in 2014 and beyond.  Many of our clients are trying to craft sound plans for the future, whether it is downsizing out of their Lafayette CA real estate, or newer …

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The Bay Area Economy Adds Fuel to the Lafayette Real Estate Market

Perhaps we live in a bubble within Lafayette, but if you had to pick a bubble, ours is definitely the place to be.  The San Francisco metropolitan area led the nation in job growth in January with 41,300 new jobs, a 4.3 percent increase from a year earlier, according to the latest numbers from the …

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Lafayette, CA… The Real Estate Market Continues Its Recovery

With a profound lack of quality inventory, our local Lamorinda real estate market, and the greater Bay Area continues its incredible recovery from the recession that has been less kind to other areas of the country.  I often need to pause and reflect upon a much wider view of my world, and be thankful …

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Lamorinda Real Estate Market Forecast For 2012

I’m quietly stirring my healthful cup of green tea this morning as I carefully read the tea leaves and try to carefully craft my predictions for 2012 Lamorinda real estate.  Let’s begin with the broader economy and work our way to greater specificity: 1.  Volatility will persist in the US financial markets:  Volatility is …

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A Look at the Lamorinda Real Estate Market YTD 2011 and What Lies Ahead

Let’s look at our local market as we work our way into the last quarter of the year and near the end of October.  Inventories have decreased significantly from this time last year… running about 25%+ below where they were last year.  In fact, we have been experiencing about 3 months of inventory in …

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Fall in Lamorinda Real Estate… Travels Abroad

For those wondering if I fell off the globe for a few weeks, the answer is, “sort of”.  There never is an ideal time to take time off in this business, so early this year we planned an adventure to Italy and Croatia for early September.  The trip was epic, but the internet connectivity …

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Lamorinda’s July Defies National Markets

I couldn’t resist the sensationalized headline to this post, especially since traditional media sources have been relying upon these types of headlines to broadcast how anemic the “national” real estate market has been.  If you are a regular reader of this blog, you KNOW there is no such thing as a “national” real estate …

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June Swoon in the Lamorinda Real Estate Market?

The stats were just released for June real estate sales, and it looks like buyers took a break from the market, while sellers were busy putting their homes on the market.  Let’s start with a broad brush view of what transpired last month. Inventories grew by 12% over May, but are running about 10% …

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