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Category Archives: Lafayette CA Real Estate Market

The Summer of Sales for Lafayette Realtors

It  has admittedly been an interesting year for us as Lafayette Realtors, given the early year volatility in the stock market, and the slow down in market velocity over the busy 2015 market.  In most cases, it has been an easier year for buyers and their Lafayette Realtors as the market has normalized, however …

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Saving the Control of Lafayette CA Real Estate for Its Citizens

I usually try to stay away from issues that have the potential of becoming politicalized, but the issues that are being addressed by the Save Lafayette organization really need to be better understood by the residents of Lafayette, as well as those living in similar small towns throughout California.  What’s really at stake is the …

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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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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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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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Younger Buyers Drawn to Lafayette CA Homes for Sale

Despite the declining availability of affordable housing in the Bay Area, millennials are still moving to the region in droves. San Francisco is well known for its better than average employment opportunities and quality of life, all of which are very important to Gen-Y graduates moving to the area to start their professional lives. …

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Predictions for Lafayette Real Estate 2016

In the last post, we discussed predictions for the 2016 real estate market, primarily in the Bay Area, and how it is our belief that we are entering a period of normalization.  The economic conditions in China that have given rise to the correction in their own market, as well as our’s, has further …

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