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Category Archives: Lafayette, CA Real Estate

Homes for Sale in Lafayette CA — Tight Market Continues

Lafayette CA real estate continues to reflect the constrained inventory felt across the broader Bay Area market.  Across the Bay, inventories in San Francisco rose slightly in August over July, and September inventories have not yet been reported.  In August, the SF market reflected 1.2 months of inventory — meaning that it would take …

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Homes for Sale in Lafayette CA — Rare New Construction!

Among the new homes for sale in Lafayette CA, only a few per year are newly constructed.  Naturally, this is due to the scarcity of land that puts such a premium on Lafayette CA real estate.  With nowhere new to build, prices for the existing constrained inventory faces ongoing upward pressure due to the …

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Hovering Over Lafayette CA Real Estate | Team Rothenberg

The use of aerial drones for photography and videography is accelerating at an explosive rate, and perhaps you’ve even seen some hovering over our local Lafayette CA real estate!  Some Lafayette CA Realtors are beginning to use them for certain home listings where the complexion of the property makes it difficult to fully appreciate …

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New Homes in Lafayette CA — Coming to Market Soon!!

It’s so rare to find newly constructed homes in Lafayette CA because of the lack of available lots for builders.  It’s even rarer to find a home that has been built with quality construction and design aesthetics as the first priority, rather than the more typical compromises we usually see in quality in order …

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Five Facts About Homes for Sale in Lafayette CA’s Fall Market

1.  Inventories & demand will be lower for homes for sale in Lafayette CA. Although we are in a very strong market, normal seasonality suggests that both inventory and demand will decline during the fall months of the year, and then turn down even further as we enter a hopefully wet winter.  For buyers, …

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Homes for Sale in Lafayette — Live Music and Guitars, Too!!!

I know that I’m normally writing about more serious stuff like homes for sale in Lafayette, or the market issues that will have an impact upon Lafayette real estate.  Well, it’s a holiday weekend, so I thought I’d lighten it up and share my discovery of a little-known place in town where you can …

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Tech and the Long View of Lafayette CA Real Estate

The underlying dynamics of Lafayette CA real estate are that it is finite… that its limited geographic, dedicated open space areas, and strict ridge line ordinance greatly affect the availability of land for residential home construction.  Second, relative to comparable areas around the Bay Area, Lafayette is still a “bargain”. Take a $2M home …

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Homes for Sale in Lafayette — Price Makes a Difference | Team Rothenberg

I’ve talked for years about how one cannot speak in generalities about “national markets”, the “Bay Area market” or even homes for sale in Lafayette within our much more constrained geographical market.  Within the Lafayette real estate market, prices are significantly influenced by the home’s specific geography.  Additionally, the price segment for the home …

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Sellers Looking For Homes For Sale In Lafayette CA Have Unique Challenges

We find homes for sale in Lafayette, CA to be a challenging market. While searching homes for sale in Lafayette CA, I’m sure you’ve encountered the poorly shot, dark pictures of cluttered rooms as you scan the online listings, and the horribly written marketing description that really is nothing more than the cryptic text …

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Buying one of the homes for sale in Lafayette – Plan Ahead | Team Rothenberg

Aside from working with a real estate professional who will put your interests first, and not just someone who is simply out to close another deal, giving advance thought to the loan process and working with a quality lender is very important.  In fact, most buyers underestimate the importance of this element of the …

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