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Lafayette CA Real Estate Blog | Team Rothenberg

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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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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Lafayette CA Real Estate – A Look at 2016

It’s the beginning of a new year, and the most frequent question asked by current and prospective clients is about our expectations for the coming year in real estate. It’s a question that many would take lightly, but we understand that major life decisions get made based upon market expectations, and that the purchase …

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Most Cost Effective Remodels of Homes For Sale In Lafayette CA

There is no doubt that a timely and well-executed remodeling project can increase the value of homes for sale in Lafayette CA. As we begin 2016, we are only a few short months away from the beginning of the spring real estate season.  According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), there is some …

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Trends for 2016 Impacting Lafayette CA Real Estate

The New Year is upon us and there are anticipated trends that should make for good cheer in 2016. Here’s what we see happening that will make for an even better Bay Area market that will impact Lafayette CA real estate. Market Leveling Since the beginning of the economic downturn, people have been longing for …

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