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Homes for Sale in Lafayette CA Impacted by Area Economy

The new year will bring with it fresh opportunities for owners and sellers to prepare to sell or buy a home. The real estate industry will be impacting and influencing the industries of some areas of the economy as we enter 2016. Finance Industry Impacts Homes for Sale in Lafayette CA The finance industry will …

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Enhancing Curb Appeal of Your Lafayette CA Real Estate

Guest Post By Bryn Huntpalmer of Modernize Increasing and maintaining the value of their Lafayette CA real estate is on every home owner’s mind. When choosing a new home, the first thing you will notice is the exterior. The landscaping is an important part of the initial impression that the home gives. Choosing the right landscaping …

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Predictions for 2016 That Could Impact Homes For Sale In Lafayette CA

Job numbers have been great around the country, and those strong job numbers have translated into a nationally strong housing market – maybe the best since we’ve had since the start of the recession. Although we have had considerable volatility in the stock and bond markets this past week, the fundamentals for local real …

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Be Prepared in the Purchase of Homes for Sale in Lafayette

Those invested in the five-county metropolitan area can attest to the ebbs and flows of the Bay Area housing industry. Anyone that’s owned a home in the area for more than a decade will attest to fluctuations in market conditions. According to a recent Zillow study, the fall and winter will see cooler temperatures and a colder …

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A Market Correction In The Lafayette CA Real Estate Market?

If one believes everything they read, they wouldn’t know what to make of the Lafayette CA Real Estate market and broader Bay Area market. From one day to the next, analysts make countless predictions to explain the inexplicable. Industry experts have implied that a change is in the wind, but mostly everyone continues to …

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Restaurants in Lafayette CA — Check Out The Hideout

With so many restaurants in Lafayette CA and the surrounding communities, it was with great surprise and delight that we stumbled upon The Hideout Kitchen and Cafe  this week. Quietly opened in Lafayette about 8 months ago, The Hideout is aptly named.  Literally hidden off of Mt. Diablo Blvd, it is not visible from the …

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Homes for Sale in Lafayette CA: Still A Value Despite Tech Effect

The search for affordable housing in the Bay Area can prove to be a challenge. For many residents, moving outside the city center can provide some financial relief; however, this is not true for every neighborhood in the Bay Area. According to a recent Zillow study, San Francisco residents should expect to assign as …

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Bay Area and Lafayette CA Real Estate Market No Longer In The Top Spot

The hot San Francisco housing market has topped every chart for home values, days on the market, and sales prices. The Bay Area has been the hottest housing market in the country for the past four months, but now that has all come to an end. The top spot has gone to another up …

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Real Estate Inspection Fraud with Homes for Sale in Lafayette CA

This post won’t endear me to multitude of contractors and other trades people who are involved in the lucrative real estate “inspection” industry, but the type of unethical and opportunistic behavior I observed during the market heights of 2005-06 is back again with homes for sale in Lafayette CA.  The conspicuous conflict of interest that …

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Homes For Sale In Lafayette CA Occupy a Calmer Housing Market

During the summer, the Bay Area market surpassed 40 months of consecutively increased home prices, as didi homes for sale in Lafayette CA.  Home prices increased over 2% from the pervious year going back to 2012. The summer may have been the last season of crazy home bidding wars for awhile, since many forecasters are …

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