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One Of Today’s Home Buyer Mistakes – Not Having the Agent Work For YOU

“Robert, I have been looking for a home for some time now and we just can’t seem to have any luck finding either finding a place, or getting our offers accepted. We look and look and when we find homes that we like, we immediately call the listing agent and have them show it to us and our agent is quick to respond with an offer but we keep getting beat out. Any... (more)

2015 Scotts Valley SF Home Average Sales Price Up $54,865 YTD Versus Same Time in 2014

The Scotts Valley real estate market continues to thrive with a wave of buyers from Silicon Valley and beyond snatching up available homes at a pace that could lead a record breaking year in home appreciation. Single Family Closed Sales YTD – As of this writing, May 13th 2015, the average list price for closed single-family homes is $799,606 and the average sales... (more)

2014 a Strong Year in Scotts Valley Real Estate - What to Expect in 2015

2014 was another banner year for the Scotts Valley real estate market as the average sales price of single family homes went from $749,325 in 2013 to $809,229, an increase of $59,904. There was also an increase in closed sales from 125 to 138 from 2013 to 2014 which represents a 10% increase. The sales price to list price ratio was 99%, meaning the sales price... (more)

Numbers in for First Half of 2014 SV Real Estate Market Show Surprising Trends

Click to see spreadsheet in full screen 2014 Shows Similarities to 2013 2014 has been a banner year for the real estate market in and around Scotts Valley. Pretty much what was predicted by numerous real estate experts, including yours truly. You heard and read about the low inventory and how it was driving prices upwards as the supply just could not meet the... (more)

May Means More Listings in Scotts Valley

The numbers are out for May 2014 in the Scotts Valley real estate market and the numbers show the following interesting and important stats: 31 for 31 – There were 31 new listings in the month of May, one per day. The previous month, April, had 30 new listings in 30 days so the trend stayed even at 1 new listing per month in the past 61 days. New Listings Stay... (more)

What's Hot & What's NOT in the SV Real Estate Market

Want to know what’s hot and what’s not in the Scotts Valley real estate market? What’s Hot: Interest rates – they have come down averaging 4.18% for a 30 year fixed, and they are expected to hit 5% or more by next year according to many. Money is cheap right now. Vineyards – only one for sale and it is pending. People are looking... (more)

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