While 2018 home sales activity in Marin County generally maintained a steady momentum, the pace of sales slowed in the fourth quarter, with most price ranges posting fewer transactions than at the same time last year. However, sales of homes priced between $2 million and $3 million posted a solid gain compared with the fourth quarter of last year.
Almost half of Bay Area counties saw modest housing affordability improvements in the third quarter, yet the average household can still expect to shell out a hefty percentage of its income in order to own a home.
Virtually all real estate professionals believe that a property’s curb appeal is a crucial ingredient to wooing potential buyers, and the right outdoor renovation projects can pay sellers back, not to mention making them much happier homeowners.
Buying a home in the Bay Area is exciting, fun and easy! Now, before you call me crazy, let me provide you with my quick list of “A Dose of Preparation”. I believe that by following my list below, your home buying experience can be a smooth, easy and joyful experience!