February 2021 Domestic Market Home Sales

The February 2021 domestic market showed a slowdown in sales, as compared to January. Although as compared to February of last year, sales were up by about 9%. And, most pundits agree, that the February 2021 domestic market home sales slowdown happened in large part due to the severe winter weather that impacted much of the US. In fact, this …

San Mateo County February 2021 Market

Well, here we are in March already. And, it’s time to review San Mateo County February 2021 market data. It’s time to see how real estate activity did for the month. In fact, on CarmenMiranda.com, we do that consistently, each month. Anything less would be considered dropping the ball, since Carmen’s focus from the start of her real estate career …

San Mateo County 5 Star Realtor

When you want to buy or sell a home in San Mateo County, it can become a bit complicated. And, that’s not due to your skills or lack of them as a buyer or seller. It’s simply due to the fact that the market is quite complex and dynamic. In fact, its activity and trends require close observation and analysis, …

Know Your CA Real Estate Laws

In California, a number of laws related to real estate apply in 2021. And, some are new. In fact, the laws, old or new impact landlords, buyers, sellers and renters alike.  As a result, lots of reasons abound to know your CA real estate laws. Many of these laws protect buyers. Others ensure the rental supply expands. Note: It’s good …

San Mateo County January 2021 Condo Market

San Mateo County January 2021 condo market showed marked ups and downs in January.  And, that can easily be seen in the data. In fact, while resale condo sales were up year-over-year (YoY), they were down from December. As a result, sales rose 29.6% YoY. Although, they fell by 62.9%, from December. At the same time, median sales price for …

Sell Then Buy a Home at Same Tax Level

In California, many homeowners may want to sell their home, and move to another county. Although, they may decide not to, since it would make them subject to a higher tax rate on the new home. At the same time, for seniors there is a definite silver lining. In fact in 1988, voters passed Proposition 90. And, it allows anyone …

San Mateo County December 2020 Condo Activity

December closed with plenty of interesting condo activity. And, much of it was on par with positive indicators. Although, some areas of activity leveled out or shrank some. At the same time, some ups and downs are common. As a result, San Mateo County December 2020 condo activity is simply another reflection of quite a dynamic real estate market. Like …

San Mateo County October Real Estate Overview

October played out much like the previous months for activity in San Mateo County real estate. Although, there were some clear variations. At the same time, the upward trend in single family, resale home sales carried over well into October. In fact, a San Mateo County October real estate overview will show a jump in sales over the previous month. …

San Mateo County January 2021 Condo Market

Sept Domestic Real Estate Market

Millions of Americans may want to know what direction the domestic real estate market is heading. And, if previous months’ indicators are accurate, it’s heading positively. In fact, home sales continue on a strong trend, in all four domestic sectors. Although, that has put pressure on new home developers to step it up. After all, existing home inventory has comes …

August 2020 Real Estate Market Trends

What’s important to note about the trends in San Mateo County real estate through August? As a matter of fact, in some areas they reflect the domestic real estate market. And, it too showed an increase in home sales, coupled with a healthy demand for housing. That includes all four domestic sectors. At the same time, mortgage interest rates remained …