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 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 …

San Mateo County Condo Real Estate Update

Lots of things come together to make a real estate market report. And, the break down can be quite detailed. That, if the report is thorough. Although, it should at least include key data on both single family and condo/town homes. Since most markets include them and both are popular, it makes sense. In fact, in large markets like San …

San Mateo County Condos October Overview

The 4th quarter 2020, picking up in October showed a strong start for real estate in San Mateo County. And, that included the resale condo market. Although, San Mateo County condos October overview shows the market had its own unique and similar trends, as compared to single family. In fact, like single family homes, condo sales rose, year-over-year (YoY). It …

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 Sept Condo Update

Condo market activity had a number of interesting takeaways for September.  And, they included a significant jump in sales. In fact, condo sales jumped 66.2% year-over-year (YoY). Add to that an increase over August sales by 18.5%.  Although, sales price took a slight dip in Sept. As a result, median sales price for resale condos fell 1.4% YoY. Also, it …

San Mateo County Sept Real Estate Update

What’s in a monthly real estate report? What information does it offer that’s worth the read? And, what makes one more useful than another? In fact, not all such reports are created equal. Sometimes, you find they may lack facts and detail. You may find they are not designed to provide any real depth and insight into market activity. Although, …

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 …