Author Archives for Lori Fernandez

Some Points To Ponder About The Market…

August 6, 2020 11:08 am Published by Comments Off on Some Points To Ponder About The Market…

Many people thought the market would plunge into a recessionary state with wild price drops. Why didn’t this happen? Largely because most of the people struggling with housing insecurity, are renting. This is causing a massive stabilization of rents and...
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What Were The Actual Numbers?

July 8, 2020 2:28 pm Published by Comments Off on What Were The Actual Numbers?

The total number of sales was 1,635, which was down 50%! (All numbers are comparing May, the last full month available, 2020 and 2019). Single-family resales came in at 1,043, also off 50%. Condos had 427 closed sales down 54%,...
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Summer Outlook: Real Estate Heads Into Buying Season On Firm Footing

July 8, 2020 2:24 pm Published by Comments Off on Summer Outlook: Real Estate Heads Into Buying Season On Firm Footing

Inman reports “Summer Outlook: Real Estate Heads Into Buying Season On Firm Footing” The US housing market, after understandably sputtering this spring due to COVID-19, is showing resiliency as the market picks up substantial steam all over the country. Realtor.com reported...
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Virtual Open Houses? Zoom Listing Appointments?…

May 18, 2020 2:49 pm Published by Comments Off on Virtual Open Houses? Zoom Listing Appointments?…

Welcome to the new normal. If you are a seller and have concerns about people in your home during this pandemic, there are plenty of ways to have your listing appointment without anyone entering your home. You can take your...
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COVID 19 Grabs All The Headlines But Inventory Remains Low And Sales Happening…

May 18, 2020 2:48 pm Published by Comments Off on COVID 19 Grabs All The Headlines But Inventory Remains Low And Sales Happening…

Shortly after the mandatory stay at home orders were issued, and the exemption of the initial businesses deemed essential was released, a second wave of businesses quickly followed, and not surprisingly, real estate was included in that list. Why? Simply,...
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Open Houses, What Will The New Normal Look Like…

April 17, 2020 11:43 am Published by Comments Off on Open Houses, What Will The New Normal Look Like…

This will be a very fluid situation as the crisis blooms, crests and hopefully burns out, so you must rely on professionals to guide you. THIS IS NOT THE TIME TO BE A FOR SALE BY OWNER! The California Association...
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