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  • Density vs. Demand

    Density vs. Demand

    July 14, 2020

    There turns out to be an intriguing connection between population density (numbers in blue) and the counties that saw the biggest year-over-year jumps in market activity (percentages in green). Some counties saw astounding y-o-y increases in the number of listings accepting offers.

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  • Don't Let Micro-Stresses Burn you Out

    Don't Let Micro-Stresses Burn you Out

    July 14, 2020

    What's Driving Your Stress? Micro-stresses infiltrate our lives in ways we often do not realize. The chart below shows 12 common micro-stresses and the relationships from which they emanate. Select the two or three that systematically drive the greatest stress for you.

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  • We are Experiencing a Deferred Spring Market

    We are Experiencing a Deferred Spring Market

    June 29, 2020

    I believe we’ll see more transaction volume over the next 18 months then we did over the last 18 months. I believe this summer will have more real estate activity than any summer in the history of real estate. I believe this summer will have more real estate activity than any summer in the history of real estate. And here is why:

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  • Be Tick Aware: Prevention Tips and Testing Resources for You

    Be Tick Aware: Prevention Tips and Testing Resources for You

    June 26, 2020

    Summer is here and it may be a good time to think about how to deal with ticks, a common problem with pets and kids....and adults! After safely removing the tick, one of the most important steps is to test the tick. Knowing the species and what disease(s) the tick is carrying will help with your diagnosis. Here is a list of tick testing labs in the U.S. and a complete Be Tick AWARE resources.

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  • Bay Area Market Share Charts

    Bay Area Market Share Charts

    June 22, 2020

    These charts are a compilation of Bay Area market share charts, using Broker Metrics data. The first chart is for total MLS dollar volume sales over the last 12 months, and the others track percentage market share for 2020 year-to-date, broken out by price segment: all prices, $2m+, $3m+, $5m+ and $10m+. These are particularly valuable for luxury sellers: It is most likely that the buyer for your luxury home will come from within the county, or be relocating from another Bay Area county. So it's essential to have a broker representing you that dominates luxury home sales not only here in [local market] but around the Bay Area.

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