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November 27, 2018

As we know, school rankings influence home prices throughout the county and the Monterey Peninsula is no exception. When there is inconsistency in school performance, getting into the right school district becomes a top priority for parents. Carmel and Pacific Grove ra...

November 21, 2018

The Fed has raised interest rates 8 times since 2011 leading to the incline in mortgage rates but rates are still very low compared to historical highs. For example, in April 1984, a 30 year fixed was around 18%. In 1995, 30 year rates were around 9%. I guess we've bee...

November 16, 2018

As mortgage rates rise, more buyers in expensive areas are turning to adjustable-rate mortgages to curb costs. 

According to CoreLogic, a real estate data firm, ARMs are more common in expensive metros and among home buyers who are borrowing larger balances on thei...

November 8, 2018

If you’re thinking about trying to sell your home, here are a few reasons to consider taking the plunge during the holiday season:

Less competition. Typically, fewer properties are on the market and fewer buyers are looking for a new home. With little competition, the h...

November 1, 2018

Good news! In the third quarter of 2018, homeowners sold for an average of $61,232 more than their original purchase price—the highest average home seller price gain since 2007, according to a newly released report from ATTOM Data Solutions. That marks a 32% return on...

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