Author: Michael Bloom

According to the California Association of Realtors,  home sales remained robust in October as prices leveled off and low rates continued to provide support to the housing market. Home sales in October totaled 434,170 , down 0.9 percent from September and down 10.4 percent from October...

According to Inman news, Zillow founder, Rich Barton, announced yesterday that the compauy will shut down iBuying operations and lay off 25% of its workforce. Currently, Zillow Offers, the company's iBuying service , buys and sells houses directly from consumers. According to Barton, "We've determined the unpredictability...

Although the holidays are usually a time when buyers and sellers take a break and regroup for the new year, there are several reasons why staying active during the seasonal slowdown can be to your advantage. For buyers, starting your house hunt during the holidays gives...

According  to the California Association of Realtors, the California housing market will remain solid if the pandemic is kept under control. There will be structural challenges, however. C.A.R.'s housing and economic forecast states,"Supply constraints and higher home prices will bring California home sales down slightly in 2022....

According to the California Association of Realtors, California existing home sales moderated in August as the market continues to return to normal though the median price climbs higher. (statistics provided by C.A.R. website) C.A.R. reports the following: existing, single-family home sales totaled 414,860 in August, down...

The housing market is cooling down across the country but not for the reason you would expect; first-time homebuyers have been priced out According to the National Association of Realtors, home sales fell in August. While the market appears to be cooling off, its in part...

As a result of the enormous efforts of Californians for Homeownership, a non profit organization sponsored by the California Association of Realtors, the city of Oakland has changed its policies towards the development of accessory dwelling units. These changes will allow Oakland homeowners to develop larger...

As a result of the enormous efforts of Californians for Homeownership, a nonprofit organization sponsored by the California Association of Realtors the city of Oakland has changed its policies towards the development of accessory dwellings units. (ADU's) These changes will allow Oakland homeowners to develop larger...

According to the California Association of Realtors, despite a new record price, growth slowed and pending sales dipped for the first time since May 2020 Single family home sales totaled 436,020 in June. This is 2.2 percent down from May and up 28.3 percent from June...