Realtors Market Minute Oct 22 2020

The economy continues to bounce back but is recovering at a moderate pace. While many economic indicators are clearly showing signs of improvement, it will take time to get back…

Realtors Market Minute Oct 15 2020

The macroeconomic data is encouraging as businesses report stronger results and increased optimism. The labor markets continue to heal as well, albeit at a slower pace. C.A.R. also released its…

Realtors Market Minute October 8 2020

The economic and market data for this week continues to paint a picture of an economy that is recovering, albeit at a slower pace than during the initial phase of…

Realtors Market Minute Oct 1 2020

More positive economic data was released this week on consumers, buyer demand, interest rates, and new home sales. However, the pace of growth in labor markets has decelerated significantly, new…

Realtors Market Minute Sept 24 2020

The breadth of the recovery is impressive with consumer spending picking up, unemployment claims dipping below 1 million for the second consecutive month, industrial production, small businesses more   optimistic, and…

8 Ways to get rid of pet smells

You probably only think you’ve eliminated pet odors. Here’s how to make sure. Having pet odors inside your home can turn off potential homebuyers and keep your home from selling.…

Contra Costa Real Estate Realtors Confidence Index Report

Realtors Confidence Index Survey

Realtors Confidence Index January 2019 The REALTORS® Confidence Index is a key indicator of housing market strength based on a monthly survey sent to over 50,000 real estate practitioners. Practitioners…

Existing-Home Sales See 6.4 Percent Drop in December

Jan 22 2019 National Association of Realtors WASHINGTON (January 22, 2019) – After two consecutive months of increases, existing-home sales declined in the month of December, according to the National…

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California Housing by the Numbers

California housing market sputters in November – Existing, single-family home sales totaled 381,400 in November on a seasonally adjusted annualized rate, down 3.9 percent from October and down 13.4 percent…

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How to Make Space for a New Pet at Home

How to Make Space for a New Pet at Home Getting a furry friend is always an exciting time, however, it’s definitely a good idea to make a few tweaks…