Napa Valley Open Houses This Weekend

Napa Valley Open Houses This Weekend

What are you doing this President’s Day weekend? If you are looking to buy in Napa there is some spectacular inventory coming on the market. Here are the homes open for viewing this weekend.

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Napa Valley Open Houses this Weekend

Napa Valley Open Houses this Weekend

“Consumers may expect to see mortgage rates, which ended the week of Jan. 31 at 4.46 percent, to maintain their current levels or possibly decline even slightly more. The recent decrease in rates has already helped drive an uptick in applications for mortgages”.  Selma Hepp is Compass’ Chief Economist and Vice President of Business Intelligence

With inventory up nearly 10% over this time last year & prices stabilizing it is a great time to be in the market for a home. Contact me today to help you find your place in the Napa Valley.

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2019 International Surface Event Home Design Trends

2019 International Surface Event Home Design Trends

Patterned tile (such as the tile shown here sold by Arizona Tile), faux wood, warmer grays & large format tile & plank flooring were among the trends seen at this year’s International Surface Event. Click post title to read full article.

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The Remodeling Projects That Pay California Homeowners Back the Most

The Remodeling Projects That Pay California Homeowners Back the Most

Building a composite-based deck in the Wine Country returns more than 150 percent on investment, as does upgrading a garage door and replacing a roof using asphalt shingles.

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The New Year Should Bring New Opportunities for Bay Area Home Buyers

The New Year Should Bring New Opportunities for Bay Area Home Buyers

Bay Area home sales were up by 1 percent year over year in 2018, while the median price rose by 12 percent. Compass Chief Economist Selma Hepp weighs in on December and overall 2018 market activity.

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Napa Lighted Art Festival Starts This Weekend - Jan 12-20th

Napa Lighted Art Festival Starts This Weekend - Jan 12-20th

Napa does Art After Dark! FREE to the public, this 9-day festival features iconic architecture that becomes the painting in this unique lighted art walk. Napa Valley’s majestic hot air balloons will be uniquely displayed as part of this year’s Art After Dark experience. Several tethered hot air balloons will light up the sky at Oxbow Commons on both weekends of the festival. You won’t want to miss this stunning light show! 

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Napa Valley Open Houses This Weekend: Jan 12-13

Napa Valley Open Houses This Weekend: Jan 12-13

The Napa market is bustling with 37 homes open this weekend. Here, I have put together a list of this weekend’s open homes in the Napa Valley. Contact me if you need a buyer’s agent in Napa with extensive knowledge of the local market or would like additional information on any of the homes in this collection.

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What do you think of the Benjamin Moore Color of the Year 2019?

What do you think of the Benjamin Moore Color of the Year 2019?

It’s all about neutrals in Benjamin Moore’s 2019 collection. Classic, simple, elegant, chic. Just the way I like it. Add a perfect pop of color with the Beau Green. Pure sophistication!

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State of the U.S. Housing Market August 2018

Pacific Union's Chief Economist summarizes the key points from the housing conference where chief economists participated. Among the key points include the prediction that the home price drop seen in 2008 will not repeat since today’s conditions are very different - no subprime lending, speculation or overbuilding like we saw last time.  Read the rest of the key points here.

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Pacific Union Joins Compass

Pacific Union Joins Compass

REAL Trends currently ranks Pacific Union as the No. 5 residential real estate brokerage in America and the No. 1 independent brokerage in California based on 2017 sales volume of $14.1 billion. With the addition of Pacific Union, Compass’ national team will grow to over 6,400 real estate professionals representing $28 billion in sales volume in 2017.

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You had better move fast if you want to buy a home in these spots

You had better move fast if you want to buy a home in these spots

Burlingame tops the list with homes in San Mateo County selling in an average of 13 days in the second quarter. Over the past three years, Burlingame homes have never stayed on the market longer than 24 days. Check out all of the Bay Area's fastest-paced housing markets on the Pacific Union Blog.

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Are Bay Area Housing Markets Getting the Jitters? June’s Median Price Growth Does Not Suggest So.

The Bay Area’s median home price rose by 16 percent from June 2017, ranging from 9 percent growth in San Francisco to a 23 percent gain in Santa Clara County. Continue reading for more stats.

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Festival Napa Valley Free Concerts this Week

Festival Napa Valley Free Concerts this Week

Every July, Napa Valley is on stage. Breathtaking performances in iconic wine country settings are paired with Napa Valley’s unparalleled food, wine and hospitality. Festival Napa Valley offers programs that uplift and inspire, and attract artists and audiences from the world over. The annual celebration of the art of life has transformed Napa Valley into a cultural destination.

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