Category Archives: Bay Area Homes for Sale

Santa Clara County Real Estate_Photo Courtesy Jeni Pfeiffer

June 2019 SANTA CLARA COUNTY STATS

By: Jeni Pfeiffer, Associate Broker, Realtor®

The Bay Area Real Estate remains strong, with currently 2,212 units ACTIVE Status (available for sale) in the Santa Clara County. June 2019 recorded 1,366 Single Family, Condo and Town Home Sales ranging from $13,000,000 (232 Coleridge Avenue, Palo Alto 94301) to $340,000 (247 N Capitol Ave,#106, San Jose 95127) with 26 Average Days on Market DOM. 28% of the Sales were between $700,000 – $1,000,000. Properties priced according to the market, and in sought after areas, are still selling for over-asking price.By: Jeni Pfeiffer, Associate Broker, Realtor®The Bay Area Real Estate remains strong, with currently 2,212 units ACTIVE Status (available for sale) in the Santa Clara County. June 2019 recorded 1,366 Single Family, Condo and Town Home Sales ranging from $13,000,000 (232 Coleridge Avenue, Palo Alto 94301) to $340,000 (247 N Capitol Ave,#106, San Jose 95127) with 26 Average Days on Market DOM. 28% of the Sales were between $700,000 – $1,000,000. Properties priced according to the market, and in sought after areas, are still selling for over-asking price.

200,000 housing units in Bay Area pipeline. Is it enough to move the needle?

Courtesy Emily Fancher

There are 200,000 housing units in the planning pipeline or under construction throughout the Bay Area and approximately 43 percent of those are rental units.

Housing units in Bay Area pipeline

Housing units in Bay Area pipeline

The housing pipeline number, which was reported by a Bay Area real estate consultancy, includes market-rate and affordable projects in San Francisco, the East Bay, Peninsula and Silicon Valley down through San Jose.

CLICK HERE for the full San Francisco Business Times article.

Bay Area home sales great for sellers, tough on buyers

“Bay Area Housing – Hopeful buyers face big hurdles – Low inventory drives up prices shutting out midlevel shoppers”

Courtesy Pete Carey – June 12, 2014

The Bay Area’s housing market stumbled in May — prime home-buying season — as high prices and low inventory held real estate sales well below normal levels, according to a report Thursday.

Sales of single-family houses were down from the same month last year in the East Bay, Peninsula and South Bay, while prices were up, according to real estate information service DataQuick, which released the report. Prices for all types of homes were at their highest since November 2007 in the nine-county Bay Area.

CLICK HERE for the full Mercury News article.

 

Intero founder Gino Blefari to take charge of Warren Buffett’s real estate franchise business

Congratulations Gino Blefari – A great businessman, leader, inspirational mentor who I appreciate many great years having been a part of his team!

Courtesy Inman News, June 10, 2014

Earl Lee, the veteran Prudential Real Estate executive who helped launch Warren Buffett’s new real estate franchise brand, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, will step down as CEO of parent company HSF Affiliates Inc. on Jan. 1 and hand over the reins to Gino Blefari, the founder of Intero Real Estate Services.

Cupertino, Calif.-based Intero Real Estate Services was acquired last month by Buffett’s giant brokerage firm, HomeServices of America Inc., giving the company a foothold in Silicon Valley.

CLICK HERE for the full Inman News article.