Market Updates

Jan. 25, 2022

EF HOMES SOUTHBAY MARKET WATCH JANUARY 2022

 

HOW TO APPROACH THE SOUTH BAY MARKET WHEN INVENTORY IS SO LOW

Santa Clara County’s individual cities are shockingly low in inventory and as of the morning of January 24, there are only 274 properties on the market in the ENTIRE COUNTY. With hundreds, if not thousands of buyers ...

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Jan. 25, 2022

EF HOMES SANTA CRUZ MARKET WATCH JANUARY 2022

Mind-Blowing Low Inventory: Find Out Which Cities Have Single-Digits

Right now is a historic time for our entire region when it comes to shockingly low inventory. As I mentioned in this video, cities like Scotts Valley, Capitola, and Aptos at the time of writing this blog (1/24/22) are ...

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Dec. 23, 2021

EF HOMES SOUTHBAY DECEMBER 2021 MARKET WATCH

 

In this December 2021 Market Watch edition, we walk you through why the financial limits home buyers can now access are turning up the heat on 3 Southbay neighborhoods, taking them from up and coming to just plain hot and they should be on your radar.

 

The new ...

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Dec. 23, 2021

EF HOMES SANTA CRUZ DECEMBER 2021 MARKET WATCH

 

 

Did you know that the financial limits home buyers can now access are going up and whether you’re a home buyer or owner, this increase will definitely create a great deal of financial opportunity you didn’t have in 2021. Let us explain…

 

The new conforming loan limit ...

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Dec. 2, 2021

EF HOMES SOUTHBAY NOVEMBER 2021 MARKET WATCH

 

If you’re looking at the market’s limited inventory and wondering how you’re going to secure that dream home in your favorite neighborhood, we have a little secret for you. And this is also for those who just want to stay in their coveted neighborhood and don’t want to move ...

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Dec. 2, 2021

EF HOMES SANTA CRUZ NOVEMBER 2021 MARKET WATCH

 

We’re only about a month away from a slough of new laws going into effect, two of them are SB9 & SB10, which may very well impact your current home as well as selling or buying a home in the coming year. 

 

SB9 Items to Know

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Oct. 27, 2021

EF HOMES SOUTHBAY Q4 2021 MARKET WATCH

 

THE SOUTHBAY REAL ESTATE MARKET EXPLAINED...

Whether it’s downtown San Jose, Cambria or Willow Glen, there are neighborhoods that are hot and not so hot, but you do need to keep in mind there are a variety of variables including your personal situation to consider as you navigate it ...

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Oct. 27, 2021

EF HOMES SANTA CRUZ COUNTY Q4 2021 MARKET WATCH

WHY YOU SHOULDN’T READ TOO MUCH INTO THE HEADLINES

As we near the end of the year, the market might be hot or cold, depending on who wrote the article you’re reading. I’m a big advocate of reading the market for each person’s specific situation since there are so many ...

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Sept. 27, 2021

EF HOMES SOUTHBAY SEPT 2021 MARKET WATCH

 

 

HOW WILL YEAR-END TAX CHANGES IMPACT YOU?

There are rumblings of legislative changes to tax laws that are affecting today’s inventory and decisions of homeowners. 

 

The proposed change to 1031 exchanges would limit the amount of gain that would be allowed to be deferred under a ...

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Sept. 27, 2021

EF HOMES SANTA CRUZ SEPT 2021 MARKET WATCH

 

IS IT A TYPICAL FALL REAL ESTATE SEASON?

Not quite, the market is still SUPER HOT and due to our amazing extended summer season that in many years goes into November...it’s not about to let up. As a buyer and seller, you both have advantages to this unique ...

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