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California Job gains & increases in California home listings

Some great news coming out of the California job growth sector this month.  Employers have created 44,800 positions in California in the month of August.  This added to a stellar year of job growth in 2018 totaling 348,900 jobs with 4 months to go!  What does...

California Home Listings Improved for the Fifth Straight Month in August

September 18, 2018 by Pacific Union • Posted in Featured Posts, Market ConditionsThere were 17.2 percent more active home listings in California in August than there were at the same time last year.The median sales price for a single-family home in the state ended the month at $596,410, up by...

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New Trends – Black..the color of the year

Almost two decades ago, SW Florida saw the start of the Tuscan trend followed by Coastal Contemporary, which has been seen throughout the Naples market not only in interior design but exterior elements as well.    To me, the rich black details are reminiscent of...

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Getting A Home Ready For Sale

Getting a home ready for sale is a lot easier if you maintain the home regularly. But, let's be real - - there are very few homeowners I know that have their house in a show-ready state. Here's a [long] list of things to do...

Strong August U.S. Jobs Growth Suggests That Higher Interest Rates Are ComingSeptember 7, 2018 by Selma Hepp • Posted in Economic & Employment News, Economic Straight Talk, Featured Posts, Pacific Union InsightsToday’s national employment report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics offers continued support for strong economic growth, with an increase of...

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To flip, or not to flip?

At least once a day someone asks me about flipping. “Does it still pay? Are there still deals? Where would you buy?” I answer with micro-market specificity, but an article out this week addressed flipping on a national level. The national take-away: Some flipping still...