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Newly listed homes get 3.4 times more online views than those with a price drop. Price your home right from the start to maximize the buyer interest you will get on day one. (California Association of Realtors)
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Most homes in the USA are under-insured as building costs have risen dramatically in the past 2 years (at least 6.6%) due to a construction labor shortage as well as new tariffs on materials. In 2018, 14 different natural disasters, from record-setting wildfires in California to devastating hurricanes in Florida, cost the USA $91 billion, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the 8th consecutive year with at least 8 disasters in the billion-dollar range. 2018 was the 4th hottest year on record and that warming not only increases the risk of drought, wildfires and stronger hurricanes, it also increases the risk of severe snowstorms. It may be a good time to review your insurance policies to confirm you have sufficient coverage under today’s conditions. (CNBC)
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The Conference Board said its index of U.S. consumer confidence rose to 134.1 in May from 129.2 in April, close to the 18-year high it recorded last fall. (WSJ)
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A new study by Chase Home Lending found 52% of millennial first-time homebuyers feel financially ready to buy a home. And 70% said they are willing to cut back on extra-curricular activities, like shopping, movie-going and a spa visit, once a month to make it happen. The bank surveyed 1,000 first-time U.S. home buyers, ages 22 to 38, in March. (CNBC)


Featured Properties

3923 Welshland Street, Danville, CA 94506
5 Bed | 4.5 Bath | $1,549,000 | Julie Whitmer
Magnolia floorplan with Casita! Main house has 4 bedrooms + Casita has full bath and walk-in closet . Extensive mill work throughout, plantation shutters, hardwood floors, Restoration Hardware lighting. Chef's Kitchen with granite countertops, stainless appliances and built-in refrigerator. Kitchen is open to family room. Travertine courtyard with covered dining area. Built-in BBQ and fireplace create a wonderful outdoor entertaining space. .19 acre lot. Great location with neighborhood park close by. Walk to nearby elementary school.

6 Sellings Court, Walnut Creek, CA 94598
6 Bed | 4.5 Bath | $1,900,000 | Compass Listing
Stunning gated single story home within walking distance to Walnut Heights Elementary! Open floorplan with high ceilings, skylights and hardwood floors. Huge great room. Fabulous eat-in kitchen with large island, pantry and top of the line Thermador appliances. 5 bedrooms plus office w/closet. Private master suite with fireplace, patio door to backyard, luxurious bath and generous size walk-in closet. 3 car garage, peaceful backyard with level lawn, deck, stone patio, and large side yard. Close to open space and walking trails.

7565 Lahontan Drive, Truckee, CA 96161
5 Bed | 4.5 Bath | $3,200,000 | Compass Listing
Set on the edge of the protected Truckee Meadows, this Lahontan masterpiece provides the perfect combination of tranquility, modern luxury & privacy. Architecturally designed to take advantage of the natural light, this custom home has a mountain modern feel with an emphasis on indoor/outdoor flow. Main level living with huge vaulted ceilings, 2 masters on the main floor, and 2 sets bi-fold accordion doors make this the perfect property for someone in search of a majestic natural setting with no neighbors.

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