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Real Estate Want To Sell Your House? Price It Right | Lynne MacFarlane Homes Last year, the housing market slowed down in response to higher mortgage rates, and that had an impact on home prices. If you’re thinking of selling your house soon, that means you’ll want to adjust your expectations accordingly. As realtor.com explains:   “. . . some of the more prominent pandemic trends have changed, so sellers might wish to adjust […]
Aptos Is It Time To Sell Your Second Home? | Lynne MacFarlane Realtor During the pandemic, second homes became popular because of the rise in work-from-home flexibility. That’s because owning a second home, especially in the luxury market, allowed those homeowners to spend more time in their favorite places or with different home features. Keep in mind, a luxury home isn’t only defined by price. In a recent […]
Buyers Your House Could Be the #1 Item on a Homebuyer’s Wish List During the Holidays | MacFarlane Homes Your House Could Be the #1 Item on a Homebuyer’s Wish List During the Holidays   Each year, homeowners planning to make a move are faced with a decision: sell their house during the holidays or wait. And others who have already listed their homes may think about removing their listings and waiting until the new year to go […]
Buyers Mortgage Rates Will Come Down, It’s Just a Matter of Time | Lynne MacFarlane Homes Mortgage Rates Will Come Down, It’s Just a Matter of Time This past year, rising mortgage rates have slowed the red-hot housing market. Over the past nine months, we’ve seen fewer homes sold than the previous month as home price growth has slowed. All of this is due to the fact that the average 30-year […]
Advance Real Estate Education Demo Using Home Search RealScout – Helping Sellers Connect With Buyers in Silicon Valley & Beyond [video] One of the great tools we use to communicate with our buyers and match them with our listings is the use of RealScout, an award-winning listing alert platform, it’s an industry-first computer-vision powered home search! This is a quick demo of Capitola single family homes. Let me know if you’re ready to find the home […]
Building Wealth 5 Questions You Should Ask As A Luxury Buyer – MacFarlane Homes Blog 1. WHY ARE YOU BUYING AND WHY NOW? Perhaps the most basic and essential question to ask if you’re a buyer in today’s market is why are your buying and why now? Regardless of what you know from research, data, or experience — this question will help me as your real estate advisor so I […]
Building Wealth Experts Increase 2022 Home Price Projections If you’re wondering if home prices are going to come down due to the cool down in the housing market or a potential recession, here’s what you need to know. Not only are experts forecasting home prices will continue to appreciate nationwide this year, but most of them also actually increased their projections for home price appreciation from their […]
Homeowners Planning To Retire? Your Equity Can Help You Reach Your Goal – Lynne MacFarlane Realtor Blog Planning To Retire? Your Equity Can Help You Reach Your Goal   Whether you’ve just retired or you’re thinking about retirement, you may be considering your options and trying to picture a whole new stage of your life. And you’re not alone. Research from the Retirement Industry Trust Association (RITA) shows 10,000 Baby Boomers reach the typical retirement age […]
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Sellers Selling Your House? Your Asking Price Matters More Now Than Ever There’s no doubt about the fact that the housing market is slowing from the frenzy we saw over the past two years. But what does that mean for you if you’re thinking of selling your house? While home prices are still appreciating in most markets and experts say that will continue, they’re climbing at a slower pace because rising […]
Economy 3 Graphs To Show This Isn’t a Housing Bubble – Lynne MacFarlane Realtor Blog   With all the headlines and buzz in the media, some consumers believe the market is in a housing bubble. As the housing market shifts, you may be wondering what’ll happen next. It’s only natural for concerns to creep in that it could be a repeat of what took place in 2008. The good news is, there’s […]
Building Wealth Wealth Tips in Real Estate: Did the Home of Your Dreams Just Come onto the Market? MacFarlane Blog   The supply of homes for sale has been increasing, and that gives you a better chance of finding the home of your dreams. Let’s connect today so you can start exploring homes in our local market!   Lynne Watanabe MacFarlane, Realtor Intero, a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate 408-800-114- Silicon Valley / Bay Area 831-346-2743 – […]
Capitola In Escrow! 480 Plum Street, D Capitola – Congratulations to Sellers and Buyers
Retirement SOLD! MacFarlane Homes – Client Testimonial – Seller Mountain View Single Family Home Here’s another Seller testimonial from my clients who I met when preparing their next door neighbor’s home. They saw us working into the late evening hours and they liked that I work well representing out-of-state home owners, plus I’m a member of Professional Fiduciary Association in Silicon Valley. I enjoy helping others and it’s an […]
Homeowners Excellent Time To Sell In Today’s Sellers’ Market 2021 was a GREAT market for sellers! 2021 sets the stage for 2022 with higher median prices & lowest home inventory we’ve ever seen! We’ve seen the return of the sales cycle … Buyers are unrelenting; California is a state full of very rich people! Wealth continues to grow with higher income mostly Silicon Valley […]
Building Wealth Presentation on Silicon Valley’s Top Real Estate Questions From Buyers and Sellers Silicon Valley Real Estate Questions – Top Question for 2022 from Lynne Watanabe-MacFarlane This is a presentation that I recently gave about the top questions that homeowners and buyers would like to know about 2022  in the San Francisco Bay Area and nationally. The average equity gain in California in a year (Nov 2020 – […]
Mountain View JUST SOLD! Lynne MacFarlane Homes – 234 Jason Way Mountain View Congratulations To My Savvy Home Sellers!! We were able to negotiate $336K+ over list with several strong multiple offers! If you’re wanting to cash out that sweet equity and value you’ve gained over time like my smart sellers did, make sure you give us a call. I’d love to explain how we were able to […]
Mountain View SALE PENDING in MOUNTAIN VIEW – Lynne MacFarlane Homes – 230 Jason Way   SALE PENDING IN 2 DAYS WITH STRONG PREEMPTIVE OFFERS! It has a LOT to do about the right Marketing and Proper Preparation of the Property and Presentation! Call Me For Any Assistance, I’m happy to help you gain top dollar!  Whether if you’re considering a move locally, to another county or relocating out-of-state or […]
Homeowners Buyer Competition Is Good News for Sellers With so many buyers looking for homes to purchase and so few houses available today, there’s a substantial increase in bidding wars, and homes are selling fast. According to the latest Realtors Confidence Index Survey from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), on average, houses are receiving over four offers from buyers and they’re selling in less than three […]
Buyers Thinking of Selling? Give us a call If you’re thinking of selling this year, let’s connect to make sure you get the best advice possible! We’re here to give you the best advice possible based on the information and situation at hand, guiding you through the process to help you make the necessary adjustments and best decisions along the way! We will […]
Sellers 3 Must-Do’s When Selling Your House This Year It’s exciting to put a house on the market and to think about making new memories in new spaces. However, despite the anticipation of what’s to come, we can still have deep sentimental attachments to the home we’re leaving behind. Growing emotions can help or hinder a sale depending on how we manage them. When […]