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How California fires are affecting Sacramento area real estate is a timely and brilliant blog. It is written by our exclusive buyer’s agent, Josh Amolsch. Enjoy, — JaCi Wallace.
I have realized over the years that things that are obvious to me are not always obvious to other people, and vice versa. We all live in our own little bubbles or “echo chambers” as I heard someone once say. We live “our own truth”, a sad but true reality for the misled.
If you were to ask my dentist how California fires are affecting Sacramento real estate, he might tell you that homes are sitting on the market longer right now because buyers don’t want to go out in the smoke to see homes. Well, no. Homes are flying off the shelf as if they were the mad rush in March 2020 for toilet paper. People don’t seem to care about the smoke-filled skies right now when it comes to buying a home. A steady stream of buyers keeps on coming in from the Bay Area. Since companies have found out that their employees can work from home, it seems they are taking advantage of that momentum. Boy, some commercial real estate is going to take a hit due to the lack of demand for brick and mortar.
Josh Amolsch wrote a great blog below about doing your best work. Enjoy. — JaCi.
Weintraub & Wallace received Top Producer Award April 2020. In case you think whoop-dee-do, they always win awards, please consider this: Do you think Tom Brady gets bored winning Super Bowls? Look, I know that Tom has lost a couple as well and there will be comments on this blog about deflated footballs. The fact is, Tom Brady is an amazing athlete and leader. He earns his wins with every moment of his day, on and off the field. The way he eats, trains, studies, thinks. I personally don’t think he, or any top achiever in any other form of business, gets tired of reaching a pinnacle of success.
Real estate work during Covid19 requires patience as everyone is impacted on some level. Though real estate has been named as an essential service along with construction, don’t kid yourself it is not back to normal by a long shot. The scheduling of repairs is often booked weeks out. In many cases, as there have been layoffs in various businesses, a shortage of the workforce can mean delays. This week has been about working longer days. Whatever it takes we are putting in the extra time and effort.
March 2020 housing statistics for Sacramento County is certainly welcome news, per Josh Amolsch, who wrote this blog. Josh is an exclusive buyer’s agent on our team. He really brings to light the numbers and how you can apply them to your situation if you are buying or selling. Enjoy, it’s a great read. — JaCi Wallace
The first thing I noticed about the new March 2020 Housing Statistics for Sacramento County was that the median sales price for single-family homes reached $400,000. This is a 9.6% increase over March 2019. Going back to 2004 shows that this is an all-time record. The last time we were this high, besides last month, was August 2005 when the median reached $395,000. But, $400,000 may seem like a bargain when you consider the median sales price for the four-county region in March 2020 reached $440,000. Wow.
Is lot size correct on your home? This is an interesting question. Recently on a listing, the county tax agency reported on their public site, a lot size of well over an acre. As Realtors, we are not supposed to do investigation on a property at the county. An investigation is the responsibility of the buyer or seller, depending on circumstances.
Agents help facilitate inspectors but we have no qualifications to be an expert at interpreting county records. Another risk an agent takes is you deal with one person at the counter who says one thing; but, if you report this information to your client and later they find out it was incorrect, it could be an issue. The legal departments at our brokerage cringe over stuff like this.