September 2020 California Housing Sentiment Index Each month C.A.R. (California Association of Realtors) surveys 1,000 California consumers regarding their sentiments about various aspects of the housing market or the economy that directly impacts housing to create a California Housing Sentiment Index. The results of the individual indicators are combined into an equally- weighted diffusion index […]
Real estate is "property consisting of land and the buildings on it, along with its natural resources such as crops, minerals or water; immovable property of this nature; an interest vested in this (also) an item of real property, (more generally) buildings or housing in general.
Residential real estate
Residential real estate may contain either a single-family or multifamily structure that is available for occupation or for non-business purposes.
Residences can be classified by and how they are connected to neighboring residences and land. Different types of housing tenure can be used for the same physical type. For example, connected residences might be owned by a single entity and leased out, or owned separately with an agreement covering the relationship between units and common areas and concerns.
Cyber Crime We’ve talked about this before, but things have taken a turn for the worse during the COVID-19 crisis. The crooks are out to take advantage of the situation, and they’re doing it from the comfort of their own homes. There is wire fraud, rental fraud, hacking, jacking, elder fraud, tech support fraud, phishing, […]
Question: Libby, I found a home rental that’s really cheap. Should I take it? Answered by Libby Guthrie Video Transcript Hi, I’m Libby Guthrie with Keller Williams Realty in Northern California. I’m going to talk today about rental scams and for what you need to be on the lookout for in case you’re looking for a […]
Traditionally, spring is one of the busiest times of the year for real estate. However, the coronavirus outbreak—and subsequent stay-at-home orders—led many buyers and sellers to put their moving plans on hold. In April, new listings fell nearly 45%, and sales volume fell 15% compared to last year.1 Fortunately, as restrictions have eased, we’ve seen […]
Question: Libby, is the real estate market going to crash? Answered by Libby Guthrie Video Transcript Hi, I’m Libby Guthrie with Keller Williams Realty in Northern California, and I have a lot of clients asking me about whether or not the real estate market is going to crash like it did in 2008. So I’d like […]
Question: Libby, can you give me some tips on how to get my real estate license? Answered by Libby Guthrie Video Transcript Hi, I’m Libby Guthrie with Keller Williams Realty in Northern California. If you’re thinking about getting your real estate salesperson’s license or your broker’s license to sell real estate in the state of California, […]
The past few months have been a challenge for all of us. Despite that challenge, being in lockdown mode didn’t stop us from working on our business. There have been severe restrictions on what Realtors like us were able to do. But we continued quietly in the background, doing what we could to serve our […]