One of the most common questions that Realtors get is, “Can I Buy or Sell my Home Without Using a Real Estate Agent?” Here’s what we have to say on the subject. Today’s real estate market is one of the fastest-moving in recent memory. With record-low inventory in many market segments, including our own, we’re […]
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.
While many areas of the economy have contracted, the housing market has stayed remarkably strong. But can the good news last? When COVID-related shutdowns began in March 2020, real estate brokers and clients scrambled to respond to the shift. Record-low interest rates caused some lenders to call a halt to new underwriting, and homeowners debated […]
For those of you who don’t know yet, Libby and I have just moved to Tennessee. We had been looking for a place to move to so we could slow down a little, and since Libby is from Knoxville, we decided that would be our new home. If this is news to you, you’re probably […]
At the end of February 2021, Ken and I will be moving to Knoxville, Tennessee. But don’t worry! We aren’t leaving you behind. Guthrie Group Homes will still be serving you as your trusted Real Estate Agents in Contra Costa County. Here’s how it will work. When you have a real estate need, you can […]
Guest Post by Bob Shannon Image Source: Unsplash Buying a home as a retiree can bring up certain questions, such as “Should I stay in the area or move to a favorite place?” or “Will living in this particular place allow me to practice my hobbies?” These decisions can be somewhat overwhelming; however, Guthrie Group […]
Set Homeownership Goals Whether You’re Buying, Selling, or Staying Put The start of a new year always compels people to take a fresh look at their goals, from health and career to relationships and finance. But with historically low mortgage rates, increased home sales and price growth, and a tight housing inventory, the time is […]
JANUARY 2021 CALIFORNIA HOUSING SENTIMENT INDEX Each month C.A.R. surveys 1,000 California consumers regarding their sentiments about various aspects of the housing market or the economy that directly impact housing to create a California Housing Sentiment Index. The results of the individual indicators are combined into an equally – weighted diffusion index (where anything over […]