Ready For The Rails? These Homes Are Close To Planned SMART Train Stations

When looking for a new home in Sonoma County, it may be wise to note where SMART train stations are planned. A home close to a station may make owning a car unnecessary.

By | August 19th, 2016|23 Comments

What You Can Rent For Under $2500 In Sonoma County

While a starter home may be out of range for many, there are still plenty of nice rentals for $2500 or less still on the market in Sonoma County.

By | August 5th, 2016|89 Comments

5 Homes Under $580K – Sonoma County’s New Median Home Price

The median price for housing in Sonoma County rose to $580k. Here are five homes in the newest price range.

By | June 17th, 2016|27 Comments

North Coast building activity flat for first quarter. Is that good?

North Coast construction activity remained flat for the first three months of the year, and some industry leaders took solace that at least things aren’t getting worse. What do you think lies ahead for the construction industry?

By | May 2nd, 2011|2 Comments

What will Sonoma County home prices do this year?

Will Sonoma County home prices rise or fall in 2011? The Press Democrat spoke to three economists and two foreclosure experts for their outlook on the coming year. Read their thoughts and then feel free to share your own predictions for the housing market in 2011.

By | January 9th, 2011|4 Comments

Sunday is the deadline to apply for the state’s first-time homebuyers credit

First-time buyers can receive a tax credit of up to $10,000.

By | August 9th, 2010|0 Comments

Follow to Sunday’s “Glimmer of Revival” story: Meritage Homes’ plans for Santa Rosa subdivision

The company likely will start construction by early next year at the Dauenhauer Ranch subdivision near the Sonoma County Fairgrounds.

By | July 27th, 2010|0 Comments

Sonoma County delinquency rates remain at highest point in more than a year.

Nearly one of every 14 homeowners was more than 90 days behind on their mortgage payments in May.

By | July 7th, 2010|0 Comments

Slow start for single-family home construction in Sonoma County.

County builders took out just 34 permits for new single-family homes in the first three months of the year, down from last year, which ended up as the worst in more than four decades.

By | May 5th, 2010|0 Comments

Americans spend as much time shopping for a vacation as for a home loan.

Five hours is the average time we spent looking for a home loan, according to a Zillow survey. Nearly a third spent two hours or less, about the same average time as for buying a television.

By | April 29th, 2010|0 Comments