Sold: $269,000 in Windsor

This two-story home in northeast Windsor was built in 1989. It features an attached family room and dining area, plus a covered patio deck and koi pond in the backyard. The owners had lived there since 1990.

By | March 14th, 2012|0 Comments

Sold: $753,000 in Petaluma

This custom-built, two-story home was built in 2002. It features two master suites, one with its own fireplace, plus formal living and dining rooms.

By | November 16th, 2011|0 Comments

Sold: $319,950 in Windsor

This ranch-style home was built in 1989 in a neighborhood near Windsor Middle School. Public records show the home was last sold in 2001 for $355,000. The transaction was a short sale approved by Wachovia Bank and completed in less than 60 days.

By | August 22nd, 2011|0 Comments

Experts debate impact of lower loan guarantee limits

Buyers of larger, middle-class homes may see loan costs rise this fall if the real estate industry can’t persuade Congress to keep higher dollar limits in place for federally backed mortgages. But experts differ on the impact for Sonoma, Lake and Mendocino counties. In Sonoma County, buyers seeking federally backed mortgages this fall may be limited to $520,950, down from the current level of $662,500. Do you think such a change would have much impact on the local housing market?

By | June 21st, 2011|3 Comments

Sold: $828,000 in Santa Rosa

This contemporary two-story home, built in 1988 in the hills above the Flamingo Hotel, features views from large picture windows and second-floor deck.

By | May 10th, 2011|0 Comments

March home sales rise but prices dip near their lowest level in two years

March home sales reached their highest level in Sonoma County in five years, but the median price continued to slide and is back near its lowest point since the housing market crashed almost four years ago. Buyers purchased 399 single-family homes last month, an increase of more than 90 homes [...]

By | April 13th, 2011|3 Comments