State homes sales, median price will show tiny gain next year, Realtors say

California home sales next year will rise just 1 percent and median prices will climb less than 2 percent, the state’s Association of Realtors predicted Tuesday.

By | September 20th, 2011|0 Comments

Lowest May level in four years for Sonoma County’s home sales

May home sales dropped to their lowest level in Sonoma County in four years, due primarily to a decrease in the sale of financially distressed properties. The county recorded 360 single-family homes sold last month, according to The Press Democrat monthly housing report compiled by Coldwell Banker manager Rick Laws. [...]

By | June 14th, 2011|2 Comments

January home sales slow, but new deals jump

Sonoma County homes sales slowed in typical fashion in January, but the number of deals made last month jumped to the third-highest level in more than two years. Buyer and sellers signed 464 purchase contracts for single-family homes last month, according to The Press Democrat’s monthly housing report compiled by [...]

By | February 15th, 2011|1 Comment

Bay Area home sales sluggish, prices flat

Sales were down 8 percent in December from a year earlier. The median sales price declined to $375,000, down 1.3 percent from both a month and a year earlier.

By | January 20th, 2011|0 Comments

October home sales fall to second-lowest level since 1995

Only 2007 had fewer home sales in October for Sonoma County. The median sales price also dipped 6 percent from September to $342,500.

By | November 15th, 2010|2 Comments

Bay Area home sales fall 20 percent in September

Bay Area home sales fell in September to their second-lowest level in 19 years. The nine-county region reported the sale of 6,334 new and resale houses and condominiums last month, down 20 percent from September 2009, according to MDA DataQuick of San Diego. In nearly two decades, the lowest total [...]

By | October 21st, 2010|0 Comments

Santa Rosa home sales down 16 percent this year

The decline is largely due to fewer foreclosures and other distressed properties for sale in the starter home market. But Santa Rosa also had less growth than the rest of Sonoma County in home sales above $500,000.

By | October 12th, 2010|1 Comment

State homes sales to remain sluggish in 2011

California home sales will stay sluggish next year as the market continues to struggle with a weak economy and large numbers of distressed properties. Home sales will climb a mere 2 percent in 2011 after a projected drop of 10 percent this year, the California Association of Realtors forecast Monday. [...]

By | October 4th, 2010|1 Comment

State home sales slide 21 percent in July

Los Angeles, Sacramento and the Bay Area all had a double-digit drop in sales.

By | August 24th, 2010|0 Comments

Bay Area home sales tumble 19 percent in July

The number of houses and condominiums sold last month was the lowest for a July in 15 years.

By | August 19th, 2010|0 Comments