Juxtaposition: “Average” versus “Median” Days-on-Market for Silicon Valley Real Estate Sales 2011-Present

Real estate agents have always used (“Average”) Days-on-Market (DOM) as an important indicator for any given marketplace. However, the (“Median”) Days-on-Market (DOM) shows me which sellers and their listing agents are working as a “team.” The average Days-on-Market (DOM) includes sellers and/or their agents who has woefully underprepared and/or overpriced listed properties.   These properties often […]

Real Estate Attorney Anthony Ventura on Hot Market Issues! Mistakes made by Buyers, Sellers and their Agents! Kapowich on Real Estate #221

Real Estate Attorney Anthony Ventura on Hot Market Issues for “Kapowich on Real Estate” #221   Real Estate Attorney Anthony Ventura addresses the mistakes made by buyers, sellers and agent in and around Hot Market Issues. Listen to savvy advice from a Silicon Valley Real Estate Attorney who grew up in an extended family of […]

Buyers & Their Offers Languishing,……While Offer Deadlines Come and Go

Pat’s Market Wise real estate Q&A advice column runs in the Pulitzer Prize Winning San Jose Mercury News on the first and third Sunday.  Look for it in a Bay Area News Group newspaper near you. Q: We tried to buy a property that had a deadline to submit buyers’ offers by Tuesday at 2 p.m. The next day, the listing agent told […]

SOLD with 9 Offers ~ Past Buyer Clients became Seller Clients, too!

Award-Winning REALTOR® Pat Kapowich Call or Email Pat Today! Kapowich Real Estate (408) 245-7700 Part Art, Part Science, Kapowich Real Estate Excels at Negotiations.    Past Clients Moving-Up! Massive Kapowich Marketing Campaign ~ 9 Multiple-Offers Presented In-Person ~ 3 Bedroom Home Built in 1968    Past Clients are Moving Up, Again! Townhouse to Single-Story into a Two-Story! Epic Kapowich Marketing […]

More Homes Go Under Contract—Except in One U.S. Region

Realtor.com    Real Estate News Home buyers have been out in force this spring, as the number of homes under contract got a boost last month—except in the Western swath of the country, where the cost of buying is intimidatingly high. March pending home sales, which are purchases that have yet to close, were up […]

The Serious Business of Wall Removal ~ Pat’s “Market Wise” Q&A column in San Jose Mercury News

Pat’s Market Wise Q&A real estate advice column runs in the Pulitzer Prize Winning San Jose Mercury News on the first and third Sunday.  Look for it in a Bay Area News Group newspaper near you. Q: We are going to sell our five-bedroom home in an established neighborhood. Two of the agents we interviewed commented the master […]

Mortgage Rates Hit New Low for 2016

Daily Real Estate News | Friday, April 08, 2016 Mortgage rates this week plunged to their lowest level since February 2015, unlocking more savings for home buyers and home owners who are refinancing. “Mortgage rates this week registered the delayed impact of last week’s sharp drop in Treasury yields, as the 30-year mortgage rate fell […]

SOLD with 5 Offers! Repeat Clients are Moving-Up, Again!

Award-Winning REALTOR® Pat Kapowich Call or Email Pat Today! Kapowich Real Estate (408) 245-7700 Part Art, Part Science, Kapowich Real Estate Excels at Negotiations.    Past Clients are Moving Up, Again! Townhouse to Single-Story into a Two-Story! Epic Kapowich Marketing Campaign! ~ Live Mulitple-Offers Presented In-Person ~ Single-Family Home built in 1964 Massive Kapowich Marketing Campaign ~ Client is […]

Pat Kapowich’s “Market Wise” Q&A in the SJMN: Is Home Flipping Worth it in an Upscale Area?

Realtor Pat Kapowich’s Market Wise Q&A column for The San Jose Mercury News and The Bay Area News Group Q: We live in an expensive area, which is rarely the case on these home-flipping TV programs.  My sister plans to flips property in a more expensive city based on the teachings of one of these realty TV gurus. […]

Silicon Valley Housing Sales a.k.a Santa Clara County Single-Family, Townhouse & Condo Sales 2002 to 2015

“Pat’s Stats” compiled by Silicon Valley Real Estate Agent Pat Kapowich Silicon Valley Housing Sales remains strong in Santa Clara County. We are currently not seeing 5-15 offers on a property unless it is in a desirable neighborhood and/or is attached to excellent schools. Regardless, a good deal of sellers and their listing agents make the […]