415-461-8609Menu

 

Market News

  • Marin County Real Estate - October 2020 Report

    October 6, 2020

    Marin County Real Estate - October 2020 Report

    Very surprisingly, the terrible fires did not significantly impact the number of deals being made in most Bay Area counties during the last 2 weeks of August - the exceptions being Santa Cruz, Sonoma, Monterey and Napa Counties, which saw declines of 13% to 33%. Marin's numbers didn't really change at all in the second half of the month. (This chart looks at week by week activity in the Bay Area.)

  • Marin County September Market Trends

    September 8, 2020

    Marin County September Market Trends

    Activity typically surges in spring and declines in summer, but the pandemic changed that dynamic.

  • Marin County August 2020 Market Stats

    August 7, 2020

    Marin County August 2020 Market Stats

    Seasonality & the Marin Real Estate Market

  • The Dangers of Overpricing in the Marin County Real Estate Market

    August 4, 2020

    The Dangers of Overpricing in the Marin County Real Estate Market

    While overpricing almost always has negative ramifications for sellers (lower sales prices than if priced correctly to begin with),it can provide opportunities for buyers who carefully track price reductions and react accordingly. Such buyers will typically face less competition from other buyers – often no competition, which eliminates any need for overbidding – and allows for more aggressive negotiation of the purchase price. Across Bay Area markets, price reduced properties consistently sell for lower average dollar per square foot values than homes that sell quickly.

  • Marin County 2Q2020 Real Estate Market Dynamics

    July 21, 2020

    Marin County 2Q2020 Real Estate Market Dynamics

    The pandemic gravely affected 2Q2020 market activity, but the quarterly statistics disguise the steep decline followed by the dramatic rebound that occurred over the course of the 3 months. A few monthly charts have been added to illustrate this dynamic.

  • Marin County Market Dynamics (Weekly) Trends - 02/03/20 - 07/19/20

    July 21, 2020

    Marin County Market Dynamics (Weekly) Trends - 02/03/20 - 07/19/20

  • Marin County Market Trends

    July 21, 2020

    Marin County Market Trends

    Data covers sales listings sourced from MLSs and internal Compass listings. Includes single family, townhome, condo, co-op, and condop listings.

  • Marin County Market Report - June 2020

    July 20, 2020

    Marin County Market Report - June 2020

  • Interview with Johns Burns, CEO of John Burnes Real Estate Consulting

    June 23, 2020

    Interview with Johns Burns, CEO of John Burnes Real Estate Consulting

    Mark McLaughlin, President of Compass California interviews John Burns on his view of the economic outlook for the California residential real estate market.