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In a recent HousingWire article, “California home sales start year off strong…but will that last?“, low inventory is being cited as a concern for the health of the housing market in 2017, despite being off to a strong start. Data recently released by the California Association of REALTORS® shows California home sales increased from December to January for […]

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Let’s Talk Luxe

On March 1st, Terra Firma Global Partners proudly sponsored The Luxury Marketing Council of San Francisco‘s  5th Annual Wineries Boot Camp, hosted at the Lincoln Theater in Napa. Heidi Rickerd-Rizzo, TFGP’s Vice President and Broker, kicked off the event with opening remarks. The Wineries Boot Camp is growing in popularity each year among wine country influentials, […]

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4th Qtr Affordability

4th Quarter Housing Affordability stats are in. C.A.R. is reporting that higher wages and seasonal price declines are holding California housing affordability in check. For our local markets of Marin, Napa and Sonoma, the same holds true with the exception of Sonoma County. Sonoma County’s 4th quarter Affordability Index (A.I.) is at 26, which means that […]

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Inside Scoop on the North Bay Market

Happy New Year, everyone! We hope you all enjoyed a wonderful holiday season with friends and family. We just wanted to give you a quick update on our real estate market here in Marin, Sonoma, and Napa counties. Take a look at the infographics below! The word on the street — AKA the consensus from our weekly […]

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What Does the Fed Rate Hike Mean to You?

“I believe the message is still how low interest rates are compared to the average over the last 10 to 15 years. Affordability is still above 30% in California which means 30% of the families in California can still qualify for a mortgage based on their income.” – Bill Facendini, President & CEO Source: The […]

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Water-Conserving Plumbing Fixtures Now Required

 All I want for Christmas is… a low flow shower head? Ok, not as catchy of a jingle but humor us… Beginning on January 1, 2017, California law requires property owners (for properties built before 1994) to install water-conserving plumbing fixtures by 2017 for single-family properties and by 2019 for other properties. Additionally, if a property […]

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