North of Montana Real Estate Market Update- Santa Monica

Year-to-date closed sales went up to 29 with 3 listings closing this week. Three listings are in escrow:  707 21st Place, 427 Palisades Avenue and 238 19th Street. Three new houses came to the open market this week: 455 9th Street over priced at $3.288mm. Two tear downs located at...

New North Of Montana Listing Coming Soon – Santa Monica Real Estate- 90402

If you're in the market North of Montana and are looking for a brand new 2015 construction house, I have one finishing on a 50 x 150 (7500 sq. ft.) lot. The house will have 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, state of the art kitchen, and enchanting back yard with pond...

North Of Montana Inventory 90402 Takes A Dive- Santa Monica Real Estate

  As of this posting there are 10 homes for sale under $10,000,000 in the 90402 area of Santa Monica. Home owners, now is the time to get your property listed and take advantage of the low inventory and high buyer demand. Contact Deborah for a confidential evaluation of your...

Just Listed North of Montana – 528 25th Street

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ISnqpe1bc44 Custom built for the owners (2009) this one of a kind warm Modern home is located in sought after North of Montana. Designed with ecological conscience, extraordinary design and detail. 5 bed, 6 bath features well-appointed rooms ideal for both relaxation and large scale entertaining. The open floorplan offers...

North of Montana Home Soon to be on the Open Market in Franklin School District

My sources tell me that a new listing will be coming up soon in the North of Montana neighborhood of Santa Monica. It's a grand-scale home. One of the largest homes north of Montana. It has an open floor plan, with a large living room with fireplace, formal dining room,...

2014 so far…in Review – Santa Monica 90402 Real Estate Report

Salutations North of Montana! Deborah Silverstein here, your local North of Montana area specialist, reporting on all things realty related north of Montana Avenue in Samo. After an exciting 2013 that saw a great market rebound, higher price tags and increased demand -- we find our market at a standstill....

North of Montana 90402 can you say overpriced! -Santa Monica Real estate

On occasion a Home Seller will think their property is worth more than the comps and they know more than the local real estate agents. This is one of those houses. Built in 2000 and clearly missing that information from the MLS this outdated Spec house has come on the...

North of Montana Active Listings see them all right here-Santa Monica Real Estate

740 18TH ST $2,779,000 0 0.00 2,341 8,938 1941 $1,187.10 256 24TH ST $3,250,000 3 3.00 2,040 8,695 1946 $1,593.14 248 14TH ST $3,250,000 4 4.00 3,400 7,493 $955.88 217 21ST ST $3,450,000 4 4.50 3,485 8,927 1927 $989.96 410 21ST ST $3,495,000 4 3.50 3,304 8,939 1932 $1,057.81 309...

Home sales up throughout the State, Santa Monica real estate market continues to improve

California is one state posting significant improvements, while others are taking longer to recover. New data from the California Association of Realtors, CAR, reveals pending home sales posted significant gains on both a monthly and year-over-year basis in a recent report for the month of October. According to the Pending Home...

FICO reveals behaviors behind sterling credit scores

I just came across an interesting article about how tight mortgage lending standards have dashed the hopes of many would-be homebuyers. Thee developers of the most popular credit risk score today revealed some habits and behaviors of "high achievers" with FICO scores above 785. More than 50 million people -- about...

Mortgage rates up slightly, continue providing high affordability – North of Montana Real Estate

Many more buyers of Brentwood homes for sale can make the investment more affordable, as mortgage rates remain near all-time lows set last week. The most recent Primary Mortgage Market Survey from Freddie Mac reveals the average rate for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages was 3.39 percent, up from the previous week's...

Westside Dream Estates – The Most Luxurious Homes for Sale in Westside L.A.

If you want to live big, you have to pay big.  Some of the greatest,  largest, most exquisite, most expensive homes in the world are on the open market ... and they are here in our own backyard on the Greater Los Angeles Westside. Let's take at the most expensive...

Mortgage applications slip despite high affordability – Santa Monica Real Estate

Increasing home prices may be preventing some prospective buyers of homes for sale in Los Angeles County and surrounding areas from purchasing, while mortgage rates linger near record low levels. The most recent Mortgage Banker's Association's Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey reveals activity fell just 0.2 percent from the previous week....

Median Price Continues to Climb – Santa Monica 90402 Homes

The median price continues to climb in Santa Monica's affluent 90402 area for the third straight month. We've seen the median price climb nearly a quarter million dollars during the last 90 days! Thin inventory and continued low interest rates has led to an ever increasing demand, hence high prices...

The 7 Rules of Interior Design – Santa Monica Real Estate News

I just came across thia great article on interior design What is it that makes a beautifully decorated room? Is it expensive curtains? Or plenty of light, or original artwork? According to interior designer Michael Wood of IX Design, there isn’t one magic formula to create the perfect room. Even...

Home Prices on the Rise, Markets Improving Nationwide

While higher home prices may not seem like a positive housing market factor for prospective buyers of real estate in Los Angeles County, improving prices have indicated the housing market is steadily improving. The S&P/Case-Shiller home price index rose in May, surpassing economists' expectations, as all cities included in the...

High affordability continues to boost mortgage application activity – Santa Monica Real Estate

While current homeowners are making the most out of record-low mortgage rates, first-time buyers who want to snatch up homes for sale in Brentwood and the surrounding areas may be turning in more applications. The Mortgage Bankers Association's Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending July 27 shows application...

Home Prices Up, Local and National Housing Markets Stabilizing – Santa Monica Real Estate News

U.S. home prices continued to rise throughout the country in April as other market factors are also improving, indicating the industry is slowly recovering. The Federal Housing Finance Agency's April House Price Index shows house prices increased 0.8 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis from March to April. The previously...

Santa Monica Real Estate Housing Market Finally Reaches a Turning Point

Major media outlets have been reporting over the past two weeks what us real estate professionals have been saying the past three months: the housing market is making a comeback. Here are some key factors and nuances to look out for in the recovering housing market include: • The recovery...