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4007 Salem St. Concord Eichler - Just Listed

For anyone who’s been searching for that perfect, unadulterated Eichler showpiece home with many of its original mid-century details in tact, then 4007 Salem St. may just be the perfect fit. Set in the Rancho de los Santos neighborhood of Concord,  modern enthusiasts will appreciate the home’s full-height glass walls allowing for a seamless indoor/outdoor lifestyle, the globe lighting and in-floor radiant heating, updated VCT flooring, mahogany wood walls,...

Housing Inventory Vanishing: What Is the Impact on You?

Housing Inventory Vanishing:
What Is the Impact on You? | MyKCM

The real estate market is expected to do very well this year as mortgage rates remain at historic lows. One challenge to the housing industry is the lack of homes available for sale. Last week, move.com released a report showing that 2020 is beginning with the lowest available housing inventory in two years. The report explains:

Last month...

Homes Are More Affordable Today, Not Less Affordable

Homes Are More Affordable
Today, Not Less Affordable | MyKCM

There's a current narrative that owning a home today is less affordable than it has been in the past. The reason some are making this claim is because house prices have substantially increased over the last several years.

It's not, however, just the price of a home that matters.

Homes, in most cases, are purchased with a mortgage. The current mortgage rate is a major component of the affordability equation. Mortgage rates have fallen by over a full percentage point since December 2018. Another major piece of the affordability equation is a buyer's income. The median family income has risen by approximately 3% over the last year.

The ...

Terra Linda Eichler at 705 Montecillo - Just Sold!

photos courtesy of: Christian Klugmann
Congratulations to my latest Eichler home buyers! My clients had been renting an Eichler home for a couple of years in the South Bay and decided that it was time for them to become homeowners. They reached out to me because of our specialization with Eichler homes and all things mid-century modern. It didn't...

3 Benefits to Buying Your Dream Home This Year

3 Benefits to Buying Your
Dream Home This Year | MyKCM

Outside of a strong economy, low unemployment, and higher wages, there are three more great reasons why you may want to consider buying your dream home this year instead of waiting.

1. Buying a Home is a Great Investment

Several reports indicate that real estate is a good investment, topping other options such as gold, stocks, bonds, and savings. Why? Real estate helps build equity, a form of investing for you and your family. According to ...

Expert Insights on the 2020 Housing Market

Expert Insights on the 2020
Housing Market | MyKCM

When closing out another year, it's normal to wonder what's ahead for the housing market. Though there will be future inventory issues, we expect interest rates to stay low and appreciation to continue.

Here's what three experts are saying we'll likely see in 2020:

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