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What Does the Rest of the Year Hold for the Housing Market?

What Does the Rest of the
Year Hold for the Housing Market? | MyKCM

If you're thinking of buying or selling a house, you're at an exciting decision point. And anytime you make a big decision like that, one thing you should always consider is timing. So, what does the rest of the year hold for the housing market? Here's what experts have to say.


How Homeownership Can Bring You Joy

How Homeownership Can Bring
You Joy | MyKCM

If you’re trying to decide whether to rent or buy a home, you’re probably weighing a few different factors. The financial benefits of homeownership might be one of the reasons you want to make a purchase if you're a renter, but the decision can also be motivated by having a place that's uniquely your own.

If you want to express yourself by upgrading and customizing your living space but are feeling held back by your rental agreement, ...

Solstice Bike Works of San Rafael - featured Bay Area Small Business

Solistice bike shop

Here in San Rafael, we are so lucky to have incredible local businesses that help shape this growing community for the better. One face behind these businesses is deserving of spotlight: Mark Ridler, owner and founder of Solstice Bike Works. This local business is San Rafael’s newest bike shop and community hub located in Terra Linda. As a full-service bike shop, this place is not only a great stop-in before or after your ride, but the place for high quality gear, new bikes, refreshing cold brews, parts and accessories!

Mark been looking to open up a bike shop for a long time. Having worked at bike shop here in the county for a while, he had all the experience required...

Your House Could Be Closer to List-Ready Than You Think

One of the biggest concerns for a homeowner looking to sell is the time they'll have to put in before listing their house. If that's the case for you, you should know – your home might be closer to list-ready than you think in today's housing market. A survey of recent sellers from finds that many were able to get their house ready in less than a month. It says:

With many homeowners expecting a quick sale, and in many cases a...