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Diablo Valley & Lamorinda Real Estate Market Home Value Appreciation Continues in early 2017

As illustrated in the charts below, the Diablo Valley and Lamorinda homes market, with one significant exception, has seen median sales prices and average dollar per square foot values continue to increase in 2017. One caveat: One should not make too much of relatively short-term changes until substantiated over the longer term. Short-term values can […]

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What Costs How Much Where in Diablo Valley & Lamorinda & Other Angles on Its Current Real Estate Market

Where to Look to Buy for the Price You Want to Pay The area market for houses under $1,000,000 is utterly dominated by 3 cities, while the condo market is dominated by Walnut Creek, most specifically its gated, active-senior, Rossmoor community. Moving into higher price ranges brings other cities into the picture, and in the […]

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Lamorinda-Diablo Valley & Bay Area Real Estate Markets

We have updated our median home price maps for the entire Bay Area by city, for San Francisco by neighborhood, and then specifically for the Marin, Lamorinda & Diablo Valley, and Wine Country markets. To access them, click on the map image below. This chart below is specific to the Lamorinda & Diablo Valley market, […]

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Central Contra Costa – Home Values by City

Lamorinda & Diablo Valley in Central Contra Costa and the 580 Corridor in Southern Alameda  Home Values & Price Trends by City Covering Danville, Blackhawk, Alamo, Diablo, Lafayette, Orinda, Moraga, San Ramon, Walnut Creek, Pleasanton, Dublin, Livermore, Castro Valley Median Home Price Map, 2016 MLS Sales Move cursor over map to reveal median home prices. […]

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Real Estate Cycles, Interest Rates & City Appreciation Trends

  The first chart below is a simplified graph based on the Case-Shiller Home Price Index illustrating percentage increases and  decreases in prices for Bay Area houses in the higher-price tier. The markets in Lamorinda/Diablo Valley, north-central San Francisco, southern Marin and central-south San Mateo are generally dominated by high-price-tier home sales. All the short-term […]

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Central Contra Costa & the 580 Corridor in Alameda

Median sales price is that price at which half the sales occurred for more and half for less. It is a very general statistic, which typically disguises a huge range of prices in the underlying individual sales. It can be affected by other factors besides changes to fair market value, such as seasonality, inventory available […]

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