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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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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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