gregpfielding

Real estate agent and blogger in Danville, CA since 2003.

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The Fed Predicts Housing Rush To The Exit (bayarearealestatetrends.com)
by gregpfielding on 22 Oct 2013  66 comments, latest 6 years ago
http://www.bayarearealestatetr "Historically, as home prices rise, more sellers are enticed to put their homes on the market. This time, however, something is different. Prices have risen dramatically over the last...

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Bidding Wars Declining, But Still Rampant In Bay Area (bayarearealestatetrends.com)
by gregpfielding on 28 Oct 2013  Posted 6 years ago
http://www.bayarearealestatetr Bidding wars have been declining across the Bay Area for since March, though the percentage of Bay Area listings that receive multiple offers is still roughly three out of...

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Three Moraga Condos That Investors Can Actually Buy (bayarearealestatetrends.com)
by gregpfielding on 15 Oct 2013  18 comments, latest 6 years ago
http://www.bayarearealestatetr Today, amazingly, there are three great condos for sale that have no rental restrictions. If you’ve been looking to invest in Moraga, I would strongly recommend looking at them.#investing

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The Wrong Way To Get Pre-Qualified For A Mortgage (bayarearealestatetrends.com)
by gregpfielding on 9 Oct 2013  15 comments, latest 6 years ago
http://www.bayarearealestatetr

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Bay Area Housing Inventory Finally Up Year-Over-Year (bayarearealestatetrends.com)
by gregpfielding on 9 Oct 2013  1 comment, latest 6 years ago
http://www.bayarearealestatetr The inventory of homes for sale in the Bay Area appears to have officially bottomed. This October, and for the first time, Bay Area housing inventory is finally higher...

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Huge REO in Lafayette (bayarearealestatetrends.com)
by gregpfielding on 2 Sep 2011  21 comments, latest 6 years ago
For those of you interested in Lafayette, there is a huge new REO that just hit the market and it looks great. 6,200 ft near downtown for 1.3M. It could...

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Lamorinda Home Prices Back Above Peak Levels (bayarearealestatetrends.com)
by gregpfielding on 17 Apr 2013  47 comments, latest 6 years ago
It won’t show in the data yet because the “pendings” haven’t closed. Many are closing for 100K or more over their asking prices, pushing the market price of properties in...

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No surprise Some Markets Are Burning (bayarearealestatetrends.com)
by gregpfielding on 17 Apr 2013  Posted 6 years ago
http://www.bayarearealestatetr

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The 2012 Inventory Collapse (bayarearealestatetrends.com)
by gregpfielding on 14 Mar 2013  100 comments, latest 6 years ago
Normally inventory grows during the first half of the year, except in 2012 it didn't. Inventory in the Bay Area shrunk for every consecutive month, resulting in multiple offers...

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Don't Expect Inventory To Rise Anytime Soon (bayarearealestatetrends.com)
by gregpfielding on 24 Jan 2013  6 comments, latest 6 years ago
http://www.bayarearealestatetr Redfin has posted some interesting data, telling us that the inventory of homes for sale, especially in the San Francisco Bay Area, isn’t going to be rising anytime...

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It’s An Unbelievably Good Time to Sell (bayarearealestatetrends.com)
by gregpfielding on 11 Sep 2012  122 comments, latest 7 years ago
Here’s a bold prediction: There will be a record number of new listings in San Francisco this September. Why? Simple: It’s an unbelievably good time to sell real estate. http://bayarearealestatetrends

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Gregs 2013 Bay Area Real Estate Forecast (bayarearealestatetrends.com)
by gregpfielding on 17 Dec 2012  1 comment, latest 7 years ago
2012 didn’t play out like I had expected. The inventory of homes for sale shrunk FAR more than I (or anyone else) expected. In 2012, we saw more Demand versus...

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Danville House Price History By Price Tier (bayarearealestatetrends.com)
by gregpfielding on 3 Dec 2012  13 comments, latest 7 years ago
You can clearly see the bump upwards in the middle of 2009. This is about six months after the first 2008 foreclosure moratoriums kicked in. Once the inventory sold...

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Wells Fargo Peddling Down Payment Assistance Crack (bayarearealestatetrends.com)
by gregpfielding on 28 Nov 2012  2 comments, latest 7 years ago
Wells Fargo is now peddling down payment assistance crack to potential FHA home buyers in Oakland, Fremont, Hayward, Concord, Antioch, Bay Point, Brentwood, Pittsburg and Richmond – areas that have...

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Reconsidering the Housing Crisis (bayarearealestatetrends.com)
by gregpfielding on 2 Nov 2012  Posted 7 years ago
I posted this opus about a year ago and all of these issues are still relevant, perhaps even more so as government tinkering has only gotten worse... http://bayarearealestatetrends

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San Francisco Case Shiller House Price Chart (bayarearealestatetrends.com)
by gregpfielding on 30 Oct 2012  9 comments, latest 7 years ago
http://bayarearealestatetrends The upwards trajectory lost a little steam in August. With what's happening out there right now I expect it will tick higher for a little while anyways. Data released...

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“I haven’t seen a single move-up buyer this year” (contracostatimes.com)
by gregpfielding on 17 Oct 2012  36 comments, latest 7 years ago
"Move-up buyers are a key segment of the housing market but they have been missing since the crash, and they’re still missing from some parts of the region. “I haven’t...

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Why is out inventory of homes for sale so low? (bayarearealestatetrends.com)
by gregpfielding on 27 Aug 2012  28 comments, latest 7 years ago
Loan mods, robo-signing, bulk sales, and other programs have helped reduce supply, but those programs alone don't explain why the difference from a year ago is so dramatic. Social mood...

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How Good Was My Advice? (bayarearealestatetrends.com)
by gregpfielding on 9 Aug 2012  14 comments, latest 7 years ago
http://bayarearealestatetrends Back in January, I published my Sound Real Estate Advice for 2012. Let’s re-examine what I wrote then, compare it with what actually happened, and offer come conclusions about...

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Is the Housing Recovery Losing Steam? (bayarearealestatetrends.com)
by gregpfielding on 27 Jul 2012  10 comments, latest 7 years ago
http://bayarearealestatetrends

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Bay Area Housing Inventory Down Over 60 Percent (bayarearealestatetrends.com)
by gregpfielding on 7 Jun 2012  6 comments, latest 7 years ago
http://bayarearealestatetrends So if it feels like 2004 again out there, it’s because it IS like 2004 again out there in terms of housing Supply. Certainly, demand isn’t as high, but...

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The East Bay is on Fire
by gregpfielding on 3 May 2012  167 comments, latest 7 years ago
It's not that sales are through-the-roof, but they certainly are very high compared with the number of properties for sale. The Supply/Demand balance is looking like 2005.

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32 Offers...Are We In A Bubble Again? (bayarearealestatetrends.com)
by gregpfielding on 12 Apr 2012  32 comments, latest 7 years ago
We get asked almost every day whether we think a bubble is forming around social media companies like Facebook, Twitter and Zynga. And with Facebook buying Instagram this week for...

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Untenable Tenure (bayarearealestatetrends.com)
by gregpfielding on 9 Apr 2012  Posted 7 years ago
http://bayarearealestatetrends "I’m not sure which blows me away more: the insane statistic or the fact the NAR actually reported it. Remember when most homeowners moved on average every six or...

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Are Bay Area Home Prices Going Up Again? What’s Going On Here? (bayarearealestatetrends.com)
by gregpfielding on 28 Mar 2012  Posted 7 years ago
http://bayarearealestatetrends In order to decide if this is “the” bottom for housing prices that we’ve all been waiting for, we have to put where we are at in proper context....

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Case Shiller Bay Area Update (bayarearealestatetrends.com)
by gregpfielding on 27 Mar 2012  Posted 7 years ago
http://bayarearealestatetrends Bay Area home prices are now roughly back to where they were between November and December, 2000.

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Bay Area Foreclosure Activity Continues to Plummet (bayarearealestatetrends.com)
by gregpfielding on 13 Mar 2012  3 comments, latest 7 years ago
http://bayarearealestatetrends It’s already March… anyone expecting a surge in foreclosures for sale in 2012 is going to be disappointed. It’s not going to happen.#housing

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//bayarearealestatetrends.com/2012/03/04/how-affordable-are-homes/
by gregpfielding on 5 Mar 2012  1 comment, latest 7 years ago
According to this analysis, homes are more affordable than they have been in 20 years. How’s that for a cheap trick to get you to read more?

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Mortgage Settlement Mistake: Banks Already Forgiving Short Sale Deficits (bayarearealestatetrends.com)
by gregpfielding on 9 Feb 2012  Posted 7 years ago
http://bayarearealestatetrends

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Bella Homes LLC: Legitimate Way To Save Your Home? Or Scam? | Bay Area Real Estate Trends (bayarearealestatetrends.com)
by gregpfielding on 2 Feb 2012  Posted 7 years ago
http://bayarearealestatetrends

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FHFA Director Edward DeMarco: Please Resign Immediately | Bay Area Real Estate T (bayarearealestatetrends.com)
by gregpfielding on 23 Jan 2012  Posted 7 years ago
http://bayarearealestatetrends

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Who Will Benefit From Bulk REO Sales? Meet Carrington Capital Management (bayarearealestatetrends.com)
by gregpfielding on 17 Jan 2012  Posted 8 years ago
http://bayarearealestatetrends

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Sound Real Estate Advice for 2012 | Bay Area Real Estate Trends (bayarearealestatetrends.com)
by gregpfielding on 11 Jan 2012  Posted 8 years ago
http://bayarearealestatetrends

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The Government’s Plan to Sell Foreclosures in Bulk is a Terrible Idea (bayarearealestatetrends.com)
by gregpfielding on 10 Jan 2012  Posted 8 years ago
http://bayarearealestatetrends

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Bay Area Real Estate Trends | What's actually happening, from people who actually know. (bayarearealestatetrends.com)
by gregpfielding on 9 Jan 2012  Posted 8 years ago
http://bayarearealestatetrends

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Amazon.com: Homeownership at Any Cost: How the National Association of Realtors Convinced Taxpayers to Subsidize the American Dream eBook: Andrew Jeffery: Kindle Store (amazon.com)
by gregpfielding on 9 Jan 2012  Posted 8 years ago
http://www.amazon.com/Homeowne

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Tale of Two Markets: Breaking Down Case-Shiller Tiered Indices (bayarearealestatetrends.com)
by gregpfielding on 4 Jan 2012  Posted 8 years ago
http://bayarearealestatetrends

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Why China’s Housing Crash Could Lead to a Chinese Spring (bayarearealestatetrends.com)
by gregpfielding on 15 Dec 2011  Posted 8 years ago
http://bayarearealestatetrends

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Can you guys recommend some good Bay Area real estate agents?
by gregpfielding on 3 Nov 2011  13 comments, latest 8 years ago
I am trying to find some good, honest, non-kool-aid-drinking real estate agents in the Bay Area to collaborate on a project. We have a few so far, but need help...

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Sky High San Francisco Rents: Blame Rent Control « Bay Area Real Estate Trends (bayarearealestatetrends.com)
by gregpfielding on 2 Nov 2011  1 comment, latest 8 years ago
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