Many factors impact real estate here in Carmel, Pebble Beach, Carmel Valley, Monterey, and Pacific Grove and we cover those here.
The Monterey County Health Official has revised the Shelter in Place Order while also extending it until May 31st. The new order can be found here
There are some significant changes in what is allowed, with certain restrictions, with two that are especially important to real estate here on the Monterey Peninsula.View More
After a strong finish to 2019, the Monterey Peninsula was off to a healthy Q1,
2020. The underlying real estate fundamentals seemed to be improving
until we experienced the drastic changes brought about by COVID-19,View More
In this episode, I discuss the challenges of showing under the April Shelter in Place order
In this episode, I provide an update on the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) rule changes related to Days on Market, Open Houses, and other rules.
In this episode, I provide an update on the county's changes to the Shelter in Place order. Click "play" above to hear the episode.
Securing home owner's insurance in Carmel, Pebble Beach, Carmel Highlands and Carmel Valley has been a challenge for the last few years but given the insurer's reaction to the Mendocino Complex fire in Santa Rosa, the Soberanes fire in Big Sur, and the Camp fire in Paradise new home owners are facing a near crisis in securing fire insurance.View More
I grew up in a household that loved to travel. My father was (and is) a scientist who was always pursuing opportunities whether in Mexico, Africa, or the Middle East. Whenever it made sense, he would drag our family along on his adventures.View More
A great kitchen can sell a buyer on your home. While it might sound convenient to give someone credit to do updates later, a kitchen that feels fresh and ready to use the way it is could easily tip the scales, and prospective buyers don't look forward to doing the work any more than you do. Short of a full remodel, here are a few ways to make your kitchen into a buyer's dream.View More
Carmel has a few establishments where you quickly feel part of the family after your second or third visit. The Carmel Coffee and Cocoa Bar in the Carmel Plaza at the corner of Mission and Ocean Avenue is a prime example. Take a quick tour and meet the owners.View More