Santa Cruz real estate market update: year end 2018

Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley and San Lorenzo Valley Real estate market update: 4th Quarter 2018 SUMMARY: Just as I reported in the 3rd quarter, the 4th quarter trend reflected continued price softening.     After consecutive years of double digit price appreciation, I consider this softening healthy for the overall housing market, although it is certainly disconcerting to…

Santa Cruz mountains Real estate market update 3rd Quarter 2018

Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley and San Lorenzo Valley Real estate market update 3rd Quarter 2018 SUMMARY:  Home prices began to soften in some communities over the last quarter.   Still, prices are higher than this time last year across the majority of areas.    Since there are more homes for sale now compared to this spring, homes are…

Santa Cruz County home prices and trends: Market Update 1st Quarter 2018

Real estate market update for Santa Cruz County: prices and trends in 2018

San Lorenzo Valley real estate prices August 2017

San Lorenzo Valley home prices, Scotts Valley home prices and Santa Cruz home price changes through August 2017: PRICES   Feeling like the cooler weather and yellow leaves dancing in the light breezes of fall, average single family home prices across Santa Cruz County seem like they might level off a bit this fall.      The county’s…

San Lorenzo Valley Home Prices and Trends – 2014

In 2014, the average Ben Lomond home price was $542,598 – up about 20% over 2013.    Much of this increase was because the top 2 most expensive homes sold in the San Lorenzo Valley were in Ben Lomond.    2 spectacular homes on acreage sold for $1,075,000 and $1.2 million.    The cheapest Ben Lomond home sold…