Santa Cruz Real Estate Digest, Ed. 44
In This Month's Issue

NEW! Featured Video: Pleasure Point Sunset

Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, and Monterey Real Estate Market Stats

Tiny Homes in Santa Cruz County?

Protecting Your Assets Real Estate Deals: Pros and Cons of Choosing Arbitration

Housing Bills on the Horizon: What Is Being Proposed in Sacramento?

Tech IPO’s: Higher Prices Over the Hill, Bubble-Speculation, and What it Means for The Santa Cruz Real Estate Market

We think that Santa Cruz is a Magical Place to live. We are fortunate to have a very talented videographer on our team and he's captured a small piece of that magic for you. Check it out in this short, 39 second video.
Real Estate Market Statistics

For Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, and Monterey

These reports contain average and median home prices, real estate market trends and statistics, information about mortgage rates and much more.




Tiny Homes in Santa Cruz County?
Tiny Homes are catching the attention of people all over the country (have you seen the HGTV show Tiny House, Big Living?). Here in Santa Cruz County, we’ve had quite a few clients ask if they can put a Tiny Home on a lot. We've talked to planning and building departments across this county and present our findings in this article.
Protecting Your Assets Real Estate Deals: Pros and Cons of Choosing Arbitration

When executing a contract to buy or sell a prop erty, you will have to decide if you'd like to use arbitration to settle any disputes that may arise. T he arbitration clause is found in Section 22 on Page 8 of California Residential Purchase agreement and, depending on how it is specified, can have major legal consequences. Read about the pros and cons of arbitration in this article.
Housing Bills on the Horizon: What Is Being Proposed in Sacramento?
Locally and on a statewide level, rent control and just cause for eviction ordinances have not been very successful in winning majority-approval. Understandably, legislators fear that if nothing is done, rental housing will continue to make up a disproportionately high percentage of renters paychecks. A variety of solutions have been proposed in Sacramento, and you can read about them in this article.
Christine's Corner: Tech IPO’s - Higher Prices Over the Hill, Bubble-Speculation, and What it Means for The Santa Cruz Real Estate Market
As you may have read about in our newsletter last month, 2019 is slated to produce a long list of multi-billion-dollar IPOs from San Francisco Bay Area heavyweights like Lyft, Uber, Palantir, Pinterest, Airbnb, Slack, Postmates, and Instacart. According to Patrick Howell O’Neill, this will results in a massive and sudden injection of liquid cash into a region already infamous for having the nation’s priciest real estate. Read how this may impact the Santa Cruz real estate market in this article.

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