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“May you live in interesting times”

Or so goes an old questionable proverb. Perhaps One day we’ll look back on the Covid-19 pandemic as just that – an interesting time. But that’s certainly not how it feels now. Global Pandemic. Shelter-in-place. Massive layoffs. Unemployment. Hundreds of thousands infected. Rising death rate. And a run on toilet paper?!!? As apartment building owners …

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That One Constant…A Changing Market

I’ve been saying for more than a year that this extended multifamily cycle continues to amaze me with its bullish rents, occupancy and sales volume. But I can now say that we’re seeing signs of that one constant…a changing market. The temperature of our market has, in fact, cooled. In Silicon Valley, there has been …

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We are at the top of the market. If you are considering selling, now is the time!

As a commercial broker I talk to a lot of people. Interestingly enough, the conversation always turns to the same topic during nearly every conversation: What’s going on in the market? Everyone, it seems, either wants to know or has a theory, and the more astute investors have incorporated their prediction into a strategy. So …

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Demand is Up. Supply is Down.

I’ll be honest. This multifamily cycle continues to surprise seasoned investors and brokers, including me! After years of exceptionally bullish performance, Silicon Valley rents are still strong, money is still available and local sales are still hot. And despite more than 10,000 apartment units that have either recently come online or are currently in the …

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Santa Clara and San Mateo County Rental Trends

While rent growth in 2016 began with a BANG, it fizzled to a whimper by the end of the year. Today, it’s common for renters to pay half or more of their monthly income on rent, especially in California’s coastal, urban areas like the Bay Area and Los Angeles.  The pace of increase has slowed …

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