We’ve seen various editorials about the strong Marin housing market recently. Today, the Wall Street Journal reported on the U.S. housing recovery and talked about demand in the Bay Area, Marin County in particular, holding up much better than the overall market.
Prices in Marin continue to rise rapidly. The median price in Marin County hit a new record high of $1,155,000 in June, and Marin is the first California county to break the $1MM threshold.
> The Wall Street Journal…
In the San Francisco Bay area, prices have continued to rise briskly in Marin County, a posh area with fairly short commutes to the city, and Santa Clara County, buoyed by hiring at Silicon Valley firms, says Scott Kucirek, general manager of Prudential California Realty. But prices generally have fallen in Solano County, which is a longer commute and has more new construction and entry-level homes. Read More >>