On Thursday of last week, I met Jimmy Vu of Bank of America for coffee. According to Jimmy, the recent rise in interest rates has certainly cooled of the number refinance that his office was handling. But what about the real estate sales!? When will the full impact of these rates hike will show up on the Real Estate sales. So, we will explore the immediate impact of these hikes in Saratoga, California.
During the Monday 7/22/2013-7/26/2013 only 8 properties closed escrow in Saratoga California. The Average Sale price of these sales was $2,198,750 with an average of 65 days on the market. Average Square feet on the same of these homes was $722 which is high for Saratoga!
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During August in 2012, we saw significant slow down in interest in renal properties for our properties in Los Gatos-Saratoga School districts after the 2nd week of July. Our client’s whose Los Gatos property was attracting many qualified families in May-June time frame was forced to cut their rent to sign up a family after the start of August.
Are you still looking to buy in Los Gatos-Saratoga School districts!? Has the rise in interest rate slowed your search? What is your plan B!?