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Q2 2016 Wine Country Market Update

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The Wine Country Market Update for Q2 of 2016 has been made available to our team of agents. Check out the summary below and just click on the link to peruse the entire market update.

According to our Sotheby’s International Realty brokerage manager, Jonathan Soh, this quarter’s wine country market update showed an increase in average sales price in most markets in comparison to quarter one. It is difficult to ascertain whether noted inconsistencies point towards an overall changing market or simply an anomaly that will even out in quarter three.

In Petaluma, there was an overall 6% increase in average sales price in comparison…



Q1 2016 Wine Country Market Update

q1 2016 wine country market update

Sotheby’s International Realty’s Q1 2016 Wine Country Market Update is now available. Continue reading below for a brief summary on Petaluma and follow the link to read the full market update.

The Petaluma market experienced a significant increase (39%) in terms of average sales price in regards to the luxury, $1,000,000 and up, market in comparison to Q1 2015. Even more impressive is the amount of closed units – a 29% increase in the $500,000 – $1,000,000 market and a whopping 300% increase in the $1,000,000 and up market (in comparison to Q1 2015). This really highlights that Petaluma is…



Q4 2015 Wine Country Market Update

Q4 2015 wine country

Sotheby’s International Realty’s Q4 2015 Wine Country Market Update was just released. Read below for a synopsis and click the link to access the entire report.

Overall, the Petaluma market saw increases across the board in comparison to Q4 2014. Average sales price is up 11%, the percentage of closed units is up 28% and closed volume is up a whopping 42%. This is taking into account all price ranges.

According to Bay Area Real Estate Information Services, the average sales price for single family homes was up in Q4 of 2015 compared to Q4 of 2014 in most Wine Country…



Q3 2015 Wine Country Market Update

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The Q3 2015 Wine Country Market Update is now available. Please click the link below to read the update in its entirety.

According to our Brokerage Manager, Jonathan Soh, and the Bay Area Real Estate Information Services (BAREIS), sales volume and the average sales price of single-family homes in our wine country market in the third quarter of 2015 have risen in comparison to the third quarter of 2014.

In the Petaluma/Cotati $1,000,000 and up wine country market, average sales price from Q3 2015 to Q3 2014 increased 28% which units sold increased 180%. The average sales price was $1,431,036…



Halloween Fun in Petaluma

halloween fun in petaluma

Halloween is one of theCAPURROgroup’s favorite times of year – the leaves are starting to change, the weather is getting a bit more cool and, of course, there’s a little bit of spookiness in the air. We thought our readers would appreciate local insight into some fun Halloween activities, from pumpkin patches to haunted houses. Read below for more on Halloween fun in Petaluma!

Petaluma Pumpkin Patch & Amazing Corn Maze: Head over to 450 Stony Point Road for some serious Halloween fun in Petaluma. With over 5…



Sonoma Coast Real Estate

sonoma coast real estate

With the upswing of Sonoma Coast real estate and on the heels of the highest-priced residential sale in Bodega Bay history, 750 Gull Drive, we thought it would be beneficial to update our followers on the Sonoma Coast real estate market in addition to suggest some fun activities if you’re planning to explore the area.

 

 

Recent Sonoma Coast Real Estate Sales:

978 Seaeagle Loop | SOLD 8/15/15 | $1,068,480
583 Gull Drive | SOLD 8/13/15 | $1,083,300
21036 Pelican Loop | SOLD 8/3/15 | $1,250,000
20835 Heron Drive | SOLD 8/3/15 | $1,300,000
7075…



Q2 2015 Wine Country Market Update

wine country market update

The Q2 2015 Wine Country Market Update is now available. Please click the link below to read the update in its entirety.

According to our Brokerage Manager, Jonathan Soh, and the Bay Area Real Estate Information Services (BAREIS), sales volume and the average sales price of single-family homes in the second quarter of 2015 have risen in comparison to the first quarter.

Regardless of low inventories throughout, the popular second home markets such as Healdsburg and Sonoma thrived. Homes listed for over $1,000,000 especially experienced significant increases, with Healdsburg coming in with an 86% sales volume increase and Sonoma a 44%…



New in Petaluma Real Estate for theCAPURROgroup

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With an exciting second quarter ahead of us, theCAPURROgroup wanted to update it’s readers with some exciting new Petaluma real estate developments.

Two new listings were brought on in the last week, both in Petaluma. With inventory moving fast in our sought after community, we wanted to make sure to get the news out about these two properties before they are sold!

Keep us in mind for your buying and selling needs for Petaluma real estate. Lisa Capurro is consistently ranked as a Top Ten Agent in Petaluma, in the top 1% of Sonoma County…



Petaluma Community: 35th Annual Butter & Egg Days Parade & Festival

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One of our favorite Petaluma community events, the 34th Annual Butter & Egg Days Parade & Festival is right around the corner. On April 25th, 2015, locals and visitors will gather to celebrate all things Petaluma. Brought to you by the Petaluma Downtown Association, the parade is largely funded through business sponsorships, and a grant from the County of Sonoma.

The theme this year is “Fertile Ground,” celebrating Petaluma’s remarkable fertile ground, sharing success stories of our community’s culture, businesses, education,…



Sotheby’s International Realty – Significant Sales

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The Sotheby’s International Realty Significant Sales Best of 2014 was recently released to all corporate and affiliate brokerages. We enjoy this publication because it gives us an excellent snapshot of how our brand is performing in other markets, both domestically and internationally. A select few of these significant sales of 2014 are detailed below. Enjoy!

 

 

 

 

 

Hong…



Sonoma County Restaurant Week is Happening NOW!

sonoma county restaurant week

Sonoma County Restaurant Week is in full swing. We’re proud to see that several esteemed Petaluma restaurants are participating. Read below for details on dining options!

March 9th – March 15th, 2015
Enjoy two-course lunch menus at $10, $15 or $20 price points
Enjoy three-course dinner menus at $19, $29 or $39 price points
(Depends on each participating restaurant)
Click here to see where Facebook Fans are suggesting!

 

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New Homes in Petaluma – Coming Soon!

new homes in petaluma

With available inventory in the Petaluma market becoming more and more limited, theCAPURROgroup is excited to learn that a development of new homes in Petaluma centrally located will soon be finalized. Situated a short distance from top-rated schools (Petaluma City SD, Kenilworth Junior High, Casa Grande High and Meadow Elementary), community parks and convenient shopping centers, Yarberry Lane has been designed to take advantage of the naturally beautiful surroundings of Petaluma.

Built to meet Tier 1 Cal Green Standards, features of…



The Best Hiking Trails in Napa & Sonoma County

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With Spring approaching, theCAPURROgroup thought our readers would enjoy learning about some recommended hiking spots throughout Napa and Sonoma County. This informative article posted by 7×7.com breaks it down for us. Dust off your hiking boots and get ready to explore the best hiking trails wine country has to offer!

Jack London State Historic Park – Glen Ellen
Offering more than twenty miles of trails for exploring, this historic park in Sonoma County is a memorial to the adventurer and novelist,…



Just Sold & Coming Soon in Petaluma

just sold & coming soon in petaluma

theCAPURROgroup recently closed on a spectacular listing in Petaluma – 470 Sonoma Mountain Road in gorgeous Petaluma. Listed for $1,995,000, this approximately 99.72 ranch boasts dazzling, panoramic views of the Petaluma Valley, Mount Tam and southern mountain ranges.

Located in close proximity to town, the property includes a farmhouse and several outbuildings including an approx. 8,000 square foot metal barn with roll-up doors, a workshop and two large greenhouses. The gated, approx. 1.8-acre estate building envelope offers an installed well and paved road. An…



Spotlight on Petaluma Dining

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As noted on our Resources/Dining Page, there are countless incredible Petaluma dining options sprinkled throughout Napa, Marin and Sonoma Counties. Since we work and play in Petaluma much of the time, we thought we’d highlight a few favorite haunts to encourage our colleagues and clients to try a restaurant in Petaluma the next time they’re in the area.

Central Market:
Located in the heart of historic, downtown Petaluma, Central Market is an ideal spot for a small bite and a glass of…



Q4 2014 Wine Country Market Update

Q4 2014 wine country market update

Sotheby’s International Realty just released the Q4 2014 Wine Country Market Update. The update includes data for targeted areas such as Sonoma Valley, Napa and Petaluma residential real estate.

Market data provided includes average sold price, average monthly supply of inventory and total sales volume among others for single family homes in distinct Wine Country market areas. In addition, a brief analysis of current trends in each area is provided in the Market Overview section with latest Q4 2014 Wine Country…



theCAPURROgroup’s 2014 Real Estate Recap

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theCAPURROgroup experienced a successful year, selling over $25 million in real estate throughout Sonoma, Napa and Marin Counties. Representing almost an even split of buyers and sellers throughout 2014, theCAPURROgroup was involved in the two highest single family residential sales in West Petaluma. Read below for the 2014 real estate recap with details on these sales, as well as a few other notable sales.

8610 Valley Ford Road, Petaluma
Sold for $2,125,000
Represented Buyer
#1 Highest Priced Single Family Residential Sale in Petaluma

This 65-acre ranch located just…



SothebysHomes.com Internet Reach – November

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theCAPURROgroup highly values the ability to pass on the benefits of our brokerage to our buyers and sellers. With a global network that receives nearly three times the amount of web traffic than any other residential real estate website, the SothebysHomes.com internet reach (in conjunction with SothebysRealty.com) touches a broad yet targeted audience. This ensures that theCAPURROgroup‘s listings earn the presence they deserve.

Due to the Sotheby’s International Realty’s high profile media placements and visibility in popular search engines, the 



Spotlight on Napa Valley Dining

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Napa Valley dining is considered to be one of the premiere restaurant regions in the country, if not the world. With world-class restaurants such as The French Laundry, The Restaurant at Meadwood and Bouchon Bistro, it’s no surprise that Napa Valley dining establishments are continuously recognized for various awards and accolades. Not to mention the easy access to what is inarguably one of the most elite wine areas globally.

People.com recently featured the top seven “sexiest” restaurants in…



Q3 2014 Market Update – Wine Country

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This is for the homepage but cannot be seen, please do not delete, thank youJeffrey Gibson, the manager of both the San Francisco and Wine Country Sotheby’s International Realty Brokerages, recently released his third quarter 2014/Q3 2014 market update for Wine Country.

To summarize the report, according to the Bay Area Real Estate Information Service (BAREIS), the market remained strong in comparison to previous quarters in 2014. When comparing the Q3 2014 market update year-over-year in 2013 and 2014, the average sales price for a single family home did increase in almost all areas throughout Wine Country,…



November 2014 Events in Sonoma County

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With the holidays creeping up, we thought it would be helpful to detail a few events in Sonoma County for the month of November. Some of these events revolve around harvest, some benefit various charitable organizations and some involve some seriously delicious food and drink! Take a look and plan some fun excursions in the next few weeks!

The Petaluma Health and Wellness Fair is collaborating with the national O+ Positive Festival, bringing together wellness…



The Sonoma Coast – An Idyllic Retreat

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theCAPURROgroup is fortunate enough to represent Buyers and Sellers spanning the Sonoma Coast, from Inverness to Jenner. Spending days at these magnificent coastal respites makes it easy to understand why this region of Sonoma County has become such a hot real estate pocket. Beautiful views, cool weather, wine tasting, delicious dining and the relaxing environment are just a few of the benefits. The second home/vacation home market here on the coast has exploded in recent months, with Buyers as close as San Francisco or as…



September 2014 Happenings in Sonoma County

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With the summer season coming to a close, one of our favorites times of year in Sonoma County is approaching – fall! There are countless fairs, festivals, concerts and wine-centric events to look forward to. Read below for a list and description of each of these events. Hopefully we’ll see you there!

19th Annual Sebastopol Cajun Zydeco Festival – Sept. 6th, 11:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Enjoy live music from Creole United, Andre…



Spotlight on Petaluma – Sonoma County’s Historic Treasure

As one of the top producing teams in Petaluma, theCAPURROgroup wanted to take an opportunity to highlight the unique history, one of the many reasons why residential property in our beautiful community is so in demand.

Recognized as one of California’s first cities, the citizens of Petaluma have diligently worked to maintain the local architecture and the small-town, mid-19th century charisma.  Buildings with foundations laid over a century-and-a-half ago have facades that are said to be the best examples of iron-front architecture in the country….



Welcome From theCAPURROgroup

After an impressive 2013 and an equally impressive first two quarter of 2014, theCAPURROgroup is proud to announce Lisa Capurro’s national recognition as a Top 25 Sotheby’s Agent for closed transaction sides for 2013. Lisa has been recognized amongst an elite group of Sotheby’s Agents including those from San Francisco, Los Angeles, Manhattan, Palm Beach, Beverly Hills and Montecito.

We’re excited to see what the rest of 2014 will bring and would like to take this opportunity to reach out to new, current and past clientele. Whether…