Wednesday, February 20, 2019


Check out "Today's Top Three Mansions" 


Would you spend  $39,000,000 for this mansion?


#1             S33 Belevdere Road, Belvedere, CA 94920 with 6 bedrooms, 10 baths and 11,200 sq.ft. is listed for sale at $39,000,000.




Stunning views from Bay Bridge to San Francisco to Golden Gate Bridge to Sausalito to Mount Tamalpais on approximately 1.2-acre lush gardens on double lot , this magnificent view estate is truly a one-of-a-kind most private property on the prestigious Belvedere Island.
























#2            3001 The Strand, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254 with 6 bedrooms, 6 baths and 6,200 sq.ft. is listed for sale at $21,000,000.




Beach Front with 37FT frontage! Luxuriously modern contemporary beach home features 6BD, 5.5BA and 6,200sf of living space. The entry level features a formal dining room, separate family room w/ fireplace, gourmet kitchen w/ Bulthaup kitchen cabinets and Gaggenau and Miele appliances, great room w/ fireplace, bar w/ wine fridge and NanaWall glass doors that seamlessly transition the indoor great room and spacious outdoor deck w/ pristine surf and beach views. The basement level features 3 bedrooms, a second family room w/ kitchenette and home theatre w/ a new 3d projector and screen. The second floor features 1 bedroom and a spacious master retreat w/ office, sitting area w/ fireplace, 90" flat screen w/ surround sound, walk-in closet, sauna and large deck overlooking the beach and ocean. The third floor features 1 bedroom suite or space for gym and access to the rooftop deck w/ fireplace and Jacuzzi. New smart house upgrades which include touch panels on walls, cell booster, Wi-Fi upgrades, blackout shades and house water filtration system. 3 car garage parking w/ an additional guest parking space and 5 stop elevator. Prime location in North Hermosa, a quieter section of the Strand w/ no volleyball courts directly in front. Designed by Louie Tomaro.

























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#3      9 West Walton Street, Unit 3300, Chicago, Illinois 60610 with 4 bedrooms, 8 baths and 7,085 sq.ft. is listed for sale at $12,999,000.




Incredible, rare opportunity to own a full-floor unit in Chicago's premiere, sold-out building, No. 9 Walton. 7100 square feet of luxury living with 360-degree views of Chicago and Lake Michigan. The enormous private heated terrace is perfect for entertaining. Sophisticated floor plan with many unique and special features
























100 Top Real Estate Markets Medium Values for the 12 months ending December 31, 2018/2017

Zip codeLocationCountyStateMedian sale price
2018/2017
194027AthertonSan Mateo CountyCA$6,700,000/$4,950,000
211962SagaponackSuffolk CountyNY$5,500,000/$2,819,000
302199BostonSuffolk CountyMA$4,772,500/$2,800,000
410013New YorkNew YorkNY$3,810,000/$4,100,000
590402Santa MonicaLos Angeles CountyCA$3,762,000/$3,512,000
694301Palo AltoSanta Clara CountyCA$3,755,000/$3,300,000
794022Los AltosSanta Clara CountyCA$3,500,000/$3,200,000
894028Portola ValleySan Mateo CountyCA$3,300,000/$2.895,000
994024Los AltosSanta Clara CountyCA$3,254,500/$2,875,000
1033109Miami BeachMiami-Dade CountyFL$3,250,000/$4,052,000
1190210Beverly HillsLos Angeles CountyCA$3,212,500/$4,052,000
1292661Newport BeachOrange CountyCA$3,150,000/$2,819,000
1310007New YorkNew YorkNY$3,075,000/$3,988,883
1492662Newport BeachOrange CountyCA$3,057,500/$2,575,000
1598039MedinaKing CountyWA$3,050,000/$2,590.000
1690272Pacific PalisadesLos Angeles CountyCA$2,900,000/$2,730,000
1711976Water MillSuffolk CountyNY$2,862,500/$3,162,000
1894010BurlingameSan Mateo CountyCA$2,800,000/$2,400,000
1910282New YorkNew YorkNY$2,792,500/$2,775,000
2094306Palo AltoSanta Clara CountyCA$2,700,000/$2,445,000
2195070SaratogaSanta Clara CountyCA$2,690,000/$2,320,000
2295030Los GatosSanta Clara CountyCA$2,580,000/$2,211,000
2392657Newport CoastOrange CountyCA$2,550,000/$2,950,000
94957RossMarin CountyCA$2,550,000/$2,987,000
2492625Corona Del MarOrange CountyCA$2,500,000/$2,100,000
2594920Belvedere TiburonMarin CountyCA$2,400,000/$2,550,000
2610012New YorkNew YorkNY$2,377,500/$1,807,000
2790266Manhattan BeachLos Angeles CountyCA$2,369,000/$2,250,000
2894025Menlo ParkSan Mateo CountyCA$2,363,500/$2,062,500
2992067Rancho Santa FeSan Diego CountyCA$2,275,000/$2,062,500
3090049Los AngelesLos Angeles CountyCA$2,250,000/$2,210,000
3193921Carmel By The SeaMonterey CountyCA$2,245,000/$1,600,000
3293108Santa BarbaraSanta Barbara CountyCA$2,225,000/$2,757,500
3307620AlpineBergen CountyNJ$2,200,000/$4,763,577
3490077Los AngelesLos Angeles CountyCA$2,175,000/$2,068,437
3594062Redwood CitySan Mateo CountyCA$2,150,000/$1,699,000
11930AmagansettSuffolk CountyNY$2,150,000/$1,781,000
3691108San MarinoLos Angeles CountyCA$2,109,000/$2,150,000
3789413GlenbrookDouglas CountyNV$2,107,500/$1,967,000
3802543Woods HoleBarnstable CountyMA$2,105,000/$2,519,636
3910018New YorkNew YorkNY$2,100,000/$1,146,000
94970Stinson BeachMarin CountyCA$2,100,000/$1,650,000
90265MalibuLos Angeles CountyCA$2,100,000/$2,252,500
4094123San FranciscoSan Francisco CountyCA$2,075,000/$1,800,000
4195014CupertinoSanta Clara CountyCA$2,070,000/$1,749,500
4294087SunnyvaleSanta Clara CountyCA$2,050,000/$1,750,500
4390742Sunset BeachOrange CountyCA$2,000,000/$1,712,500
4494118San FranciscoSan Francisco CountyCA$1,975,000/$1,902,000
4510069New YorkNew YorkNY$1,947,500/$2,161,000
4611932BridgehamptonSuffolk CountyNY$1,925,000/$2,525,000
4794402San MateoSan Mateo CountyCA$1,900,000/$1,712,500
94070San CarlosSan Mateo CountyCA$1,900,000/$1,625,000
4890291VeniceLos Angeles CountyCA$1,895,000/$1,732,500
11975WainscottSuffolk CountyNY$1,895,000/$3,000,000
4906878RiversideFairfield CountyCT$1,855,000/$1,507,500
5094041Mountain ViewSanta Clara CountyCA$1,850,000/$1,735,000
5194040Mountain ViewSanta Clara CountyCA$1,840,500/$1,665,000
5290212Beverly HillsLos Angeles CountyCA$1,835,000/$2,060,000
5392660Newport BeachOrange CountyCA$1,825,000/$1,685,000
5495129San JoseSanta Clara CountyCA$1,800,000/$1,475,000
94127San FranciscoSan Francisco CountyCA$1,800,000/$1,600,000
5594528DiabloContra Costa CountyCA$1,775,000/$2,618,750
5692651Laguna BeachOrange CountyCA$1,772,500/$1.765,000
5791011La Canada FlintridgeLos Angeles CountyCA$1,770,000/$1,642,500
5894002BelmontSan Mateo CountyCA$1,751,750/$1,590,000
5910580RyeWestchester CountyNY$1,750,000/$1,790,000
6094114San FranciscoSan Francisco CountyCA$1,725,000/$1,652,000
6195032Los GatosSanta Clara CountyCA$1,700,750/$1,634,000
6294939LarkspurMarin CountyCA$1,690,000/$1,775,000
6390254Hermosa BeachLos Angeles CountyCA$1,687,000/$1,538,500
6494904GreenbraeMarin CountyCA$1,683,500/$1,595,000
6506870Old GreenwichFairfield CountyCT$1,665,000/$2,085,000
6694043Mountain ViewSanta Clara CountyCA$1,650,000/$1,375,000
90274Palos Verdes PeninsulaLos Angeles CountyCA$1,650,000/$1,550,000
6711568Old WestburyNassau CountyNY$1,645,000/$1,465,000
6821056Gibson IslandAnne Arundel CountyMD$1,643,750/$1,450,000
6992014Del MarSan Diego CountyCA$1,640,000/$1,425,000
7090036Los AngelesLos Angeles CountyCA$1,638,250/$1,465,000
7110014New YorkNew YorkNY$1,635,000/$4,649,000
7294030MillbraeSan Mateo CountyCA$1,634,000/$1,605,000
7394507AlamoContra Costa CountyCA$1,621,000/$1,644,000
7406830GreenwichFairfield CountyCT$1,617,000/$1,752,000
7594121San FranciscoSan Francisco CountyCA$1,610,000/$1,367,000
7690048Los AngelesLos Angeles CountyCA$1,600,000/$1,455,000
95120San JoseSanta Clara CountyCA$1,600,000/$1,385,000
94131San FranciscoSan Francisco CountyCA$1,600,000/$1,540,000
90405Santa MonicaLos Angeles CountyCA$1,600,000/$1,588,000
94117San FranciscoSan Francisco CountyCA$1,600,000/$1,395,000
11959QuogueSuffolk CountyNY$1,600,000/$1,416,963
7792118CoronadoSan Diego CountyCA$1,595,750/$1,407,500
7894061Redwood CitySan Mateo CountyCA$1,577,500/$1,449,500
7993953Pebble BeachMonterey CountyCA$1,576,250/$1,639,080
8090064Los AngelesLos Angeles CountyCA$1,575,000/$1,501,430
8190027Los AngelesLos Angeles CountyCA$1,550,000/$1,446,514
8292663Newport BeachOrange CountyCA$1,548,750/$1,533,416
94941Mill ValleyMarin CountyCA$1,548,750/$1,413,000
8394539FremontAlameda CountyCA$1,520,000/$1,405,100
8402493WestonMiddlesex CountyMA$1,515,000/$1,451,000
94115San FranciscoSan Francisco CountyCA$1,515,000/$1,516,500
8595130San JoseSanta Clara CountyCA$1,510,000/$1,445,280
8691436EncinoLos Angeles CountyCA$1,507,500/$1,406,250
8794403San MateoSan Mateo CountyCA$1,500,000/$1,405,810
8802468WabanMiddlesex CountyMA$1,491,000/$1,471,866
8902481Wellesley HillsNorfolk CountyMA$1,490,500/$1,420877
9094086SunnyvaleSanta Clara CountyCA$1,482,250/$1,331,761
9102554NantucketNantucket CountyMA$1,480,000/$1,338,156
9210001New YorkNew YorkNY$1,476,463/$1,506,176
9393067SummerlandSanta Barbara CountyCA$1,475,000/$1,249,000
11030ManhassetNassau CountyNY$1,475,000/$1,600,000
9494110San FranciscoSan Francisco CountyCA$1,470,000/$1,376,404
9594563OrindaContra Costa CountyCA$1,450,000/$1,430,000
94618OaklandAlameda CountyCA$1,450,000/$1,452,906
9611024Great NeckNassau CountyNY$1,442,900/$1,570,000
9706807Cos CobFairfield CountyCT$1,442,500/$15,47,000
9894705BerkeleyAlameda CountyCA$1,440,000/$1,475,000
9910024New YorkNew YorkNY$1,430,000/$1,570,000
10007078Short HillsEssex CountyNJ$1,426,250/$1,422,500


Mortgage News Daily   

Mortgage Rates Sticking Close to Long-Term Lows


Feb 19 2019, 3:47PM
Mortgage rates fell modestly today, making it the 7th straight business day where they've moved in the opposite direction from the previous day.  This see-saw pattern is commonly seen during periods of consolidation in the bond market (which serves as the foundation for mortgages and most other interest rates).  And a consolidation is often seen during times of indecision just before markets embark on their next big move higher or lower.

With many uncertainties set to be resolved by mid-March, there's a good enough chance that the recent sideways momentum in rates will give way to a bigger move.  There's no way to know whether that move will be toward higher or lower rates (it will likely depend on the economic data, fiscal headlines, and Fed policy updates that have yet to be announced).  For now, however, rates are closer to the lower boundary of the recent range.  That means they're relatively close to the lowest levels in more than a year

D's Daily Rate Survey
52 Week
ProductTodayYesterdayChangeLowHigh
30 Yr FRM4.47%4.49%-0.024.43%5.05%
15 Yr FRM4.08%4.10%-0.023.86%4.53%
FHA 30 Year Fixed4.15%4.18%-0.034.12%4.62%
Jumbo 30 Year Fixed4.31%4.34%-0.034.28%4.81%
5/1 Yr ARM4.38%4.39%-0.013.50%4.75%