Over the last six months the attitude of the banks selling REO (foreclosed properties) in Carmel, Pebble Beach, and Carmel Valley has certainly shifted. Initially, as the foreclosure wave began, the banks treated all foreclosed properties in much the same way. The key criteria was speed of sale. The banks would price the property to sell and hopefully even close escrow within 30 days of listing. Recent Carmel foreclosed homes range in the number of “Days on Market” but the … Continue reading Are Banks Changing Their Strategy on High End Foreclosed Homes in Carmel and Pebble Beach?
Carmel Foreclosed Home Sales in Last Six Months At the moment there are only three foreclosed homes listed for sale, but over the last six months a total of ten bank owned homes have sold in Carmel, California. On the high side there was a 4,226 square foot home at 24802 Eastfield Place that sold for $1,450,000 in March. The other extreme was a home on Canada Lane that sustained major damage when a tree fell through the roof. Some … Continue reading Recent Foreclosed / REO Home sales in Carmel, California
We do have foreclosed homes coming to market here in Carmel, California. While the number of foreclosures is well below the national average, they still have an impact on the market and are occasionally “deals” that are snapped up quickly once they are listed. Having said that, there are also times that investor (usually but not always a bank) lists a property at an unreasonable priced based on criteria other than market value and the home for sale will sit … Continue reading Currently Listed Carmel California REO / Foreclosed Homes
The Carmel and Pebble Beach markets continue to see foreclosures, but not at the rate of other areas of the country. In a non scientific tracking of area foreclosures, it seems that lenders are not holding REO inventory for Carmel, Pebble Beach, or Carmel Valley. They tend to move quickly with these “higher value” properties with only a matter of weeks between foreclosure and assignment of an agent and listing of the home. The strategy of when to bring a … Continue reading National REO Inventory