Honestly, I had the same problem as well and I am a Realtor in Chico. My clients are looking to me to provide the best information available. There are metro area reports that talk about the market but they do not address Chico, Paradise and Oroville. These were not good enough. If is like stating that the tempature is 72 degrees in California. So the stats page was born. Every active, pending, reo, short sale and sold was recorded and graphed for <a href="http://chicohomes.net/stats.php?reArea=chico">Chico Homes</a>. Sometimes the news that I discover from these graphs are not the most encouraging, it is comforting that we are using real local information to make the best decision possible.
The graph that I find most helpful is short sales. They are a leading indicator of the distressed market supply and thus housing pricing.... more