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Kentfield Real Estate

Historical Price Trends for Kentfield

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kentfield comparison - average sales

Investing in Kentfield Real Estate, like most Marin towns, has been a rewarding experience-not only did you live in one of the greatest Towns in the world, but you also made a fortune doing so. In 1970 the average house in Kentfield sold for $56,280; by 2006 that number had risen to over $1,616,245, for a 36 year compounded rate of return of 9.8%. The dollar rate of return, interestingly, tells more: the total dollar rate of return since 1970 is about $1,560,000 but more than half of has come since 1996.

36-year rate of return

Kentfield's rate of return is about 9.8% through 2006, but through June 2007 the compounded 37 year return is well over 11% due to several very large transactions in the current 2007 real estate market that have skewed the Kentfield average sale price well over $3,000,000 (see below). The State of California average real estate rate of return for the same period was 9.0% and the national average rate of return, no mortgage, was only 6.5%.

Year Kentfield Marin County California USA Average
2008 2,169,822 1,075,500 346,410 196,600
2007 2,422,975 1,221,529 558,100 217,900
2006 1,616,245 1,090,916 556,640 221,900
2005 2,166,422 1,078,819 522,670 219,000
2004 1,761,924 929,103 450,770 195,200
2003 1,682,519 817,961 371,520 180,200
2002 1,706,990 782,829 316,130 167,600
2001 1,571,387 757,523 262,350 156,600
2000 1,575,337 722,780 241,350 147,300
1999 1,325,472 590,821 217,510 141,200
1998 971,489 495,093 200,100 136,000
1997 855,384 443,135 186,490 129,000
1996 699,901 417,324 177,270 122,600
1995 749,787 397,069 178,160 117,000
1990 703,470 379,581 197,770 97,300
1985 342,327 200,557 119,860 75,500
1980 287,411 168,508 99,550 62,200
1975 110,655 64,215 41,600 35,300
1970 56,280 37,845 24,640 23,000
36 Year Return 9.8% 9.8% 9.0% 6.5%
2006 % of 100% 148% 290% 728%
11 Year Average 100% 196% 453% 863%

Kentfield Compounded 36 Year Rate of Return

Mortgage Type: No Mortgage 50% Mortgage 80% Mortgage Dollar Return
Kentfield 10.0% 12.1% 14.2% $2,113,542
Marin County Average 9.2% 11.2% 13.9% $1,037,655
California 7.2% 9.2% 11.8% $321,770
USA 5.8% 7.8% 10.4% $173,600



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