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The Joel Toller Team

The Joel Toller Team

Hello, friends --

I'm excited to share our new team, newsletter and website. In our efforts to deliver exemplary service, we've combined marketing skills, organizational know-how, attention to detail, community connections, and, of course, top-notch real estate knowledge and experience in the areas of residential, land, and development.

Our new website features easier property search functionality, as well as a connection to our social media -- coming soon!

We hope you find the newsletter format useful, not only for learning about the latest real estate trends, but also as a means of discovering new businesses and events in the Napa Valley, this beautiful place we call home.

As always, we appreciate your friendship and your business. Please feel free to contact me at any time to discuss your real estate needs.


Joel Toller

Real Estate Roundup (As of August 1, 2016)

The average market price has either stayed the same or risen from 12 months ago.

The amount of homes sold is consistent each month.

We have fewer homes listed now than we did 3 months ago.

Homes are spending a little longer on the market at the moment and, combined with fewer total listings, this suggests a slight slowdown. If we see a decrease in the average market price and listings increase in both “volume” and the number of days on the market, these will be strong indicators that we’re moving towards a buyer’s market.

Real Estate Roundup (As of August 1, 2016)
What's New?

Napa County is known for its fine wines and gorgeous landscape, but it’s also a lively region that rewards entrepreneurship and hard work. Wood Fiber Clay embodies a little bit of all these elements. What started out as an online-only store showcasing aunt and niece duo, Lisa and Kelley’s favorite independent makers and unique vintage finds, has expanded to include a pop-up location at Oxbow Market in downtown Napa. Stop by anytime in August and peruse their handpicked collection of local and independent ceramics, fine textiles, and one-of-a-kind treasures.

Two Birds, One Stone is an Asian-inspired restaurant that opened recently just north of St. Helena. The two managing partners, chefs Douglas Keane, of Cyrus and Quince; and Sang Yoon, of Los Angeles restaurants Lukshon and Father’s Office, joined forces to bring together Japanese flavors with California’s wine-country cuisine in a mouth-watering alliance. Located in the renovated Freemark Abbey Winery off Highway 29, the complex and mouth-watering flavors at Two Birds, One Stone are already a local favorite.

What's New?

It’s already August but there are still plenty of exciting and unique experiences to be had this summer in and around Napa Valley. Whether you’re looking for good tunes, delicious eats, or family fun, there’s a little something for every mood.

[St. Helena] Farmer’s Market: Every Friday, 8am to 1pm, through October, rain or shine. Located at 360 Crane Avenue—head on down and sample world-class produce, cheeses, fish and other sundry surprises.

[Yountville] Napa Valley Museum: Check out the local museum’s blend of art, nature, and history. Current exhibits include “Down the Rabbit Hole” featuring independent innovative video games and “Made Precious”—the work of Alexis Arnold and Esther Traugot. And don’t miss the Oktoberfest Car Show, October 1st, featuring classic, antique, sports cars, hot rods and motorcycles, as well as beer from California breweries, brats, pretzels and more.

[Napa] Uptown Theater: Beat the heat and soak in some live music in this historic art deco building. Upcoming shows include Band of Horses (August 23rd), Molly Ringwald (September 3rd), and Art Garfunkel (September 16th).