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Buyers What You Want To Know If You’re Pursuing Your Dream of Homeownership | Lynne MacFarlane Real Estate Blog f you’re a young adult, you may be thinking about your goals and priorities for the months and years ahead. And if homeownership ranks high on your goal sheet, you’re in good company. Many of your peers are also pursuing their dream of owning a home. The 2022 Millennial & Gen Z Borrower Sentiment Report from Maxwell says: “Many young […]
Articles Key Advantages of Buying a Home Today | Lynne MacFarlane Real Estate Blog Key Advantages of Buying a Home Today   There’s no doubt buying a home today is different than it was over the past couple of years, and the shift in the market has led to advantages for buyers today. Right now, there are specific reasons that make this housing market attractive for those who’ve thought about buying […]
Buyers Your House Could Be the #1 Item on a Homebuyer’s Wish List During the Holidays | MacFarlane Homes Your House Could Be the #1 Item on a Homebuyer’s Wish List During the Holidays   Each year, homeowners planning to make a move are faced with a decision: sell their house during the holidays or wait. And others who have already listed their homes may think about removing their listings and waiting until the new year to go […]
Buyers Mortgage Rates Will Come Down, It’s Just a Matter of Time | Lynne MacFarlane Homes Mortgage Rates Will Come Down, It’s Just a Matter of Time This past year, rising mortgage rates have slowed the red-hot housing market. Over the past nine months, we’ve seen fewer homes sold than the previous month as home price growth has slowed. All of this is due to the fact that the average 30-year […]
Buyers Broker Open Tours – Campbell [video] House Hunter Silicon Valley Video Previewing For Clients One of the many hats we wear as professional realtors is that we promote by marketing and advertise the properties we list. Broker Open Houses are primarily showings for realtors of our fellow brokerage and other brokerages since buyer agents control the attention of their buyers and will encourage their clients to visit a previewed […]
Advance Real Estate Education Demo Using Home Search RealScout – Helping Sellers Connect With Buyers in Silicon Valley & Beyond [video] One of the great tools we use to communicate with our buyers and match them with our listings is the use of RealScout, an award-winning listing alert platform, it’s an industry-first computer-vision powered home search! This is a quick demo of Capitola single family homes. Let me know if you’re ready to find the home […]
Building Wealth Experts Increase 2022 Home Price Projections If you’re wondering if home prices are going to come down due to the cool down in the housing market or a potential recession, here’s what you need to know. Not only are experts forecasting home prices will continue to appreciate nationwide this year, but most of them also actually increased their projections for home price appreciation from their […]
Alameda We’re In Escrow! Congratulation To Our Wonderful Buyers!   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Lynne MacFarlane (@lynnemacfarlanerealtor) If you’re interested in buying or finding buyers in Alameda, contact me! <Click here to see the Alameda Market Report>      
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Building Wealth Wealth Tips in Real Estate: Did the Home of Your Dreams Just Come onto the Market? MacFarlane Blog   The supply of homes for sale has been increasing, and that gives you a better chance of finding the home of your dreams. Let’s connect today so you can start exploring homes in our local market!   Lynne Watanabe MacFarlane, Realtor Intero, a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate 408-800-114- Silicon Valley / Bay Area 831-346-2743 – […]
Articles Things To Avoid After Applying for a Home Loan Things To Avoid After Applying for a Home Loan Once you’ve applied for a mortgage to buy a home, there are some key things to keep in mind. While it’s exciting to start thinking about moving in and decorating, be careful when it comes to making any big purchases. Here are a few things you may […]
Buyers What Is Multigenerational Housing Some Highlights If you have additional loved ones coming to live with you but don’t have enough space, it may be time to consider a larger, multigenerational home. Some key benefits of multigenerational living include a combined homebuying budget, shared caregiving duties, enhanced relationships, and more. These benefits might be why more people are choosing to live in multigenerational homes […]
Buyers SOLD!! Single Family Home in Watsonville [video] SOLD!!! Join me in congratulating my happy new homeowner! Dreams do come true! Welcome back to California! 636 Peartree Drive Watsonville CA 2 BEDROOMS, 2 BATHS, 2 Car Garage Delighted to assist my buyer to find that perfect single story, single family home in Watsonville, California. Our client wanted to move back to Monterey Bay […]
Building Wealth Presentation on Silicon Valley’s Top Real Estate Questions From Buyers and Sellers Silicon Valley Real Estate Questions – Top Question for 2022 from Lynne Watanabe-MacFarlane This is a presentation that I recently gave about the top questions that homeowners and buyers would like to know about 2022  in the San Francisco Bay Area and nationally. The average equity gain in California in a year (Nov 2020 – […]
Buyers In Contract! Luxury Downtown San Jose Penthouse Congratulations to my first time home buyer on winning a gorgeous downtown 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom  penthouse suite that overlooks the Italian inspired courtyard.   Let me know if you’re interested in buying, selling or investing in the SF Bay Area + Monterey Bay and beyond. At Intero we are local, but have close global […]
Building Wealth Homeownership Is Full of Financial Benefits A Fannie Mae survey recently revealed some of the most highly-rated benefits of homeownership, which continue to be key drivers in today’s power-packed housing market. Here are the top four financial benefits of owning a home according to consumer respondents: 88% – a better chance of saving for retirement 87% – the best investment plan 85% – the […]
Buyers Why Owning a Home Is a Powerful Financial Decision In today’s housing market, there are clear financial benefits to owning a home: increasing equity, the chance to build your net worth, and appreciating home values, just to name a few. If you’re a renter, it’s never too early to think about how homeownership can propel you toward a stronger future. Here’s a dive into three often-overlooked financial benefits […]
Buyers Thinking of Selling? Give us a call If you’re thinking of selling this year, let’s connect to make sure you get the best advice possible! We’re here to give you the best advice possible based on the information and situation at hand, guiding you through the process to help you make the necessary adjustments and best decisions along the way! We will […]
Buyers House Hunter Silicon Valley: 3 listings in the Santa Cruz Mountains (Sept 25, 2020) Today  we feature three properties in Redwood Estates, Ben Lomond, and Los Gatos mountains that allow multi-generational housing, acreage for spreading out and the proximity of being near major tech hubs and headquarters. The properties in Santa Cruz Mountains offer exceptional views, peace & tranquility – what better place to gather family with a sprawling […]
Buyers Our Life in 2020 [Original Video] We’re all trying to figure out life during this health crisis. We all have different needs, our priorities have shifted and our lives have been permanently been effected. We’ve learned how much our lives are intertwined with services, businesses but most importantly, our friends and family. How has your life changed since March 2020? My […]
Alameda In Contract! Congratulations to our new homebuyers in Alameda!   It’s been a hot real estate market in the SF Bay Area, multiple offers on many properties, nevertheless my buyers were tired of paying rent and believed it was time to start building their own wealth by investing in real estate. We searched in Los Gatos, Mountain View and all the good school districts […]