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Buyers Attention Home Buyers – Here’s Why It May Now Be A Good Time to Buy Welcome to  Spring 2019 and if you were out shopping for your dream home but failed to win in a multiple offer situation now’s the time to reconsider coming back and shopping again! Here’s why… From the California Association of Realtors. Here in California we are experiencing the weakest growth of home prices in 7 years. […]
Mortgage Rates 3 Graphs that Show What You Need to Know About Today’s Real Estate Market The best way to show what’s really going on in today’s real estate market is to go straight to the data! We put together the following three graphs along with a quote from Chief Economists that have their finger on the pulse of what each graph illustrates. Interest Rates: “The real estate market is thawing […]
Articles 5 Reasons To Sell Your House This Spring! Here are five compelling reasons listing your home for sale this spring makes sense. 1. Demand Is Strong The latest Buyer Traffic Index from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that buyer demand remains strong throughout the vast majority of the country. These buyers are ready, willing, and able to purchase… and are in the market right now! […]
Articles Looking to Upgrade Your Current Home? Now’s the Time to Move-Up! In every area of the country, homes that are priced at the top 25% of the price range for that area are considered to be Premium Homes. In today’s real estate market there are deals to be had at the higher end! This is great news for homeowners who want to upgrade from their current house […]
Buyers 10 Steps to Buying a Home   Some Highlights: If you are thinking of buying a home, you may not know where to start. Here is a simple list of 10 steps that you will go through to purchase a home. Make sure to ask your agent for details about each step and what else may be required in your area! […]
Buyers Stunning Loft in Heart of Japantown – Open House Saturday March 30th Join me at my OPEN HOUSE Location: 350 E. Mission, Unit #114. San Jose CA 95112 Date: Saturday March 30 from 1 – 4 PM Call me to let you in the security/ private tour: (831) 346.2743 cell – Award Winning Architectural Designed, Modern Loft in the Heart of San Jose, Japantown. Close to shops, […]
Articles Data Says April is the Best Month to List Your Home for Sale The spring housing market is off to the races! The inventory of homes for sale is increasing, buyers are out in force, and interest rates have remained low, peaking the interest of buyers and sellers previously on the fence about making a move. New research from shows that the first week of April is actually the best time to list […]
Accessory Dwelling Units Good News for Accessory Dwelling Units – Santa Cruz Home Owners City of Santa Cruz Changes Rules for Accessory Dwelling Units Good news & less restrictions for Santa Cruz homeowners who want to build an Accessory Dwelling Unit (other wise known as ADUs, Granny Flats, Inlaw Units). Here are the approved amendments adopted for ADU’s at the Santa Cruz City Council’s meeting on  Feb 26th meeting: […]
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Articles What Credit Score Do You Need To Buy A House? There are many misconceptions about the credit score needed to buy a house. Recently, it was reported that 24% of renters believe they need a 780-800 credit score to be considered for a mortgage. The reality is they are misinformed! Only 25% of the Americans have a FICO® Score between 740 and 800. Here is the breakdown […]
Buyers Good News for Home Buyers! Hello Buyers, are you there? Here’s some good news! A recent report shows that the percentage of houses sold including a bidding war before settling on a final price decreased from 53% in January of 2018 to 13% this year. One reason for the decline is an influx of homes being listed for sale. Even though the […]
Articles U.S. House Prices Rise 1.1 Percent in Fourth Quarter to 5.73% – FHFA U.S. house prices rose 1.1 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018 according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) House Price Index (HPI).  House prices rose 5.7 percent from the fourth quarter of 2017 to the fourth quarter of 2018.  FHFA’s seasonally adjusted monthly index for December was up 0.3 percent from November. “House prices rose throughout 2018 but at […]
Articles Two New Commercial Projects Coming to Santa Clara & San Jose As locals in Silicon Valley we can’t help notice all the cranes, increased traffic and new construction going on everywhere around us. What is going on?! We’re about to experience a new age in the changing landscape in San Jose / Santa Clara as Silicon Valley makes way to retain its reputation and dominance as […]
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Articles Need an excuse to move to Santa Cruz County? “City life stresses us out psychologically and physically, but an occasional retreat to the sea can help us avoid stress-related health problems, researchers say. In a survey of over 1000 California beachgoers, Hipp and his team found those who experienced the most stress in daily life found the beach the most psychologically restorative.”   (See article […]
Articles CALIFORNIA PROPERTY TAX REMINDER (DECEMBER 10) TAXES Just friendly reminder for California property owners: Don’t forget that your 1st installment of your property taxes are due today. If you don’t get the bill postmarked by 5PM today there will be a 10% penalty. Your 2nd installment tax bill is due Feb 1st, but becomes delinquent after 5PM on April 10th. A simple […]