One of the most common questions that Realtors get is, “Can I Buy or Sell my Home Without Using a Real Estate Agent?” Here’s what we have to say on the subject. Today’s real estate market is one of the fastest-moving in recent memory. With record-low inventory in many market segments, including our own, we’re […]
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To Rent or to Buy, that is the question. – William Shakespeare OK, Bill Shakespeare never said that, but if he were alive today, he might. 😉 Since there is no one answer to the question, “Should I buy a house, or continue to rent a house (or apartment)”, we will try and give you […]
Guest Post by Bob Shannon Photo from Pixabay When making large purchases that require a loan, building a good credit score is critical. Despite your best efforts, you may find that your credit profile isn’t ideal when it comes time to purchase a house. Many people find themselves in this situation, but there are things […]
While many areas of the economy have contracted, the housing market has stayed remarkably strong. But can the good news last? When COVID-related shutdowns began in March 2020, real estate brokers and clients scrambled to respond to the shift. Record-low interest rates caused some lenders to call a halt to new underwriting, and homeowners debated […]
Set Homeownership Goals Whether You’re Buying, Selling, or Staying Put The start of a new year always compels people to take a fresh look at their goals, from health and career to relationships and finance. But with historically low mortgage rates, increased home sales and price growth, and a tight housing inventory, the time is […]
Guest Post by Tina Martin of Ideaspired Working from home may be the new normal, but it doesn’t mean your home office setup is dialed in just yet. If you’re struggling to make room for your professional and personal pursuits at home, consider these options for outfitting a home office you can work with. If buying a […]
Despite the continuing COVID-19 crisis, and looming political climate, everyone still wants to know: How is the Market? The housing market is experiencing a V-shaped recovery since January of this year. As you can see in the image below, existing single-family home sales in California had been trending up from September 2018 and peaked around […]