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Well you missed the vote on Tuesday night if you didn't read my news update.  Good for you I have an update on the Oak Grove community set for construction in Alameda County, Pleasanton.The Pleasanton City Council approved the second reading of the Oak Grove project despite the fact the backers o...
Tonight the Pleasanton City council is set to hear the second reading on the development of the Oak Grove Project in Pleasanton. The Oak Grove development being built by Charter Properties is slated to construct 51 custom home sites on the Pleasanton ridge lands. The developer is donating some 56...
We all know it's a roll of the dice getting the BEST DEAL possible when purchasing a home for the first time.  On the brokers end, it's a roll of the dice for us as well, in regards to if we can qualify our clients for First time Home Buyer programs.   I have taken the liberty to research surroun...
Would you pay an additional $614 per year in a flat parcel tax to benefit the Pleasanton schools?   The "Excellence Committee," formed by the PUSD, recently proposed this at a Pleasanton Economic Development, Chamber of Commerce meeting. Although the Pleasanton schools are already top notch, this...
Downtown Pleasanton- Purple People Eater No the purple ribbon Downtown Pleasanton doesn't represent a giant purple tornado or some giant people eater path to find his way home.It's our National American Cancer Society's week of recognition. The purple ribbon is to bring attention to not only what...
Gourmet kitchens, granite countertops, and wet bars are no longer considered luxuries. 2007's must have amenities include:Media Rooms, homes that are "wired" and SERVICE. Serving affluent clientele you are expected to provide a high level of personalized service to both buyers and sellers. Privac...
API Scores Drive Pleasanton Real Estate Market-If you're anything like me, you may be asking yourself: What are API scores, and why are they important?API scores measure the academic performance and progress of schools. API scores fall between 200 and 1,000, with 800 generally regarded as exempla...

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With over a decade of experience in Mortgage Finance, I have been a source for Realtors and home buyers alike. Technology has been a great tool to facilitate the process and provide current information for my clients. I designed Loan Squawk so Realtors and Home Buyers alike can have a trusted source of information regarding the Mortgage Industry as it happens. It is my goal to make the process an informative and pleasant one for you. Whether it be FHA, VA, Homepath, a conventional loan or any of the myriad of first time homebuyer products, I can assure you we will work together to meet your home ownership goals.