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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Home Buyers Realty - BRE 01247457
RECENT BLOG POSTS
As a buyer, there are a variety of property types you can purchase. For example, you might buy a single-family home, an apartment, or a condo.Or, you might buy a townhouse.Townhouses are a popular property option, particularly for first-time buyers. But a lot of people have questions about townho...
05/03/2022
With housing prices in many cities at an all-time high, many people are considering selling their homes and relocating to more affordable locales.But before you make the decision to leave your home in search of a more affordable area, it’s important to make sure it’s the right move for you—and th...
05/02/2022
Some Highlights If you’re thinking about selling your house this season, focusing on a few quick and easy updates outside can help your home look its best. 78% of real estate agents polled say poor landscaping affects property values. As a seller, that means your yard could impact your bottom li...
04/29/2022
For sellers, the home appraisal can feel like a stressful, confusing process. Many don’t even know what, exactly, the home appraisal is or why they need one—which can lead to some common misconceptions about the process.But the home appraisal is an important part of a home sale—and, as a seller, ...
04/28/2022
If you’ve been thinking about selling and hesitating or simply waiting, you may want to start thinking about how you’ll feel if you miss out on the best time to sell your house in a long time. You never know when (or if) conditions will be like this in the real estate market again.It’s been a sel...
04/27/2022
Once you’ve accepted an offer on your home, you may be tempted to celebrate. But not so fast! There are a few steps between the offer and a successful close—and if the buyers are buying the house with a mortgage, one of those steps is an appraisal.So, as a seller, the question is—what do you need...
04/26/2022
  If you’re planning to buy a home this season, you’re probably thinking about what you’ll need to do to get your offer accepted. In previous years, it was common for buyers to try and determine how much less than the asking price they could offer to still get the home. The buyer and seller would...
04/25/2022
There are a lot of misconceptions about what it takes to get a mortgage in this market, particularly with buyers new to the mortgage process—and buying into those misconceptions can cost you a lot of time, energy, and, in some cases, money.So what, exactly, are the most common mortgage misconcept...
04/22/2022
With mortgage rates rising, low inventory, and intense buyer competition, you may be wondering if it makes sense to wait and see if the market shifts in your favor before buying.It certainly hasn’t been fun or ideal for buyers, so if there’s a chance you could have more houses to choose from at a...
04/21/2022
Flipping homes is a popular practice—and, when done right, buying a flipped home can be a good investment.But not all flipped homes are created equal—and if you want your home purchase to be a good investment, you need to avoid cheap, poorly done flips.So how, exactly, do you do that?A recent art...
04/20/2022