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What's in a home value?

Majority of us are aware that location is key in Real Estate, along with crime stats, and neighborhood comps.  But…

DID BUYERS JUST MISS THEIR FINAL CHANCE AT LOW INTEREST RATES?

We have this way of waiting things out, and most of the time, it doesn’t work in our favor and…

what in the world is an hoa fee?

HOA Fees…What the f**k are they? Why do I have to pay them? Don’t feel bad, I get asked this…

high earners pushing low earner out of bay area

New residents to the Bay Area are earning far more than the people they’re chasing out, a new report says,…

the good & bad of rising interest rates

During December the U.S. Federal Reserve announced an increase in interest rates.  The Fed raised the benchmark federal funds rate…

finding a home is like dating

The perfect match is out there for home buyers! With housing inventory at record lows, finding the perfect house can…

rentING vs buyING

I LOVE RENTING, said no one ever. I want to share with you why it’s ultimately better to own than…

how much it cost a 4-person family to live nowadays

It’s all on our minds, housing affordability. How can I afford it? When is it going to drop? How much…

do low down payments cost more or less in the long run?

File this question under “it depends.” It’s true that loans with down payments of 20 percent or more cost borrowers…

TOP 5 AFFORDABLE CITIES NEAR SAN FRANCISCO

San Francisco, I feel like I don’t even have to say that it’s expensive and unaffordable for the average person,…

EVERYTHING YOU MUST KNOW IF YOU WANT/HAVE A LOAN

If you’re beginning to venture down the road to independence, chances are high you’ll have to take out a loan…

How to Rent with bad or no credit

While the majority of landlords rely on a credit check to qualify renters, especially in this hot renter’s market don’t…

buying a home in california without a social, Yes it's possible

It’s true, you can buy without a social and it’s totally legal. This is huge! California is home to an…

EstablishING and maintainING good credit

Start your financial journey by applying for a credit card to start building credit. When I…

Top 4 Real Estate deductions you need to know

REAL ESTATE DEDUCTIONS YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS Just like clockwork, tax season is here (eye roll). But, if you’re…

Tips for moving out

Selling your home and moving to a new one has unique challenges. This collection of tips will help get you…

Home inspection tips

A home inspection is a thorough visual examination of the home and property. Many mortgage companies insist on a home…

seller financing

WHAT’S THAT??? If a seller helps to finance a real estate transaction, it is called seller financing. Usually, sellers do…

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