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You'd like to buy a home, which can be a scary enough prospect if it's your first home.  Then you ask yourself, is this a good time to buy?  This is a great question, especially since local real estate prices have been settling downward over the past year plus.  The answer, like so many answers, ...
So you've decided you'd like to buy your first home.  Great!  So what do you do next?  My advice is to meet with a few local real estate agents who work full time helping clients to buy & sell homes in the community you'd like to live in.  These agents will have the best understanding of the loca...
I love many things about being a real estate agent, and one of my favorites is handing first time home buyers the keys to their first home.  I recall with great pleasure giving a young couple the keys to their first home in Oakley on Good Friday, where they were able to celebrate their first wedd...
Many home buyers plan on refinancing their homes a year or two after buying them to reduce their house payments.  They usually pin these hopes on theirs homes appreciating quickly and then refinancing from a 90 or 100% loan to value mortgage down to an 80% of less loan to value mortgage.  This is...
We all find ourselves with left over hazardous material such as dead batteries, florescent light bulbs and used motor oil from time to time.  No one wants to harm the environment by throwing these items into land fill, so what do you do with them?  Much of the time, these items are stacked out of...
If you are buying or selling a home, question all last minute changes when you are close to closing escrow.  Whether you're the buyer or the seller, it is very exciting to know that you are almost done with the transaction and easy to accept last minute changes.  And understand, in nearly every h...
My wife and I have owned rental real estate for nearly 10 years now and it has been a wonderful experience and investment for us.  Last year I figured it was a good time for us to change our strategy.  We had a single family home in San Jose which had nearly tripled in value and had a decent posi...

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