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Mortgage and Lending - Julie Chroust, Bay Equity Home Loans, LLC - NMLS 249458 
Julie Chroust at Bay Equity Home Loans in Walnut Creek offers convenience, choice, value, and professional expertise. I specialize in finding you the best loan for your individual needs. And I'm with you every step of the way. Not to mention we have the BEST INTEREST RATES.
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Shadow Creek Market Snapshot November 25, 2009* - There are currently 2 detached single family homes for sale in Shadow Creek in Danville CA. Each is a spacious 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom single family home with at least 3,237 square feet of living space. Prices range from $769,000 to $978,000. Shadow...
11/30/2009
Last Week in the News Existing home sales rose 10.1% in October to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 6.1 million units from 5.54 million units in September. The increase was largely due to the tax incentive for first-time homebuyers. The inventory of unsold homes on the market fell 3.7% to 3.5...
11/30/2009
The number of consumers interested in investing in real estate has doubled since March 2009.  According to the Move.com survey, one out of eight (12.1%) homebuyers today plan to purchase a home as an investment property, compared to 5.6 percent seven months ago(1). Of those interested in buying a...
11/25/2009
  The Lake at Canyon Lakes Market Snapshot November 23, 2009* - The Lake at Canyon Lakes is a desirable neighborhood and has some of the best homes for sale in San Ramon CA. San Ramon CA real estate sales remain steady. There is currently 1 single family detached home for sale in The Lake at Cany...
11/24/2009
  Last Week in the News Retail sales increased 1.4% in October, following a revised 2.3% decrease in September. The gain was led largely by a 7.4% jump in auto sales. Excluding automobiles, retail sales rose 0.2%, following a 0.4% increase in September. The Commerce Department reported that tota...
11/23/2009
Last Week in the News According to the ICSC-Goldman Sachs index, retail sales fell 0.1% in the week ending November 7. On a year-over-year basis, retailers saw sales increase 2.9%, the best showing since August 2008. Initial claims for unemployment benefits fell by 12,000 to 502,000 in the week e...
11/18/2009
USDA Rural Development Loans Families and individuals living in rural areas may be eligible to become homeowners with the help of a little known program:  the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Guaranteed Home Loan. The USDA offers a variety of programs to help low to moderat...
11/15/2009
Update (BORROWERS' INSTRUCTIONS):   https://www.efanniemae.com/sf/servicing/d4l/pdf/d4lborrowerinstructions.pdf Fannie Mae Is Now My Landlord? Well when you think they have thought of everything, Fannie is now in the Landlord business!!  I am not sure how I feel about this and whether or not it w...
11/14/2009
November 14, 2009 Investment Properties in Pleasanton CA - Twelve Short Sales in Pleasanton CA sold and closed during October 2009.  5 were single family detached homes and 7 were attached homes (townhomes).* The 5 detached single family homes that were Short Sales in Pleasanton CA had a low sale...
11/14/2009
  November 11, 2009 - 20 REOs in Livermore CA or Foreclosures in Livermore CA sold and closed during October 2009. 15 were single family homes and 5 were attached homes (condos, duets and townhomes).* an amazing 90% of these homes sold at or over listed price. The 15 detached single family homes ...
11/12/2009
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