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If you are watching to see if you make the deadline, here is the site with the countdown of the money left: http://www.ftb.ca.gov/individuals/new_home_credit.shtml
05/27/2010
I sold this home in Santa Clara for $711,000 to a very nice young couple buying their first home. They initially wanted to get an FHA loan and put as little of a down payment as possible, but also had the ability to go with a conventional loan as well. In my opinion, if you do have the down payme...
05/26/2010
I sold this home in San Jose to very nice couple owned a home and wanted to buy a larger home in a better school district. So, this transaction was partly a balancing act to ensure that they sold their home and then had a home to move into and make it a smooth transition for them. And, the trans...
05/21/2010
This home was just an adorable home in such a unique and cool location of downtown San Jose. It is in a cul de sac and backs to a creek, very peaceful! You would never know you were in downtown San Jose sitting in this home or in the back yard. This listing was very interesting in that we had so...
05/19/2010
These buyers faced a long journey to a very happy ending! I started working with this very nice couple almost a year ago in search for their first home. At the very beginning of the search, that market was still a bit slow, but very soon after the market really started to pick up just as they we...
05/12/2010
Gorgeous Remodeled Home on Huge Lot! You can see it on Utube at: 2290 Lindaire Ave, San Jose and I also have a virtual tour video at http://www.360baytours.com/2290. All the details are on the links.
05/10/2010
This home was a home that the seller lived in for a number of years and remodeled beautifully when she lived there.  She then decided to move to Morgan Hill. She rented this home about 4 years and decided to sell. The tenants moved out fairly quickly and we got the home all spruced up and staged...
04/27/2010
These buyers are a very sweet couple buying their first home and they had forced motivation put upon them for buying quickly in that after 19.5 years of living in the SAME apartment, they got a 60 day notice from management. Can you believe it? A faithful tenant for 19.5 years paying his rent on...
04/21/2010
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04/14/2010
This is the 5th time I have worked with this buyer. About 1995 she bought her first condo with me, sold that condo, bought a house, sold the house and moved to Boston, came back to the Bay Area, and just bought this home.  She was determined to buy a single family home and not a townhome or condo...
04/14/2010
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