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Entries from December 22nd, 2010

The Short Sale…I mean “Normal” Sale…Nope, It’s a Short Sale…Transaction

December 22nd, 2010 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, home for sale, homebuyer, move up buyers, real estate, san jose home, short sale

This transaction was with an adorable couple with 2 adorable kids who were fun to work with, but, boy, I tell ya, this transaction was CRAZY with a capital C-R-A-Z-Y!!! It’s a pretty long story if I were to tell it play by play, but I will keep it as to the point as possible.  […]

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The Race to the Finish Short Sale in Milpitas

December 9th, 2010 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, first time buyer, homebuyer, milpitas, real estate, short sale

This buyer is a really nice young single man buying his first home. His search took quite awhile because he was looking mostly at short sales and foreclosures and ran into a lot of competition with multiple offers…yes…multiple offers in ‘this market’. After months of making offers and looking for the right home to fit his needs, […]

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Homes at Auction are Not Always Good Deals

December 2nd, 2010 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, home for sale, homebuyer, move up buyers, real estate, san jose home

I sold this buyer a home a few years back when she bought with her sister. Over the years they both got married, had children, and now she and her husband were looking for a larger home with a really good school district. The search was a long one and it seemed every home they […]

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