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Buying and Selling Homes in Santa Clara and Alameda County

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Entries from August 29th, 2012

Over 20 Offers and $60,000 Over List Price in San Jose!

August 29th, 2012 · No Comments · bay area, home for sale, home seller, san jose home, selling a home, Staging

For this transaction in San Jose that I sold for $460,000, I was the listing agent and it was a regular equity sale. I worked with the 3 children of the actual owners who are 98 and 101 years young! The owners built this home as a custom home back in 1946 and have lived […]

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This Short Sale Only Took 3 Weeks to Get Approval!

August 22nd, 2012 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, first time buyer, home for sale, homebuyer, real estate, san jose home, short sale

For this home in San Jose that I sold for $520,000, I represented the buyer, and it was a short sale transaction with both a 1st and 2nd loan. The 1st was with a bank called Ocwen and the 2nd was with Citi. The buyer for this transaction is a first time buyer and just […]

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Just Sold in Campbell for $1,300,000…

August 2nd, 2012 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, campbell home, homebuyer, solar system

For this transaction, I represented the buyers, an adorable young couple with just the cutest baby, who were referred to me by their mortgage broker. It was a bit of a rocky road from start to finish, but we got through it and now they are excited to be in their new home. Initially, negotiations […]

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