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Entries from December 27th, 2012

25 Easy and Cheap Fixes to Sell Your Home for Top Dollar

December 27th, 2012 · No Comments · bay area, home for sale, home seller, real estate, real estate advice

It is a great time for many homeowners to sell a home in the Bay Area. Inventory is very very low, there are a lot of people that want to buy a home and take advantage of the ultra low interest rates. Practically every home that is priced right sells with multiple offers within a […]

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What? These people aren’t family? They are tenants???

December 20th, 2012 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, homebuyer, investor, real estate, real estate advice, san jose home, Uncategorized

For this home I sold in San Jose for $485,000, I was the buyer’s agent to a really sweet and fun couple.  I sold this couple a home about 2 years ago, and now they wanted to buy an investment home near their current home. This transaction was rough from the start. The sellers were […]

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The Long Search for a Home Finally Ending in Success!

December 12th, 2012 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, condo/townhome, first time buyer, homebuyer, real estate, real estate advice, san jose home

For this home I sold in San Jose for $360,000, I was the buyer’s agent to a really sweet first time buyer. The search for a home was just completely relentless. She is in a price range that is just flooded with investors and cash buyers. We make countless offers on homes for quite a […]

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Did Your Lender Include HOA Dues for Your Preapproval (If Applicable)?

December 5th, 2012 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, condo homeowner, condo/townhome, first time buyer, home for sale, home seller, homebuyer, real estate, real estate advice, san jose home, selling a home, Uncategorized

For this transaction I sold in San Jose for $420,000, I was the seller’s agent. I actually sold this home to the sellers about 10 years ago when they were first time buyers! Now they have moved up and have 2 kids! This transaction was pretty smooth and seamless. We listed the home for $395,000 […]

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