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Entries from October 27th, 2015

BofA Was So Incompetent, the Buyer Decided to Pay All Cash…

October 27th, 2015 · No Comments · Auburn, buying a home, home for sale, home seller, homebuyer, Lake of the Pines, LOP, Market News, Market Update, real estate, real estate advice

When you shop for a home outside the Bay Area, it’s like another world! This SFR home I sold in Auburn for $268,000 is a 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, almost 1,700 SF remodeled home with over a 12,000 lot. It’s in an amazing community called Lake of the Pines, which is a beautiful gated community, […]

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Buyer Who Bought a Home with NO Money!

October 21st, 2015 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Wow, things sure are different once you venture out of the Bay Area frenzy! This home I sold in Yuba City for $184,000 is a cute single family home, over 1400 SF, 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, on a nice lot and nice, quiet neighborhood. You can’t even buy a studio for this price anywhere […]

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A Lender That Closed in 12 Days!

October 14th, 2015 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, condo homeowner, condo/townhome, first time buyer, home for sale, home seller, homebuyer, Market News, Market Update, real estate, real estate advice, san jose home

For this condo I was the agent for the sellers. I actually sold this condo to them back in the foreclosure days of 2011 and since then their family is growing and they need more space. They bought this condo as a foreclosure and with this sale, they more than doubled their money in 4 […]

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Hmmm, Maybe I CAN Get a Contingent Offer Through…

October 6th, 2015 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, home for sale, home seller, homebuyer, Market News, Market Update, real estate, san jose home, Willow Glen

For this home I just sold in Willow Glen for $1,199,000, I was the agent for the buyer. This sale was wild for this market. The buyers are past clients that I sold a townhome to some years ago in Campbell, they grew out of that townhome, and were ready for a SFR. I warned […]

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