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Critical Error by Loan Officer, Killed the Deal!

August 29th, 2017 · No Comments · appraisal, bay area, buying a home, condo/townhome, home for sale, home seller, homebuyer, Market News, Market Update, real estate, san jose home

For this townhome I sold for $600,000 in San Jose, I was the agent for the sellers. I have a bit of a history with this townhome. I sold this townhome to the sellers when they bought about 3 years ago as their buyer’s agent, and at that time, I was the listing agent, also […]

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The Fairy Tale Sale…

July 17th, 2017 · No Comments · appraisal, bay area, buying a home, first time buyer, home for sale, home seller, homebuyer, Market News, Market Update, real estate, san jose home

For this home I sold in San Jose for $755,000, I was the agent for the seller, who was referred to me by a lender I worked with a few years ago. The seller has owned this home for over 35 years and it’s been a rental for many of those years. At the time […]

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It Pays To Show Up!!!

May 28th, 2015 · No Comments · appraisal, bay area, buying a home, home for sale, home seller, homebuyer, Market News, Market Update, real estate, real estate advice, san jose home

For this home I just sold in the Evergreen area of San Jose for $1,350,000, I was the buyer’s agent to a very sweet couple buying a bigger home, who were referred to me by actually 3 seperate clients I have worked with in the past. Nice! In this case, ther seller was interested in […]

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The Incompetent Appraiser Who was a Total Buzz Kill!

August 6th, 2014 · No Comments · appraisal, bay area, buying a home, home for sale, home seller, homebuyer, Market News, Market Update, milpitas, real estate, real estate advice

For this home I sold in Milpitas for $1,040,000, I represented the buyers who were referred to me by some previous clients. For a few buyers, it’s a long journey, and that is the case with this couple. We looked on and off for a few years and then this year they got super motivated […]

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