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Trump Administration ‘Indefinitely’ Suspends FHA Mortgage Insurance Premium Cut…

January 25th, 2017 · No Comments · buying a home, FHA loan, first time buyer

And, in real estate news…this is a major bummer for MANY homebuyers that use the FHA program to achieve home ownership, who otherwise couldn’t buy a home…this FHA program is specifically designed to help people like the ‘working class’ so this news is unfortunate. http://rismedia.com/2017/01/23/trump-administration-indefinitely-supsends-fha-mortgage-insurance-premium-cut/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=eNews#close

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The Fence is Going Where???

November 5th, 2014 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, FHA loan, first time buyer, homebuyer, Market News, Market Update, Morgan Hill, real estate, real estate advice

For this home I just sold in Morgan Hill for $660,000, I was the buyer’s agent to a super sweet couple that are friends of ours! The overall search was a long one, which started a few years ago in the short sale market where cash buyers ruled, so it was challenging to compete with […]

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Don’t Buy a Car When You Are Buying a House!

April 4th, 2014 · 1 Comment · bay area, buying a home, condo/townhome, FHA approved, FHA loan, first time buyer, home for sale, home seller, homebuyer, Market News, Market Update, real estate, san jose home, selling a home

For this home I sold in San Jose for $470,000, I was the seller’s agent to a client I sold this home to less than 2 years ago who is ready to make a move. There was an interesting twist to this transaction. I had a buyer that I was working with for some time […]

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Will This Short Sale Nightmare Ever End????

June 19th, 2013 · No Comments · bay area, FHA loan, first time buyer, home for sale, real estate, real estate advice, short sale

This townhome I sold in Morgan Hill for $325,000 was a short sale. The buyer is just the sweetest guy ever! He is so patient and nice and I so wanted him to have a smooth and easy transaction, but that just did not happen with this short sale. So many crazy things happened in […]

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Beatiful Home with Stunning Views Just Listed in San Jose for only $480,000!

October 20th, 2012 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, FHA loan, first time buyer, home for sale, home seller, real estate, san jose home

Check out my beautiful new listing in San Jose with stunning views for only $480,000. There will be an open house both Saturday and Sunday from 1:30pm-4:30pm: http://360baytours.com/4829

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The FHA Buyers Who Won Out the Competition in Morgan Hill…

September 27th, 2012 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, FHA loan, first time buyer, home for sale, homebuyer, Morgan Hill

For this home that I sold for $585,000 in Morgan Hill, I was the buyer’s agent to just the sweetest couple who were referred to me by another client I sold a home to years ago. This couple was just so much fun to work with and has such a great sense of humor. They […]

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Housing Trust…Where Are You???

January 26th, 2012 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, FHA loan, first time buyer, homebuyer, Housing Trust, real estate, san jose home

For this home I sold in San Jose for $382,000 where the buyer also got an $8,300 credit for closing costs, I represented a first time buyer who was going to use a program through the Housing Trust. This transaction was a ‘normal’ sale…well not so normal, but it was not a short sale or foreclosure sale. Negotiations were […]

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Awwww…The Perfect Client!

October 17th, 2011 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, FHA approved, FHA loan, first time buyer, home for sale, real estate, san jose home

This home that I sold in San Jose for $489,000 was a regular sale (not a short sale or foreclosure sale), I was the buyer’s agent and this buyer is the perfect buyer that every agent dreams about having as a client. He is a first time buyer and went through FHA for financing. He knew exactly […]

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Yet Another Successful Short Sale Sold in San Jose

September 11th, 2011 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, condo/townhome, FHA loan, homebuyer, real estate, san jose home, short sale

This sale was a short sale transaction in which I represented the buyer. This buyer is one of my two favorite chiropractors (the other one being her sister). On a promo note, Rozenhart Family Chiropractic is truly the best around for both adults and children. They specialize in an overall healthy lifestyle and offer a lot […]

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Wow! What a Crazy Short Sale Transaction in San Jose!

June 23rd, 2011 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, FHA approved, FHA loan, first time buyer, san jose home, short sale

This transaction had all the ingredients of a complete disaster, but we closed it! God bless this buyer, seriously! I have no words for how bad I felt for what this buyer went through to get this home. This was a short sale transaction and we wrote the offer in January. The listing agent did […]

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