Home Buyer

How to Know If You’re Ready to Buy Your First Home

Posted on: November 05, 2019

Many first-time homebuyers purchase their first home because they need more space than their current rental provides or they simply want to place to call their own. Others make the …

Is Home Ownership Still a Good Move?

Posted on: October 08, 2019

If you are struggling with the decision to buy a home, you aren’t alone. Many potential buyers are wondering if home ownership is still a good move. The housing market …

How to Make Your Purchase Offer More Attractive to Home Sellers

Posted on: September 10, 2019

The search for a new home is always an exciting time. However, it can sometimes take weeks or even months before you find a house that is just right for …

5 Mortgage Mistakes First-Time Buyers Often Make

Posted on: August 07, 2019

As a first-time buyer, you are probably super excited about the prospect of purchasing your own home. Hopefully, you aren’t so excited that you forget just how expensive this project …

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Difference between Loan pre-qualification and loan pre-approval

Posted on: July 19, 2019

What is the difference between getting pre-qualified or pre-approved for a home loan? Both involve some level of submitting documentation to a lender and pulling a credit report.  Both are …

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Buying a House Checklist | Home Buying Process Flowchart

Posted on: July 17, 2019

Are you wondering what steps it takes to buy a house? Below is a buying a home checklist including an explanation of the main steps and a flow chart of …

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Is there a San Jose Housing Bubble?

Posted on: May 22, 2019

What is the San Jose Real Estate Price History? In the past ten years (since 2009), San Jose real estate prices have shown a sharp upward trend. Will that trend …