Home Buyer

Buying or Selling House in Social Distancing World

How to Buy or Sell a House in a Social Distancing World

Posted on: April 07, 2020

If you feel as though the Coronavirus has turned your world upside down, you’re not alone. In California, the shelter-in-place order has disrupted many lives and businesses. One of the …

COVID-19 Safe Real Estate Transactions

Posted on: April 06, 2020

–UPDATED May 20, 2020 with new Next Phase May 22 health order (orders issued after this date have not changed the details on real estate transactions) Coronavirus sure isn’t making …

Pick the Right Real Estate Agent

How to Pick the Right Real Estate Agent

Posted on: March 11, 2020

Once you’ve decided to enter the real estate market, as either a buyer or seller (or both), the next step is likely going to be choosing a real estate agent …

Home Inspection Tips for Buyers

Posted on: January 24, 2020

Are you wondering what inspections to get when buying a house? Who attends a home inspection and what to do during a home inspection? Many sellers in the San Jose …

Is it a Buyer or Seller Market?

Posted on: December 27, 2019

Are you trying to understand if it’s a buyer’s market or a seller’s market? Is there data or facts that you can look at to understand what’s going on in …

What Does A Real Estate Agent Do for A Buyer?

Posted on: December 21, 2019

Technology has immensely evolved in several ways that make it easy for people to access real estate related information at their fingertips.  The convenience of utilizing Google’s search function or …

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 …