San Jose Real Estate Market Updates Blog

How to Make Your Purchase Offer More Attractive to Home Sellers

Posted on: September 10, 2019 | Posted by: Theresa Wellman

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 …

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What Happens To House Prices in a Recession?

Posted on: September 06, 2019 | Posted by: Theresa Wellman

I sense a recent concern from many buyers that the San Jose real estate market is headed for doom. Predictions of a recession coming soon have brought back memories from …

5 Mortgage Mistakes First-Time Buyers Often Make

Posted on: August 07, 2019 | Posted by: Theresa Wellman

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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How to Choose a Listing Agent

Posted on: August 03, 2019 | Posted by: Theresa Wellman

Are you wondering how to choose a real estate agent for selling your property? Do you want a list of questions to ask a realtor as well as a list …

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Difference between Loan pre-qualification and loan pre-approval

Posted on: July 19, 2019 | Posted by: Theresa Wellman

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 | Posted by: Theresa Wellman

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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Pricing a Home to SELL | Home Pricing Strategies

Posted on: July 12, 2019 | Posted by: Theresa Wellman

Are you wondering how to price your home for sale? Is there a different strategy in a buyer’s market? or a seller’s market? or even a changing market? Below are …

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How Do you Get from “Decision to Move” all the way to SOLD?

Posted on: July 09, 2019 | Posted by: Theresa Wellman

Are you wondering what steps it takes to get your house ready to sell and put it on the market? This article will cover the 8 steps I recommend you …

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Is there a San Jose Housing Bubble?

Posted on: May 22, 2019 | Posted by: Theresa Wellman

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 …