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

Posted on: November 05, 2019 | Posted by: home-owner

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 …

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Is Home Ownership Still a Good Move?

Posted on: October 08, 2019 | Posted by: Theresa Wellman

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 …

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San Jose Real Estate Market Trends | September 2019

Posted on: September 25, 2019 | Posted by: Theresa Wellman

Are you looking for an overview of the San Jose real estate market as of September 2019? Read on for local San Jose monthly stats from August 2019 and a …

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Housing Recession?

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

The “R” word has been prominent in the news lately.  The one I’m referring is “Recession.” Why is a recession and also a housing recession such a hot topic? Is …

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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 …

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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 …