San Jose Real Estate Market Updates Blog

Prep and “RealVitalize” Your House for Sale for More R.O.I.

Posted on: December 16, 2019 | Posted by: Theresa Wellman

ANNOUNCING A NEW PROGRAM! What if you didn’t have to spend upfront money to get your house in tip-top shape for resale? What if you could make some upgrades and …

Understanding Real Estate Zoning

Understanding Real Estate Zoning

Posted on: December 10, 2019 | Posted by: home-owner

Real estate zoning refers to the regulations that municipalities use to determine how land is used. Typically, zoning provides a roadmap for future development, separating residential neighborhoods from commercial or …

Everything You Need to Know About iBuyer Companies and the “Instant Cash Offer”

Posted on: December 02, 2019 | Posted by: Theresa Wellman

Technology is changing the way we do almost everything, and real estate transactions are no exception. In fact, a new crop of tech companies wants to revolutionize the way we …

Benefits of Downsizing — How to Know You are Ready to Downsize Real Estate

Posted on: November 24, 2019 | Posted by: Theresa Wellman

Are you thinking about downsizing or right-sizing your living environment? Are you not sure if you should or when might be the best time? Is downsizing in your 60s the …

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

Posted on: November 05, 2019 | Posted by: Theresa Wellman

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 | 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 …

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 …

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 …