How Does Credit Impact Buying a Home?

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  You may have heard of credit scores (FICO) and wonder what they are.  These “scores” affect your ability to get a home loan, the interest rate and points you will pay. The following explains credit scores and how you can improve your score. What is a Credit Score? When lenders evaluate your loan application, […]

Who Pays What in a Real Estate Transaction?

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  One of the most common questions I get as a realtor from buyers and seller is “who pays for what in a real estate transaction?” I have compiled a general list of the items each party is typically responsible for in CA. Keep in mind; these items are negotiable and not definitive for every […]

Getting Ready to Sell Your Home

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  Getting Ready to Sell If you are thinking about selling your home, you can maximize your profit by getting your home “Fit-to-Sell”. Before putting your home on the market, review the items below and take some time making your home shine! You will be glad you did. Home Staging Staging is a service that […]

5 Tips to Get Your Offer Accepted

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  Over the past year the market has drastically improved. As the economy has improved, the financial situation for people has drastically improved and many are ready to buy a home. If you are looking to buy a home, you may be up against some serious competition. But don’t get discouraged! By being prepared, working […]

Will You Ever Own a Home?

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To rent or to buy? This is a question most people ask themselves at some point in their life. For some, owning a home is not a priority. For others, it is the ultimate goal in life. In this article we will explore the pros and cons of each and hopefully help you answer the […]