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How Smart Is It to Buy a Home Today?

Whether you’re buying your first home or selling your current house, if your needs are changing and you think you need to move, the decision can be complicated. You may have to take personal or professional considerations into account, and only you can judge what impact those factors should have...

Home Prices: What Happened in 2020? What Will Happen This Year?

The real estate market was on fire during the second half of 2020. Buyer demand was way up, and the supply of homes available for sale hit record lows. The price of anything is determined by the supply and demand ratio, so home prices skyrocketed last year. Dr. Lynn Fisher,...

What Are the Benefits of a 20% Down Payment?

If you’re thinking of buying a home this year, you may be wondering how much money you need to come up with for your down payment. Many people may think it’s 20% of the loan to secure a mortgage. While there are plenty of lower down payment options available for...
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Housing by the Numbers

Things are moving quickly in today's real estate market, but the numbers are looking good for both buyers and sellers. Let's connect to make sure you have what you need to achieve your housing goals this year.
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Home Has a Whole New Meaning Today

With so much extra time being spent at home, your family may be putting bigger demands on your house than it can handle. Let's connect to find the perfect home that's able to meet your needs.
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Forbearance Numbers Are Lower Than Experts Forecasted

August 27, 2020 Forbearances have stayed well under the rate experts initially forecasted. Let's connect if you have questions about your options. Sources used for data: https://www.blackknightinc.com/blog-posts/loans-in-forbearance-fell-by-17k-this-week-national-forbearance-rate-drops-to-7-7/ https://blog.firstam.com/economics/this-time-its-different-why-a-wave-of-foreclosures-is-unlikely
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September Real Estate Foresthill Trends and Tips

Trends and Tips Although we tend to look at trends from other areas as an indicator of what's coming, real estate markets are localized. In August, Foresthill showed as a neutral market with 3.1 months of inventory. A neutral market is between 3 and 6 months of inventory, based on...
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Can Your Realtor Really Save You Money?

We've all made decisions that changed the course of our lives, cost us money or saved us money.  Did you ever think about what your realtor may bring to the table?  We have stories, just ask us.   The California purchase agreement allows a standard 17 days for buyers to review...
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How to Sell Your Home Quickly and Maximize Your Profit

Here are some tips: 1.  When you get that call for a showing, turn on all of your lights and open the blinds.  If the weather permits, let in fresh air.  You are creating a first impression.  Leave the house so potential buyers can talk to their realtors freely and...