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  • Home Buying Process Timeline For Newbies
    Buying a home is a significant undertaking, but buying your first home is an entirely different experience altogether. Emotions will likely run high when you are about to commit to what is probably the biggest purchase of your life. Even seasoned investors run into problems now and then. There are so many moving parts to […]
  • Buying a Home As Is? Watch for These 7 Red Flags
    By Larissa RunkleApr 28, 2022 If you’re shopping in today’s uber-competitive housing market, you’ve likely seen homes listed as is for sale. And while you should approach any house being sold under this term with caution, buying a home as is doesn’t necessarily mean you’re getting a bad deal. At its most basic, a home being sold […]
  • How to Buy and Sell a Home at the Same Time—Without Losing Your Mind
    By Jamie Wiebe Ah, to be a first-time home buyer again: How easy it was to buy a home when you weren’t carrying another mortgage on your back at the same time! If you’re looking to graduate from first-timer to repeat buyer, you know things are about to get much trickier. Unless you’re a bona fide house collector, you’ll have to sell your home in […]
  • Mortgage Goals: Which One Is Right for You?
    By Meera PalMar 21, 2022 You finally bought the perfect midcentury modern home with a backyard spacious enough for entertaining your family and friends. And you even scored an outstanding mortgage loan with a fantastic 30-year fixed rate. Well done! So you can sit back and relax for three decades, right? As long as you’re budgeting […]
  • Here’s How To Negotiate the Best Mortgage Interest Rate, Closing Costs, and More
    By Erica SweeneyMar 2, 2022 Taking on a mortgage to finance buying a home is a major milestone, and it’s a critical moment to use your consumer savvy to nab the best deal possible. This is particularly true in today’s market. Given interest rates are rising fast—and you will likely be paying your lender for the next […]
  • 6 Red Flags With Any Rental Property Purchase
    6 Red Flags With Any Rental Property Purchase POSTED BY JD ESAJIAN // DECEMBER 9, 2017 A quality rental property can completely transform your portfolio. The idea of having tenants provide you with monthly cash flow while reducing your loan balance is a very appealing thought. However, not every property makes a good rental. It […]
  • 6 Home-Selling Hopes and Dreams That Can Easily Turn Delusional Today
    As a real estate agent in upstate New York, I can say with confidence that home sellers are in a great mood these days. And who can blame them? In this seller’s market where homes go fast and for top dollar, many sellers are excited to cash in and make a killing. In many cases, they’ll succeed—yet […]
  • 9 Things Home Sellers Do During the Holidays That Scare Off Buyers
    nce upon a time, the month of December was a snow-swept dead zone for selling your home. The thinking was, “Why even bother showing it? No one is home shopping now.” Fast-forward to today’s full-boil real-estate market, however, and this traditional home-selling timeline has changed. Even amid the holiday hubbub, people are house hunting in earnest. […]
  • How Much Does It Cost To Move?
    The dollars and cents that go into moving vary greatly depending on a number of factors. Making the decision to move can be an exciting time, whether you’re moving across town or across the country. But it can also be a milestone surrounded by uncertainty: am I making the right decision? How will my kids […]
  • Are you Looking to Grow Your Real Estate Investment Opportunities?
    If you are a real estate investor looking to purchase wholesale properties or partner on joint venture projects, look no further. Our team has the experience, know-how, and infrastructure to offer you opportunities in your real estate investment endeavors. No matter if you are looking for a rehab project to work on or you are […]
  • Seeking High-Quality Contractors to Join Our Team
    An important piece of the real estate puzzle hinges on building a strong team. This is why in addition to our network of agents, lenders, attorneys, and brokers, we are always on the lookout for great contractors to partner with. Below is some more insight on what we are looking for along with a number […]
  • How Pre-Qualification Can Help You Get Your Dream Home
    Buying a home is an important – and exciting – decision. After all, having a place to call your own, to raise your family in, to do as you wish with no landlord to answer to are all motivating factors in starting the process. But, in addition to these emotional reasons, buying a home can […]
  • Investors: A Real Estate Agent’s Most Powerful Partnership
    As any real estate agent knows, leads are the lifeblood to success. This is why it is no secret that a high percentage of most agents’ time is dedicated to uncovering possible leads via as many conduits as possible.  That being said, all leads are not created equal. Some leads roll in thanks to expensive […]
  • Situations We Can Help Home Sellers With
    Homeowners find themselves in the position of having to sell their home fast for any number of reasons. For example, there are times when family obligations require you to move out of state with little warning. Maybe a job relocation takes you to a new area. Or a personal situation has arisen, putting homeowners on […]
  • Highly Sought Out East Sacramento Location Minutes to the River, Sac State, Restaurants, Downtown and Mercy Hospital
    Check out our latest project on 5200 J Street, Sacramento, Ca. The Location is in the heart of it all in Desirable East Sacramento. In the next week, this completely renovated home will be on the market. It is completely renovated from top to bottom. Check out some of the updates such as open floor […]
  • How Does Your Home Value Stack Up To Other Areas In Sacramento?
    https://www.sacbee.com/site-services/databases/article215679145.html Homes in these 4 local communities exceed peak 2006 values. How does your area stack up? By Phillip Reese [email protected] We have updated the terms of our Privacy Policy. Read more A mid-priced Sacramento County home costs $362K. See what you get for that Home values nearly doubled across the Sacramento region in the […]
  • Real Estate Lead Generation 101
    What are the best real estate lead generation options today? Where and how can real estate agents, investors and other related industry professionals generate more leads for buying, selling and renting properties? What are some of the little known benefits, and pitfalls of common real estate lead generation channels today? Here are 12 ways for real estate […]
  • Technology vs. People Skills: Which Real Estate Strategies Will Win?
    The real estate industry caters to independent strategies. For every investor, there is another way to go about conducting business. Some may prefer to utilize the convenience of technology while others want to maintain personal relationships. However, for one reason or another, there remains a void between these two independent strategies. Smart investors will figure […]
  • Real Estate Investing As A Business
    “Investment is most intelligent when most business like” – Warren Buffett If investing is better when conducted most business like, does it mean that more real estate investors ought to be investing in a more businesslike fashion? Should every real estate investor be investing as a business? What does that really mean? What does it look […]
  • Housing Still The Best Investment Tool Of A Lifetime
    Many people are still wondering whether or not real estate is one of the best investment strategies for long-term wealth building. Is investing in homes still a smart investment for the average individual? Is a home still the best investment of a lifetime for most Americans? If so, why are some pessimists still questioning the rebound […]