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If you're on top of things in the real estate industry, I'm sure you've heard by now that many are anticipating 2010 to be the year of the short sale.  There's also a lot of talk about "strategic" defaults, short sales and foreclosures, where home owners might still be able to afford the mortgage...
04/14/2010
Recently, one of my newer clients asked me, "Do you work with short sales?"  Her reason for asking was that one of the other agents she interviewed told her that he did not work with short sales.  I was somewhat surprised that there are still agents out there who will not work with a short sale....
04/04/2010
"Multiple offers?  I thought we were in a Buyer's Market?"  Well, it certainly IS a great time to buy in that we are seeing interest rates that are still at historical lows coupled with housing prices that are more affordable.  But on the other hand, here in the San Francisco & Peninsula area, we...
06/24/2009
I learned something new today that I thought I would pass on to others.  If one of the buyers is on maternity leave, there are some lenders who will not count that person's income when it comes to qualifying for a loan.  The apparent rationale is that there is a probability that after having a ba...
02/16/2009
I recently noted on twitter that the real estate market has definitely been picking up here in the San Francisco Peninsula.  My Prudential office is based in San Bruno, but our agents (like in most offices) work in cities throughout this area - San Bruno (of course), Daly City, Millbrae, Burlinga...
01/29/2009
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Recently, many people in our office have been learning more and more about social networking sites, such as twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, FriendFeed...you get the idea.  One of the questions I hear often is, "How is twitter going to help me get more business?  What good does it do to let people kn...
01/16/2009
My real estate farm is in Millbrae, California - a very nice neighborhood with many people who have lived in their home for decades.  On one of my door knocking rounds, I met one very nice couple, who also came to our company's Shredding Party last April.  They told me that they had lived in thei...
01/16/2009
My thinking is, if I'm going to invest a weekend afternoon away from my family, I want my open houses to be productive.  I'm sure we all have something else we could be doing with our time.  So, here are a few ideas of things that I've found to make my open houses even more worth my time: 1) Do s...
01/10/2009
Heard the other day that Hyundai has a new Assurance Program.  Apparently, if you buy a new car but lose your job within 12 months due to circumstances beyond your control,  you can give the car back instead of worrying about the payments or ruining your credit. Hmmm...was just wondering how it w...
01/09/2009
Jean Joh | Prudential California Realty | jean@jeanjoh.com | 650-636-3147 10 Shamrock Court, Millbrae, CA Beautiful 3 Bedroom Home on Corner Lot in Green Hills area! 3BR/2.5BA Single Family House offered at $1,198,000 Year Built 1977 Sq Footage 1,920 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 2 full, 1 partial Floors...
01/08/2009
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