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Today for the first time, I’ll be attending a Memorial Day Parade. I don’t honestly know why I’ve never been to one before. My father is an invited guest and honoree in Rio Vista, California. As a decorated World War II Veteran, I’ve been hearing about this war for a lifetime. However, it wasn’t ...
Most cities have funds available to help first-time buyers make their entry into home-owner status. There are eligibility requirements in terms of income level, and in some cases, residency. All require that the buyer have funds of their own, but these additional monies can go a long way towards ...
Walk to Shops, Restaurants, Movie Theater! • 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms • 2156 sq. ft. of living space • 4974 sq. ft. lot size $759,950 Welcome to Tassajara Cottages. Just 6 years old, this lovely home has upgrades galore. Gleaming hardwood floors on the entry level, with premium carpeting and ma...
169- Active detached homes 12 - Homes sold 118 -Listings pending 58 Average days on market 2 mos. Inventory remaining at current rates $483,500 Median sold price 99.52% - percent list price received   Statistics gathered from Bay East Association of Realtors. For information about your specific n...
The company I work for, Alain Pinel Realtors, has come up with a pretty cool idea. A consumer centric search site for all open houses in our market area – the San Francisco Bay Area. That’s right, not just those from our brokerage, but competing brokerages as well. Let’s face it – any database i...
Today’s first time buyers have the chance to be so much better prepared than buyers a decade ago. A host of information is available online and on television to educate you on the home buying process . Property searches can be simple with online sources. But, like any other form of information, t...
So this blog is of a personal nature. My son and his wife are in contract down in San Diego on their first home – a condo. Their search started about 5 months ago, but between the multiple offers and the occupancy rules for condos, they’ve had a heck of a time. Finally, they’d had an offer accept...

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