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There are many potential homebuyers, and even sellers, who believe that they need at least a 20% down payment in order to buy a home or move on to their next home. Time after time, we have dispelled this myth by showing that many loan programs allow you to put down as little as 3% (or 0% with a V...
One of the most common questions we get at this time of year is, “What’s going on in the market?” It’s not just potential buyers and sellers who are curious; homeowners always want reassurance their home’s value is going up. The good news is the American real estate market is strong and healthy: ...
By the end of 2015, individuals and companies had been victimized by fraud to the tune of $1.5 billion... and that number is expected to have increased in 2016. Just as you protect your home with an alarm system, you should set up defenses for your credit and identity. During the holiday season, ...
Check out more details here: 6505 Korematsu CtListing Details  3bd/2.5ba Homein Almaden Valley, San Jose6505 Korematsu CtSan JosePrice: $1,198,000MLS number: #ML81628182Bedrooms: 3Bathrooms: 2.5Call Kate Agent at 415-305-6708 to see if this property is still available and arrange a showing. WHERE...
Given the thrill of purchasing a home, first-time buyers and seasoned property owners alike may fall victim to certain common mistakes. Searching for a new home is often an emotional process, and many buyers unwittingly allow their feelings and desires to cloud logical judgment.As a home buyer, i...
Renting a home is a good option for some, but buying a home just might be the best thing for you. When you rent a home, you send money to someone else every month in exchange for knowing that you can call on your landlord when the roof leaks, an appliance stops working or your bathroom faucet bre...
 Shows like HGTV's "Fixer Upper" have popularized the idea of buying and renovating the worst house on the best block. Homes that need major remodeling, however, aren't for everyone. Sometimes a move-in ready house is a better option. Whether you're a first-time home buyer or a seasoned investor,...
Despite the grim economic outlook for some industries, one sector is gaining viability -- real estate. According to the 2016 Emerging Trends in Real Estate, which was released by the Urban Land Institute earlier this year, trends such as “18-hour cities” and millennial parents increasing moving f...
Pre-storyA couple of months after my husband and I moved to Alameda (in 2013), we stumbled upon this humongous garage sale across the street from the South Shore Shopping Center. Apparently this condo complex hosted their annual garage sale - the largest in Alameda. It lasted from Thursday to Sun...
No matter if you’re in a buyer’s or seller’s market, there are a few critical steps you can take to make a smarter purchase. Since buying a home is likely the biggest single investment you will ever make, being prepared will help you make a better purchase. Here are our best tips to buying a home...

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