Sylvia Jonathan's Blog

Real Estate Agent - Coldwell Banker Platinum Properties
BEFORE listing and marketing a home sellers should talk to their tax professional         Many sellers know to paint, install new carpet if needed and clean the house BEFORE listing their home but often stop short of minor items in the hope the buyers will not notice. Savvy sellers go through eac...
Whether I am personally observing problems while walking to front doors when posting fliers in my farm, reviewing comments in a home inspection report, or contemplating the Liquid Amber trees around our own home (planted by previous owners), there is evidence that many homeowners give no thought ...
Is the tenant of your single family home or condo occupying the property on a fixed term lease or month-to-month? This status is more important on single units than on multi-unit properties, since buyers of single units (single family home or condo) usually wish to occupy the home themselves aft...
Not many documents create more confusion in a buyer's mind during a home purchase as the Good Faith Estimate. The GFE invariably causes frantic phone calls from the buyer to his loan officer and his real estate agent, so have been prompted to write a simple explanation on how to understand a GFE....
As part of my daily work routine I review the new foreclosure listings in my area, mainly the PREFORCLOSURE recordings, which is the lender's step that starts the foreclosure process in California. I contact the homeowners and furnish information on how a foreclosure works and what to expect next...

Sylvia Jonathan

Broker Associate, SFR
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