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By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
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DIY Projects! Magazine Flowers and Rolled Paper Collage It’s time for Summer projects. Here are two great DIY videos I found for some home decorating fun with the kids, friends or just on your own. These are great ways to spruce up your home, add color and texture and do it all on a budget. The f...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
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Marketing Techniques What You Should Consider When approaching how to market our company or increase new reaches I always like to do my research.  One “Guru” I surely follow and put to use his tips is Carl White of Mortgage Marketing Animals or Forbes Magazine. Both of these sources I have always...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
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Remodeling Your Home for Sale or Summer?  Check Out these Awesome Ideas Here we are in the thick of selling season again.  All of us Agents and Brokers in the business start getting very excited this time of year because this is when the market starts to really pick up. Whether people are taken b...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
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Socialcam: The New Instagram? Anyone out there using Instagram? What about Pinterest? For those of you who are and are also keeping track of the “next best thing” in marketing, I have the latest and greatest:  We now have SocialCam. If you are familiar with the many other marketing/social media w...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
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Market Update for April 2012 We're Keeping Steady Okay folks, here is another market update! As I’m sure many of you do, I like to look at the stats at the end of every month to see how home sales have changed and look for trends in the market. So here we are at the end of May 2012 and it’s time ...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
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Market Updates from Trulia: What the stats say I like catching up on where our market is at on Trulia’s website. They’re Chief Economist, Jed Kolko, is a good resource for where the market is going and why. Today’s article was particularly enlightening as it was the “Housing Barometer Charts”. I ...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
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Update on the Housing Market  What Realtor Magazine Has to Say Several housing markets across the U.S. suffered a great deal more than the rest, however they are now back on track for recovery! Check out this top five places where prices are expected to rise. The number one is an area of Californ...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
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Latest and Greatest in Real Estate I was perusing the latest and greatest in the Real Estate world this morning and I discovered a very recent update on how the market is doing on average. There were some great facts in this article and video such as home sale rates, price averages, distressed ho...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
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Stepping Stones to Success When it comes to success just about everyone has their own opinion, usually a very strong one, on how to go about it. If you’re a business owner, your definition of success will most likely be different than a General Manager of a store or a Real Estate Agent.  I believ...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
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Here at Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate, our Broker and Co-Owner Forest, the Guy in the White Hat, likes to get in touch with all of you out there in the housing business for a lender's viewpoint article. Here's the lastest and greatest from Forest, Enjoy!  LENDER’S VIEWPOINT By: The Guy In ...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
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The Market is Picking Up The Raw Statistics My peers and I in the real estate industry have been saying for months that “now IS the time to buy!” before the market picks up this year, which we were sure it would. Well folks, here it is! We have the statistics, we have the hard evidence: the marke...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
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Hello All!   For the past couple of years I have been representing a Buyer/Seller in Sonoma County, CA who fully remodels/renovates homes.  I then “certify them” as a flipper chick listing:  Turn-Key, Move In Ready and Affordable.   I have had quite a lot of requests to be notified when upcoming ...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
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Sonoma County stats are in! Here’s the raw data. In April 715 houses went into contract to purchase, up from March’s 647 homes in contract to purchase. This number has been increasing steadily over the past several months and will hopefully continue to rise! Check out this graph to see the info f...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
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When Looking for a Home, Where do you Start? Get Pre-Approved! When thinking of purchasing a home what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Generally speaking the answer to this question is usually, if not always, “Money”. While the housing market is on the rise and value of homes are increasing...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
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Credit Score How to get the magic number.. Can you remember when you wanted some “plastic” so you could purchase without the worry of paying right away? How care free and amazing it seemed until Wham!! you were hit with the bill and interest rate you couldn’t afford?  Suddenly, when you want to b...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
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How Builders Are Keeping Up With the Economy It seems that everyone in the real estate business is changing their game up to keep up with the market. Many realtors are marketing more than ever, trying new methods for selling their homes and also trying new ways of remodeling homes for a higher sa...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
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Mapping Out Sonoma County's Real Estate How things have been going.. Hey all you real estate sellers and buyers out there,  it’s always my goal to ensure my investors, borrowers and buyers are informed on all the market trends. I want all of my clients to be well aware that they are making the ri...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
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Here's the Scoop on Flips What to look for and what to avoid.. As anyone who’s searching for a home knows, it’s nearly impossible to find a move-in ready home that’s still affordable. This is why flipped homes are on the rise. However, there are “flipped homes” that claim to be remodeled and the ...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
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Banks' New Plan for Relief The Details They've Released Hopefully by now all of you are updated on the Obama’s newest bailout plan for homeowners underwater because of their bank loan. Some home owners have also been put into an interesting position because of the consistently dropping home price...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
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New Updates on the FHA Loan   What You Need to Know       Anyone buying a home today is well aware of how difficult it is to obtain a loan. It may very well be the most difficult aspect of purchasing a home - getting the funding to do so. Sadly, according to an article provided by CNN Money, FHA ...

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