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By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
(Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate)
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  Appraisals The Inside Scoop Appraisals are an undeniably large part of home purchase transactions. If you’re selling a home your Agent and/or Lender will probably insist that you get an appraisal. An appraisal by definition is just “an opinion of the value of your home based on what similar hom...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
(Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate)
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LENDER’S VIEWPOINT By Broker, Forest Tardibuono New and Improved Hard Money     Realtors take note... I recently saw a Wall Street Journal article Explaining the Methods of Hard-Money Lenders (written July 21, 2011).  It begins with "As banks continue tightening their purse strings..." which is t...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
(Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate)
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"Good-to-Know"  Facts About the FHA Loan   Spring is here and the market is soaring upward. Prices are affordable, interest rates are rock bottom and competition for real estate is high. However, many buyer’s main concern is getting a loan. Banks and other lending institutions are not making it e...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
(Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate)
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Want to Buy But Don't Know Where to Start?  Home Buying Tips are Here! It’s no secret that now is the critically acclaimed time to be purchasing a home. The good interest rates and rock bottom house prices are being sung by agents everywhere. Bottom line: Buying a home in today's market is a smar...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
(Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate)
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Tips for First-Time Home Buyers With the unique position our housing market is in many buyers who have been previously on the side lines are now jumping into the fray trying to purchase a home. Many of those who have been on the sidelines are first time homebuyers and don’t know where to begin wh...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
(Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate)
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Housing Market Heating Up This Spring Could be the Best Season! There has been talk cropping up in the media about the housing market picking up speed.  It looks like this Spring could be the best home buying season in years. This article by Morgan Brennan in Forbes magazine tells all.   There ar...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
(Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate)
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Updating Your Home to Increase its Value What you can do inside a budget Whether you’re looking to increase the value of your home for sale, looking for a home to renovate and then rent or if you simply want to increase the value of your home for possible later sale, people all over are looking t...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
(Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate)
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Pride of Ownership How to attain it I know many people have been discouraged by the past several years we’ve had in the market, but the truth is that the American Dream is still to own your own home. Having Pride of Ownership is still a prized goal in this country.  Sure there will be a couple ot...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
(Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate)
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Foreclosures Fall 8%, New Wave Expected How it will affect the market One of the plagues of today’s market continues to be foreclosures. It’s a word that makes many home owners shudder and a feeling of malcontent while to others it’s a “blessing” for they can possibly afford to buy this home for ...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
(Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate)
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Living in California Ain't Cheap.... ...When You're Renting  I may start out seeming pessimistic but it’s really just a point I’m trying to make - with the main factors appearing at the middle of this blog, proving it’s not just optimism at work but real statistical figures and rationale in today...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
(Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate)
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Breaking Through Scientific Barriers In Marketing DNA Now a Marketing Tool?             What if marketing companies could do a scan of your DNA and figure out all the information they could ever need about a single person? What if you could be made a statistic out of for about $10 and not have to...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
(Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate)
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Housing Relief Plan and Banks How They’re Going to Start Helping the Market   The good news continues and I’m feeling more and more confident about the housing market by the day. Two fantastic pieces of news fell into my lap this morning that have me feeling very hopeful… We all know that banks, ...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
(Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate)
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12 Great Real Estate Tips Guaranteed to Work!   We are well into the first quarter of 2012 and it seems, as predicted, that the market is on the verge of an upward spiral again. There have been numerous signs economically and within the market that point to greener pastures in the real estate bus...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
(Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate)
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Flipper Chicks Have a New Listing!  Quaint Remodel in Santa Rosa Here’s your Sneak Preview of this rejuvenated three bedroom one bath “original farmhouse” at 2301 Donahue Ave. (directions: Occidental Rd. to Brittain to Donahue).  It sits on a big lot of 6,534 sq. ft. with flowery new landscaping....

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
(Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate)
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Daily Smile Source Great Updates on the Market           Happy Valentine's Day! I’m not sure where everyone else receives their daily smile from, but mine is usually associated with the Upbeat Times in Sonoma County. They always have good news and interesting facts and jokes… Always a good read. ...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
(Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate)
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Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! I hope you all have something enjoyable planned for this holiday evening. I’m so excited because the virtual tour for our new listing at 438 Bosley Avenue is up! This quaint and homely little bungalow is perfect for a couple searching for a home. Click this YouTube...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
(Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate)
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“One thing that I know with certainty from all these years of being in the business, is that when someone came to me to help them buy a home, they wanted to buy a home – NOW”. So who can you trust to get you into your dream house smoothly if not your Real Estate Agent? From an Agent to a possible...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
(Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate)
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Who hasn’t told me about Facebook advertising, marketing and networking – and a lotof it virtually FREE?!?!?  Procter & Gamble, the world’s largest marketer, apparently hasn’t been utilizing one of the most well known social mediums today.. Facebook. At my company we take full advantage of as muc...

By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
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Mission Lake Condominiums is a quiet development located in the heart of Rincon Valley. Mission Lakes consists of approximately 100 units, built in 1989, tucked away under a canopy of trees near the intersection of Mission Blvd, and Sonoma Hwy (Hwy 12). The homes range in size between 700+ sq. ft...

By Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate
(Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate)
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At the close of 2011 completed sales were 1.7% higher in comparison to 2010. “The pattern of home sales in recent months demonstrates a market in recovery,” asserted Lawrence Yun, chief economist for NAR. It’s encouraging to hear these statistics.  Take a look at this article and see the good new...

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