Options for First-Time Homebuyers Some Highlights With a housing market this competitive, sometimes you have to think outside the box.Work with your trusted real estate advisors to do things like assess your budget, expand your search radius, look into other options, and determine your true needs.If you're having trouble finding your first home, let’s connect to explore your options. It's … Continue reading
Sit down with your partner and figure out your budget. Communication is key throughout the hope buying process.
Today's blog is short but sweet. But since I get asked this question a lot, I thought that I'd address it. Perhaps it is best to first answer the question, what is earnest money (EMD for short)? Earnest money deposit comes up in Paragraph 3A in the offer. It's the first item in financing the … Continue reading
I am excited to welcome a new family to the neighborhood...my neighborhood to be exact. Just half a block down from my home, 209 Landana St in American Canyon sold for $460,000. I was able to negotiate a credit towards closing costs and repairs for my clients prior to close of escrow. This darling 3 … Continue reading
The American Canyon real estate market looks to remain strong in 2018. With fantastic schools, rising interest rates and likely continued lack of inventory you can expect the home prices to continue to rise. Most prognosticators expect the national market to continue to rise 5-8% and I don't see any reason why American Canyon should … Continue reading
In real estate when we speak of a meeting of the minds we are talking about the buyer and the seller coming together on price and terms. This may also include any needed repairs after inspections and prior to the physical inspection contingency removal. However, some times the meeting of minds has to be between … Continue reading
So we covered knowing the inventory and asking questions. The last important competency that a buyer's agent should bring to the table is negotiation skills. There is no reason for you to leave money on the table. Everything in real estate is negotiable so you better make sure that your realtor® has some experience as … Continue reading