Real Estate

Sept. 3, 2019

The Key to Winning Against Multiple Offers

 

If you’ve found the home of your dreams, but come to find out that there are more offers on the table, you have a dilemma on your hands. That’s why I wanted to share some tips about dealing with multiple-offer situations with you today and how you can win ...

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Aug. 19, 2019

How Do You Make a $450,000 Mortgage Feel Like $250,000?

 

How do you make a $450,000 mortgage feel like $250,000? The answer is house hacking, or finding a way to make parts of your home rentable. 

One of these ways involves finding a property (usually a duplex, triplex, or fourplex) where you can live in one ...

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June 17, 2019

How to Navigate Buying and Selling at the Same Time

 

Today we're back to do a quick Q&A about our current market and how it’s affecting buyers and sellers.

 

For your convenience, I’ve provided timestamps of our conversation so you can skip ahead to certain topics at your leisure:

 

0:42—How did the Carr Fire impact ...

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May 24, 2019

A Mortgage Expert Helps Me Break Down How Rates Affect Home Prices

 

Today I’m joined by Pete Metz with Loan Simple to explain how mortgage rates affect home prices and answer a few questions about our market.

 

For your convenience, I’ve provided timestamps of our discussion so you can skip ahead to the sections that interest you most:

 

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April 30, 2019

How to Write a Great Offer for a Home


Today we’ll be covering everything you need to know about writing a great offer for a home.

For your convenience, I’ve included timestamps for today’s topic. Feel free to navigate to the section(s) you’re most interested in viewing:

00:34 — Before writing an offer, you want to be ...

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April 8, 2019

How to Prepare Your Home for the Market




If you’ve been wondering how to prepare your home to be listed on the market, today we’ll be taking an in-depth look at the steps you’ll need to follow.

For your convenience, I’ve included timestamps for today’s topic. Feel free to navigate to the section(s) you’re most interested in ...

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March 18, 2019

Save Time & Money With These Home Devices


As a homeowner, are you looking to save a little time, money, and stress in your day-to-day life? Here are three smart-home technologies that will do the trick.  

The first is the Nest Home Thermostat. This thermostat can sense when you’re home or away and adjust the temperature accordingly ...

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March 1, 2019

What Are Zestimates Actually For? Can You Trust Them?




Today I’ll be dissecting a question commonly asked by buyers and sellers alike: Can you fully trust Zillow’s Zestimate feature?

In short, my answer is no. Zillow misses the market incredibly badly sometimes, and their home values can be wildly inaccurate. It bears mentioning that Zillow’s own CEO recently sold ...

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Jan. 15, 2019

The State of Our Redding Area Market Explained



Given the continued rise in interest rates and the growing public concern over other market trends, many people have asked me recently about whether our local market is in a real estate bubble.

The short answer is yes, but this doesn’t tell the whole story of what’s happening in our ...

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