Home Prices Increase in Every Price Range

Price appreciation can differ depending on your price range. CoreLogic analyzed four individual home prices tiers and shares the increase in each one. Continue reading


Posted on September 17, 2019 at 10:05 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, First-time Homebuyers, Housing Market Updates, Move-up Buyers, Seller Tips |

Home Sales Expected to Continue Increasing In 2020

Freddie MacFannie Maeand the Mortgage Bankers Association are all projecting home sales will increase nicely in 2020.

Below is a chart depicting the projections of each entity for 2019, as well as for 2020.

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Posted on September 12, 2019 at 1:00 pm
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, First-time Homebuyers, Housing Market Updates, Move-up Buyers, Seller Tips |

The Role Access Plays in Getting Your House Sold

So, you’ve decided to sell your house. You’ve hired a real estate professional to help you with the entire process and you’ve been asked what level of access you want to provide to potential buyers.

There are four elements to a quality listing. At the top of the list is Access, followed by Condition, Financing, and Price. There are many levels of access you can provide to your agent to be able to show your home. Continue reading


Posted on September 12, 2019 at 7:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, First-time Homebuyers, Move-up Buyers, Seller Tips |

Millennial Buying Power Poised to Boost Homeownership

In a recent article by Realtor Magazine, Mark Fleming, Chief Economist of First American Financial Corporation, notes,

“The largest group of millennials by birth year will turn 30 in 2020, which puts them entering their prime homebuying years”.

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Posted on September 11, 2019 at 1:00 pm
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, First-time Homebuyers, Housing Market Updates, Move-up Buyers, Seller Tips |

Top Priorities When Moving with Kids

According to the Pew Research Center, around 37% of U.S students will be going back to school soon and the rest have already started the new academic year. With school-aged children in your home, buying or selling a house can take on a whole different approach when it comes to finding the right size, location, school district, and more. Continue reading


Posted on September 6, 2019 at 1:00 pm
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, First-time Homebuyers, Move-up Buyers, Seller Tips |

5 Reasons to Sell This Fall

Below are 5 compelling reasons listing your home for sale this fall makes sense. Continue reading


Posted on September 6, 2019 at 7:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, First-time Homebuyers, Move-up Buyers, Seller Tips |

Everybody Calm Down! This Is NOT 2008

Last week realtor.com released the results of a survey that produced three major revelations:

  1. 53% of home purchasers (first-time and repeat buyers) currently in the market believe a recession will occur this year or next.
  2. 57% believe the next recession will be as bad or worse than 2008.
  3. 55% said they would cancel plans to move if a recession occurred.

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Posted on September 5, 2019 at 1:00 pm
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buying Myths, First-time Homebuyers, Housing Market Updates, Move-up Buyers, Seller Tips, Selling Myths |

How Property Taxes Can Impact Your Mortgage Payment

When buying a home, taxes are one of the expenses that can make a significant difference in your monthly payment. Do you know how much you might pay for property taxes in your state or local area? Continue reading


Posted on September 5, 2019 at 9:27 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, First-time Homebuyers, Housing Market Updates, Move-up Buyers, Seller Tips |

Featured Listing: 31217 Kimberly Court Union City, CA 94587

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Open House September 1, 10am-4pm

Your new home awaits in Liberty Park!  This two-story duet located in a quiet cul-de-sac offers a well-designed floor plan perfect for indoor and outdoor living.  Continue reading


Posted on September 1, 2019 at 3:18 pm
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, First-time Homebuyers, Listings, Move-up Buyers, Seller Tips | Tagged , , , , , , ,

A Recession Does Not Equal a Housing Crisis [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Posted on August 30, 2019 at 11:07 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, Buying Myths, First-time Homebuyers, Housing Market Updates, Infographics, Seller Tips, Selling Myths |