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Charlotte Real Estate Market Report | NOVEMBER 2016

Charlotte Real Estate Market Report NOV 2016 How’s the Charlotte real estate market?  Recent news of unemployment being down to 4.5% in the Metro region following the election and minimal increase in interest rates, it’s THE prime ti...

Charlotte Homebuyer Guide WINTER 2016

Charlotte Homebuyer Guide WINTER 2016 Here are some tidbits in this quarter’s news/guide: Why should you buy a home this winter?  Prices are expected to appreciate 5+% in 2017 and mortgage rates are predicted to rise above 4% for the first tim...

Buyers Beware! You Could be THE USUAL SUSPECTS!

Buyers Beware!  You Could be THE USUAL SUSPECTS! With the incredibly hot summer we’re having, it seems that at least once a week we hear of someone having lost their AC.  NOW is certainly not the time that you want your AC to go out – even...

5 Signs You May Be Ready for Home Ownership

5 Signs You’re Ready for Home Ownership Buying your first home in Gainesville is a big step in your life.  The financial aspect is key and how it melds into your personal life. If you wait until you feel completely ready to make a major move,...

Here’s Why You Should Totally Snoop When House Hunting

Ah, house hunting. It may technically be shopping, but it can feel more like breaking and entering. Even though you know the seller wants you there, does anyone really want you traipsing through their bedroom? Or looking through their closet? Or digg...
by East Bay Real Estate on Jun 8, 2016

Let’s Talk Bidding Wars!

Let’s Talk Bidding Wars! Charlotte real estate market is hot, hot, HOT!  Great properties that hit the market almost always bring on the bidding wars! Having a strong agent on your side is CRITICAL in both the seller and the buyer position. Bu...

6 Lessons Monopoly Can Teach You About Home Buying

6 Lessons Monopoly Can Teach You About Home Buying 1. Patience MONOPOLY: So your family has decided to play Monopoly? Refill your beverage, grab a snack and change into comfortable clothes. You’re going to be there a while. We’ve had “w...

Henderson Homes for Sale in 89002

Homes for Sale in Henderson NV 89002 – December 8, 2015 Henderson ZIP code 89002 covers the southeastern corner of the city. Its general boundaries are everything south of Horizon Drive and Equestrian Drive, and east of the mountains that are...
by Henderson Real Estate Guide on Dec 9, 2015

Charlotte Metro Region Schools – Which Are Best for YOU?

Charlotte Metro Region Schools – Which Are Best for YOU? I get this question all the time with those relocating to the area.  Of course, we cannot answer that question but, I can tell you that for several years, our residents in Mecklenburg Co...

Looking To Buy San Ramon Homes? 7 Important Reasons To Go To Open Houses

Visit San Ramon Homes Open Houses when shopping for homes First time home buyers and move ups are looking forRead More...
by East Bay Real Estate on Aug 20, 2015

5 Huge Mortgage Mistakes Charlotte Homebuyers Make – and How to Avoid Them

5 Huge Mortgage Mistakes Charlotte Homebuyers Make – and How to Avoid Them  As a Charlotte homebuyer, you may actively be seeking out information about your exciting, upcoming purchase. Buying a home is a huge financial investment and it can i...

An Agent’s Guide to Buying Your First Home in Los Angeles

If you are a first-time Los Angeles home buyer you are probably wondering what is involved in the buying process and how you will be protected. A good real estate agent will monitor the entire process and make sure that nothing falls through the crac...
by Los Angeles Real Estate News on May 5, 2015

Writing the Offer: 4 Ways Catch Charlotte Seller’s Attention

Writing the Offer: 4 Ways Catch Charlotte Seller’s Attention  It takes time and effort to find the perfect Charlotte home to by.  However, in a HOT real estate market, oftentimes you don’t have a lot of time to ‘react’ to your find.  A...

But It Says You Are The Listing Agent!

When looking for a home to buy in Los Angeles you may be surfing the internet. Don't assume the site on which you land is that of the listing agent. There is more about why you should not use the listing agent to represent you, but this post is to ed...
by Los Angeles Real Estate News on Apr 1, 2015

Selling a Home? Be Safe Out There. Disclose Everything

When selling a home in Los Angeles the seller needs to make sure that they have disclosed anything they know about the property. Telling the truth will not come back to you. Hiding material facts may. The post Selling a Home? Be Safe Out There. Discl...
by Los Angeles Real Estate News on Mar 25, 2015

How to Handle a Multiple Offer Situation

Are you tired of making offers on homes only to be rejected time and time again? Don't give up. There are ways to get sellers to look at your offer move you forward towards being the successful bidder. The offer is a combination of price and terms. H...
by Los Angeles Real Estate News on Mar 12, 2015

How to Get Your Offer Accepted When Buying a Home

When you have found the home you love, your real estate agent will help you decide how to structure your offer in a way that it will be accepted. Here are some points to consider: The amount of earnest money. This is usually 3% of the purchase price...
by Los Angeles Real Estate News on Mar 2, 2015

How Do You Decide What Price to Offer?

Hopefully you will have your own agent representing you in the purchase, but if you are using the listing agent, who is working for the seller, make a point of asking him or her to keep your discussions and information confidential. Your real estate...
by Los Angeles Real Estate News on Feb 25, 2015

Speeding Up the Close: Five Tips on How to Close Your Mortgage Loan ON TIME

Speeding Up the Close:  Five Tips on How to Close Your Mortgage Loan ON TIME When a Seller accepts an Offer from a Buyer, the process of obtaining the property has only just begun.  The Buyer now has to perform detailed due diligence including all...

Before You Start Your Home Search Determine Your Needs

May home buyers start looking at homes before really understanding their needs. Making a list of what you can live with and without is going to make the search process much easier. Some things to consider are: Should the house be close to certain sch...
by Los Angeles Real Estate News on Feb 2, 2015


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