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Hometown Superheroes Bulletin #2

Oct 17, 2017 (0) comment , , , ,

LET’S GET BACK TO DOING THE USUAL NOTE:  Please share with us any heroes you have personally observed, been thankful for or have been inspired by.  We will then share it with everyone. Super Hero Alert: ● David Reyes, his son Luis Reyes (property owners and customers of ours from Hayward, CA) just personally bought…

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San Francisco Real Estate Market Today

Sep 27, 2017 (0) comment , , , , , ,

  If you have been following the real estate news, you are very aware that Sellers have been in control of the San Francisco real estate market for many months.  As we move into Fall, nothing has changed.  In fact presently there are only 1.5 months of inventory.  The measure of a Buyer’s market is…

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Who Is Today’s Real Estate Investor?

Sep 14, 2017 (0) comment , , , , , ,

Who do you envision when you think of the stereotypical real estate investor?  The reality is far from the Hollywood image of the businessman in an expensive suit.  It turns out that the “average” real estate investor is more like you or your next-door neighbor. Bigger Pockets, a real estate investment social network, had some…

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Sonoma County Real Estate Update

Aug 31, 2017 (0) comment , , , , ,

According to a recent article published by Pacific Union, Sonoma County’s 2nd Quarter real estate sales demonstrated a distinct divide between homes over $1 million and those under $1 million.  Homes priced between $1-3 million saw an increase in activity of almost 50%.  Homes listed under $1 million saw a noticeable decline in sales compared…

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Local Cities Named as California’s Best Place to Live

Aug 15, 2017 (0) comment , , , , , ,

In a recent study done by SmartAsset, 345 California cities were ranked the best places to live with 5 of the top 10 spots going to the East Bay. Here are the rankings: No.1: San Ramon (Contra Costa County) – it is home to at least three major corporate headquarters. No.3: Dublin (Contra Costa County)…

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Bay Area’s Hottest Spots for Home Flippers

Jul 25, 2017 (0) comment , , , , , , ,

A recent study done by ATTOM Data Solutions states some zip codes in the Bay are ranked among the nation’s hottest housing market for flippers. In the first two quarters of 2017 Contra Costa County, Santa Clara County, and Solano County were the locations that yielded the highest ROI for flippers.  Even though the Bay…

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Things You Might Overlook In Your Home Search

Jul 20, 2017 (0) comment , , , , , ,

You might think you have found your dream home, only to discover after you move in, that you missed some important “must-haves”.  I was reading a Realtor.com article recently and it was covering just this subject.   Some of these critical features, buyers might not consider when house hunting.  They may not be deal breakers…

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Bay Area Real Estate Investors Reaping Large Profits

Jul 18, 2017 (0) comment , , , ,

According to a recent report from Pacific Union, real estate sellers in three local metro areas enjoyed the largest return on their investments in the country last year!  Sellers in the Bay Area made more than three times the national average with San Francisco and San Jose leading the nation for the largest seller profits.…

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Good News For Real Estate Investing

Jul 07, 2017 (0) comment , , , , , , ,

As a real estate Investor you are naturally concerned with the appreciation of your property.  Well, here’s some good news:  the Bay Area saw an average of 8 percent annual home price appreciation from January through April of 2017.  This information comes from Selma Hepp, Pacific Union’s Chief Economist.   Below is a summary of…

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Investing In Real Estate Brings Good Return

May 01, 2017 (0) comment , , , , ,

According to a ATTOM Data Solutions recent report, real estate flips prove to be a lucrative market for investors in 2016.  There were 193,009 single-family homes and condos bought and resold within a 12-month period, a new record.  Low inventory and investors looking for a safe haven for their money seem to be the catalyst…

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