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Aug 22, 2017 (0) comment , , , , , ,

Can’t get that loan done? We can with our Hard Money programs! “You are easy to work with and you get the job done.  I know early on IF you can do the deal or not and then not much changes to Closing. Together I KNOW that we are doing clients a great service from…

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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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How Much Do Utility Bills Add to Bay Area Homeownership Costs?

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Last month a Pacific Union Blog ran an eye-opening article on what the cost of utility bills added to homeownership in the Bay Area.  Surprisingly, the Bay Area’s utilities impacted the cost of owning a home far less on a percentage-point basis compared with the rest of the U.S! You’re probably saying, “That’s not my…

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Some Pitfalls to Avoid When Shopping For A Home

Jul 31, 2017 (0) comment , , , , , ,

To the uninitiated home buyer, the process of becoming a homeowner can be daunting.  But don’t let these cautions deter you from embarking on one of the best financial investments you might ever make.   Connect up to a local experienced Real Estate Agent and Lender to help you navigate snags that can cost you…

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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

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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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Superheroes Fund Not-Normal Loans

Jul 11, 2017 (0) comment , , , , , , ,

  Our “not-normal loans” have just 2 main qualifications: Decent existing equity or at least 25% down payment. An ability to repay the loan (source of income). Known as Hard Money, these loans might enable you to bring that superhero offer to a Seller or to be the superhero Agent for your client. Financing available for…

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Good News For Real Estate Investing

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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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Accomplish Your “Catch of the Day” With Hard Money

Jun 21, 2017 (0) comment , , , , , , , , ,

Investment Purchase Loan Daly City, California I had a Realtor and his Buyer call me, wanting a fast loan.  The Buyer didn’t want to miss out on a good property buy in San Mateo County.  He was able to do a 35% down payment but needed a $460K loan to complete the purchase. With our…

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