How do I get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage Loan??

In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes greatly outnumbers the amount of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show you are serious about buying your dream home is to get pre-qualified or pre-approved for a … Continued

Bay Area Homes for Sale – 5 Tips for Starting Your Home Search

Bay Area Homes for Sale – 5 Tips for Starting Your Home Search In today’s market, low inventory dominates the conversation in many areas of the country. It can often be frustrating to be a first-time homebuyer if you aren’t prepared. Here are five tips from realtor.com’s article, “How to Find Your Dream Home—Without Losing … Continued

I Heart Real Estate – Home Sales Expected to Continue Increasing In 2020

Home Sales Expected to Continue Increasing In 2020 Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, and 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.As we can see, Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, and the Mortgage Bankers Association all believe homes sales will increase steadily over the next … Continued

Bay Area Real Estate – Everybody Calm Down! This Is NOT 2008

Bay Area Real Estate – Everybody Calm Down! This Is NOT 2008 Last week realtor.com released the results of a survey that produced three major revelations: 53% of home purchasers (first-time and repeat buyers) currently in the market believe a recession will occur this year or next. 57% believe the next recession will be as bad or worse than … Continued

Bay Area Real Estate – 5 Reasons to Sell This Fall

Bay Area Real Estate – 5 Reasons to Sell This Fall Below are 5 compelling reasons listing your home for sale this fall makes sense. 1. Demand Is Strong The latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that buyer demand remains strong throughout the vast majority of the country. These buyers are ready, willing, … Continued

Why Staging Helps Sell Your Home? – #TeamiHRE

You’ve listed your home for sale, and you’re taking all the right steps to ensure you sell it quickly and for the price you want: You’ve chosen a trusted real estate agent, you’ve done your spring cleaning, and you’ve finally tackled that list of repairs in order to get your home ready for sale. But … Continued

10 Steps DIY or our Team can Help! – #TeamiHRE

Once your house is on the market it’s time to make it ready for potential buyers. Home staging has become an important part of selling property because it can increase the value of your home by up to 15% , and it gives buyers an opportunity to see how their life can fit into your home. … Continued