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The Trump Presidency What Will It Mean for the Housing Market?

A lot has changed since we last wrote. The election is over and Trump is the president elect. No matter your political leanings or beliefs, Trump has laid out some very different ideas and promises that are in contrast to … Continue reading

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Mortgage Rates Remain Below 5%

The Sacromento Bee Reports rates on 30-year mortgages stayed below 5 percent this week but remained above the record set earlier this year, Freddie Mac said Thursday. The average rate for a 30-year fixed mortgage fell to 4.83 percent, down … Continue reading

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Median Home Price In CA 1970-2009

Median Home Prices have fallen to levels seen in the early 2000’s. Statistically over time, real estate in CA has appreciated in value and considering real estate as a long term investment, in this current market, is the best bet … Continue reading

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Stimulus is helping economy, U.S. budget experts say

  Tuesday, Aug 25, 2009 8:19PM UTC By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The $787 billion stimulus package passed in February will fuel a recovery in the moribund U.S. economy this year, Congress’ non-partisan budget watchdog said on Tuesday. “Economic … Continue reading

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Housing Market Looking Better in The San Franciso East Bay

Yes, the housing market has rarely looked better The combination of affordable home prices, historically low mortgage rates, and a first-time home buyer tax credit that’s set to expire in less than three months has created the perfect storm of … Continue reading

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Bay Area home sales hit 4-year high; median price up again

Data Quick indicatest that homes sales are up 24% in Alameda Country. Read the article at: http://www.dqnews.com/Articles/2009/News/California/Bay-Area/RRBay090821.aspx La Jolla, CA.—-Bay Area home sales rose last month to the highest level for a July in four years as deals above $500,000 … Continue reading

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What Does a Buyer of Tenant Occupied In Oakland, CA Need To Do?

Tenant occupied property can be challenging and can require some patience. I am sure that your Realtor information you about Measure EE which is the rent control ordinance for the City of Oakland.  The seller, according to the ordinance, cannot … Continue reading

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Fabulous Mid Centry Home in Sequoyah Highlands Open Sunday 2-5 PM

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How Can I Find Homes In the East Bay Without HOA Dues?

 Typically only condos and townhouses have HOA dues associated with them. Some PUDS (Planned Unit Developments) will have single family homes and HOA dues associated with them. If you keep your search to single family homes, you will find that … Continue reading

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Guidelines aim to help struggling borrowers may provide relief for SF Bay Area Homeowners

The U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently announced that the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) has implemented changes to its loan modification program to ensure consistency with the Obama Administration’s Making Home Affordable Modification Program. By August 15, … Continue reading

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