What to Do When the Seller Will Not Negotiate

Once you have found your dream home, it is time to make an offer. Unfortunately, some sellers will not negotiate on their sale price. What do you do when the seller won’t negotiate? Keep these tips in mind to help you navigate this tricky situation. Do not over analyze the seller – it can be

Making a Selling Disclosure Work for You

When selling your home, you are required to fill out paperwork disclosing any issues that you are aware of about your property. While many people see this as a burden, it can also help to speed up the sales process. If you do not disclose all-important information, you can lose the buyer or have to

Why it is the Best Time to Buy a New Home

There has never been a better time to buy a new home or refinance your current home than now! The current record low mortgage rates make it easy to get a better deal on a home loan no matter if you are refinancing or looking into buying a new house. Most of the mortgage loans

Don’t Miss Out on America Recycles Day!

Make sure to mark your calendar for America Recycles Day on November 15th! Bring the whole family to the Davis Street Resource Recovery Complex in San Leandro to recycle any items that you have lying around your home, and to learn more about what you can do to help the environment. This exciting November event

Real Estate Tech Trends

Real Estate Agents continue to be a critical component in the home buyers search process. Home buyers are relying heavily on online sources and their agents to provide information, with decreasing use of some sources, such as newspapers and open houses. Home buyers typically spend 12 weeks searching for a home and preview an average

Check Out This Open House Virtual Tour!

Check out this Virtual Tour of this new listing! Open House this Saturday and Sunday, October 25-26th from 1pm to 4:30pm 88 N Jackson Avenue #313, San Jose CA 95116, USA MLS No.: MLS Listings Inc 81438241  Front       Right Front View Left Front View Left Side of Building Entry Family Room Family

Basic Open House Etiquette

There are a variety of reasons why an individual would want to attend an open house. Whether you’re simply wondering what is currently on the market, seriously looking, searching for a real estate agent to represent you, or wondering why your agent has not brought a specific house to your attention, it’s important that you

Pros vs. Cons of Vinyl Flooring

Are you one of the many homeowners who want to install vinyl flooring in their homes? If so, it’s imperative that you consider both the pros and cons of this home renovation. Yes, vinyl flooring offers a variety of benefits including freedom in design and ease in installing, however, there are some negatives to installing

Benefits of Being Preapproved

The home buying process requires a great deal of planning in order to make for a smooth transaction. As a homebuyer, you may think that planning dates, neighborhood, and finances are most important, however, getting preapproved is a vital step if you want to have a positive and quick experience. There are a variety of

Donate Blood for Liver Awareness Month!

October is Liver Awareness Month, which emphasizes the importance of donating blood to those in need. The American Liver Foundation has calculated that over 6,000 liver transplants are performed each year in the United Sates alone. During this challenging surgery, each patient requires more than 30 pints of blood. Therefore, the American Red Cross asks

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