Most homebuyers start the process anxious, excited, nervous, and some are downright terrified. It’s natural. A home is the largest and most expensive purchase that most people will make in a lifetime. It can either turn out to be a complete financial disaster or a smart long-term investment. The person standing between it being a
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There are many reasons why it may be time to sell your home. You may need more space to make room for a growing family or you need to downsize after your kids leave the nest. Whatever your motivations, you want to make sure that you’re timing it right. If you sell when home prices
Back to Buyer's Guide You’ve signed on the dotted line and are now officially a homeowner – and the last thing to do is move in. Check out these tips to make your move easier: Get organized. Moving day is exciting, but planning the move can be time-consuming (and maybe
Back to Buyer's Guide If you’re financing your new home, you need to stay on top of your lender’s requests for documents related to your mortgage and update or submit them quickly. One of these documents is the mortgage or loan appraisal report. Your lender will require a mortgage appraisal
Back to Buyer's Guide When it comes to purchasing a home, you cannot overlook the importance of purchasing homeowners insurance before closing. If you’re taking out a loan, your lender will most likely require it – but even if you’re paying cash, it’s worth considering. Homeowners insurance protects your biggest
Back to Buyer's Guide Now that everything is done, it is time to close the deal. But before you do that, your agent will have opened an escrow account. About Escrow After you and the seller have signed the purchase agreement contract, your REALTOR® can open escrow with a licensed
Back to Buyer's Guide After you and the seller have agreed on a sales price, you still have a few steps to follow before sealing the deal. One of the most important things you can do is hire a home inspector. An inspector can tell you everything you need to
See some of the latest statistics on the Campbell Market for October 2018. Time to make a move? See the latest numbers here. I can help you. Let's find out what your options are so you can make a smart decision.
Home buying activity tends to pick up in the spring, as more and more buyers shake off the winter chills and prepare to enter the real estate market. This year, the spring home-buying "season" will be marked by low inventory across much of the country. And that will keep things competitive for home buyers seeking
See some of the latest statistics on the Campbell Market in January 2018. If you are tired of Silicon Valley congestion, looking to retire elsewhere, downsize, upsize or need to sell a rental property, see the latest numbers here. I can help you. Let's find out what your options are so you can make a