Getting Organized for your Move

Putting a house on the market to sell or buying a new home always leads to one thing … MOVING! Moving, which experts always list as one of the three most stressful things a person … More

Why Ignoring This Key Principle is Backfiring for Sellers

With low interest rates, increased inventory, improving employment data, and less cut-throat competition from cash investors…why are home sales just slowly meandering along? You might be surprised to learn that sellers could be the reason … More

Spotlight on FHA Loans

FHA mortgage loans are backed by the Federal Housing Administration and help FHA-approved lenders lower their risk of defaults. In turn, lenders are able to be a little more lenient with borrowing requirements, making them … More

What in the World is a Zestimate?

Recently, the Zillow “Zestimate” has popped up in conversations I’ve had with clients and friends. Because there seems to be confusion about what it is and how closely it approximates property value, I decided to … More

The Home Spotter

As a Buyer Specialist, there’s no day of the week I look forward to more than Tuesdays and I have a feeling every realtor feels the same. Tuesday is the day that all the newest … More

Cash for Grass

California is currently experiencing one of the worst droughts on record. Governor Brown has called on residents to avoid washing their cars, watering their lawns and even accepting glasses of water in restaurants if they … More

The Changing Lending Landscape

Whether you are a first time homebuyer or you have not applied for a loan since 2008 or longer, the current lending landscape can be difficult to navigate. Fear not! An exceptional loan officer will … More