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One of the final steps in buying a home is to sit down with the escrow officer at the title company and sign the paperwork.  For sellers, it's a small hill of papers, while for buyers, it often seems a mind-boggling mountain of forms.It is important that buyers and sellers arrive at the signing p...
09/04/2007
Most of my buyers eventually ask me a great question (I've been fortunate to have so many wonderful & smart clients):  "Once we've completed our inspections of the home we're buying, what are appropriate & reasonable repairs to request the sellers to complete?"My position, which I share with both...
08/17/2007
When buyers find a home that meets their needs, it's time to fully understand what they are buying.  The sellers must disclose everything they know about the home and the buyers have the responsibility to inspect the home until they are completely comfortable with all aspects of the home they are...
08/17/2007
I'm often asked by first time buyers, "How do we write an offer that a seller will accept?".  It's a great question.  In a buyer's market like we're experiencing today, that usually means the buyer wants to get the home for considerably less than asking price.  A couple of years ago when multiple...
08/17/2007
Finding the best home for your housing needs can be quite challenging.  The key is receiving pertinent information in a timely manner.  Last BLOG I discussed the benefits of using a real estate agent to monitor the available homes on your behalf.  The Internet provides another timely method of st...
08/17/2007
Over the past several postings I've laid out a game plan for first time home buyers which includes selecting a real estate agent & lender, determining what you can afford and identifying what you need in your home vs. what you want.  So what is the best way to find a home?There are many ways to s...
07/20/2007
If money were no object, we'd all own our dream homes.  Thankfully, life is not quite that easy.  Most of us have to work up to the homes of our dreams, and we earn a level of self-appreciation for having done so.  First time home buyers face the question of "What do I really need?" vs. "What do ...
07/13/2007
When my wife Rene and I were first married one of our goals was to buy a home as quickly as possible.  This was in the late 80's in San Jose, California and there were a few challenges in front of us.  We had no money (we spent Rene's on the wedding & honeymoon and I had none), we had low wage jo...
07/06/2007
My daughter, Kirsten, and I walked with the two Sharp Realty teams at our local Relay for Life event sponsored by the American Cancer Society on June 23rd & 24th where the preliminary numbers indicate that we raised over $265,000 to donate towards fighting cancer.  This is a substantial increase ...
07/06/2007
You want to buy a home in Oakley with a minimum of 3 bedrooms and 1,200 square feet of living space on a lot of at least 5,000 square feet.  As of the writing of this article, there are 231 homes that meet these parameters, the 15 least expensive of which are priced between $375,000 and $400,000....
06/01/2007
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