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This means that rates are potentially going up, since the feds funds rate which was just cut, mainly applies to corporations on the bank investor. The ten-year treasury note is tied in directly to the bond investor,(not the fed funds rate as is commonly thought) and that is what causes mortgage r...
There are tons of real estate agents out there.  Many people are innundated with the choice as to which agent to choose when buying a home . Here are some hints for the consumer to realize the difference between an average and a great agent:1.  The agent will present to you a list of homes in a b...
Escalon is located in the crossroads between Modesto, Oakdale, Riverbank, Stockton, and Manteca. From this town you have a gateway to any of these cities. It is located along HWY 120 with McHenry Rd in Modesto turning into Mariposa Rd, which ends up in Stockton. It is home of the Escalon Cougars,...
Oakdale is known as the "Cowboy Capital of the World" and is a wonderful town to live in. It is located NortEast of Modesto and is located in Stanislaus County. I live in this town and have found it to be very, very quiet. It is a suburbia with a small-town feel to it. Last year when they celebra...
A little known area in the Central Valley is Riverbank. Riverbank is divided into various sections, due to the Railroad Overpass going though the town. It has a small-town feel, yet has all the amenities of a larger town. One of the best theaters in the Central Valley, Galaxy 12 Theaters is locat...
In Real Estate, we are driven by the markets. In the current buyer's market that we are in, throughout most parts of the country, it is essential to improve our customer service.The following hints will be helpful in improving your customer service skills and enable you to get more clients:1.  Be...
Living in the Central Valley of California, and working primarily in Modesto, the majority of the homes that are for sale are either foreclosures or short sales. Every one in real estate understands what a short sale is, but many consumers are confusing bank owned homes with short sales. A bank o...
With a possible recession looming over the horizon and dismal sales in many parts of the country, some Realtors are thriving.  How can this be? What are they doing that is different than other Realtors who are leaving the business? The answer is simple,  they are being innovative!They are doing v...
Many people are in the situation where their home is actually worth quite a bit less than what they purchased it for. When they bought the home, they were told that refinancing it would be no problem and that they did not have to worry about the bubble bursting in that particular market. This typ...
I have found through experience that the most essential thing a Realtor can do is find out the specifics a person is looking for in a home.  It is essential that you listen when a person tells you that they need a 3 bedroom 2 bathroom home at the very least.  That way you do not waste your time i...

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