Pleasanton, CA Real Estate News

By Rhonda Fee - REALTOR®, @ Aspire Realty Services
(Luxury Property Agent, Home Sales, Relocation)
5 Incentives to Offer Shadow Cliff Home Buyers for a Quick Sale If you have a home to sell, you can consider offering incentives to buyers looking for homes for sale in Shadow Cliff Pleasanton to sweeten the deal. Incentives are perks, either big or small, that you offer to your home’s eventual buyer.  Here are five incentives that can help sell your home faster as you discuss with your trusted real estate professional the answer to your question, “What’s my home worth in Pleasanton CA?” 1. Closing Credit Most sellers want a quick closing for different reasons. It could be because of an upcoming job transfer or for tax purposes. If you want a quick closing, you can offer a closing credit to the buyer and even a bonus commission to the buyer’s agent. Buyers will appreciate this unexpecte...
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By Rhonda Fee - REALTOR®, @ Aspire Realty Services
(Luxury Property Agent, Home Sales, Relocation)
Top 5 Easy Tips to Help You Buy and Sell a Home Simultaneously Selling your home to buyers looking for homes for sale in Birdland Pleasanton CA is a serious endeavor. You have to deal with the paperwork, deadlines, statutory obligations and other important aspects. Couple this challenging task with buying a home and you can end up with an overwhelming and stressful experience.  Here are a few things to remember when buying and selling a home at the same time. Know the market firstBefore you open your doors to buyers looking for Birdland Pleasanton homes for sale, make sure you have a clear and solid understanding of the housing market in your area and the area where you are planning to buy. Find out if the market is weighted toward buyers or sellers. Knowing the current condition of the...
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By Rhonda Fee - REALTOR®, @ Aspire Realty Services
(Luxury Property Agent, Home Sales, Relocation)
Home Seller's Guide to Basic Real Estate Terminologies When selling your Del Prado Pleasanton homes for sale, the best thing you can do is hire a good real estate agent who can help you through the process. It also helps to know some of the basic terminologies used in real estate so you can speak and understand their language. Selling a home could be frustrating if you’ve never done it before and don’t have the right information.  Here are some basic real estate terms that you need to know:  ContractContract refers to a legally binding agreement between the  buyer and the seller. In real estate, a Contract of Sale will be deemed  valid if there there is an offer, an acceptance, competent parties, consideration, legal purpose, written documentation, description of the property, and signa...
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By Rhonda Fee - REALTOR®, @ Aspire Realty Services
(Luxury Property Agent, Home Sales, Relocation)
5 Tips to Successfully Sell Your Birdland Home to Younger Buyers If you are considering selling your home for sale in Birdland Pleasanton CA to millennials, you must first discover what they truly want in a home. According to the National Association of Realtors, millennials account for 32% of real estate buyers. They have specific values and desired lifestyles. They also have definite criteria in choosing homes.  Read on for some tips on how to sell your home to the younger buyers. 1. Make sure your home has WiFi accessOne helpful tip that can make your property desirable to millennials who are looking for Birdland Pleasanton CA homes for sale is making sure that your house is equipped with WiFi and has a good signal. Millennials have very demanding jobs and social lives and they const...
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By Janki (Hetal) Patel, Team Leader & CEO for The Janki Patel Team
(Legacy Real Estate and Associates)
This Pleasanton home is located on Maywood Drive. The home was built in 1989 and has recent remodels. This is a 2 story, single family home with 4 bedrooms and 3 baths. "This is a lovely home in Pleasanton and we are so very happy for our clients," said Janki Patel, team leader and CEO of The J-Team. "Seeing our clients happy and hearing all their positive feedback is what we strive for."This home was listed on the market on Wednesday, March 2, 2016. It is measured in 2,673 square feet with a lot size of 6,992 square feet. This light, bright and airy home features updates throughout and is a prime location within walking distance to top-rated elementary and high schools. Featuring gorgeous new hardwood flooring in living and dining rooms, the living room boasts high vaulted ceiling, coz...
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By Janki (Hetal) Patel, Team Leader & CEO for The Janki Patel Team
(Legacy Real Estate and Associates)
This Pleasanton home just sold by The J-Team is located on Paseo Santa Maria. This is a 2 story, single family home with 4 bedrooms and 3 baths, and an attached 3 car garage. "This is a great family home and we are so happy for our clients," said CEO and The J-Team leader Janki Patel. "They were happy with the outcome and we strive to make our clients happy."This home was listed on the market on Thursday, April 7. It is measured in 2,380 square feet with a lot size of 6,700 square feet. It has many recent updates including new paint, carpet and landscaping as well as new electrical work. This beautiful home features a remodeled kitchen with new stainless steel appliances.The cozy family room offers a wood-burning fireplace with brick surround and sliding glass door leading to the spacio...
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By Rhonda Fee - REALTOR®, @ Aspire Realty Services
(Luxury Property Agent, Home Sales, Relocation)
What Are the Common Obstacles Home Sellers Face?  Selling homes for sale in Shadow Cliff Pleasanton can be stressful. Many unexpected challenges can arise faster than you can address them. Inexperienced homeowners can end up confused and frustrated. That is why you need to hire a trusted and experienced real estate agent to help you through the process. Your agent will also advise and help you with the common obstacles in selling a home since they already have extensive experience in handling such issues.  Below are the top 5 challenges that homeowners face when selling their home. 1. Handling emotionsSelling a home is not just a financial transaction, it is also an emotional experience. Various emotions can surface when you sell your home. Among these are excitement, uncertainty, anxie...
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By Rhonda Fee - REALTOR®, @ Aspire Realty Services
(Luxury Property Agent, Home Sales, Relocation)
What to Ask When Interviewing a Del Prado Real Estate Agent Selling your home to buyers looking for Del Prado Pleasanton homes for sale is not easy. Having an experienced and hardworking real estate agent by your side can make the home selling process smoother. To find the right agent, you need to probe deeper and ask a wide range of questions before making any decision.  Here are five questions that sellers should ask prospective real estate agents: 1. Do you have experience in selling homes in Pleasanton and what is your success rate?Although it may seem like an obvious place to start, many sellers still neglect to ask potential agents about their work experience. Though a new real estate agent can certainly be motivated and eager to please, sellers should look for an agent who has a ...
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By Janki (Hetal) Patel, Team Leader & CEO for The Janki Patel Team
(Legacy Real Estate and Associates)
This beautiful family home is located on Corte Verde. This is a 2 story, single family home with 4 bedrooms and 2.5 baths, and an attached 3 car garage. "We went pending on this home in 7 days with multiple offers," said Janki Patel, The J-Team CEO and Team Leader. "Our clients are very happy and that's what we strive for."This home was listed on the market on Thursday, April 14. It is measured in 2,258 square feet with a lot size of 8,505 square feet. It has many recent updates including recent paint update, new carpet and landscaping. This beautiful home features an upgraded kitchen and bathrooms, and the backyard has a sparkling pool with fire pit perfect for entertaining.The cozy family room offers a wood-burning fireplace with brick surround and sliding glass door with views of the...
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By Rhonda Fee - REALTOR®, @ Aspire Realty Services
(Luxury Property Agent, Home Sales, Relocation)
5 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Sell Your Birdland Home by Yourself Are you thinking of selling your home to buyers of homes for sale in Birdland Pleasanton CA?  Are you planning to do it by yourself? Well, a number of homeowners have considered selling their home on their own but most who do find little success in trying. Why? It is because the home selling process is extremely time consuming and exhausting. Aside from that, there are several disadvantages of selling your home without the knowledge and expertise of an agent.  Read to know the downsides of selling your home without the help and guidance of a real estate professional. Getting less for your homeAccording to statistics, FSBOs sell for significantly less than homes which were sold with the help of real estate agents. This is be...
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By Rhonda Fee - REALTOR®, @ Aspire Realty Services
(Luxury Property Agent, Home Sales, Relocation)
5 Keys to Setting the Right Asking  Price for Your Shadow Cliff Home Pricing your home appropriately from the beginning is critical to attracting buyers looking for homes for sale in Shadow Cliff Pleasanton. To get the right price, you need to evaluate your home objectively and consider market conditions. Read on for some tips on how to set the right asking price for your home.  1. Put yourselves in the shoes of buyersAs a seller, it is normal to feel emotional over your home because it has sentimental value. However, the memories that your home holds are yours and should not affect the market price. This is where you have to place yourself in the shoes of a buyer. Prepare to be rational and think like a buyer. Look at your house from a group of Shadow Cliff Pleasanton homes for sale. I...
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By Rhonda Fee - REALTOR®, @ Aspire Realty Services
(Luxury Property Agent, Home Sales, Relocation)
What You Need to Know about the Top 5 Real Estate Myths Selling your home to buyers looking for Del Prado Pleasanton homes for sale requires research in order to separate fact from fiction. With all the information readily available everywhere, it is easy to fall victim to home selling myths. This could drain you of your time and money.  Here are the five real estate myths that you should know:  #1: Curb appeal is no longer important once buyers are inside your homeThe importance of curb appeal can never be downplayed when it comes to selling a home. Buyers will be less willing to enter your home if the outside does not appeal to them.  Since most buyers drive by a home before deciding whether or not to look inside, you have to make a good first impression. Make sure you have spruced up...
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By Janki (Hetal) Patel, Team Leader & CEO for The Janki Patel Team
(Legacy Real Estate and Associates)
Beautiful home in great Pleasanton neighborhood! Beautiful family home close to top-rated schools.Many recent upgrades. New carpet and tile, dual pane windows. Remodeled kitchen and bathrooms with new tile/counters. Lovely wood-burning fireplace in family room with views to quiet backyard. Enjoy the sparkling pool and firepit for entertaining. Close to top-rated schools, walk to shopping and parks.Will not last! OH Sat/Sun Apr 16&17 1-4pmJanki Patel The J-Team at Keller Williams 39465 Paseo Padre Pkwy Suite 1500 Fremont CA 94538
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By Janki (Hetal) Patel, Team Leader & CEO for The Janki Patel Team
(Legacy Real Estate and Associates)
This beautiful family home is located on Corte Verde. This is a 2 story, single family home with 4 bedrooms and 2.5 baths, and an attached 3 car garage.This home was listed on the market on Thursday, April 14. It is measured in 2,258 square feet with a lot size of 8,505 square feet. It has many recent updates including recent paint update, new carpet and landscaping. This beautiful home features an upgraded kitchen and bathrooms, and the backyard has a sparkling pool with fire pit perfect for entertaining.The cozy family room offers a wood-burning fireplace with brick surround and sliding glass door with views of the spacious backyard. This prime location is close to top-rated schools, freeways and shopping and walking distance to parks.The number of active listings in Pleasanton, CA 94...
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By Chris Freck, EstaR Mortgage, A Bilingual Brokerage
(EstaR Mortgage)
Rent Payments Can Really Add Up!No matter how much you pay in rent, you might be surprised what it adds up to over the years. Investing your money is a wiser financial choice. With the current home prices and mortgage rates, this is an excellent time to look into buying your own home in Pleasanton, California.Common Concerns of Renters and Homeowners - Advantages and ConsiderationsBUYINGProperty builds equityResponsible for maintenanceTax deductible mortgage interest*Responsible for property taxesFree to change decor and landscapingResponsible for hazard insuranceNot dependent on landlord to maintain propertyRENTINGLandlord is responsiblefor maintenanceNo equity gainsLandlord is responsible forproperty taxesRent payments are not tax deductiblePossibility of evictionNo control over rent ...
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By Rhonda Fee - REALTOR®, @ Aspire Realty Services
(Luxury Property Agent, Home Sales, Relocation)
The Biggest Turn-Offs for Homebuyers and How to Avoid Them If you are seriously considering selling your home for sale in Pleasanton CA to buyers you need to be aware of things that could add value to your property and help attract more attention.  At the same time, you need to know the things that could send buyers running for the front door. Read on for some major buyer turn offs that you need to avoid. Bright wallsPaint can do wonders to a home. It is a low-cost but effective way of showcasing your property. While you don’t have to paint the whole house, you should cover rooms with existing bright or unique colors with something more neutral. Bold colors are highly personalized and can send buyers out the door. Remember that most buyers are more comfortable with neutral walls, both i...
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By Janki (Hetal) Patel, Team Leader & CEO for The Janki Patel Team
(Legacy Real Estate and Associates)
Beautiful Ponderosa in Pleasanton!Beautiful Ponderosa home! Newly remodeled kitchen w/granite counters, new appliances, hardwood floors, vaulted ceilings, new carpet, 1 bedroom/1 full bath downstairs, newly landscaped, double door entry to nice size master suite, formal living and dining upon entry! 3 car garage. Close to top-rated schools, walk to shopping and parks. Don't miss this. OH April 9/10 1-4Janki Patel The J-Team at Keller Williams 39465 Paseo Padre Pkwy Suite 1500 Fremont CA 94538
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By Janki (Hetal) Patel, Team Leader & CEO for The Janki Patel Team
(Legacy Real Estate and Associates)
This Pleasanton home is located on Paseo Santa Maria. This is a 2 story, single family home with 4 bedrooms and 3 baths, and an attached 3 car garage.This home was listed on the market on Thursday, April 7. It is measured in 2,380 square feet with a lot size of 6,700 square feet. It has many recent updates including new paint, carpet and landscaping as well as new electrical work. This beautiful home features a remodeled kitchen with new stainless steel appliances.The cozy family room offers a wood-burning fireplace with brick surround and sliding glass door leading to the spacious backyard. This prime location is close to top-rated schools, freeways and shopping and walking distance to parks.The number of active listings in Pleasanton, CA 94566 increased by 40% from the previous month....
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By Rhonda Fee - REALTOR®, @ Aspire Realty Services
(Luxury Property Agent, Home Sales, Relocation)
The Seller’s Guide to Emotionally Detaching from Your Pleasanton Home Having a deep emotional connection to your home can work against you if you are trying to sell your property to buyers looking for homes for sale in Shadow Cliff Pleasanton.  While it is normal to have a strong attachment to your home, you have to avoid making decisions based on emotions. Unleashing your emotions during the process of the sale of your home can get in the way of the end result you desire.  Read on for some tips on how to detach yourself emotionally from your home and get the best deal for your property:  1. Make sure you are truly ready to sellBefore you show your home to buyers, make sure you are emotionally prepared for the home selling process. Consult with your trusted real estate agent. If you fin...
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By Rhonda Fee - REALTOR®, @ Aspire Realty Services
(Luxury Property Agent, Home Sales, Relocation)
Top 5 Tips in Choosing the Best Offer in a Bidding War Sellers who receive competing offers to purchase from buyers of homes for sale in Birdland Pleasanton CA are now faced with an interesting problem - how do you know which offer is the best?  To answer this, you will need to review each offer carefully to determine its strengths and drawbacks. Doing so will help you minimize the fallout and increase the likelihood of success. Your trusted real estate agent can provide you an estimated seller’s net sheet on each individual offer. This is very helpful in comparing offers side-by-side. Read on for some tips to help you evaluate the offers . 1. Set baselinesSetting baselines is one of the best ways to help you select the best offer on your home. If you are receiving several offers from b...
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