Richmond, CA Real Estate News

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, Opening the Doors to California Homes -East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
Monthly Market Activity for Single Family Homes in Richmond The Median Sale Price for homes in Richmond during January was $492,500 with thehighest number of units sold in the $400k-499k price range. The bay area continues to be a popular place to call home. If you are ready to search for your next property, or are looking for your home value, visit: www.searchalleastbayhomes.com You can also call me on my cell at 510-919-5741 for a more personal conversation.I would love the opportunity to earn your business.
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By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, Opening the Doors to California Homes -East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
Monthly Market Activity for Single Family Homes in Richmond The Median Sale Price for homes in Richmond during December was $525,000 with the highest number of units sold in the $500k-$599k price range. The bay area continues to be a popular place to call home. If you are ready to search for your next property, or are looking for your home value, visit:www.searchalleastbayhomes.com You can also call me on my cell at 510-919-5741 for a more personal conversation.I would love the opportunity to earn your business.
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By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, Opening the Doors to California Homes -East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
Monthly Market Activity for Single Family Homes in Richmond The Median Sale Price for homes in Richmond during November was $545,000 with thehighest number of units sold in the $500k-$599k price range. The bay area continues to be a popular place to call home. If you are ready to search for your next property, or are looking for your home value, visit:www.searchalleastbayhomes.com You can also call me on my cell at 510-919-5741 for a more personal conversation.I would love the opportunity to earn your business.
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By Rob Spinosa, SVP of Mortgage Lending, Marin County
(Guaranteed Rate, Marin County, CA)
For Those About to Buy a Home  I started to get curious about Fannie Mae's HomeReady mortgage program when pricing out loan scenarios that could lean towards either conforming or FHA.  I needed to get a sense of which would provide the better fit for the client.  In so doing, this HomeReady program, about which I knew relatively little, kept splitting the difference.  The age-old question loomed:  Is the scenario a better fit for FHA with its lower interest rates, but higher and permanent mortgage insurance premiums, or is it a better match for conforming, with its higher rates but lower PMI rates that can be removed at a date in the future?  Often a buyer's profile would make the decision for us based on qualifying parameters, but what about those that did not?  Enter the Home Ready pr...
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By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, Opening the Doors to California Homes -East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
Monthly Market Activity for Single Family Homes in Richmond The Median Sale Price for homes in Richmond during October was $480,000 with the highest number of units sold in the $300,000-399,000 price range. The bay area continues to be a popular place to call home. If you are ready to search for your next property, or are looking for your home value, visit: www.searchalleastbayhomes.com    You can also call me on my cell at 510-919-5741 for a more personal conversation. I would love the opportunity to earn your business.
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By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, Opening the Doors to California Homes -East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
Monthly Market Activity for Single Family Homes in Richmond The Median Sale Price for homes in Richmond during September was $486,500 with the highest number of units sold in the $300,000-399,000 price range. The bay area continues to be a popular place to call home. If you are ready to search for your next property, or are looking for your home value, visit: www.searchalleastbayhomes.com   You can also call me on my cell at 510-919-5741 for a more personal conversation. I would love the opportunity to earn your business.
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By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, Opening the Doors to California Homes -East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
Monthly Market Activity for Single Family Homes in Richmond The Median Sale Price for homes in Richmond during August was $460,000 with the highest number of units sold in the $300,000-399,000 price range. The bay area continues to be a popular place to call home. If you are ready to search for your next property, or are looking for your home value, visit: www.searchalleastbayhomes.com    You can also call me on my cell at 510-919-5741 for a more personal conversation. I would love the opportunity to earn your business.
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By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, Opening the Doors to California Homes -East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
Monthly Market Activity for Single Family Homes in Richmond The Median Sale Price for homes in Richmond during July was $445,000 with the highest number of units sold in the $300,000-399,000 price range. The bay area continues to be a popular place to call home. If you are ready to search for your next property, or are looking for your home value, visit: www.searchalleastbayhomes.com  You can also call me on my cell at 510-919-5741 for a more personal conversation. I would love the opportunity to earn your business.
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By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, Opening the Doors to California Homes -East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
The Median Sale Price for homes in Richmond during June was $500,000 with the highest number of units sold in the $300,000-$399,000 price range. The bay area continues to be a popular place to call home.  If you are ready to search for your next property, or are looking for your home value, visit:www.searchalleastbayhomes.com. You can also call me on my cell at 510-919-5741 for a more personal conversation.  I would love the opportunity to earn your business. 
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By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, Opening the Doors to California Homes -East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
The Median Sale Price for homes in Richmond during May was $505,000 with the highest number of units sold in the $300,000 - $399,000 price range. The bay area continues to be a popular place to call home. If you are ready to search for your next property, or are looking for your home value, visit: www.searchalleastbayhomes.com. You can also call me on my cell at 510-919-5741 for a more personal conversation. I would love the opportunity to earn your business. 
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By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, Opening the Doors to California Homes -East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
The Median Sale Price for homes in Richmond during April was $401,000 with the highest number of units sold in the $300,000 - $399,000 price range. The bay area continues to be a popular place to call home. If you are ready to search for your next property, or are looking for your home value, visit: www.searchalleastbayhomes.com.  You can also call me on my cell at 510-919-5741 for a more personal conversation. I would love the opportunity to earn your business.
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By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, Opening the Doors to California Homes -East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
The Median Sale Price for homes in Richmond during March was $376,250 with the highest number of units sold in the $300,000-$399,000 price range. The bay area continues to be a popular place to call home. If you are ready to search for your next property, or are looking for your home value, visit: www.searchalleastbayhomes.com.  You can also call me on my cell at 510-919-5741 for a more personal conversation. I would love the opportunity to earn your business. 
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By Mike Young, FHA 203k Consultant 916-758-1809
(203kOnLine.com, covering the USA)
Condo sales just got easier... FHA reduction of Condo Owner-Occupancy Percentage: New Federal law has reduced the FHA Condo Owner-Occupant requirement from 50% to 35% and streamlined the FHA certification process.  The standard can be a very contentious issue for anyone who acquires a Condo that they intend to rent out so their Realtors must be aware of whether the purchase will be a violation.  The percentage reduction should improve condo marketability. - This story is by Steve Beede, Founder and PresidentBPE Law Group, P.C.Main Office: 2339 Gold Meadow Way, Suite 101, Gold River, CA 95670Lincoln Satellite Office:  985 Sun City Lane, Suite 102, Lincoln, CA 95648(916) 966-2260Contact Steve TodaySteve has a wonderful newsletter all about the Real Estate Industry issues that affect you e...
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By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, Opening the Doors to California Homes -East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
The Median Sale Price for homes in Richmond during February was $418,750 with the highest number of units sold in the $300,000 - $399,000 price range. The bay area continues to be a popular place to call home. If you are ready to search for your next property, or are looking for your home value, visit: www.searchalleastbayhomes.com You can also call me on my cell at 510-919-5741 for a more personal conversation. I would love the opportunity to earn your business. 
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By MichelleCherie Carr Crowe Just Call...408-252-8900, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900! . DRE #00901962 . Licensed to Sell since 1985 . Altas Realty)
Are Condos in Richmond, Calif. a Good Investment Now and the Future?by San Jose REALTOR Michelle Carr CroweDo any of my colleagues have insight and experience to share about buying and selling investment condos in Richmond, Calif.?My client has a work friend who successfully completed a purchase in the $400,000-$500,000 range and is renting it out at $2900 per month. My clients are considering a purchase here too.While I'm able to do MLS research, I'd love to hear your take on Richmond, Calif. as an investment. Pros, cons, good stories, bad experiences-I'm open to hear it all.Thanks for reading "Are Condos in Richmond, Calif. a Good Investment Now and the Future?"
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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 Richmond , 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 i...
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By Chris Freck, EstaR Mortgage, A Bilingual Brokerage
(EstaR Mortgage)
VA Mortgage Loans in Richmond CA and 100% VA Loans -the best loan program in the country! VA Mortgage Loans are one of the best mortgage loan programs available today for both honorably discharged Vets and active duty military personnel. Here are some of the great features of this fantastic program: - Up to 100% financing, with no down required. - No monthly mortgage insurance added to your payment. - More lenient credit qualifying standards than other types of mortgage loans. - Low rates compared to other loan programs. So how do you qualify for a VA Mortgage Loan in Richmond CA? The first step is to verify your eligibility. Eligibility is verified by ordering your Certificate of Eligibility or COE. You can work with an approved Richmond CA VA mortgage loan lender to order your COE qui...
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By Chris Freck, EstaR Mortgage, A Bilingual Brokerage
(EstaR Mortgage)
VA Mortgage Loans in Richmond CA and 100% financing on VA Loans - the best loan program and loan payment in the country! Designed for both active duty military and honorable discharged Veterans, VA Mortgage Loans are one of the best mortgage loan programs available today. Here are some of the great features of this fantastic program: - 100% financing, no down payment required. - Monthly mortgage insurance is not tacked on to your payment. - Easier credit qualifying compared to other types of mortgage loans. - VA Mortgage Rates are low compared to other types of home loans. Here's how to qualify for a VA Mortgage Loan in Richmond CA: You must first verify your eligibility. Eligibility is verified by ordering your Certificate of Eligibility or COE. A Richmond CA loan lender can order your...
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By Chris Freck, EstaR Mortgage, A Bilingual Brokerage
(EstaR Mortgage)
 VA Mortgage Loans in Richmond California and 100% VA Loans - the best loan program in the country! VA Mortgage Loans are one of the best mortgage loan programs available today for active duty and honorably discharged Veterans. Here are some of the highlights of this incredible program: - Up to 100% financing, with no down required. - No monthly mortgage insurance. - Compared to other types of mortgage loans, easier credit-qualifying requirements. - Low fixed mortgage rates result in a low monthly payment.   Here's how to qualify for a VA Mortgage Loan in Richmond California: First of all, you must verify your eligibility. Eligibility is verified by ordering your Certificate of Eligibility or COE. You can work with an approved Richmond California VA mortgage loan lender to order your CO...
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By Chris Freck, EstaR Mortgage, A Bilingual Brokerage
(EstaR Mortgage)
VA Mortgage Loans in Richmond CA and 100% VA Loans - the best loan program in the country! VA Mortgage Loans are one of the best mortgage loan programs available today for active duty and honorably discharged Veterans. Here are some of the main features of this great program: - Zero Down Payment, 100% financing. - Monthly mortgage insurance is not tacked on to your payment. - Compared to other types of mortgage loans, easier credit-qualifying requirements. - Low fixed mortgage rates result in a low monthly payment.   Here's how to qualify for a VA Mortgage Loan in Richmond CA: You must first verify your eligibility. This is done by ordering your Certificate of Eligibility or COE. A Richmond CA VA loan lender can order your COE quickly for you, or you can go directly to the VA to obtain ...
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