Richmond, CA Real Estate News

By CJ Walton, CNE
(Keller Williams Realty)
Greening Richmond Sunday, Oct. 21, 20071 p.m. to 5 p.m. De Jean Middle School 3400 Mac Donald Avenue Richmond, CA Next Month there will be an event to show businesses and residents of Richmond how to have a sustainable and earth friendly city.  The education will be welcomed and eye-opening.  The event will take place at the modern De Jean Middle School located at 3400 MacDonald Ave.  Sponsored by the Green Chamber of Commerce, the event will have Assembly Member Loni Hancock and the mayor of Richmond Gayle MacLaughlin who is Richmond first Green Party mayor.For more information click http://www.greenchamberofcommerce.net/ 
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By CJ Walton, CNE
(Keller Williams Realty)
 How to Price Your Home to Get Its Full Value and Equity Real Estate Market Statistics can price your home. So from the first installment, - 5 Real Estate Market Statistics You Need to Know we realize that we need to knowHow many new homes--How many expired listings--How many actives--How many sold--How many pendingAnd that each of these has an average price.  In a real estate market that is on a downturn, every seller needs to ask-- How many months of inventory is there on the market?  If the number is high, then the competition is high. If the number is low, the competition is reduced. This is how you figure out the months of inventory by dividing the number of active listings by the total number of pending and closed listings in a given amount of timeIf the formula were a word proble...
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You want to buy or sell a house or multi-unit property? Know the local real estate market statistics before you make a move.  Knowing the real estate market is a great way to Determine your price to Sell your Home or Sell your PropertyDetermine your home improvements before you go on the MarketDetermine what price you should buy a homeDetermine what repairs you should negotiate forSo to get you started successfully, I am writing this 3 part seriesPart One The 5 What Real Estate Market Statistics You should Know Part Two: How to Price Your Home to Get Its Full Value and EquityPart Three: Homebuyers How to Negotiate like a ProYes, I know most people aren't crazy about math, but numbers can be informing. And you can be clear by knowing what numbers to look for and what they mean. For my ta...
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By CJ Walton, CNE
(Keller Williams Realty)
This is a jewel. Anyone interested in the history of WWII should come to  Richmond, this weekend and see art made by children in the wartime area. Richmond was a hub of wartime manufacturing and houses the Rosie the Riveter Museum.  This exhibit will be held at the Richmond Museum of History. This collection will be an opportunity to see the war and everyday life through the eyes of children.There is an opening reception for the exhibit  on Saturday, September 22 at 2:00 p.m.  Richmond Museum of History, 400 Nevin Avenue , Richmond , CA 94802 . Phone: (510) 235-7387 or email DonaldBastin@comcast.net. Cost is minimal at only$5.00/Members; $7.50/Non-Members. Bring the kids. Do you know any children whose family are in Iraq and Afganistan that you can bring? Do you thing that events like t...
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Yes, the sky is falling and the end is near if you listen to the news.  Some  people are asking if the American Dream is dead. Some would say yes--and let them. You can be smarter than your neighbors. For people who are willing to give up a few weekends, do a little homework and connect with their local ACORN organization.  They could be on the road to ownership and the security of a solid fixed loan at a lower rate.Since 1987 ACORN has been a formidable advocate for affordable housing.  The phrases Grass-roots and nationwide are usually acronyms, but both terms describe ACORN. The mission of ACORN Housing is make housing more accessible to moderate and lower income groups. They do this through mortgage loan counseling  first-time homebuyer classes, and leading clients to affordable mor...
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By Jyoti (Prabhjot) Sandhu
(Exit Valero Realty)
Credit score affect every aspect of our financial lives including qualification for loans and mortgages, the interest rate we pay, employment opportunities and all the insurance premiums. Repairing your credit is one of the most important financial decisions you can make.Major cause or bad credit could be any one or combination of few of these.Late payments, collections, Identity theft / frauds, Inquiries, liens, foreclosures, repossessions and many more like that. It takes lots of hard work, research and of course, some expense. However, one can take few of these simple steps to improve their credit.·        Always pay more than minimum due amount on all your payments, whether it is credit card accounts or mortgage payment.·        Keep all your credit cards below 30% of their limit.· ...
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