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Posted on 01/17/2021
Conforming Loan Limit Increase and the Jumbo Market
Image by Arek Socha from Pixabay If you bought a house that was over $484,350 prior to 2020, you had to get a jumbo loan, which is a non-conforming loan. The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) increased the limit on conforming loans to $510,400 in most areas. The FHFA also increased the loan limit to $765,600 in some...
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Posted on 01/10/2021
Stage Your Home to Target Specific Buyers
Image by engin akyurt from Pixabay Staging can be a controversial topic for many home sellers, especially considering the effort and costs it takes to properly prepare the home. But there's no doubt the investment is worth it for many homes in that staging can transform the property entirely for the benefit of the bottom line. We'll look...
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Posted on 01/03/2021
Want to Invest in Your Own Home?
Photo by Paul McGowan via Pixabay Already a homeowner? Planning to sell in a few years? Sometimes the most sensible investment on the table is the property you already own. Why Invest In Your Own Property? Some investors think of each residence as a sort of long-term flip: buy a home, live in it for a couple of...
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Posted on 12/27/2020
How Big Corporations Affect the Patterns of Residential Real Estate
Photo by Juhasz Imre from Pexels Major corporations can change nearly everything about their surrounding areas and their effect on residential real estate can be truly substantial. The concentration of wealth in areas like Silicon Valley and Seattle has influenced even the most basic properties, causing otherwise unremarkable homes to be worth over a million dollars based on...
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Posted on 12/20/2020
How to Start Saving for Your Down Payment
Image by Gino Crescoli from Pixabay Although a 20 percent down payment is no longer the norm, you still need to save a considerable amount to cover all the initial costs of buying a home. With median down payments at seven percent, a $250,000 home will require a down payment of $17,500. Plus, you need to have funds...
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Posted on 12/14/2020
Some Basic Estate Planning Tips for Married Couples and the Surviving Spouse
It’s a difficult time we live in right now- fact is, we’re home more than we’ve been in years and we have more free time. It is a great time to sit down with your spouse/loved one and discuss the difficult topic of planning your estate. - Married couples should hire an estate attorney to draft or update...
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Posted on 12/13/2020
Location over Size when Searching for a Home?
Image by Mohamed Hassan from Pixabay When it comes to selecting a home, every situation is a little different. Do you purchase a house because of its size or is the location more important? Both factors play a crucial role in determining your choice, but the unique details in your life can help you decide which is more...
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Posted on 12/06/2020
Genuine Vintage Tins Make Great Flower Containers
Photo by Sabine van Erp via Pixabay There's a certain nostalgia associated with genuine vintage tins -- not the replicas you find at today's one-dollar stores. Genuine vintage tins had real purpose, usually multiple ones, in fact. They did double duty as tubs to wash both children and laundry. Or, sometimes, they held both lunch food and school...
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Posted on 11/29/2020
Why It's Critical to Shop for Mortgage Rates
Photo by Nattanan Kanchanaprat via Pixabay Of course, you want to stay within your budget when buying a house. You certainly want value for your dollar. But a buyer should never lose sight of the fact what they truly desire is getting the home they want and that fits their needs. To that end, potential buyers may put...
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Posted on 11/22/2020
Can the Home Selling Journey Be Fast and Easy?
There is no reason to stress about the home selling journey. In fact, there are many things you can do to enjoy a quick, seamless property selling experience. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you streamline the home selling journey. 1. Enhance Your House's Curb Appeal Curb appeal is a key part of the house...
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Posted on 11/19/2020
Another Property Sold - 9351 Rhea Avenue, Northridge, CA 91324
We have a CHARMING 3 bedroom 2 bath 1734 sqft OPEN FLOOR PLAN LAYOUT Single Story home that was recently renovated with hardwood floors, plantation shutters, recessed lighting , new roof, new efficiency windows, inside laundry room, upgraded kitchen and bathrooms (self-cleaning toilets), Master-suite with WALK-IN closet. AND with its own separate address (9353) we have a UPSCALE PERMITTED 1 bed/1bath PLUS Office, 439 sqft INCOME PRODUCING ADU ($1,500/per month rent). Located Near CSUN! IF you like to SWIM , entertain or just want to RELAX?We have a ZEN inspired backyard that has an inground heated POND POOL and in the front yard that is...
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