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Homes Sold in Oroville this Week

Buying a home is a major decision, and it can feel like a gamble. If you buy now, will real estate prices plummet? Will mortgage rates fall? Or is now the perfect time to snag the home of your dreams?

Things are looking up: Mortgage rates are low despite recent gains, and new data shows the inventory of homes on the market is starting to increase—all good news for buyers.

I’ve added my “Sold in Oroville this week” series to my blog.  This link will keep you informed.  I will be adding a link every Tuesday to keep you informed on our market.

http://mrmlsmatrix.com/DE.asp?ID=39423643240

4 Buyer Beliefs that are Hard to Break

The vast amount of online home buying “education” can have its drawbacks. Yes, the Internet is chock-full of all sorts of information that can help homebuyers learn about the process. The down side is the online search experience can cause many homebuyers to develop all sorts of dangerous pre-conceived notions about the home buying process.

Here are 4 of the most common buyer beliefs Continue reading

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Professionalism and commitment

I was reading an article this morning that touched on an interesting point that I thought I would share on my blog.  It said that at the end of the day, we are all in the integrity business.  When we talk about professionalism, we are expressing our commitment to excellence in how we treat people and serve their needs.

The value of a Realtor some may say is primarily for information, but when someone asks me to be their agent  Continue reading

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Sold in Oroville this week

http://mrmlsmatrix.com/DE.asp?ID=33324280292

You know, many of my friends and past clients have no plans to move in the near future. Still, some wonder what their homes would sell for in today’s market. It’s like owning any kind of investment. You don’t necessarily want to part with it, but you still want to know what it’s worth!

Click on the “Home Valuation” tab above…..

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Are You Ready …… to Buy a Home?

You’ve done the math. With the down payment you’ve saved, you can safely buy a home for less money than you could ever have as a renter.

Yet, you seem unable to make a commitment. Are you sure you’re really ready to buy a home?

If you find yourself saying any of the following to family, friends, or your real estate agent, you’re not ready. Continue reading

Millennials

As a Realtor,  I may know how to sell the heck out of a house.  But there’s a new generation of Americans getting ready to buy homes: your are sometimes called the “millennials“.

You are the first generation that came of age in the new millennium, so you are more connected and tech savvy than any group before you.

So I’ve been trying to figure out the best way to tap into this new group of up-and-coming homebuyers?  After doing some research I found out Continue reading