5 Hypnotic Home Staging Techniques – and How to See Through Them

We all know how important home staging is if you’re trying to sell a home. It’s equally important when you’re buying real estate for exactly the same reasons. Just like a person you meet on a blind date, staging is all about highlighting assets and deflecting your attention from any flaws. As a buyer, you have to learn to look past the staging and see what lies underneath.That’s not as easy as it sounds because clever staging can be hypnotic. I once had a client who called this the "vortex Read more [...]

4 Need-to-Knows for Buying and Selling Homes at the Same Time

Once upon a home, buying a home was as simple as saving some dough, spending a couple of weekends visiting Open Houses and writing up a contract. The time frame from house hunt to move-in was a couple of months, max. These days, super-tight mortgage guidelines, market concerns, distressed sales and appraisal dramas complicate and prolong both buying and selling.   If you need to pull both buying and selling off at the same time, it can seem like you're signing up for these complications, Read more [...]

price your home right with a comprehensive market analysis

If you are selling in this market, you need the full service resources available at Keller Williams Realty, one of the largest real estate brokerages in California. I am a dedicated full time real estate professional who will help you set the right price, aggressively market the property and handle everything through close of escrow. Short sales can be especially tricky as the buyer needs to be kept involved while the sometimes long process of getting the banks approval unfolds. Successfully selling a property is a complicated exercise. Keller Williams Realty and I have the experience, resources and contacts to complete your sale quickly and smoothly. Read more [...]

Tips for Avoiding Foreclosure

Are you having trouble keeping up with your mortgage payments? Have you received a notice from your lender asking you to contact them? Don't ignore the letters from your lender Contact your lender immediately Contact a HUD-approved housing counseling agency Toll FREE (800) 569-4287 TTY (800) 877-8339 http://www.hud.gov/ If you are unable to make your mortgage payment: Don't ignore the problem. The further behind you become, the harder it will be to reinstate your loan and Read more [...]

Our active marketing plan will find a buyer as soon as you need

We are committed to using the best advertising and marketing to obtain the highest possible price for your home within any timeframe you may need. Although listing at the right price is crucial, a listing can still languish unless actively marketed. We do not simply enter your home in the Multiple Listing Service and sit back waiting for offers. We make sure your home gets noticed. Read more [...]

Distressed Property

If you are behind in payments, owe more than your home is worth or can no longer afford to make your mortgage payments, you may be able to obtain loan modification. You don't need to hire expensive attorneys or "experts" who charge an up front fee to help you. There are legitimate loan modification services at little or no cost. Two places to start are: HUD Housing Counselors, 800-569-4287, http://www.hud.gov/counseling; and HOPE NOW, 888-995-HOPE, http://www.hopenow.com. Read more [...]