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Down Payment Delemma?

Some helpful hints for Down Payment Assistance from California Association of REALTORS®.  In a Buyer’s market, sometimes the seller will credit buyer’s closing cost which helps with funds out-of-pocket too.  When the market swings to a buyer’s market, check out … Continue reading

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Cost of For Sale By Owner – You Will Be Surprised!

Courtesy NATIONAL ASSOCIATION of REALTORS®  July 16, 2018 You’ve heard of buyer’s remorse; but without your market expertise and sales skills to back them up, sellers who choose to sell their home on their own just may experience “seller’s regret” when … Continue reading

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What is an ADU & Why You Should Care?

Great Information if you are looking for additional space to care for loved ones and/or  several other options.  Check out this article from the LifeEdited.com website.   Dawn David Friedlander Architecture Jan 4, 2013 Accessory Dwelling Unit ADU Architecture What is an ADU … Continue reading

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Homebuying Mistakes by Generation

Make sure you check out these “Observations”.  They may help save you time and money!  Dawn

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Want a Vacation Home? Check the Tax Laws First

Interesting issues to delve into before buying a home.  Smart tax planning up front will save many headaches down the road. – Dawn The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 is changing how buyers pay for that oceanfront condominium … Continue reading

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What People Would Sacrifice to Buy a Home

What would you sacrifice? – Dawn DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | THURSDAY, MAY 24, 2018 Home buyers are willing to make extreme sacrifices and even give up some basic rights to get a chance at homeownership or help with their … Continue reading

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How to Prevent a Low Appraisal

DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | FRIDAY, MAY 04, 2018 Many buyers are offering more than the asking price on properties undergoing bidding wars, but when the appraisal reveals the true market value of the home, they may find they’ve agreed … Continue reading

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