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By Gene Riemenschneider, Turning Houses into Homes
(Home Point Real Estate)
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East Contra Costa County Home Prices and Market Trends – Feb 2016East Contra Costa County Home Prices are on the way up and this is because East Contra Costa Homes are affordable and quality homes. With BART extended out to Antioch California (and further extensions in the works), with the wideni...
By Gene Riemenschneider, Turning Houses into Homes
(Home Point Real Estate)
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Should You Really Put as much Money Down as you can on a Home Purchase? – Buying a Home Part 3There are a lot of great Home Loan Programs, even some programs for Zero Down Payment Home Loans. Yes you can Buy a Home with No Money Down. Even if you do not qualify for a Zero Down Home Loan, most peo...
By Gene Riemenschneider, Turning Houses into Homes
(Home Point Real Estate)
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How to get the Right Home Loan - Buying a Home Part 2or Which Came First the Lender or the REALTOR?In part one we covered the obvious – What are you buying a home for? Once you know why you are Buying a Home you need to start searching for a loan.Now most Lenders are going to say “Talk to me firs...
By Gene Riemenschneider, Turning Houses into Homes
(Home Point Real Estate)
Comments 3
What Do New Buyers Want different than Repeat Buyers?Different Buyers want different things in a home. The California Association of Realtor (CAR) put out an infographic showing the different priorities of New Buyers versus Repeat Home Buyers. Take a look:I do not think that many of these answers...
By Chris Freck, TheChrisFreckTeam
(International City Mortgage)
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Rent Payments Can Really Add Up!No matter how much you pay in rent, you might be surprised what it adds up to over the years. Investing your money in a home may be a wiser financial choice. With the current home prices and mortgage rates, this is an excellent time to look into buying your own hom...
By Gene Riemenschneider, Turning Houses into Homes
(Home Point Real Estate)
Comments 7
Buying a Home in Contra Costa County – Are you Buying a Home to Live in it or Invest?This question may seem rather basic and of course you know why you are Buying a Contra Costa County Home; but why you are Buying a Home will impact how you approach your Home Search. If you are looking to Invest ...
By Gene Riemenschneider, Turning Houses into Homes
(Home Point Real Estate)
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What could get me out of Real Estate?OK I am probably in Real Estate for life, but I wanted to share a project with you that is very personal and is on Kickstarter.Go to my Kickstarter PageBack when I was a teenager I played a lot of Dungeons and Dragons; this is back when D&D was very controvers...
By Steven Teoh, Los Angeles & Beverly Hills, Sotheby's
(Stanford Raffles Realty)
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In Brentwood there were 17 single family home sales in October 2015, down from 23 in October 2014 and a 31% increase from the 13 sales closed last month. The average list price for single family home sales in October 2015 was $4,516,588 compared to $3,942,000 for October 2014, representing a 15% ...
By Gene Riemenschneider, Turning Houses into Homes
(Home Point Real Estate)
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How Hot is the California Real Estate Market?The California Association of Realtors (CAR) put out a lot of great infographics. Normally I provide a lot of commentary and insight.  I think this infographic really speaks for itself:Of the top 20 markets in the country 11 are in California and 7 of ...
By Gene Riemenschneider, Turning Houses into Homes
(Home Point Real Estate)
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Aren't you in the Business of Selling Homes? Oh Maybe Not!The other day a client asked me about showing a home. I had suggested it to them earlier, but they had rejected at first; now they were thinking about it again.The instructions stated it was vacant, but I needed to call the owner to show i...
By Gene Riemenschneider, Turning Houses into Homes
(Home Point Real Estate)
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 Are you Buying a House or a Home?What is the difference between a house and a home? Well a house is a structure, you can evaluate it by Square Footage, Construction type, layout, lot size, location, up grades, amenities, cost, cost per SF, potential resale value, and many other factors. But a ho...
By Gene Riemenschneider, Turning Houses into Homes
(Home Point Real Estate)
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Brentwood California Home Prices – October 2015Brentwood California continues to be in demand for Quality Affordable Contra Costa County Housing. Brentwood offers some of Contra Costa County most affordable and best housing. View all Brentwood California Homes for Sale!With 190 developed acres of...
By Gene Riemenschneider, Turning Houses into Homes
(Home Point Real Estate)
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Summerset in Brentwood California Home Prices – October 2015Summerset Homes offer great value for 55+ Home Buyers. With low HOA dues, low prices, and quality homes makes Summerset Homes the smart buy for retirement of anticipating retirement living.View all Summerset Homes for Sale Now!Summerset ...
By Gene Riemenschneider, Turning Houses into Homes
(Home Point Real Estate)
Comments 10
Brentwood California Move Up Buyers and SellersWhere are all the Move Up Buyers and Sellers in Brentwood California and Contra Costa County?The California Association of Realtors puts out some great inforgraphics. Here is one that deals with people considering to sell and move up:There is a lot o...
By Gene Riemenschneider, Turning Houses into Homes
(Home Point Real Estate)
Comments 2
Garage SaleFriday September 18th and Saturday September 19th – 9 AM to 5 PM both DaysCorner of Broderick Drive and Ellen Lane in Brentwood CA Final Garage Sale of the Year! What can you find at this sale? BikesVintage Radio Equipment and PartsVintage Radio CabinetCamera Equipment – Including Vint...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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Amandine Patisserie in Brentwood, CAWe had a quick impromptu gathering at our home today. One of Diane's co-worker volunteered to set up our Entertainment System. Keep in mind it has been fourteen months since we moved and I had not had time to focus on it.(future blog:))) Also I am not really an...
By Gene Riemenschneider, Turning Houses into Homes
(Home Point Real Estate)
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Home Loans for Millennial's – Challenges and OpportunitiesThe California Association of Realtors (CAR) puts out some great infographics. This one looks at Millennials and their home buying plans. It also looks at their perceptions on lending. Let's take a look: What I find interesting is a full 2...
By Matt Irvin, Experience & Dedication
(The Irvin Team~Remax Accord, Irvin Real Estate, Inc PM)
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 Homes for Sale in the Garin Ranch Brentwood, Ca 94513Why Do People Live here?Recently we moved to Garin Ranch which is located right next door to Garin Park and Garin Elementary School and within walking distance to Downtown Brentwood Ca 94513. In fact, all three highly regarded K-12 schools are...
By Matt Irvin, Experience & Dedication
(The Irvin Team~Remax Accord, Irvin Real Estate, Inc PM)
Comments 2
    It often seems that a property owner does not have any rights and that tenants try to call all the shots, some courts seem to rule in favor of the tenant, and the attorneys end up with all the money. Sometimes, you just have to look at the whole picture to understand that, in fact, a property...
By Gene Riemenschneider, Turning Houses into Homes
(Home Point Real Estate)
Comments 3
If I were a great prognosticator I would be blogging about my rich upper crust life style, rather than real estate.  So when I make predictions keep that in mind.However, I have said that this market is hot and will continue up for some time.  Here are two major indicators:1)    When the stock ma...

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