real estate: Sizzling Summer Real Estate in Walnut Creek, CA - 06/25/09 09:43 AM
Loan Modification… If You Can’t Take the Heat…Many of you have asked me about loan modification services. Last week, I attended a risk management seminar with Shannon B Jones ( , one of the best real estate attorneys in CA. Her perspective is that the loan mod business is in its infancy in 2009, comparable to where short sales were in 2008 and REO sales were in 2006. That means that every lender has its own rules, there is little oversight, and there is little predictability to how a modification will be handled. This is particularly true in cases with a … (0 comments)

real estate: Is NOW a Good Time to Sell? - 01/30/09 08:18 AM
People sell because they want to live somewhere else, they need a home that functions differently, or they need to cash out equity. They often have a general idea of how they want to price their property, either because of what they owe or because they’ve been tracking sales in the area. At this point, it’s time to call me, the Realtor. Being a Realtor means you are responsible for doing the reality check. Before going to the property, I get a handle on the sellers’ financial position, and I work out a net sheet based on comparable sales in the … (0 comments)

real estate: Walnut Creek, CA - Ground Zero, December 2008 - 12/30/08 07:55 AM
WALNUT CREEK – Ground Zero I live in Walnut Creek. I work in Walnut Creek. Many of my clients and friends are in Walnut Creek or they want to be in Walnut Creek. So I’m always trying to put my finger on the pulse of what’s happening here – now. How much is our little haven being rocked by the greater trends in economics?
I tend to look for macro answers in stats and then micro answers in the hearts of buyers and sellers. So here’s the scoop as of December, reflecting on the activities of November, from the Contra Costa … (1 comments)


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