elise groves: Episode 4: Choose Yoda as Your Real Estate Agent in Santa Rosa, CA but Be Loyal You Must! - 12/05/11 03:22 AM

Choosing a great real estate agent to help you with your Santa Rosa home purchase can be tricky.  Not all agents are alike! 
“Size matters not, ... Look at me. Judge me by size, do you?” 
But EXPERIENCE does matter! Experience and wisdom really count in a challenging real estate purchase market like we are experiencing, especially if you are buying your first home.   Housing in Santa Rosa is on sale, but you need a great agent to help guide you thru the transaction so you don’t end up on the Dark Side. 
Agents work very hard for their clients, … (5 comments)

elise groves: An Attitude of Gratitude - And All That Mushy Stuff - 11/28/11 06:00 PM
Most people think about gratitude right around Thanksgiving.  And since it's still November and Thanksgiving was just a few days ago, I figured I could sneak in this post before all the Christmas stuff starts jingling away.  
What is gratitude?
One definition defines gratitude as a feeling of appreciation toward another person, often accompanied by a desire to express thanks or reciprocate a favor.  I can honestly say that I do like this definition.  I am really grateful that I was able to record a wonderful testimonial from an excited first time buyer I helped recently.  Her excitment is evident and she was grateful … (6 comments)

elise groves: Fire Safety Tip: Change Your Batteries When You Set Your Clocks Back Tonight - 11/05/11 06:43 AM

Daylight Saving Time officially ends in Santa Rosa, California early Sunday morning, Nov. 6th.   Remember that we will gain an extra hour of sleep tonight as we ‘fall back’.
It’s a great time to remind yourself to also check the batteries in your smoke alarm/detectors around the house.  It could save your life!   So take a couple of extra minutes while resetting all the clocks and just double check those batteries too.
Some inexpensive detectors also need to be replaced completely about every five years or so. Also make sure you dispose of the old batteries and … (0 comments)

elise groves: Wildfire Danger in CA: New Parcel Tax Levied on Certain Areas - 10/20/11 06:47 AM
California may be noted for it's earthquakes, but a larger threat is really from wildfires. Given the mild climate in many areas, the biggest danger exists when weather patterns in an area of the state become warm and dry, and vegetation (which is the fuel) has a low moisture content point, so watch out!
Elise Groves, Your Mortgage Retriever, interviews Debra Speer, Account Exec from Property ID Natural Hazard Reports in this 2 minute video about the new tax that is being levied on certain properties in the state to cover the potential cost of fighting those wildfires.

Here in … (2 comments)

elise groves: Who is Elise Groves and the Groves Team - 07/09/11 05:50 AM
Who is The Groves Team
Specializing in Santa Rosa CA Mortgages, California Home Loans, Northern CA Mortgage Lender, FHA Loans, FHA Mortgage,VA Loans & Jumbo Loans, Santa Rosa Sonoma County CA Refinance.  Santa Rosa, Sebastopol, Windsor, Rohnert,Glen Ellen, Forestville, Graton, Sonoma County California.

For over 25 years we have been grateful to call Santa Rosa and the beautiful Northern California wine country our home.   It’s been said that if you are comfortable in your environment, you will thrive and it’s true.  What’s not to love about Sonoma County and it’s beautiful year round weather,  drop dead gorgeous scenery … (0 comments)

​​Elise & Glenn Groves, Mortgage Brokers ​First Priority Financial, Inc., Mortgage Broker,Banker, FHA, VA, Conv, Jumbo - Pur (First Priority Financial Inc., NMLS# 3257, ​Elise NMLS #255824, Glenn NMLS# 1124642)

​​Elise & Glenn Groves, Mortgage Brokers ​First Priority Financial, Inc.

Mortgage Broker,Banker, FHA, VA, Conv, Jumbo - Pur

Santa Rosa, CA

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First Priority Financial Inc., NMLS# 3257, ​Elise NMLS #255824, Glenn NMLS# 1124642

Address: Santa Rosa, Sebastopol, Windsor, Rohnert Park, Petaluma, Cloverdale, Bodega Bay, Cotati, Guerneville, Kenwood, Sonoma , Glen Ellen, Forestville, Graton, Sonoma County, Napa, Calistoga, St. Helena, Marin County, San Rafael, Novato, Larkspur, , ​​1919 Creekside Rd, Santa Rosa, CA, 95405

Office: (707) 546-0440

Mobile: (707) 477-5947

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