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John McCormack, an Albuquerque Realtor and one of my favorite Active Rain contributors wrote a blog in which he advised a buyer to buy conservatively. Good advice, John, but…   Buying the most house that a buyer can afford is a viable strategy that has to be weighed against buying the house that ...
11/21/2012
Last year I posted a blog on Thanksgiving Day that featured a wild turkey that landed in my neighbor’s yard in Newark, Ca. This year, I am looking forward to eating our turkey dinner which is being prepared by my wife with the aid of our daughters. (It is sure good to be married to someone who lo...
11/20/2012
I have a hard time coming up with a scenario in which an electronic signature capability would be needed in my personal life. By personal life, I mean what I encounter during any given day as I go about my personal business. I am not talking about my business life which is mostly real estate sale...
11/20/2012
  What does “BOMK” mean? We have lots of acronyms in our business.     We have a status in our multiple listing service called “Back On The Market” or BOMK. It indicates that a property was in “Pending” status but no longer is. In other words, the sale transaction to the previous buyer is no long...
11/17/2012
There will be no more “Street Eats” in Fremont in 2012 due to the onset of inclement weather. If you though that the sun always shines in California you are mostly right but it does rain from time to time. This evening is supposed to be one of those times. Cold, wet, windy weather is not exactly ...
11/16/2012
Inventory is the problem in Fremont, Ca. real estate. The problem with inventory is that there is none. No…inventory is not low…it is way beyond low…it is close to non-existent. I just checked for single family detached homes, duets and patio villas that are listed on our mls. I do this check twi...
11/15/2012
Beware: the Holiday Robbery Season is Coming!   We had a speaker this morning at my Lions Club meeting who is a Community Relations Office for the Fremont Police Department. She had some great information which we should all embrace all of the time. The information is especially timely with the H...
11/15/2012
Can we agree to a change in our contract? Well, first thing we have to do is ask for that change.   What is this thing called an Addendum…a California real estate form?   In California, the easiest way to ask for a change in the terms of a purchase agreement, or offer, is through the use of an Ad...
11/13/2012
Do you expect a discount on the purchase of a foreclosed house? If yes…why?   Two major components of the price of any house are location and condition. If a foreclosed house – let’s call it an REO for brevity – is in a great location and is in good condition then that REO should sell for a value...
11/12/2012
My father-in-law went to Washington D. C. in October on an Honor Flight from San Francisco. Honor Flight Network is a “non-profit organization created solely to honor America's veterans for all their sacrifices. We transport our heroes to Washington, D.C. to visit and reflect at their memorials. ...
11/11/2012
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