The Alfano Group's Blog

Follow me
By
Real Estate Broker/Owner - BRE# 01800462

ARCHIVED BLOG POSTS

2014 

Are you a savvy homebuyer?  Do you know the in's and out's of selling your home?  Are you so knowledgeable about the world of real estate and mortgages that you think you could pass the state exam today?     Take our real estate and mortgage quiz and let's see what you've got!   1. How long is th...
03/27/2014
1. Over borrowing: Homebuyers sometimes get caught up in the frenzy when searching for homes and start putting offers down for much more than they can afford.  Your dream home will be a nightmare if you can’t really afford it!   2. Underestimating home improvement costs. The rule of fixing up or...
03/27/2014
Wikihood: If buying real estate is all about location then this neighborhood information app should be your best friend.  It allows you to take a mini tour of almost any neighborhood I the world and learn its history, culture, demographics, and what companies operate there.  Free.   Suburb Scout...
03/27/2014
The world’s third richest man has something he wants to tell you.  He’s practically imploring you to listen as he dispenses a parcel of the wisdom that’s made him the third-richest man in the world.  We hardly need to check his resume to convince us to listen, but the billionaire Chairman of Ber...
03/27/2014
Glass wallsLooking out at the world is in vogue like never before as glass walls blur the lines between private living spaces and grand views. Advancements in glass technology and building techniques allow for ultra sleek, UV resistant transparent walls and roofs with seamless corners.  Worried ...
03/27/2014
    1. Wall Street. The Godfather of modern American greed stories, a cautionary tale that rings ever more true post 2008 than it did when first shot in 1987, Wall Street is best known for Michael Douglas’ iconic performance as Gordon Gekko.  Oliver Stone wrote and directed the film as a tribute ...
03/05/2014
1.Should I get my home staged?To correctly market and sell your home, you should start seeing things through the buyer’s eyes as they first walk into your listing.  Does it still look lived in?  Are personal affects everywhere?  Is it too cluttered and are design elements non-neutral or noticeab...
03/05/2014
When you think of foreclosed homes, you never envision this: Albemarle, the super luxury mansion in Charlottesville, Va., recently went on the auction block after its owner, billionaire-wife Patricia Kluge, defaulted on the properties loan.  The 45-room estate, including gun room, helipad, wine ...
03/05/2014
0 Comments
Imagine taking a Saturday drive to San Francisco for dinner out with friends and crossing state lines in the process.  Picture a heated inter-state sports rivalry with teams from the neighboring state of Silicon Valley.  Try reciting "I pledge allegiance to the 55 United States of America," with...
03/05/2014
Coming out of one of the worst real estate crashes in the history of the United States, many people are still overly cautious about jumping into the housing market again.  However, as the market roars back and prices swell, there’s definitive evidence that real estate is still one of the best – ...
03/05/2014
Rainer
42,235

AnthonyAlfano

local_phone(916) 955-3321
Contact The Author