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Will Mortgage Rates Go Up Soon?

  For the week beginning May 9, 2016   LOW MORTGAGE RATES: NOW AND FOREVER If you had asked us five years ago if sub-4% on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage would be the norm in 2016, we’d have answered highly unlikely. Five percent or more would seem more reasonable. But here we are in 2016 […]

Why Use a Realtor®? 6 Important Reasons for Buyers & Sellers

Why Use a Realtor®? 6 Important Reasons Real estate is a big deal. For most Americans, a home is the most expensive purchase they’ll make in their lifetime. It’s a serious transaction with significant financial and emotional ramifications for the parties involved, and having proper representation is critical. Today’s buyers and sellers agree. In 2012, a […]

Is Zillow a Good Resource to Find My Home?

by Vic Costello, 05-20-2014  Rich Barton and Lloyd Frink were former Microsoft execs and founders of Expedia, their Microsoft spin-off before they created their ultimate masterpiece in 2005 known as Zillow, which serves as a top leading database for online real estate with current CEO Spencer Rascoff. Zillow headquarters are located in Seattle. Zillow generates revenue […]

2014 Guide to California Buyer Assistance Loans and Grants

The State of California is committed to encourage responsible home-ownership to as many families as can possibly qualify. Benefits are that new home buyers have several options for down payment and closing cost assistance available now. The following programs are now funded, so the grant is always available. Some of these programs have been recently […]