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Home Buyer Blunders

1.If I could give one piece of advice to homebuyers it would be to stick to your price range and the best way to do this is to be pre approved for a loan. By obtaining a pre approval letter … Continue reading

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What Makes an American Dream Home?

Being a Realtor I am always hearing clients talk about their dream home, but what really makes up a dream home? A recent survey conducted by Digital Third Coast asked current and prospective homebuyers from across the United States about what … Continue reading

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What’s in a Home Value?

As a homebuyer have you ever been curious as to why two seemingly identical homes can have a variance in price? Well, read on to get a more in-depth breakdown of what makes up a homes value.   Source: House Canary

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Homebuying Mistakes by Generation

With real estate, your age does not determine if you will make a mistake or not during the home buying process. The determining factor is if you are prepared with a good real estate agent that will ensure that you … Continue reading

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Interest Rate Impact

Last May 22nd the interest rate on a 30 year fixed mortgage was 4.05%; now a year later we are facing 4.61% interest rates. With this over half a percent increase in interest rates there is substantial increases in not … Continue reading

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24th Annual Balboa Island Artwalk

It is that time of year again for the Annual Balboa Island Artwalk. This year’s show will feature 85 artists presenting all sorts of finery from paintings to blown glass. To compliment the artwork there will be six groups of live … Continue reading

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Millennial Money Habits

As a fellow millennial I will be the first one to admit that I think this generation is slacking when it comes to money smarts; but I do always like to be proven wrong and I now have been. According … Continue reading

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