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Buying a “New Build” Home

Buying a “New Build” Home

People are camping out to buy a new house nowadays? Today, I want to talk about new home sales and how you can use this strategy to find a house in our crazy real estate market. Yes, new homes have competition like…

Closing Escrow: What to Expect

Closing Escrow: What to Expect

You’re ready to buy a home: nearing the finish line to sign the paperwork and get the keys. As you approach closing, it’s important that you understand the anticipated timeline because there are multiple factors that can affect the finalization of this…

Low Inventory, and It’s Not Changing Soon

Low Inventory, and It’s Not Changing Soon

I’ve been getting a lot of messages about the market and what is going on. Our current circumstance is completely unprecedented and it makes no sense – it’s almost an irrational market. With that said, I wanted to create a series of…

Interest Rates are Rising – Should Buyers Be Worried?

Interest Rates are Rising – Should Buyers Be Worried?

We’ve had rock-bottom interest rates for so long, now home buyers are wondering if they should be worried about the slow increase in mortgage rates. The market is holding strong due to low inventory and high demand – will the interest rates…

How Amortization Plays a Role in Paying Off a Home

How Amortization Plays a Role in Paying Off a Home

The dream of homeownership is to eventually live in a home mortgage-free, allowing you a comfortable retirement with low cost of living. Each time you send your mortgage payment, part of the payment goes toward the loan principal and part of it…

Inventory: How it Affects the Real Estate Industry

Inventory: How it Affects the Real Estate Industry

  As inventory ebbs and flows over the years, it has an undeniable impact on the real estate market. It’s a basic principle of supply and demand: when there aren’t many homes available, then buyers are willing to pay more to get…

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Why Smaller Rental Homes are Better Investments
Why Smaller Rental Homes are Better Investments

Real estate can be a great investment. But sometimes in the marketplace, I see a landlord that owns a home that is way larger than the typical rental home. I think it’s a bad choice for a few reasons. Keep in mind…

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Why Should You Move to Temecula?
Why Should You Move to Temecula?

Are you considering the option to move your family to Temecula? As you learn more about the area, it’s easy to see why Temecula is a desirable location for people of all ages. Here are a few reasons why I think that…

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Amortization: Why Should I Care?
Amortization: Why Should I Care?

Amortization is the financial means to help you pay down principal on your loan each and every month. Every payment you make goes to pay principal and interest. That’s why I like to look at amortization as a forced savings plan. Honestly,…

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Is it Easy to Qualify for Down Payment Assistance
Is it Easy to Qualify for Down Payment Assistance

Down payment assistance programs have been a hot topic in the real estate industry. If you want to buy a home but don’t have enough for the down payment, then this video is for you. There have been some major overhauls in…

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Pre-Approval When Buying a Home
Pre-Approval When Buying a Home

Why should you consider getting pre-approved, long before you buy a house? Too often, homeowners get caught up in the excitement of finding their dream home, and they overlook the important preparation steps that need to happen behind the scenes. Mortgage preapproval…

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