When the weather outside is frightful, trudging door to door to look at houses might seem like a fool’s errand. Everybody knows spring and summer are the home-buying seasons, and winter is the time when you—and sellers—cool it for a bit and take a break, right? While it’s true that things do slow down in
If you are wondering if you can buy your first home, you have lots of questions about credit scores, down payments, being able to afford a mortgage, what you can afford and much more. Read these links to help you answer those questions and be ready to buy that home! Money Under 30 Guide How
The Alameda County Clerk-Recorder’s Office just informed us that starting January 1, 2019 THE CITY OF BERKELEY REAL PROPERTY TRANSFER TAX WILL INCREASE FROM 1.5% TO 2.5% FOR PROPERTY SALES AND TRANSFERS OVER $1.5 MILLION WHAT DOES THIS MEAN? If your home is valued at $1.5 Million or less you pay 1.5% $1,500,001 and above
The Alameda County Clerk-Recorder’s Office just informed us that starting January 1, 2019 THE CITY OF HAYWARD REAL PROPERTY TRANSFER TAX WILL INCREASE FORM $4.50 PER $1000 TO $8.50 PER $1,000 OF FULL PROPERTY VALUE WHAT DOES THIS MEAN? If you sell your home for $450,000, your City Transfer tax that you would’ve paid was
As we head toward Thanksgiving, Christmas, and all of the joyous (read: stressful) festivities in between, you might be tempted to take your home off the market—or hold off on listing it—until after the new year.
Family and friends, cooking, presents, events all may seem like it's just too much to go through while trying to sell your home.
In fact, this time of year can actually be ideal for selling. Here’s why:
People love a good Halloween scare, as long as know one gets hurt! That includes you and your home. Here are some great tips to keep your home safe, how to clean up after a good scare and how to keep your kids safe if you are out trick or treating with all the ghouls
The fall real estate market is almost always a hot season. Home selling in autumn is the second-best time of the year to sell a home. Serious buyers are motivated to purchase quickly, before the busy holiday season and bad weather set in. The seasonal atmosphere makes your home feel warm and welcoming. One of
New floors in kitchen and bathroom. This is a 2 bedroom 2 full bath condo. Parking for one car in secured parking garage and one car in an assigned space. In-unit laundry, very close to Chabot College, public transportation, Southland Mall, 880 and 92 highways. Ammenities include a hot tub, pool, clubhouse and secure building
Beautiful updated home in the Lewis Manor community. This is actually a 3 bedroom home -owners bought it with garage converted. Everything is new! New doors, new AC, new paint, new floors, new bathroom, new kitchen counter. Big backyard with stucco fences on both sides, which is hardly seen. Side access for RV. Solar panels