Home Ownership Silicon Valley

Sept. 18, 2019

Buying A San Jose Home Is Reliable Investment


If you think long term, it's never really a bad time to buy a home. Real Estate has reliably risen in value over the long term. You're already paying somebody's mortgage, it may as well be your own.

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Sept. 4, 2019

Pre-Approval

Getting pre-approved for a mortgage is a crucial step in the home-buying process and it should be among the very first you take. A mortgage pre-approval helps you understand how much house you can ...

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June 16, 2019

California Proposition 60 and Proposition Video

 

If you are 55 years or older and are considering taking the big step of moving into a new home in California, whether to downsize or maybe to explore a new community, Propositions 60 and 90 can make that move easier on your pocket book.

Proposition 60 is a ...

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Sept. 7, 2018

Top 3 Myths Holding Back Home Buyers

Many buyers are worried about finding a home they like or being able to afford a home as interest rates continue to rise. If you're a potential homebuyer who's on the sidelines because of what you're hearing in the media, let's get together to debunk three ...

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Aug. 24, 2018

Economic Slowdown?

The experts agree that the next economic slowdown is on its way, but that doesn't mean that the housing market will be affected. Let's get together to go over the differences between an economic slowdown and a housing market crash so that you can make the best real ...

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July 17, 2018

You Don't Need 20% Down to buy a San Jose home.

Saving for a down payment is often the biggest hurdle for homebuyers, but it doesn't have to be! Almost half of all homebuyers are unfamiliar with alternative down payment options (which allow as little at 3% down). Whether you have just started to save for a down payment, or ...

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July 7, 2018

Top 4 Home Renovations

Whether you're selling your home, purchasing your first home, or you're a homeowner who's planning to stay put for a while, there is value in knowing which home renovations will net you the most return on investment (ROI).

 

May 15, 2018

Access: An Important Factor in Getting Your San Jose House SOLD!

 

Access: An Important Factor in Getting Your House SOLD! | MyKCM

So, you’ve decided to sell your house. You’ve hired a real estate professional to help you through the entire process, and they have asked you what level of access you want to provide to your potential buyers.

There are four elements to a quality listing. At the top of ...

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May 12, 2018

3 Tips for Making Your Dream of Owning a Home a Reality

 

3 Tips for Making Your Dream of Owning a Home a Reality [INFOGRAPHIC] | MyKCM

Some Highlights:

  • Setting up an automatic savings plan that saves a small amount of every check is one of the best ways to save without thinking much about it.
  • Living within a budget right now will help you save money for down payments while also paying down other debts ...
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May 10, 2018

5 Ways Tax Reform Has Impacted the 2018 Silicon Valley Housing Market

5 Ways Tax Reform Has Impacted the 2018 Housing Market | MyKCM

Starting late last year, some predicted that the 2018 tax changes would cripple the housing market. Headlines warned of the potential for double-digit price depreciation and suggested that buyer demand could drop like a rock. There was even sentiment that homeownership could lose its coveted status as a major component ...

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