San Jose Homes For Sale

Oct. 8, 2019

Rent Out Your Home Tax Free

This information is sourced directly from the IRS Website: Here

Rental Property / Personal Use

If you rent a dwelling unit to others that you also use as a residence, limitations may apply to the rental expenses you can deduct. You're considered to use a dwelling unit as a ...

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Sept. 25, 2019

Is Your Silicon Valley House “Priced to Sell Immediately”??

 

Is Your House “Priced to Sell Immediately”?

In today’s real estate market, more houses are coming to market every day. Eager buyers are searching for their dream homes, so setting the right price for your house is one of the most important things you can do.

According to CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index, home ...

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Sept. 18, 2019

Recession Fears: Should We Buy A San Jose Home Now Or Should We Wait?

What will happen to the housing market during the next recession? During the 2008 recession, the housing market crashed. In the years prior to what’s been called the Great Recession, subprime mortgages made buying a home accessible to almost anyone, including those who couldn’t afford to. As a result, there ...

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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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Aug. 27, 2019

Beware Of Online Home Valuations

Be careful about falling in love with home value estimates you see online because many are far above market value.

Those home sellers who “anchor” on inaccurately high estimates will overprice their homes for sale and then it's emotionally hard for them to lower the price. These online valuations ...

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Aug. 23, 2019

5 Easy Steps To Avoid Overwhelm From Media Overload


5 Easy Steps to Avoid Overwhelm from Media Overload

When someone is thinking about buying or selling a home, they want to be well-informed. They want to make the right decision for themselves and their family. They scour the internet for any information they can find about the housing market.

Today, there is an abundance of information available. It ...

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Aug. 22, 2019

A Note About Personal Items and Theft While Your Home Is on the Market

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July 30, 2019

4 Tips To Sell Your Home Silicon Valley Home Faster

 

4 Tips to Sell Your Home Faster

Since June of last year, we have seen an increase in the inventory of homes for sale month per month. Every spring and summer, the inventory increases because people want to sell their home. For those with children, they may want to be in their new home for the ...

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July 3, 2019

Is Mortgage Debt Out Of Control?

Is Mortgage Debt out of Control?

The housing crisis of the last decade was partially caused by unhealthy levels of mortgage debt. Homeowners were using their homes as ATMs by refinancing and swapping their equity for cash.

When prices started to fall, many homeowners found themselves in a negative equity situation (where their mortgage was higher ...

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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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