5 Tips for Homebuyers Who Want to Make a Competitive Offer
Today’s real estate market has high buyer interest and low housing inventory. With so many buyers competing for a limited number of homes, it’s more important than ever to know the ins and outs of making a confident and ...
Posted by Tracy Tang on November 30, 2020 in Buying a Home
Making a Home for the Brave Possible
VA Home Loans provide unique opportunities for Veterans, active-duty personnel, and their families in recognition of their service to our Nation.
For eligible individuals, options associated with VA Loans can help make the dream of ...
Posted by Tracy Tang on November 25, 2020 in Buying a Home
Low Inventory Is a Win for Sellers
The number of houses for sale today is significantly lower than the high buyer activity in the current housing market. According to Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist for the National Association of ...
Posted by Tracy Tang on November 23, 2020 in Selling Your Home
Chances of Another Foreclosure Crisis?
There seems to be some concern that the 2020 economic downturn will lead to another foreclosure crisis like the one we experienced after the housing crash a little over a decade ago. However, there’s one major difference this time: a ...
Posted by Tracy Tang on November 21, 2020 in Market Update
Homes for Sale Are Rapidly Disappearing
Through all the challenges of 2020, the real estate market has done very well, and purchasers are continuing to take advantage of historically low mortgage rates. Realtor Magazine just explained:
“While winter may be typically ...
Posted by Tracy Tang on November 19, 2020 in Selling Your Home
Tips to Sell Your House Safely Right Now
Your agent now has over 6 months of experience selling houses during the pandemic and can make the process easier and safer for you today.
COVID-19 protocols and technology usage recommendations from the National Association ...
Posted by Tracy Tang on November 17, 2020 in Selling Your Home
Why Working from Home May Spark Your Next Move
If you’ve been working from home this year, chances are you’ve been at it a little longer than you initially expected. Businesses all over the country have figured out how to operate remotely to keep their employees healthy, ...
Posted by Tracy Tang on November 15, 2020 in Buying a Home
Winter Will Bring a Flurry of Activity to the Housing Market
In the second half of this year, the housing market surged with activity. Today, real estate experts are looking ahead to the winter season and the forecast is anything but chilly. As Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist for ...
Posted by Tracy Tang on November 13, 2020 in Selling Your Home
Tri-Valley & South Alameda County November 2020 Report
Tri-Valley & South Alameda County Real Estate
November 2020 Report Including a Focus on City Markets
The long-term median sales price chart below is ...
Posted by Tracy Tang on November 11, 2020 in Market Update
Homeownership Is a Key to Building Wealth
For years, real estate has been considered the best investment you can make. A major reason for this is due to the net worth a household gains through homeownership. In fact, according to the 2019 Survey of Consumer ...
Posted by Tracy Tang on November 11, 2020 in Buying a Home
Is it Safe to Sell My House Right Now?
In today’s real estate market, the buzz is all about how it’s a great time to sell your house. Buyer demand is high, and there simply aren’t enough homes available to buy to meet that growing need. This means now is ...
Posted by Tracy Tang on November 9, 2020 in Selling Your Home
Rent vs. Buy: How to Decide What’s Best for You
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, median rent continues to rise. With today’s low mortgage rates, there’s great opportunity for current renters to make a move into homeownership that stretches each dollar a ...
Posted by Alex Lau on November 7, 2020 in Buying a Home
Buyer Interest Is Growing among Younger Generations
The demand for homes this year is extraordinary as record-breaking numbers of hopeful buyers continue to shop for homes. In a normal year, the peak homebuying season comes to a close by early fall. However, 2020 is anything but a normal year, and ...
Posted by Tracy Tang on November 5, 2020 in Buying a Home
Real Estate Is a Driving Force in the Economy
As the economy recovers from this year’s health crisis, the housing market is playing a leading role in the turnaround. It’s safe to say that what we call “home” is taking on a new meaning, causing many of us to consider ...
Posted by Tracy Tang on November 2, 2020 in General