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Home Buying Power Explained

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 4/3/17 7:00 PM

Want to know the secret to home buying power? Well, there’s no secret. Simply sitting down with your Stockton Mortgage Banker to get prequalified for a loan is the first step to homeownership – but knowing these factors give you the power to unlock your home buying strength! (But if you’re into secrets, here’s one: there are four of them!).

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Topics: Home Buyer, home buyers, DTI, home buying, debt to income ratio, credit score, assets

Selling to Millennials

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 3/31/17 7:00 PM

Millennials and Baby Boomers are trading spaces, so to speak. Boomers are saying sayonara to their homes in suburbia and welcoming urban living, while millennials are looking to larger, suburban living. If you’re trying to sell to millennials, here are things Zillow says to consider.

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Topics: Millennials, Zillow, Home Sales, Home Buyer, square footage, home buying, selling, baby boomers

The Neighbor Sale Assist

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 3/22/17 6:45 PM

Most of the time, you never consider your neighbor as one of your biggest selling points when you decide to sell your home – but neighbors play a huge role in potential curb appeal.

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Topics: Home Buyer, Sellers, home buyers, home buying, selling, neighbors, curb appeal

The Water Closet Defined

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 2/20/17 6:30 PM

While shopping for a home and looking through listings, have you ever read about a master suite with bathroom and water closet and it gave you pause – because, what is a water closet, exactly? Look no further than this explanation.

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Topics: Home Buyer, home buyers, home buying, bathroom, water closet

Buyer Turn-Offs

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 11/30/16 6:30 PM

Selling your home in the next year? Now is the time to prepare your home for selling in the upcoming spring.

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Topics: Home Buyer, Staging, Roofing, Roof, appliance, pests, homebuyer, selling, HVAC, foundation, windows, trulia

First Time Homebuyers Challenge

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 9/16/16 8:30 PM

While the number of first time homebuyers from August 2015 to August 2016 went from 35% to 51%, different challenges for first time home buyers emerge.

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Topics: First Time Home Buyers, Home Buyer, homebuying, homebuyer

College Student Home Buying

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 8/10/16 9:00 PM

A new trend developing, thanks to the cost of dorm life, has some college-student parents considering buying a house for their kids to live in during their college days.

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Topics: Market, Home Buyer, Property, investment, home buying, college

Finding an Open House

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 8/8/16 8:30 PM

If you’re interested in buying a home but you’re a bit lost on how best to hit up an open house, has a few tips for finding and attending an open house!

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Topics: Home, Real Estate, Home Buyer, shopping, home buying, search, open house

Appraisal Process

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 8/5/16 8:30 PM

So you’ve ordered an appraisal on a property, or perhaps you’re having your property appraised for a refinance or before you put it on the market.

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Topics: Home, Refinance, Appraisal, Home Buyer, Sellers, refi, home buying, homebuyer

Mortgage Math Explained

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 7/26/16 8:30 PM

If math frighten you, as it does many people, don’t let it deter you from the goal of home ownership.

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Topics: Loans, Mortgage, Home Loans, Home Buyer, how-to, down payment, home buying, mortgage math, monthly payment

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