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Calif. Legislature OKs homeowners’ bill of rights - Bay Area Living
Here’s a brief overview of what the legislation does: Delays: Bans banks from proceeding with a foreclosure when a homeowner is seeking a loan modification, a practice known as dual tracking. Contacts: Requires banks to provide struggling b... Continue Reading »
FHA Revokes Controversial Credit Dispute Rule - Bay Area Living
Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, June 19, 2012 The Federal Housing Administration has decided to rescind a rule that would have made it tougher for borrowers with credit disputes on their records to qualify for an FHA-backed mortgage. The r... Continue Reading »
The Advantages of Preapproval - Bay Area Living
WITH the housing market warming up in many areas, and multiple offers becoming more commonplace, buyers who want an advantage in the bidding process will need more than a mortgageprequalification. They will need a preapproval. The difference ... Continue Reading »
Selling Old Cellphone, Laptop? Smash It Instead - Bay Area Living
Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, May 02, 2012 Data security experts suggests that you may be better off smashing your aging laptop or cellphone instead of donating it or selling it if you want to keep sensitive information you had on it saf... Continue Reading »
Zephyr, Now Cool AND Collected! - Bay Area Living
You’ve always known that Zephyr oozes SF cool.  Zephyr has built a great reputation as the hip, tech savvy, fashion forward San Francisco real estate house.  But it’s been coming to our attention as of late, that we aren’t just the co... Continue Reading »
Zephyr Real Estate Tops The Market June 2012 - Bay Area Living
LAZAREX CANCER FOUNDATION GALA: AKA The Champions Party, was held at the Claremont Hotel in Berkeley, CA on April 10th, 2012.  I had the pleasure of again meeting 49er Football LEGEND Mr. Jerry Rice, who has given his time and support to the L... Continue Reading »
Run Don’t Walk! FHA to increase fees April 1st - Bay Area Living
Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, February 28, 2012 Home buyers with mortgages backed by the Federal Housing Administration will soon see a rise in fees, the agency announced Monday. The agency is raising its fees in an effort to try to recou... Continue Reading »
Staging A Home Sells it Faster! - Bay Area Living
In comparison to the 145-day average non-staged homes stay in the market, statistics from staging education website, StagedHomes.com, show that “94% of homes which are staged sell on average in 29 days or less.” And with that in mind, here... Continue Reading »
Zephyr Real Estate San Francisco - Bay Area Living
As a Zephyr real estate San Francisco agent, I have my hand on the pulse of real estate in San Francisco. This blog will be filled with the most up-to-date information on home for sale in San Francisco and so much more. Check back regularly to ... Continue Reading »
Owning a Home Makes Good Sense - Bay Area Living
New home buyers have some great news to celebrate. On the evening of November 18th, Congress voted to restore loan limits and the maximum cap for Federal Housing Administrative (FHA) loans.  As a result, their action reinstates the loan limit... Continue Reading »