Topic: Real Estate

Video: Preparing Your Home for Market

PACIFICA – Host, Sarah Rutan: If you’re planning to sell your home, you’ll want to take every available measure to get it ready for market. To learn more, we’re in Pacifica with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Christine Stahl, partner at Lommori Stahl…Read More

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Measures to Maximize Property Appeal

PACIFICA – Prior to putting your home up for sale, you’ll want to take measures to maximize its appeal to potential buyers. While there are several avenues for boosting your property’s appeal, it’s best to focus on those that are likely…Read More

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Innovative Use for a Reverse Mortgage

FREMONT − More so than any previous generation, today’s college graduates are leaving school saddled with large amounts of debt, to the point where many are unable to qualify for a home loan. If this is the case for one or more…Read More

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Video: Innovative Use for a Reverse Mortgage

FREMONT − Host, Sarah Rutan: If you have a child with debilitating college loan debt, one way you can help them is by utilizing a reverse mortgage. Today we’re in Fremont with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor George Duarte of Horizon Financial Associates to learn…Read More

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Documentation for a Mortgage Loan

SEBASTOPOL − Today’s mortgage lenders are more rigorous than ever about vetting borrowers, which is why they require a considerable amount of documentation. To keep the loan process rolling along smoothly, be sure to provide everything that’s requested. Here are…Read More

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Video: Home Loan Documentation Tip

SEBASTOPOL – Host, Sarah Rutan: When it comes to applying for a home loan, don’t overlook the importance of complete documentation. Today we’re in Sebastopol with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Dan Eichhorn of West-Cal Mortgage to learn more. Diamond Certified Expert Contributor,…Read More

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Video: Real Estate Inspection Tip

SEBASTOPOL – Host, Sarah Rutan: When selling or refinancing your home, you should make sure two specific things are installed before the appraiser’s inspection. Today we’re in Sebastopol with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Dan Eichhorn of West-Cal Mortgage to learn more. Diamond…Read More

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A Common Mistake for Home Appraisal

SEBASTOPOL – When selling or refinancing a home, an important part of the process is having it professionally appraised. However, some homeowners fail to realize that in addition to assessing a home’s value, an appraiser checks to make sure everything is…Read More

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Video: Rent or Sell?

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO – Host, Sarah Rutan: If you’ve inherited an investment property, you’ll need to determine whether it’s a better idea to rent it or sell it. Today we’re in South San Francisco with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Michael Kenny of…Read More

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Inherited Properties: Renting vs. Selling

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO – If you’ve inherited a property, you might be wondering whether it’s more beneficial to sell it or rent it. While either scenario has its advantages, there are some important details to consider before making your decision. One…Read More

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