Topic: Real Estate

Video: Improving Your Bidding Position

VALLEJO – Host, Sarah Rutan: If you find yourself in a bidding war for a real estate property, one tactic may be able to give you a leg up on the competition. To learn more, we’re with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Ron…Read More

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Strategy for Winning a Bidding War

VALLEJO – As a buyer, your primary goal is to find a house you love. However, when you do finally find that special property, odds are someone else is going to love it as well, which means you’re likely to find…Read More

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Video: A Good Time to Reassess Your Mortgage

PETALUMA − Host, Sarah Rutan: If you’ve had a recent life change such as retirement or the birth of a child, it’s a good time to reassess your mortgage situation. Today we’re in Petaluma with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Ken McCoy of Petaluma…Read More

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The Complex Truth about Interest Rates

PETALUMA − In the past, if you wanted to know the current interest rate for a home loan, you could simply ask a mortgage professional and get a direct answer. Today, however, interest rates aren’t as simple as they once were. For…Read More

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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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