Real Estate

Overpricing your home: A price you don’t want to pay

August 16th, 2016|

Every successful process begins with a foundation, a base upon which an entire strategy is built to reach the established goal. Without a strong foundation, the whole system could crumble, leaving you scrambling trying to pick up the pieces. When it comes to selling your home, it could be a long road to travel, often […]

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Renting Vs. Buying a Home: The Truth That Will Stop the Debate

August 11th, 2016|

When you first hear the phrase “the American dream,” in the past, most people pictured a large house with a white picket fence. Well, that dream for many has most likely surpassed the conventional “dream home,” with the diverse home options available to the hopeful homebuyer today. Nevertheless, this vision seems to be taking a […]

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Why Real Estate Agents are the Best Source for Home Valuations

July 29th, 2016|

How to Determine the Value of Your Home
It seems every endeavor for consumer knowledge today begins online. This appears to be especially true for homeowners trying to find the value of their home.
Having worked in the real estate world his entire career, helping consumers and real estate agents alike, Robert Palmer understands why homeowners […]

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FSBO: Financial Pitfalls of Selling Your Home Yourself

July 26th, 2016|

The plethora of information readily available on the Internet has turned each of us into “experts” in any field we want. Videos, articles, graphics and much more provide, in detail, how we can solve a problem ourselves if you only take the time to learn it, and do it. So, it’s no wonder that homeowners […]

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Biweekly Mortgage Payments: Pay Your Home Off Faster

April 14th, 2016|

There’s a — it’s a pretty cool concept — for a lot of people they get paid 26 times a year, bi-weekly.

So, if you get paid every two weeks, you get 26 paychecks a year instead of 24. Somebody figured out, if I take my mortgage payment and I cut in half, and then […]

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How a Cash Out Refinance Benefits You

April 8th, 2016|

 

Here’s the beautiful thing, Rob. Let’s say you have a financial need to get your hands on some cash. Maybe you have a large retirement account. But guess what? If you tap into that, you’re gonna to pay income tax. You’re gonna pay penalties.

Maybe you have your money tied up in the market, and you […]

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FHA Streamline Refinance: How it Works

March 30th, 2016|

Here’s the deal. The government said you know what, we want to make sure it’s very easy for people to take advantage of refinancing their mortgage if rates get lower. Because normally, you’ve got to jump through a bunch of hoops. You have to provide tax returns, pay stubs, W-2s, bank statements, and all this stuff we […]

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Money Minute: Knowing the Actual Value of Your Home

February 27th, 2016|

How to Know the Actual Value of Your Home

 

A computer just simply does not know what your home is worth. We’ve got these server farms in California, at the “big Z” out there, that are giving people all these inaccurate home values and inaccurate information.

Being in financial services, being in real estate I see this all […]

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Money Minute: First-Time Homebuyer Budgeting Mistakes

February 26th, 2016|

A Major Mistake for First-Time Homebuyers

 

This is big! There’s a lot that people don’t think about.

One thing we see a lot is- usually renting you can rent and find an apartment closer to work if you look where apartments are located. Where most of the houses people look at are further away. So now, all of […]

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5 “Other” Costs First-Time Homebuyers Should Consider

February 17th, 2016|

Buying your first home is an extremely exciting time. No more worthless rent payments, and no more noisy neighbors overhead. Forget about trying to get your security deposit back, because that never happens. You can actually have peace and quiet while doing whatever you want.
There’s no doubt that going through the home-buying process the first time […]

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