5 Tips for Starting Your Home Search In today’s market, low inventory dominates the conversation in many areas of the country. It can often be frustrating to be a first-time home buyer if you aren’t prepared. Here are five tips from realtor.com’s article, “How to Find Your Dream Home—Without Losing Your Mind.” 1. Get Pre-Approved for a…

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Qualifying for a Loan – What do I need to qualify? Before you start searching for your new home, the first step is to speak with a lender and determine your budget. This is being pre-qualified for a loan. Once you find the right home, then your lender will order an appraisal of the property…

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Down Payments Explained A down payment is the amount of cash a home buyer puts toward the price of a new home. It accomplishes a few things; first it reduces the amount of money you need to borrow and it reduces the risk the lender takes in loaning the money. By reducing the risk, the…

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A lot of Sacramento investors come to us asking about selling their rental properties. So many are finding that they have more equity than they thought they have and they are tiring of the investment game or just want to improve their Sacramento investments by buying up or a larger property. One of their biggest…

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