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Home Buying Myths Slayed
April 23, 2018

Some Highlights: The average down payment for first-time homebuyers is only 6%! Despite mortgage interest rates being over 4%, rates are still below historic numbers. 88% of property managers raised their rents in the last 12 months! The credit score requirements for mortgage approval continue to fall. SOURCE: Keeping Current Matter   ⭐  I take pride […]

Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today instead of waiting. Prices Will Continue to Rise CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index reports that home prices have appreciated by 6.6% over the last 12 months. The same report predicts that prices will continue to increase at a rate of 4.3% over the next year. The bottom […]

2018 Real Estate Market Update
March 1, 2018

Bringing you some updates from the event which Lesley Appleton – Young, Chief Economist if California Association of Realtor, shared the 2018 real estate market condition. Enjoy! About the Author:   Kasama Lee is a top-producing Realtor® and a community contributor specializing in the Napa and Solano Counties. Kasama and her husband, Barton, are raising their […]

The Mortgage Process: What You Need to Know
February 26, 2018

Some Highlights: Many buyers are purchasing a home with a down payment as little as 3%. You may already qualify for a loan, even if you don’t have perfect credit. Take advantage of the knowledge of your local professionals who are there to help you determine how much you can afford. SOURCE: Keeping Current Matter   […]

Homes Wanted! In American Canyon
February 26, 2018

Homes wanted!! I have a handful of qualified, motivated and ready to go buyers looking to buy in American Canyon. If you are considering selling your home or are wondering about the value of your home, please call me at 707-567-1049 for a no-obligation, no-stress conversation. Thank you for watching! About the Author: Kasama Lee […]

2 Major Myths Holding Back Home Buyers
February 12, 2018

Urban Institute recently released a report entitled, “Barriers to Accessing Homeownership,” which revealed that “eighty percent of consumers either are unaware of how much lenders require for a down payment or believe all lenders require a down payment above 5 percent.” Myth #1: “I Need a 20% Down Payment” Buyers often overestimate the down payment funds needed to qualify […]

According to ATTOM Data Solutions’ 2018 Rental Affordability Report, “buying a median-priced home is more affordable than renting a three-bedroom property in 240 of 447 [or 54% of] U.S. counties analyzed for the report.” For the report, ATTOM Data Solutions compared recently released fair market rent data from the Department of Housing and Urban Development with reported income amounts from the Department […]

Over the next five years, home prices are expected to appreciate on average by 3.35% per year and to grow by 24.34% cumulatively, according to Pulsenomics’ most recent Home Price Expectation Survey. So, what does this mean for homeowners and their equity position? As an example, let’s assume a young couple purchases and closes on a $250,000 home this […]

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently released their 2017 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers in which they surveyed recent home buyers and sellers about their experiences. An entire section of the profile is dedicated to buyers’ experiences with their real estate agents. If you are looking to buy in 2018, here are the top 5 benefits of […]

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Fairfield, CA 94534

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