According to Zillow’s US and 50 Largest Metro Areas report for November 2017, housing costs in San Jose are the most expensive for any Metro area in the country.
Five of the most expensive metro areas in the country are in California, and 3 of the top 10 (San Jose, San Francisco, and Sacramento are in our own Bay Area. Read More
Purchasing a new home can be exciting…when you move in!
But before move-in day comes, logistics take the front seat. In order to even begin to look for your dream home, you need to know how much you can afford to pay. To begin this pre-approval process, you need to investigate different mortgage lending sources to see which one offers you the best deal. Here are four easy steps to take when searching for your mortgage. Read More
The Triple Net investment concept allows you to buy commercial property that has a long term lease from a tenant which obligates the tenant to pay all expenses on the property, so that you as the owner/landlord have little or no responsibility beyond receiving a rent check each month.
Investment News, Triple Net Properties For Sale
If you’ve decided it’s time to move up to a bigger home or a home in a more coveted area, your next challenge will be getting there financially. It’s likely you’ll need more cash, a larger income and, perhaps, better credit than you had when you purchased your current home. Putting all the pieces in place for the move up could take some time and detailed planning. Read More
California has experienced 5 years of rising home prices, and that trend is expected to continue for another 3 years. If prices rise the 4.2% projected for next year, the average price of a home in California will reach $561,020 and surpass the record set in 2007 or $560,270.
However, even at this level, prices will remain below pre-recession levels when adjusted for inflation. Read More