How To Sell Your Home Fast In Oakley, California

Real estate markets fluctuate — sometimes they are really hot and there are so many buyers that sellers will list a property and it gets snapped up the same day. Sometimes markets are kind of soft, which means a house might stay on a listing for weeks or even months without getting any offers! Homeowners … Continued

What Insurance Should I Have For My Rental Property In Oakley? An Investor’s Checklist

Investing in real estate is different than investing in Wall Street stocks. Stocks are speculative, and they’re also a “paper asset.” The stocks might go up and down but there isn’t much that can happen to the “financial instrument” itself (especially since they’re stored electronically instead of as stock certificates now). Real estate on the … Continued

Why Won’t My House Sell In Oakley?

You’re trying to sell a Oakley CA house that just won’t sell? And yet – the news says the real estate market is heating up. The media is practically shouting again about multiple offers, high demand, and record-setting prices. So where’s your contract? These tips could be just what you need to help you sell your Oakley … Continued

The State of the Market for Buyers in Oakley California

Is it still a buyer’s market today in Oakley? As experts in the Oakley real estate market, we get asked this question a lot. The answer isn’t as simple as yes or no. The State of the Market for Buyers in Oakley California First off, it really depends on the property type and location. Single-family … Continued

Foreclosure Prevention Measures In Oakley and the rest of California

Local California homeowners who are facing a financial challenge may find themselves in foreclosure. Foreclosure is when the mortgage loan doesn’t get paid back and the bank begins the process to take ownership of the property to recoup its losses. If you find yourself entering the foreclosure process, you might wonder if there is anything … Continued

How to Find a Good Real Estate Agent in Oakley

Hiring a real estate agent in Oakley can be frustrating. So what are the steps on how to find a good real estate agent in Oakley? Many local large real estate brokers will spend thousands of dollars each month to ensure that their agents are the most visible, whether it be online, in the Yellow Pages, … Continued

What is a Pre-Foreclosure in Oakley?

With millions of homes across the country going into foreclosure, it’s important for both buyers and mortgage holders to understand the process. So what is a pre-foreclosure in Oakley anyway? Many homeowners across America and Oakley are facing difficulties making their monthly mortgage payments. When a homeowner misses 3-6 months of mortgage payments, the lending institution will … Continued

How to Use Your IRA to Buy Real Estate in Oakley – Part 2

We wrote a recent article about putting local Oakley investment property into your self directed IRA… if you haven’t checked that one out… head over here. In this article we’ll walk through some more things to look out for and how to use your IRA to buy real estate in Oakley California. So lets dive … Continued

How to Avoid Foreclosure in Oakley

While the housing market is rebounding, many people in Oakley] are still struggling to make their mortgage payments. If you’re underwater on your home, or having trouble keeping up with your monthly mortgage payments, you could be fearful that your mortgage provider is going to foreclose. Thankfully, there are a number of things that you can do … Continued

How to Sell Your House to an Investor in Oakley California

Home ownership just isn’t what it was in the 1950’s. In the past, people would buy a home and live there for the rest of their lives, often passing it on to their family. Things have changed. Many first-time homebuyers are going into it with the attitude that they’ll sell when it’s time for a change. If … Continued