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5 Top Tips For Purchasing Your New Home in the Bay Area

It's a great time to buy a new home in Pleasanton while interest rates remain historically low. Whether it's your first time purchasing real estate or you're a seasoned professional, here are a few tips to make shopping for a new house more … Continue reading...

What’s Ahead For Bay Area Mortgage Rates This Week: April 1st, 2013

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European Market Jitters Continue To Affect The US Economy Mortgage rates across the Bay Area fell last week as investor concerns over the European economy grew. Fears of growing differences between wealthier European nations and European … Continue reading...

Changes at FHA (April 1, 2013) Means Private MI is More Competitive for your Bay Area Purchase or Refinance

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Changes at FHA Means Private MI is More Competitive than Ever As spring home buying season approaches, borrowers, lenders and real estate professionals should take a fresh look at using private mortgage insurance for the purchase or refinance of a … Continue reading...

3 Common Bay Area First Time Home Buyer Mistakes That Can Cost Thousands

Buying Bay Area real estate for the first time is a very exciting step in life. It is likely to be one of the biggest financial commitments that you make, so it's very important to navigate the purchasing process wisely. Many first-time home … Continue reading...

What’s Ahead For Pleasanton Mortgage Rates This Week – March 25th, 2013

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Last week's economic news was dominated by events in Cyprus and the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting on Wednesday. Mortgage rates in the Bay Area improved last Monday as investors became concerned over news that a Cyprus bank bailout … Continue reading...

Fed Meeting Statement Reveals Good News For Bay Area Real Estate

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The Federal Reserve's statement after yesterday's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting left no doubt as to the Fed's dual commitment to keeping long term interest rates down and encouraging economic growth. No changes to the Fed's current … Continue reading...

What’s Ahead For Pleasanton Mortgage Rates This Week: March 18th, 2013

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Last week's positive employment reports were good news for the economy, which typically causes mortgage rates to rise, but mortgage rates ended the week lower. As of Thursday, Freddie Mac reports that the average mortgage rate for a 30-year fixed … Continue reading...

4 Critical Tips When Purchasing Foreclosure Real Estate in Dublin, CA

Buying a foreclosed property in Dublin and the surrounding Tri Valley area can be different than buying other types of real estate. In many cases you will be able to get a fantastic deal on a home, but you will need to go through quite a bit of … Continue reading...

Surprisingly Strong Jobs Report May Affect Bay Area Mortgage Rates

Last week's jobs report -- a combination of the Department of Labor's Non-farm Payrolls Report and Unemployment Rate -- provided investors and job seekers with unexpected good news. Job growth for February handily exceeded most economists … Continue reading...

What’€™s Ahead For Bay Area Mortgage Rates This Week: March 11th, 2013

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Bay Area mortgage rates and the major stock market indices rose last week in response to a strong jobs report and lower national unemployment rate. The Department of Labor's Non-farm Payrolls report for February surpassed expectations with 236,000 … Continue reading...