Second Unit Gets Easier To Build

Second Unit Gets Easier To Build

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California homeowners should find it easier and cheaper to build a second unit on their property, or turn an illegal unit into a legal one, thanks to two laws that take effect Jan. 1.The laws, along with a third that took effect in September, will ease or eliminate the...

What to Consider When Applying for a Loan or Refinance

What to Consider When Applying for a Loan or Refinance

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If you want to make a successful offer, you have to think about everything that can make the offer more appealing. A good local lender can impact the offer’s success. Fremont Bank has amazing loan officers who pay attention to details. Fremont Bank is a good example...

Bay Area Real Estate Trends: What will happen to home prices?

Bay Area Real Estate Trends: What will happen to home prices?

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After the Nov. 8 presidential election mortgage rates jumped, the biggest three-day increase since 2009. With the interest rates climbing up the Fremont Real Estate Market is topping. Unlike other parts of California such as Sacramento or Fresno, for instance, Bay Area...

Dealing with Financing

Dealing with Financing

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As the events of the last few years in the real estate industry show, people forget about the tremendous financial responsibility of purchasing a home at their peril. Here are a few tips for dealing with the dollar signs so that you can take down that “for sale”...

Preparing to Sell

Preparing to Sell

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Selling your home doesn′t just mean hiring a realtor to stick a sign out front. There are a lot of preparations you should make to ensure you get the best offer possible in the shortest time.Repair. Just because you’ve gotten used to the cracks in the walls and...