Jeff Hansen & Arvin Paredes


Downtown San Jose Condo & Townhouse Living

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History of Home Values

How Does This Grab You?

History of Home Values

First off, I’d like to mention that these statistics are inflation adjusted values, not absolute values. It’s safe to say that overall, home values are Read the rest of this entry »

What Exactly Comes With The Sale?

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It’s important to have an agent who’s on top of all of the details. Purchasing a home is Read the rest of this entry »

Who Pays For What In Closing Costs?

The answer to this question may come easy to you, but Santa Clara is a unique county…


It’s important for all parties in a transaction Read the rest of this entry »

3 Repairs/Improvements Required When Buying Or Selling A Home

To Learn What These 3 Repairs/Improvements Are, Watch Today’s Clip!


If you are interested in learning more about crucial information like this, please don’t hesitate to contact me. It’s important to have someone that represents you with your interests above everything else whether buying or selling. This is the approach I take when working with clients. Have a great day and don’t forget to subscribe!

This Month In Real Estate Jan. 2012

Quick Video On Home Sales Activity, Avg. National Interest Rate, Seasonal Transactions and More…


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1 Valuable Tip When Buying A Home

There are a lot of things to be aware of as a buyer.

Turnkey Mortgage

If you’ve ever bought a home, you know that there can be unexpected hurdles throughout the process. If you haven’t bought a home, well now you know. There are many steps to take throughout the experience such as: negotiating on the price of the actual home, documents needing to be signed, ordering inspections, the funding of the loan…etc. The goal is to produce a successful transaction with as few complexities as possible. The biggest hold-up during the purchase of a home Read the rest of this entry »

4 Quick Facts About Buyers

In this day in age, almost everyone uses the internet.

Any why wouldn’t they? When you’re in public, if you look in any direction you’ll find people surfing the web on their smartphone. So if you haven’t guessed it yet, this post is really about buyers and how they’ve used the internet in the buying process.Social Media Glossary

Fact #1: 59% of buyers found their agent online

Fact #2 Read the rest of this entry »

5 Primary Reasons For Buying

Care To Guess?

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People decide to purchase a home for many different reasons. But there are a few reasons that are more common among buyers than others. A survey was done to see what the primary reasons are  for buying a home. The top 5 are: Read the rest of this entry »

The Buying Experience…How Does Yours Compare?

Here are some quick and interesting stats about the buying experience:buyer-agent

  • Buyers considered buying for over 4 months & investigated homes/neighborhoods for 2.5 months, on average, before contacting an agent.
  • Buyers viewed Read the rest of this entry »

4 Reasons Why Now Is A Good Time To Buy

From The Lenders’ Perspective

Lenders' Perspective

On every Tuesday morning, we have an hour long office meeting. Our in-house lenders talk for about 10-15 minutes about the latest market updates. They talk about current interest rates as well as the newest guidelines that can greatly affect potential buyers nationwide. During the most recent office meeting, the first thing they told us was what question they’ve been faced with the most; “When do you think is a good time to purchase a home?” So they came up with their own four reasons why now is a good time to buy. Can you guess all four?

Their reasons are… Read the rest of this entry »