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218 Beverly Ave | San Leandro - JUST LISTED!

Set back on a beautiful and wide tree lined street, this move-in ready Broadmoor Tudor will steal your heart.

The light filled 2 level home has a spacious master bedroom...

Data Says April is the Best Month to List Your Home for Sale

Data Says April is the Best Month to List Your Home for Sale | MyKCM

The spring housing market is off to the races! The inventory of homes for sale is increasing, buyers are out in force, and interest rates have remained low, peaking the interest of buyers and sellers previously on the fence about making a move.

New research from realtor.com shows that the first week of April is actually the best time to list your house for...

NOMA - North of Marina in Richmond's Marina Bay Now On Tour!

Yesterday the sales office doors opened to a public tour of Richmond Marina Bay's newest community known as NOMA. Built by William Lyon Homes this community is about 30% completed and buyer reservations are now being taken. Several homes have already sold the first closing will be taking place in late April, early May of 2019.

NOMA consists of approximately 200 homes, half of which are 2-3 story, single family, detached homes and the other half consisting of townhouse style live-work condos. All of these homes will be featuring high-end finishes, spacious balconies, rooftop terraces, on-demand water heaters, and many more creature comforts that...

Is Your House Priced To Sell Immediately (PTSI)?

Is Your House Priced To Sell Immediately (PTSI)? | MyKCM

In today’s real estate market, with more houses coming to market every day and eager buyers searching for their dream home, setting the right price for your house is one of the most important things you can do.

According to CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index, home values have risen at...

What Credit Score Do You Need To Buy A House?

What Credit Score Do You Need To Buy A House? | MyKCM

There are many misconceptions about the credit score needed to buy a house. Recently, it was reported that 24% of renters believe they need a 780-800 credit score to be considered for a mortgage. The reality is they are misinformed!

Only 25% of the Americans have a FICO® Score between 740 and 800. Here is the breakdown according to Experian:

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613 Appleberry Dr. San Rafael, CA 94903: JUST LISTED

Living the California life style just got easier at 613 Applebery Dr. San Rafael CA 94903

This is the perfect opportunity to get a slice of California living! Welcome to a classic Eichler with sleek modern updates for the ultimate indoor-outdoor living experience. This single level Eichler located in lower Lucas Valley has all the elements of a super fun home where you can relax, entertain and enjoy life year round.  The lush level yard is a ready to use paradise with so much to offer. Envision enjoying the refreshing pool on a hot summer day, swimming laps or just floating. How about endless fun on not one, but two fresh lawns. Be the center of the action while barbecuing or dining on the brick patio right off the kitchen and share good times while...

7 Things To Avoid After Applying for a Mortgage!

7 Things To Avoid After Applying for a Mortgage! | MyKCM

Congratulations! You’ve found a home to buy and have applied for a mortgage! You are undoubtedly excited about the opportunity to decorate your new home! But before you make any big purchases, move any money around, or make any big-time life changes, consult your loan officer. They will be able to tell you how your decision will impact your home loan.

Below is a list of 7 Things You Shouldn’t Do After Applying for a Mortgage! Some may seem obvious, but some may not!

1. Don’t change jobs or the way you are paid...

What’s Your Home Actually Worth?

Discover What Buyers Will Pay in Today’s Market

It’s easy to look up how much money you have in your savings account or the real-time value of your stock investments. But determining the dollar value of a home is trickier.

As a seller, knowing your home’s worth helps you price it correctly when you put it up for sale. If you price it too high, it may sit on the market. But price it too low and you may be losing out on a good chunk of money (nobody wants that!). For buyers, it’s important to know a home’s worth before you make an offer. You want your offer to be competitive, but you don’t want to overpay for the property.

Even if you’re not a buyer or seller right now, as a current homeowner you might just...

Why an Economic Slowdown Will NOT Crush Real Estate this Time

Why an Economic Slowdown Will NOT Crush Real Estate this Time | MyKCM

Last week, the National Association for Business Economics released their February 2019 Economic Policy Survey. The survey revealed that a majority of the panel believe an economic slowdown is in the near future:

“While only 10% of panelists expect a recession in 2019, 42% say a recession will happen in 2020, and 25% expect one in 2021.”

Their findings coincide with three previous surveys calling for a slowdown sometime in the...

2 Reports That Say Now Is a Great Time to Sell

2 Reports That Say Now Is a Great Time to Sell | MyKCM

Heading into the spring buying market, there are strong trends starting to emerge.

The inventory of homes for sale has increased on a year-over-year basis for eight months in a row. Home price appreciation has continued to grow, although at a slower rate. The homeownership rate has reached heights last seen in 2014, with millennials and Generation X leading the way!

Let’s dive a little deeper into some of the recent reports that have been released and what they mean for the spring buying season!

1. National Association of Realtor’s Existing Home Sales...

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