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Know What to Expect at Your Home Inspection

Know What to Expect at Your Home Inspection | MyKCM

So you made an offer and it was accepted. Now, your next task is to have the home inspected prior to closing. Agents oftentimes make your offer contingent on a clean home inspection.

This contingency allows you to renegotiate the price you paid for the home, ask the sellers to cover repairs, or in some cases, to walk away. Your agent can advise you on the best course of action once the report is filed....

Having a Professional on Your Side Makes All the Difference!

Having a Professional on Your Side Makes All the Difference! | MyKCM

In today’s fast-paced world where answers are a Google search away, there are some who may wonder what the benefits of hiring a real estate professional to help them in their home search are. The truth is, the addition of more information causes more confusion.

Shows like Property Brothers, Fixer Upper, and dozens more on HGTV have given many a false sense of what it’s like to buy and sell a home.

Now more than ever, you need an expert on your side who is going to guide you toward your dreams and not let anything get in the way of achieving them. Buying and/or selling a home is definitely not something you want to DIY (Do It Yourself)!

Here are just...

Stop Wondering What Your Budget Is & Get Pre-Approved!

Stop Wondering What Your Budget Is & Get Pre-Approved! | MyKCM

In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes outnumbers the number of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show that you are serious about buying your dream home is to get pre-qualified or pre-approved for a mortgage before starting your search.

Even if you are not in an incredibly competitive...

5 Reasons to Sell Your House This Summer

5 Reasons to Sell Your House This Summer | MyKCM

Here are 5 compelling reasons listing your home for sale this summer makes sense.

1. Demand Is Strong

The latest Buyer Traffic Index from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that buyer demand remains strong throughout the vast majority of the country. These buyers are ready, willing, and able to purchase… and are in the market right now! More often than not, multiple buyers are competing with each other for the same home.

Take advantage...

7 Lakeside Drive Corte Madera - Sweet Rancher in Madera Gardens

Sweet Rancher in Madera Gardens

7 Lakeside Front

7 Lakeside Drive in the Madera Gardens neighborhood of Corte Madera is on the market and ready for the next loving owner. Cared for by the same family for many years, this one level home has been spruced up and move in ready. Perfect for buyers who either want one level living and move right in or buy and update over time. Potential to add on square footage as well by checking with the City Building & Planning Department.

THE ONE YOU HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR in fabulous Madera Gardens! 3-bedroom, 1-bath light-filled home on level lot with grassy lawns and mature landscaping in front and back.  Spacious living room with fireplace, separate dining area and generous eat-in kitchen. Excellent commute location...

1142 Simmons Lane Novato CA 94945 Just Listed

Private Knoll Top Retreat with Stunning views.

1142 Simmons Front

Enjoy your very own private knoll top retreat on close to one acre! Neighbors are close but not too close - no shared fences just trees and nature surrounding the home. A gardeners delight with 22 fruit trees, planted raised bed vegetable gardens and an abundance of vibrant rose bushes. When you come home you are greeted by a professionally landscaped front yard and the perimeter of the property is protected by a newly erected deer fence. Gorgeous views of the surrounding hills from most rooms in the house.

1142 Simmons Living Room

Main level has Living room with wood burning fireplace,...

4 Reasons to Buy A Home This Summer

4 Reasons to Buy A Home This Summer | MyKCM

Here are four reasons to consider buying today instead of waiting.

1. Prices Will Continue to Rise

CoreLogic’s latest U.S. Home Price Insights reports that home prices have appreciated by 3.7% over the last 12 months. The same report predicts that prices will continue to increase at a rate of 4.8% over the next year.

Home values will continue to appreciate....

3717 Maybelle Ave #B Oakland - JUST LISTED!

Welcome to Laurel Lane!

This light and airy townhouse in the heart of Oakland’s Laurel District is just steps to neighborhood shops, cafes, and restaurants including Sequoia Diner, Communite Table, and Everett & Jones BBQ.

Featuring an open floor plan with...

167 Oak Manor Dr. Fairfax CA 94960: JUST LISTED

167 Oak Manor Dr. Fairfax CA 94960: JUST LISTED Open Sunday June 2 1-4 PM

Located in the flats of Oak Manor in Fairfax, this mid-century modern gem has been updated and is in move-in ready condition! The welcoming curb presence will wow you with fresh designer paint colors and a hip horizontal slatted gate entrance. A wide brick path leads you to a private landscaped courtyard and a brilliant front door. Once inside, rich hard wood floors, crisp white walls and high open beamed ceilings let you know you are home.

The kitchen has been upgraded and features a gas stove, stainless steel appliances, eat at counter, lots of cabinets for storage and cool cork flooring.

Both bathrooms have been tastefully remodeled with stylish tiles and designer fixtures. A wood burning fireplace, double...

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