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5775 Tevlin ln Stockton, CA 95210 - Featured House
Blog - Featured House
Monday, 11 April 2011 00:00

5775 Tevlin ln Stockton, CA 95210

This 3 bedroom 2 bath house is a great investment property.  It is 1,386 square feet with two floors.  The kitchen has wonderful counter tile with a lovely breakfast nook.  Very low maintenance landscaping.  Located in a nice quiet neighborhood.  It is priced to sell at $94,950.  Contact us if you'd like an open house.  View more information now about this property.

Last Updated on Sunday, 10 April 2011 23:08
Stockton Asparagus Festival 2011
Blog - Events
Saturday, 09 April 2011 14:52

deep fried asparagus

The Stockton Asparagus Festival is right around the corner.   The Asparagus Festival is coming to downtown Stockton,  April 15th 2011 through April 17th 2011.  It will be open from 10am to 7pm all three days.  General admission for adults (18-59 yrs.) is $12.00.  For senors (60+ yrs.) and teens(13-17 yrs.) it is only $7.00.  College students and active military can also get tickets for $7.00 with proper id.  You can purchase tickets online or at the event.  There will be live concerts featuring Pride & Joy, Smash Mouth, and Little Texas.  Be sure to check out all the crazy food with asparagus as its main ingredient.  The festival favorite has always been deep fried asparagus.  Food eating contests and other activities will happen all weekend.  Make sure you show up early and don't forget your sunscreen!

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 April 2011 16:04
Steps For The First Time Homebuyer To Consider
Blog - Tips & Tricks
Thursday, 07 April 2011 17:14

Buying a home can be a difficult process. Making the right decision about a home is something that can have a tremendous impact on a person and their life in the future. If a person does not make the right decision, they can find that the repercussions of their choice will be felt for many years to come. When a person is buying their first home they will find that making the right decision can be even more difficult. A person should take several steps to ensure that they make the best decision possible.

The first step a person should make when they are purchasing a home is how much they can afford. They should write down all of their expenses and see how much of a mortgage they can afford. There are many calculators available on the internet that can help them turn the cost of the house into a monthly note based on the total amount borrowed and the interest rate a person thinks they can get. If a person combines this number with the amount of money they have saved for a down payment they will have a good idea of how much they can afford to spend on a home. A person should also make sure they keep some money in savings for other costs such as closing costs, repairs or remodeling and furniture that they will need after they move into their new home. Once a person knows how much they can spend they need to find a real estate agent who can help them in their search.

The right real estate agent is an important part of the housing search. For the first time home buyer it is better to find an agent who specializes in this market. they will know what to expect and how to help the buyer through the process. Another thing to remember is that the real estate agent is working for the buyer. This is the most expensive purchase many people will make in their lives and they should be comfortable with the person that is helping them making it. A good real estate agent will also help a buyer find a good mortgage broker. It is important to get pre-approved for a mortgage when you are trying to buy a home. But not every mortgage broker is the same. Different brokers will offer a person different types of mortgages. A person should be aware of the different options that they have. There are variable interest rates, fixed interest rates or interest only mortgages. A person can get a 30 year mortgage or a fifteen year mortgage. All of the different options affect not only the monthly note, but the overall price of the mortgage. A person needs to think about the present and the future when they are considering their mortgage choice.

Buying a home is a fun thing to do. The more organized a person is, the easier the process is. A person should make sure they take their time throughout the whole process to make sure they do not make a decision they regret. This is true for the home buying veteran as well as the first time homebuyer.

Last Updated on Thursday, 07 April 2011 17:21
2115 West Hammer ln Stockton, CA - Featured House
Blog - Featured House
Saturday, 02 April 2011 19:27

2115 West Hammer Ln Stockton, ca

This weeks featured property is 2115 West Hammer ln Stockton, CA.   It is a very nice home in Lincoln School district.  Located on a low traffic frontage road.  It's very centrally located; you could walk to school, the park, or grocery store.  Easy freeway access.  Close to shopping.  This 3 bredroom 1 bath 1,224 Est. Sq. Ft. house is listed for  $79,000.  It's a great deal so act fast!  Search for it here, Homes In Stockton Property Search.  If you would like a private showing please contact us.

Last Updated on Friday, 08 April 2011 03:20
New Home Buyer Advice
Blog - Tips & Tricks
Saturday, 02 April 2011 11:56

New home buyer advice
Last Updated on Saturday, 02 April 2011 11:57

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