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Six Most Important Questions To Ask Your Lender and Real Estate Agent When Considering Working With Them?

New studies and research are out and that means consumers have new wants and expectations from their lenders and agents. Not surprisingly the top two consumer complaints circle around the lack of communication and ability to negotiate costs and fees. Whether you’re looking to buy or sell some of these questions may even surprise those…

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Insurance: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly –Part II

The hazards of the wild, wild west and of home ownership have 3 things in common: the good, the bad and the ugly! If you tuned in last week, you know that we started our discussion on homeowner’s insurance with Kelly Corwell Cansler on the downright deal-breakers of insurance in escrow. But the matters of getting insured and…

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Advantages and Disadvantages Of Urban Villages

A while ago you heard us talk about Bay Area developments…or redevelopments to be more accurate. As we build our way towards high-density living, Mike weighs the advantages and disadvantages of living in an urban village. Will your quality of life improve with easy access to necessary things or will the high cost of living…

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[podcast] Google In San Jose

If you live around the Bay Area you know it’s all over the news: Google is moving to downtown San Jose. Like many other areas around Silicon Valley that became homes to mega campuses, we can totally expect rent and property values to increase rapidly as more jobs come to the area. We can also…

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Deferred Maintenance with Tim Denner

A lot of times you may see a problem around your house and think “It doesn’t look that bad. This can wait a bit.” The truth is damage can hide around your home and you might even have to open a wall to find out what is really going on. Today Mike is joined by…

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[podcast] Dirty Secrets Of Real Estate – Part 3

When you’re working with an industry that reinvests less than .5% of their revenue in customer care, can you really say your experience has changed for the better in the last 5 years? In this episode of Dirty Secrets, Joe continues to explain what the real estate transaction should look like now and in the…

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Dirty Secrets Of Real Estate – Part 1

This week Joe kicks off a new series titled Dirty Secrets of Real Estate. Through this series Joe will help consumers better understand how things are changing in the world of real estate. He will also cover things you may or may not know about real estate while better preparing you for your next real…

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Backyard Living With Cindy Carey

June is here which means it’s time to brush off the grill and spend time outside. For many of us this also means it’s time to spruce up the backyard with a few changes. Mike kicks off this week with a call to Starburst Construction‘s Cindy Carey to find out about changes you can make…

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