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How To Maximize The Placement Of Your Open House Sign

How To Maximize The Placement Of Your Open House Sign

Open Houses The truth is, selling a home is no easy task. That’s why we offer a multitude of services to cover all areas of property listings for our clients. Our services include staging, professional photography & videography, 3D WALKINTOUR, premium flyers, and a dedicated website. Such efforts will convince potential buyers to walk through […]

Is American Express Merchant Financing a Good Deal?

Is American Express Merchant Financing a Good Deal?

Disclaimer, I’m not affiliated with American Express in any way. Their financing program has its pros and cons. It may or may not fit your needs. The purpose of this article is to help our audience understand the pricing science and math behind their program. I’m not endorsing or recommending against the program. How It […]

Curious About FHA Loans?

Curious About FHA Loans?

  CALifornia Dreaming… Long time renters, are you currently renting and tired of paying for someone else’s mortgage? Let’s face it, renting is not going to build equity and if you haven’t saved a lot for the down payment, you may think that it is impossible to purchase a home. If you have always dreamed […]

New Year, New Office!

New Location Happy New Year! As we step into 2018, we’d like to share some exciting news with you! We have expanded and recently moved into a light & airy office space in the heart of Emeryville. Rest assured, we will continue to serve you in the East Bay and it’s vicinity. In the coming […]

How much does it cost to get your grant deed?

After you purchased your property, chances are, you will receive some official-looking mails selling you the services of obtaining grant deed for your property. They normally charge anywhere between $50 to $100. DON’T EVER FALL FOR THESE TRICKS/SCAMS! The recorder’s office takes 1 to 2 months to record your deed and the original recorded deed […]

Appraised Value vs. Market Value

Appraised Value vs. Market Value

What is the value of your home? It’s a question with an answer that’s not as straightforward as you might imagine. A home really has two important kinds of value: an appraised value and a market value. Think of a home’s appraised value as a theoretical value. The market value, in contrast, is influenced more […]

You Are the Most Accurate Home Value Estimator

You Are the Most Accurate Home Value Estimator

Hi, my name is Lex, the broker at Cal Agents Realty. If you are looking to find out your home value, you are in the right place. Here I’ll show you a more accurate estimate than Redfin and Zillow, or any other online home value estimator. If you haven’t received your home valuation report, enter your […]

Renting, Affordability and Interest

With affordability deteriorating alongside rising prices and essentially flat sales for several years, fewer Californians have been able to make the jump back into owning their own homes. The number of homeowners in the state rebounded from 7.12 million households in 2014 to 7.56 million in 2016. However, the renter population has increased by more […]