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6 Ways Home Buyers Mess Up Getting a Mortgage

6 Ways Home Buyers Mess Up Getting a Mortgage

Getting a mortgage is, by general consensus, the most treacherous part of buying a home. In a recent survey, 42% of home buyers said they found the mortgage experience "stressful," and 32% found it "complicated." Even lenders agree that it's often a struggle. 

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California Is Hot ... And Getting Hotter - Infographic

California is hot, and getting hotter - It's no secret that home buying in California can be a competitive sport. Just take a look at these market stats for 2017
California is hot, and getting hotter - It's no secret that home buying in California can be a competitive sport. Just take a look at these market stats for 2017.
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Infographic - Don't Fall Victim To Down Payment Wire Fraud

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Scammers are stealing down payments via wire fraud and getting more cleaver every day. Be sure you don't fall victim to wire fraud by following these three steps. 

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Bamboo It Up - Infographic

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 Bamboo is making its way into more home interiors. From flooring, window treatments and wall accents to furnishings and more, this sustainable material is popping up everywhere.

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Positively Perfect Neighborhood - Infographic

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While the idea of the "perfect neighborhood" is different for every homeowner, more Americans are expressing a desire to live in communities with access to public transit, shorter commutes, and greater walkability. 

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Happy New Year..... Three Weeks Late :)

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I really hope you had a great holiday season and that your New Year is off to a fantastic start! It has felt wonderful to kick off the New Year and jump back into my routines. 

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Prevent Wildfires - Infographic

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Mother Nature was not kind to California in 2017, with wildfires breaking out in all parts of the state, even during the non-traditional wildfire season.

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Closing Chaos - Infographic

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While the majority of home sales close on time, there are some that are delayed or cancelled altogether. Here are the five most-common reasons for a delayed settlement. 

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Happy New Year!

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Happy New Year San Diego! And, a special thank you to all my wonderful clients, my husband, my 3 little men, and all my family and friends who made 2017 incredible!‚Äč
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Outdated & Unwanted - Home buyers want the latest - Infographic

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Home buyers say they want the latest design trends in their next property, but 70% of homeowners admit to having these outdated features in their homes.

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Tax Reform: Is California A Winner Or A Loser? - Infographic

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Now that the tax reform bill has passed, many realtors are asking about the effects it could have on the market. How will it effect California, and for us in the southwest, how will it effect San Diego?

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Who Are The People In Your Neighborhood? - Infographic

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Love them or hate them, you're stuck with your neighbors. Knowing the people who live nearby can ensure the safety of your home, but being a nice neighbor also can be just the right thing to do. Love them or hate them, you're stuck with your neighbors. Knowing the people who live nearby can ensure the safety of your home, but being a nice neig...
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Home Buyer Blunders - Don't Make These Mistakes - Infographic

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Don't loose a home by making these common home buying mistakes.

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Home Inspections - Specialists Wanted - Infographic

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 When it comes to buying a home, everyone knows that a home inspection is a must have. However, many checklists for home inspectors contain more than 1,600 features to assess, and some items require a specialist for a more thorough evaluation.

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Testimonial - The Krahn Family

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Thank you for your dedication and professionalism. When our home needed a VA inspection and it delayed the sale process Celeste was able to keep us assured the process was moving forward by having the Red Tree team constantly follow up with the process and keep in touch with our buyers.
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Homeownership Has Its Benefits - Infographic

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Improved educational performance, higher civic participation, lower crime rates, and greater health remain the biggest social benefits linked to homeownership. Take a look at how homeownership impacts these areas.

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Testimonial - Schoenbeck Family

Testimonial - Shoenbeck Family

If you are selling a home in the San Diego area, I cannot put into words how highly I recommend Celeste Ulberg-Hansen. She was recommended to us by my sister in law but I was hesitant because I have a few friends and acquaintances who are in the real estate business and I thought it would be fine to just choose one of them. I cannot tell you how glad I am that we went with Celeste.

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Testimonial - Ms. Roddy

Testimonial - Ms. Roddy

Celeste was recommended to me by a friend and exceeds expectations. She struggled through a failed purchase with me and arranged the viewing of my new home in record time - about an hour.

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Home Matters - Latino Community - Infographic

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At 15 million strong, the Latino community is of extreme importance to both California and the US. Take a look at what's driving homeownership within this segment.

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Goodbye Income Tax Deductions - Infographic

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Congress has introduced a tax reform bill in the House of Representatives that will disproportionately harm Californians. Among the many provisions in the tax reform bill is the elimination of state and local income tax deductions.

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