Negotiating

May 28, 2020

EUREKA! Two Homes, Two Addresses, One 2.4 acre Lot in Grass Valley, CA, Sierra foothills

What a find! These homes at 18518 and 18516 Mother Lode Road are ready for you to polish into your own gem.   A possible multi-generational […]
May 6, 2020

Darling Single Story Golf Course Home in Lake of the Pines, Auburn, CA

New on market. 12238 Lakeshore North in Lake of the Pines gated foothill community. 3 bedroom/2 bath. 1659 square feet. Open, airy feel with great location […]
April 24, 2020

5 Year New Home in Cascade Crossing, Grass Valley, CA. Minutes from Hwy 49, Sierra Foothills

Watch our Virtual Tour https://vimeo.com/409922153/e83ead6f2d This home in desirable Cascade Crossing has so much to offer. Cascade Crossing is a subdivision of 80+ homes located just minutes […]
November 8, 2018

Selling your home: A legal checklist

Here is a general legal checklist for you to use to prepare yourself for selling your home. This checklist outlines the steps and items needed to […]
September 29, 2015

Request for Repair Guide for Sellers

This is a compilation of brief articles about the Request for Repair process in California Real Estate.   Though the California Residential Purchase Agreement (RPA) is […]
September 29, 2015

Request for Repair Guide for Buyers

This is a compilation of fourteen brief articles about the Request for Repair process in California Real Estate.   The California Residential Purchase Agreement (RPA) is […]
June 15, 2015

The Real Estate AVID

The Real Estate AVID The California AVID is not an insect–though many real estate agents consider it worthy of extermination. The Agent Visual Inspection Disclosure is, […]
February 20, 2013

Bidding for a Home at On-Line Auction: Part 2

Here are some aspects, and some risks, of the auction for you to consider. You cannot place the bid yourself. We have to do it for […]
February 17, 2013

Bidding for a Home at On-Line Auction: Part 1

When a bank-owned home comes up for auction there will be a minimum opening bid. Nobody knows what that minimum bid is until the property is placed “on the […]
October 7, 2012

How Much Do Banks Negotiate on Foreclosure Sales?

One of my clients (let’s call him “Mike” because . . . uh . . . that’s his name) wrote to ask: “Hi Bob,  Question……How much […]
August 25, 2012

Buy a Rental: Cash-on-Cash Comparison

This is the third of three formulas for buying rental property.  In this article I will compare the cash-on-cash returns for the rental purchases described in the […]
August 24, 2012

Buy a Rental: Loan Formula

This is the second of three formulas for buying a rental property.  In this version the rental is purchased with a down payment of 20% and a fixed […]