When selling your home, the last thing you want to do is invest more into it, but in most cases making a few repairs or renovations to your home before putting it on the market can really be worth the financial and time investment. You want your home to look fresh, modern, and clean, and with a little work and money you can sometimes increase the value of your home by a considerable amount. Here … [Read More...]
Life can be stressful at times and when it comes to selling or buying a home, the stress level goes up even more. So what may be the solution?
It may be the work of certified massage therapist Lisa Sogo. Lisa is a graduate of the Acupressure Institute in Berkeley. Lisa offers Tui Na Massage, Jim Shin Accupressure, and Craniosacral Therapy in a comfortable studio in downtown … [Read More...]
Working with our senior clients is a very rewarding experience on many levels for Annette and I.
At the same time, there are unique challenges that we encounter that don’t occur with our younger clients.
For a client selling the family home that they have lived in for 30, 40 or 50+ years, this can be a stressful time. When it is "the family home", and adult children and grandchildren are … [Read More...]
We were very impressed with all the people involved with the sale of our house: the photographer, the designer, contractors, and other agents brought together by Annette.
The quick response from Annette to any of our concerns relieved us of a lot of stress. She kept in contact with us even when out of town. We knew we could depend on her to address any of our problems. The sale went very … [Read More...]
One of the many great features of living in the Bay Area are all our parks. East Bay Regional Parks has a cool way of locating the "right" park for you and your family on their website with their Activity Finder. It is an interactive map where you can locate more than a dozen selected activities such as swimming, biking, hiking, boating, fishing and more. You can get directions to park … [Read More...]
Ready to buy your first home, or move up to a larger home for your expanding family?
Home sales have certainly heated up after a five-year chill, as demand continues among first-time home buyers and existing homeowners seeking more room. Historically low mortgage rates, rising rents and relatively positive economic indicators are enhancing consumer confidence and driving the trend, according to … [Read More...]
If you have already moved out of the house you are selling, you generally have two choices. You can do home staging-either on your own or by hiring a professional-or you can let the house be shown empty. There are pros and cons to both, although many will lean toward the staging option. Consider the possible benefits of showing an empty home, however, before you spend money and time on … [Read More...]
I chose Team Junell because I thought I would like to have a husband and wife team. Stoneridge Creek recommended some realtors and Brett and Annette were on the list and I checked out their website and I was impressed with their website. I saw that they had sold homes in Dublin. And I saw from the website that they were familiar with people moving … [Read More...]
Our Tri-Valley real estate continues to be challenging for buyers wishing to purchase a home due to limited supply and ongoing demand. This has continued to push prices upward with median sales price for a single family detached home now at $671,000, up by 22% over the same time last year.
Interestingly, California’s median price for a single family detached home was 21.3% higher in February at … [Read More...]