Buying a House | Drawbacks and Benefits of an HOA in California

HOA’s often get a bad rap. In reality, they can help to provide a wonderful environment to call home. There are many benefits and amenities the come along with living in a community with an HOA, however, it’s not the right living situation for everyone.  In our latest post, we will discuss the drawbacks and benefits of an … Continued

4 Tips for Investing in Single-Family Properties in San Jose

The debate never cools: is it better (financially) to invest in multi-family or single-family properties? That’s like asking whether a hammer is better than a screwdriver. The answer is, of course …it depends. It depends on the job at hand, the materials and fasteners available, and what you’re trying to accomplish. But if, after doing … Continued

3 Warning Signs To Buying A “Lemon” Home In San Jose

You’ve found what seems like the perfect home – either for investment purposes or to move into – and you really, really want it. This is one time, though, when your head should definitely rule your heart, when intellect should over-ride emotion. You need to take the time to make sure you aren’t buying a … Continued

Fix and Flip or Buy and Hold: 3 Differences in San Jose

Of all the possible avenues for involvement in the real estate investing arena, house flipping and longer-term investing are the most popular and common. In recent years, fixing and flipping houses has become hugely popular owing in large part to the influence of TV shows like Flip This House. Still, the tried-and-true (and steady) method … Continued

Pro’s and Con’s to Using a Buyers Agent in San Jose

When buying a San Jose house you have options! Some people choose a direct sale, others prefer to work with an agent. Just like properties are different, every situation is different too. Some people know exactly what they want, others need some time to compare multiple homes. Are you looking to purchase a home in … Continued

Buying Your First Home in San Jose, California

Are you thinking about buying your first home in the San Jose area? The process can seem overwhelming for a first-time buyer, however, it doesn’t have to be! Before you start house hunting, learn the process! Our latest post will outline the process, so you can enjoy a smooth and simple transaction. Start researching as … Continued

How To Find A Lender in San Jose, California

Are you thinking about buying a home in the San Jose area? If you are looking for financing, the process can seem overwhelming, especially if you are a first-time buyer. How do you know if you have found a good broker? Or the right loan? We have put together some tips below to help you … Continued