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Designations Create Distinctions: Next SRES® Course | October 30th & 31st

Has this been an amazing year or what?! I know that just like Buddy and I always do, many of our fellow agents set goals and create business plans early in the year… and then get pumped as the year … Continue reading

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Monday Market Update: The State Of The Market In Our State

August is flying by and fall will be here before we know it! Before the holidays get underway, we decided it was time for a Golden State ‘State of the Market.’ The latest California housing market data accounts for home … Continue reading

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Senior Spotlight: New Approaches To Intergenerational Living

When you think of intergenerational living, chances are you think of multiple generations of one family living under one roof. But as urban lifestyles, co-living and affordable housing trends converge – the new models of intergenerational living move past familial … Continue reading

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Monday Market Update: Two Opportunities For Waterfront Living [Don’t Miss These]

Nothing creates an endless summer feel like waterfront living, and I am pleased to announce TWO ways you can achieve it! My current listings include 102 Harbor Seal Court and 1551 Shoal Drive. While these properties have waterfront locations and … Continue reading

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Senior Spotlight: Boundaries In Caregiving [Compassion Burnout]

Did you know that the average family caregiver is 49.2 years old? Couple that with the fact that 34% of caregivers are aged 65+ themselves, you can see that as many of us plan for our own senior years … … Continue reading

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Monday Market Update: [Reality Check] Millennials ARE Buying Homes

Student loan and high rents may be slowing millennials from buying homes at the same age as older generations – but it is NOT stopping them. As you see from the infographic below, millennials were the largest share of homebuyers … Continue reading

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Senior Spotlight: In The News For August

A new month is here! And while August may mean back-to-school for the younger set… there are some of us who don’t have to worry about that! So here are a few hot topics hot off-the-press that we think you … Continue reading

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Standing With Our Neighbors & Friends: #GilroyStrong (How To Help & Resources)

You have no doubt heard that our friends and neighbors in the South Bay have endured a tragic, senseless and unimaginable act of violence. We are taking time away from our usual Monday Market Update to instead share ways to … Continue reading

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Monday Market Update: Closing Rates Rock

Just last week, Ellie Mae’s Origination Insight Report revealed that June home loan closings reached their highest levels in 8 years (since the data collection began!). 76.8% of all loans closed in June, compared to 75.6% the previous month. In … Continue reading

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Senior Spotlight: The 3 Best Practices That Every Senior Deserves

Solid, Ethical Practices: What Every Senior Deserves  I have always believed that every chapter of life has something beautiful to offer, but have  long been fascinated with the part of one’s life story that emerges at age 50 and beyond. … Continue reading

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