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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Home Point Real Estate - DRE # 01492725
My East Contra Costa County Real Estate Blog
On Our Way Well Nelson and I left the House to take him off to college on Sunday August 3 after church that evening. We drove all night and all day Monday and we were beat when we pulled into Albuquerque. In fact we had to stop along the road and take naps several times as both of us were too tir...
Real Estate Investor Tip of the Day! 8-1-14 Use Real Estate to protect your 401K! Why Invest in Real Estate Now? Real Estate represents a real asset that is tangible. Today the stock market took a huge dip. Most people think the stock market is due for a major correction. You can use your 401K an...
Real Estate Investor Tip of the Day! 7-31-14 The Investor market has really fallen off. There are still a few flippers out there, but few (well at least not as many as two years ago) are buying and holding. The returns are not as good. But the market of two years ago is not coming back. Interest ...
My Alfa and Omega These are my first and my last.  Sorry the photo is so grainy, but it looked cute when I took it.  As you can see my oldest is busy getting ready for college (ha ha).  I just thought it was funny that my 4 year old cannot tie his shoes but is perfectly capable of playing video g...
Selling something; Amazon? Ebay? Or CraigsList? We have been disposing of a lot of personal property. Much of it quality. Other than estate sales about every 2 weeks we have been selling stuff on line. The 3 main sites to sell something are Amazon, Ebay, and Craigslist. So what are the ups and do...
The Naked Truth about Selling Your Own Home – Don't Expose Yourself! A man in Texas decided he did not need a REALTOR to help him sell is home. He went around to take pictures of the home, of course being in the privacy of his own home he did this naked. What he did not realize is that he was tak...
How Old Are Buyers in California? We have home buyers of all ages in California.  But I had no idea of what the average age was.  The California Association of Realtors (CAR) did a survey.  It turns out that buyers are spread out amongst all age groups, but the top buyers are Gen Y.   Combined wi...
Estate Sale 8-2-14 Brentwood Ca Saturday August 2, 2014 there is an Estate Sale at 248 Broderick, Brentwood CA, 94513. Starts at 8:00 AM till 2:00 PM. There is new stuff from the past sales. We are still digging stuff out. Items include: Power Tools Hand Tools Cloths Automotive Tools Air Compress...
What Should Be! Part 3 In Part 1 I went over what we should be trying to achieve with and in Part 2 I covered why a National MLS, how it should look, and the tools it would offer. In the 3rd part I want to talk about how the blog should look. Now someone commented the othe...
Fall Baseball in Brentwood Ca 2014 Brentwood Pony League Fall Ball Registration is now open till August 22, 2014. You can Register here. Fall Ball is a low key training league to help kids improve and get ready for the main season in the spring. The cost is kept low at $85.00 per kid. Fall Ball i...

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