Monthly Archives: March 2019


What Loan is Right For You?

CONVENTIONAL / FIXED RATE MORTGAGE Conventional fixed rate loans are a safe bet because of their consistency — the monthly payments won’t change over the life of your loan. This is your standard, plain-vanilla mortgage. Typical in 15 and 30 year terms there are options for as low as 3% down payment with mortgage insurance. [...]

March 31st, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

What Style is Your House?

Cape Cod Homes -With roots dating back to 1675, Cape Cod was a popular style for homes built in the 1930s. Typically one story—sometimes 1-1/2 stories—the Cape Cod style features a steep roofline, wood siding, multi-pane windows, and hardwood floors. Original Cape Cod style homes were fairly small. They often boast dormer windows for added [...]

March 29th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Spring Prep & Staging Tips!

Hire a landscaper - How do you get potential buyers to look inside your home? You have to catch their attention with the outside! Curb appeal is an important first step in attaining the interest of home buyers. Power wash - Cleaning the outside of your home is a must. Weathering of the outside of [...]

March 28th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Know Your Pets?

Our pets are our faithful companions—they know us so well, as we do them. But how well do we really know them? Cats • Cats have thirty-two muscles in each ear and can rotate an ear individually like a radar dish. • Your feline friend can make over 100 different vocal sounds. • Cats have [...]

March 28th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Apple TV+ – Crowding the Market?

When Apple announced its own subscription service this week, Apple TV+, Apple News+ and Apple Arcade, many people thought: “Great, more subscription services to add to the monthly tab.” Nearly half of consumers in the United States said they are frustrated by the number of subscriptions and services they need to have in order to [...]

March 27th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

2019 NFL Rules Changes!

The following rule changes have been proposed for the NFL owners' meeting in March 2019:[10] • Allow both teams to possess the ball at least once in overtime, even if the first team to possess scores a touchdown; eliminate overtime from preseason games; and eliminate the overtime coin toss and allow the original coin toss [...]

March 26th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Automation in Market 2019 – What Does It Mean?

Automation is getting smarter and virtual ISAs are getting less expensive and more scalable. But at the same time, better trained and more professional. Speed to lead will be even more important than ever before as we enter a shifting market. On the flip side, as the market shifts, the consumer will value the agent [...]

March 25th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Timing to Buy or Sell?

The big decision when considering real estate is when to buy and when to sell. You must think of many factors when deciding, depending on which position you are in. I bring this up now as Spring is certainly the Best time of the year to sell. You must also consider if you are looking [...]

March 24th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Points on 2019 Market Forecast

Stumpf: I believe Sacramento will see a slight increase in home prices in 2019. I foresee a balanced market between buyers and sellers, and that is great news as far as I am concerned. The number of homes available on the market will be slightly higher than in past years, and homes will take slightly [...]

March 23rd, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Fed Leaves Rates Through 2019

The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged and dialed back projections for further rate hikes in 2019, as inflation remains tame and economic growth slows. The U.S. central bank voted unanimously Wednesday to maintain its benchmark interest rate in a range of 2.25 percent and 2.5 percent, a widely expected move after officials stressed that [...]

March 22nd, 2019|Blog|0 Comments