Jon shares the secret of his confidence moving forward on the very “fast” purchase of his new home. He explains the importance of his family, his lifestyle, intuition, and financial strategy to create the optimal comfort in the homebuying process. Listen to Jon’s hotlist for living and loving the KoNo/Uptown neighborhood.
Paul Thyssen and Weiming Pend discuss the opportunities that 1031 exchange offers when buying and selling properties, while deferring tax on capital gains. Paul shares his personal experience with 1031 exchange. Weiming discusses the process, benefits, and dangers that may be involved in the exchange process.
Statistics support significant increased value when professionally staging a home for sale. Amy discusses the psychology of staging, and the difference between staging and decorating. Kim and Amy discuss the ins and outs of professional staging, what factors to consider choosing a stager, and when it might be appropriate not to stage.
After migrating from a fully engaged Brooklyn lifestyle, Monica and Joe reflect on their experience with the Bay Area housing market, and Oakland’s culture. These city dwellers share their thoughts about the similarities and the differences of the often compared Brooklyn/Oakland communities.
Brent Hanson, successful Real Estate investor, shares his story about flipping residential Real Estate in the Bay Area. Brent talks about his inspiration, his education, and what it takes to create a profitable home restoration business.
Erica and Michael Sene revisit the emotional stress and logical reasoning of purchasing their first home in Montclair. Financing discussions with Kevin Kennedy at RPM mortgage validate the decision for an adjustable loan program.
Kelsey and Alex Spaete go from downtown Oakland to their new home near coliseum city.