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How to Promote You and Guide You for Buying Success

  • Introduce You to Lenders for pre-qualification, if needed
  • Discuss Finances for establishing Buying range
  • Explore Listings in the MLS® System
  • Review Virtual Tours and syndicated popular search sites
  • Schedule chosen Listings for Showings from multiple sources to preview the Property with the Seller and other Agents.
  • Review Open Houses, if desired
  • Support and Advocate for You throughout the Buying process from Contract to Closing.

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Articles for Buying

How an Expert Can Help You Understand Inflation & Mortgage Rates

By Kari Wheeler | September 27, 2022

How an Expert Can Help You Understand Inflation & Mortgage Rates | Simplifying The MarketIf you’re following today’s housing market, you know two of the top issues consumers face are inflation and mortgage rates. Let’s take a look at each one. Inflation and the Housing Market This year, inflation reached a high not seen in forty years. For the average consumer, you probably felt the pinch at the gas pump […]

The True Strength of Homeowners Today

By Kari Wheeler | September 26, 2022

The True Strength of Homeowners Today | Simplifying The MarketThe real estate market is on just about everyone’s mind these days. That’s because the unsustainable market of the past two years is behind us, and the difference is being felt. The question now is, just how financially strong are homeowners throughout the country? Mortgage debt grew beyond 10 trillion dollars over the past year, […]

Fall Home Selling Checklist [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Kari Wheeler | September 23, 2022

Some Highlights

When it comes to selling your house, you want it to look its best inside and out so it catches the attention of buyers. A real estate professional can help you decide what to do to make that happen.
Focus on tasks that can make it in…

What Experts Say Will Happen with Home Prices Next Year

By Kari Wheeler | September 22, 2022

What Experts Say Will Happen with Home Prices Next Year | Simplifying The MarketExperts are starting to make their 2023 home price forecasts. As they do, most agree homes will continue to gain value, just at a slower pace. Over the past couple of years, home prices have risen at an unsustainable rate, leaving many to wonder how long it would last. If you’re asking yourself: what’s ahead […]

Top Reasons Homeowners Are Selling Their Houses Right Now

By Kari Wheeler | September 21, 2022

Top Reasons Homeowners Are Selling Their Houses Right Now | Simplifying The MarketSome people believe there’s a group of homeowners who may be reluctant to sell their houses because they don’t want to lose the historically low mortgage rate they have on their current home. You may even have the same hesitation if you’re thinking about selling your house. Data shows 51% of homeowners have a mortgage […]

Watching the Stock Market? Check the Value of Your Home for Good News.

By Kari Wheeler | September 20, 2022

Watching the Stock Market? Check the Value of Your Home for Good News. | Simplifying The MarketWhile watching the stock market recently may have started to feel pretty challenging, checking the value of your home should come as welcome relief in this volatile time. If you’re a homeowner, your net worth got a big boost over the past few years thanks to rising home prices. And that increase in your wealth […]

A Crucial First Step: Mortgage Pre-Approval [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Kari Wheeler | September 16, 2022

Some Highlights

Mortgage pre-approval means a lender has reviewed your finances and, based on factors like your income, debt, and credit history, determined how much you’re qualified to borrow.
Being pre-approved for a loan can give you clarity whil…

Buyers Are Regaining Some of Their Negotiation Power in Today’s Housing Market

By Kari Wheeler | September 15, 2022

Buyers Are Regaining Some of Their Negotiation Power in Today’s Housing Market | Simplifying The MarketIf you’re thinking about buying a home today, there’s welcome news. Even though it’s still a sellers’ market, it’s a more moderate sellers’ market than last year. And the days of feeling like you may need to waive contingencies or pay drastically over asking price to get your offer considered may be coming to a […]

Your Guides to Buying or Selling a Home This Fall

By Kari Wheeler | September 15, 2022

If you’re thinking about buying or selling a home, turn to the Fall Buyer and Seller Guides. Let’s connect so you can get the latest digital copies.

Here’s What Housing Experts Forecast for the Rest of 2022

By Kari Wheeler | September 15, 2022

Nationally, home prices are forecast to appreciate, just at a more moderate pace than last year. Let’s connect if you plan to buy or sell a home this year so you have a trusted advisor on your side.

How Homeownership Can Help Shield You from Inflation

By Kari Wheeler | September 15, 2022

Don’t let inflation delay your homebuying plans. Let’s connect so you can start the process today.

Is the Real Estate Market Slowing Down, or Is This a Housing Bubble?

By Kari Wheeler | September 14, 2022

Is the Real Estate Market Slowing Down, or Is This a Housing Bubble? | Simplifying The MarketThe talk of a housing bubble in the coming year seems to be at a fever pitch as rising mortgage rates continue to slow down an overheated real estate market. Over the past two years, home prices have appreciated at an unsustainable pace causing many to ask: are things just slowing down, or is a […]

Three Things Buyers Can Do in Today’s Housing Market

By Kari Wheeler | September 13, 2022

Three Things Buyers Can Do in Today’s Housing Market | Simplifying The MarketIt’s clear the 2022 housing market has been defined by rising mortgage rates. With rates on the rise, it’s also become more costly to purchase a home. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR): “Compared to one year ago, the monthly mortgage payment rose to $1,944 from $1,265, an increase of 53.7%.” If you’re […]

Why It’s So Important To Hire a Pro [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Kari Wheeler | September 9, 2022

Some Highlights

If you’re thinking of buying or selling a home, you’ll want a trusted real estate professional on your side for their industry experience and expert insights.
The right advisor utilizes the latest technology and can help you navigate…

Should I Sell My House This Year?

By Kari Wheeler | September 8, 2022

Should I Sell My House This Year? | Simplifying The MarketThere’s no denying the housing market is undergoing a shift this season as buyer demand slows and the number of homes for sale grows. But that shift actually gives you some unique benefits when you sell. Here’s a look at the key opportunities you have if you list your house this fall. Opportunity #1: You Have More […]

How Owning a Home Builds Your Net Worth

By Kari Wheeler | September 6, 2022

How Owning a Home Builds Your Net Worth | Simplifying The MarketOwning a home is a major financial milestone and an achievement to take pride in. One major reason: the equity you build as a homeowner gives your net worth a big boost. And with high inflation right now, the link between owning your home and building your wealth is especially important. If you’re looking to […]

New Homes May Have the Incentives You’re Looking for Today

By Kari Wheeler | September 1, 2022

New Homes May Have the Incentives You’re Looking for Today | Simplifying The MarketAccording to the U.S. Census Bureau, this year, builders are on pace to complete more than a million new homes in this country. If you’ve had trouble finding a home to buy over the past year, it may be time to work with your trusted agent to consider a new build and the incentives that […]

Buyers: You May Face Less Competition as Bidding Wars Ease

By Kari Wheeler | August 31, 2022

Buyers: You May Face Less Competition as Bidding Wars Ease | Simplifying The MarketOne of the top stories in recent real estate headlines was the intensity and frequency of bidding wars. With so many buyers looking to purchase a home and so few of them available for sale, fiercely competitive bidding wars became the norm during the pandemic – and it drove home prices up. If you tried […]

Looking for an Alternative to Rising Rents?

By Kari Wheeler | August 30, 2022

Rents have risen consistently year after year for over three decades. Let’s connect to discuss all the benefits homeownership has to offer.

What’s Actually Happening with Home Prices Today?

By Kari Wheeler | August 30, 2022

What’s Actually Happening with Home Prices Today? | Simplifying The MarketOne of the biggest questions people are asking right now is: what’s happening with home prices? There are headlines about ongoing price appreciation, but at the same time, some sellers are reducing the price of their homes. That can feel confusing and makes it more difficult to get a clear picture. Part of the challenge […]

A Trusted Real Estate Advisor Provides Expert Advice

By Kari Wheeler | August 29, 2022

A Trusted Real Estate Advisor Provides Expert Advice | Simplifying The MarketIf you’re a homeowner or are planning to become one soon, you’re probably looking for clear information about today’s housing market. And if you’ve turned to the news or even just read headlines recently, you might feel like you’re left with more questions than answers. The best way to make sure you get what you […]

What Does a Recession Mean for the Housing Market? [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Kari Wheeler | August 26, 2022

Some Highlights

If you’re wondering what a potential recession could mean for the housing market, here’s what history tells us.
In four of the last six recessions, home prices actually appreciated, only falling during the early 90s and the housing c…

Why You May Want To Start Your Home Search Today

By Kari Wheeler | August 25, 2022

Why You May Want To Start Your Home Search Today | Simplifying The MarketIf you’re thinking about buying a home, you likely have a lot of factors on your mind. You’re weighing your own needs against higher mortgage rates, today’s home prices, and more to try to decide if you want to jump into the market. While some buyers may wait things out, there’s a reason serious buyers […]

Why Today’s Housing Inventory Proves the Market Isn’t Headed for a Crash

By Kari Wheeler | August 24, 2022

Why Today’s Housing Inventory Proves the Market Isn’t Headed for a Crash | Simplifying The MarketWhether or not you owned a home in 2008, you likely remember the housing crash that took place back then. And news about an economic slowdown happening today may bring all those concerns back to the surface. While those feelings are understandable, data can help reassure you the situation today is nothing like it was […]

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San Ramon, CA 94583

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MLS Logo Based on information from California Regional Multiple Listing Service, Inc. as of April 4, 2022 2:16 PM UTC This information is for your personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties you may be interested in purchasing. Display of MLS data is usually deemed reliable but is NOT guaranteed accurate by the MLS. Buyers are responsible for verifying the accuracy of all information and should investigate the data themselves or retain appropriate Show More...