• Real estate

    Posted on March 29th, 2006

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    A New Credit Scoring System?

    Many consumers are understandably confused by their credit scores because they can vary widely from one agency to another and the credit score numbers themselves are abstract. So it comes as no big surprise that a new credit scoring system is on the horizon. If you haven’t heard about it yet, you soon will. The […]

  • Running

    Posted on March 7th, 2006

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    Timing is everything…

    In Bay Area real estate, for both buyers and sellers, there is nothing more critical than timing. Getting an offer in before someone outbids you. Putting your house on the market when the market’s in an upswing.  Getting a loan locked in before mortgage rates creep higher. That’s always been my mantra in real estate, […]

  • Real estate

    Posted on March 2nd, 2006

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    Fun Property Valuation Site

    There’s a new website online, www.zillow.com, that does a pretty neat job of quickly giving you the estimated current value of your home — and even your neighbors’! Although I must say, in some searches I’ve done, it’s been pretty accurate, and in other cases, waaaaay off the mark. They get their valuations from comps […]