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Home Loans 101

Aside from looking for that dream home in a dream location, one very si-highlight--primary factor to consider would be how much one can pay for the house. It is not just about meeting the required down payment, but also, how much one can allocate from his salary for monthly mortgage payments. Below, the fundamentals of home loans each and every future home buyer must know are listed.

Do not be overwhelmed by the word loan. Be prepared. Know the basics and be ahead. 


7832 Santaluz Inlet: True Custom Single Level Home

If you are looking for a TRUE CUSTOM SINGLE LEVEL home on the best cul-de-sac location in all of Santaluz, then welcome home! Accessed via a long PRIVATE driveway lined with olive trees, this serene 5-bedroom 5.5 bath home offers exquisite lighting in every room and breathtaking golf course views to the south and Ocean to the west. The indoor/outdoor flow of this home is extraordinary.  Walking into the home, beyond the courtyard, you are greeted with a design award winning living room.  It is spacious and inviting. The beautiful kitchen is complete with granite counter tops, 3 Wolf oven, Wolf range with griddle, Sub Zero side by side refrigerator/Freezer, two Sub Zero fridge drawers, Wolf warming drawer and 2 Bosch dishwashers. Beautiful, custom built wine storage. Master retreat comes with a fireplace, magnificent bath, steam shower, and excellent natural light.  Outside, enjoy ultimate relaxation and entertainment from the sparkling pool with a nearby fire pit, separate fireplace and an outdoor barbecue and dining area.  Don't miss the indoor/outdoor bar! Come and grab the chance to discover and experience the great elegance and perfection of this Santaluz home!  The best in cabinetry, craftsmanship, details, lighting, truly custom finishes, layout, views, and location.


This Is How We Consistently Generate Multiple Offers on Our Listings

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Welcome back, everyone. Today we want to talk about the basic philosophy behind receiving multiple offers on your home. This is something we have been doing a lot lately, and something we will continue to do in the future. To show you how we get multiple offers, let's start with an example.

Last weekend, we bought two homes on the market for resale. One was in Oceanside, one was in Del Sur. Now, we were able to sell the home in Oceanside for full list price, no problem. However, the home in Del Sur, an expired listing, generated 5 offers. After the bidding war, the home's sale price rose from the original list price of $629,000 to the final price of $660,000. How did this happen?

Due to a number of factors. The first is how we orchestrate the showing process, which is very strategic. When we go through the process, there's a huge psychological shift in the way we do things from the way other agents out there do it. When we do what we do, we create an environment where the buyers...