First Time Buyers

Should I Remove the Appraisal Contingency on a Home Purchase?

Should I Remove the Appraisal Contingency? In the summer of 2020 in Southern California, we are seeing a wave of buyers competing for the limited number of homes on the market. We are seeing offer prices exceed listing prices which is causing problems with appraisals as homes are selling for more than their appraised values. What is an appraisal? An appraisal is an opinion of value from one...

Real Estate Has Changed

It should not come as a surprise to learn that many real estate agents have been negatively affected by COVID-19. On March 19, 2020, in the state of California, real estate agents and the services they provide were deemed "non-essential" and our offices and agents were ordered close and to stay and work from home. No more showing homes. No open houses. No face-to-face meetings. In that 10-day...

Reasons Why Buyers Control The Real Estate Market

Have you ever wondered what factors affect the real estate market? Did you know that buyers has influential control? Find out why in the video below. If you're looking for a home, contact me today by calling 714-660-2122 or filling out the form below. Would be happy to help you.   ::: Aaron Zapata ::: Aaron Zapata is a top-producing Real Estate Agent in Southern California and...

What to Know about Fall Leaves and Your Home

This time of year, leaves turn beautiful shades of red, vermillion, orange and yellow. We enjoy their beauty. We take photographs. We collect them. Our children play in them. For a homeowner, however, leaves pose the possibility of damage to their landscaping, their home and their relationships. Leaves and lawn-care If you're new to homeownership, you may not know that while allowing leaves to lay a...

There’s an App for That

You don't know what you don't know, so how many homebuyers or home-sellers know they can use their smart phones to get smarter about the process? It doesn't matter how far along in your home-buying process you've come, you can always tweak things to simplify your life. Adding these nifty apps to your smart phone frees up some of your time to find just the right home. HOME by FannieMae™ The HOME by...

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