• Why Get Pre-Approved?

    July 22, 2016 | By Sophia Barrett

    We recommend all our buyers get pre-approved before beginning their home search. Knowing how much you can spend on a home reduces the potential frustration of looking at homes that may be out of reach. When it comes time to submit an offer on a home, being pre-approved for financing makes your offer more attractive to sellers in today’s competitive market. We want our… Read more »

  • Casa Way home, Scotts Valley, Santa Cruz County, California (2016)

    Six Quick Ways to Increase Your Curb Appeal

    June 23, 2016 | By Sophia Barrett

    First impressions mean a lot, especially in the world of real estate. Many buyers associate the exterior appearance of a home with the condition of its interior, and often the home’s integrity as a whole. Some buyers won’t even bother touring a home if the exterior isn’t perfect. Taking steps to increase your curb appeal can help widen your buyer-market and ensure you get… Read more »