May 10, 2017
On this episode we give a quick market update and we get a chance to interview one of our new agents to Worley Real Estate. Meet Michale Peralta!
We are still in a strong sellers market!
May 2017 is a Seller's market! The number of for sale listings was down 19.4% from one year earlier and up 12.5% from the previous month.
The number of sold listings decreased 8.3% year over year and increased 2.2% month over month. The number of under contract listings was up4.4% compared to the previous month and up 4.5% compared to the previous year. The Months of Inventory based on Closed Sales is 1.1, down8.1% from the previous year.
The Average Sold Price per Square Footage was up 2.4% compared to the previous month and up 9.1% compared to last year. The Median Sold Price decreased by 0.6% from last month. The Average Sold Price also increased by 2% from last month. Based on the 6 month trend, the Average Sold Price trend is "Appreciating" and the Median Sold Price trend is "Neutral".
The Average Days on Market showed a downward trend, a decrease of 12% compared to the previous year. The ratio of Sold Price vs. Original List Price is 100%, an increase of 1% compared to the previous year.
April 28, 2017
On this episode, we have a conversation with hard money lender Craig Cox from Greenbriar Holdings and Matt Von Bergen with Dignified Home Loans. Craig gives us a high level overview of hard money loans and walks us through the process. When then have a conversation with Matt Von Bergen about why he is passionate about VA loans and how he can help our vets realize their dream of home ownership.
If you have questions about hard money loans you can reach Craig Cox by phone at 916-505-5663 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For information about VA loans and to talk to a guy that is very passonate about helping vets, call Matt Von Bergen at 916-337-1242 or email him at email@example.com.
April 21, 2017
On this episode we talk about appraisal contingency removal on submitted buyers offer. Is this a good idea or not? Can be used as a tactic to get your offer won. Buyers beware it's not for all people! Also, David King joins us to congratulate one of our clients for wining a $100 Gift Card and who ended up STONED on 420.
April 7, 2017
Episode 36 - Pre-qualified vs. Pre-approved. On this episode we go into greater detail as to why it's important to be fully approved for a home loan vs. only pre-qualified. We also discuss our last softballs games. Enjoy!
March 27, 2017
Episode 34 - Mortgage Rates Update with Nick Street from Mountain West Financial | We have a quick chat with Nick about current state of the mortgage rates and how the markets are responding to the economy.
October 28, 2016
Episode 28 - Special Guests Amy Parker from Appraise It Today and Antonio Lopez from Summit Funding | About Amy | Things that Impact Apprasials | What Adds Value? | Does Solar Add Value? | FHA and VA Loans are Apprasied | Walk Through Process | Charity Event | Hands for Hooters | Two Jakes Talk Real Estate Podcast | Jake Guerin | Jake Worley
Contact Amy L Parker at 916.769.9172
Appraise It Today
October 18, 2016
Episode 27 - Special Guests Kimberlee Lizarraga & Eric Syren from HomeGuard Inc. | Getting to know Kim & Eric | Services Provided | Benefits of Using HomeGuard | Pest Inspections | Home Inspections | Roof Inspections | Natural Hazards Disclosures | Home Warranty | History of Home Guard | Email Kim @ firstname.lastname@example.org | Email Eric @ esyren@HomeGuard.com | Ask Two Jakes | Jake Guerin | Jake Worley
September 30, 2016
Episode 26 - Special Guest David King with Summit Funding | Part 2 | Buyers Loan Process Presentation | Step by Step Walk Through | Understanding The Loan Types | Documentation Gathering | Pre-Approval Process | Apprasial Process | Underwriting | Final Loan Approval | Do's and Dont's | Expectations for the Lender and Buyer | Importance of Communication and Disclosures | Ask The Two Jakes | Jake Guerin | Jake Worley
September 30, 2016
Episode 25 - Special Guest David King with Summit Funding | Part 1 | Buyers Loan Process Presentation | Step by Step Walk Through | Understanding The Loan Types | Documentation Gathering | Pre-Approval Process | Apprasial Process | Underwriting | Final Loan Approval | Do's and Dont's | Expectations for the Lender and Buyer | Importance of Communication and Disclosures | Ask The Two Jakes | Jake Guerin | Jake Worley
September 21, 2016
Episode 23 - Special Guest Frank Sinno with Twin Home Services | Get to Know Frank | Who is Twin Home Services? | Home Inspections | Pest Inspections | What's the important things to know | What should buyer ask? | Contact Frank | 916-344-8946 | email@example.com | Ask Two Jake's | Jake Guerin | Jake Worley