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Monthly Archives: February 2023

    How Does A Lender Calculate Income | Real Talk With Realtors

    By Kortnie Brey | February 28, 2023

    You’re going to want to listen to this episode! Brandi and Kelsey sit down with @bodieloans to get all your loan questions answered! Bodie goes through all the steps of the lending process so you first time home buyers can be ready! And if you are not a first time buyer then this will clear up a... Read More

    Should You Buy In 2023? | Honest Opinions

    By Kortnie Brey | February 27, 2023

    Should you buy right now in 2023? If you have considered buying, you may or may not be wondering if you should buy now or wait. Well you should definitely be financially comfortable with what you are buying. Historically homes have increased in equity within a 3-5 year timespan. If you plan on staying on... Read More

    Do You Have To Do a Final Walkthrough?

    By Kortnie Brey | February 23, 2023

    Do you have to do a final walk through? What if you’re out of the area? The simple answer is yes. You should always do a final walk through. This way you can confirm that the house is in the same state as it was when you made the offer and all the features that... Read More

    How Much Home Can You Afford?

    By Kortnie Brey | February 22, 2023

    How much home you can afford COULD be different than home much home you want to afford. You might be surprised and be able to afford more home than you thought orrr it could go the other way and the home you want might be farther out than you think. So what can you do... Read More

    Spring Market Update | Real Talk With Realtors

    By Kortnie Brey | February 21, 2023

    What have we seen in this market since the beginning of the year? What houses are getting multiple offers and selling quickly and what house are sitting? You might actually be surprised. Check out the details in our newest episode of Real Talk With Realtors. Available of Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and YouTube. #realtalk#realtors#marketupdate # housing market #chicoca#chicocalifornia#chicohousingmarket Read More

    Can You Back Out of Buying a House?

    By Kortnie Brey | February 16, 2023

    Can you, as a buyer, back out of buying a house after getting the offer accepted? The answer is yes, however there are contingencies put in place to protect you if someone did need to back out. Your offer, inspections, and deposit will determine how much money you may or may not loose if you... Read More

    Realtors – Just Get On The Phone

    By Kortnie Brey | February 15, 2023

    Tip #7 in our podcast episode on “How NOT to get crushed in this market as an agent” is to role play. Get a friend and practice certain scenarios you might run into. But bottom line, get on the phone. Get in front of people, have those conversations, it doesn’t need to be perfect every time. To... Read More

    Know This Before House Shopping

    By Kortnie Brey | February 15, 2023

    Have you heard about this secret? When shopping for a home it could be hard to make a clear decision. So here’s a tip to help. The 80/10/10 rule. Pick a home that has 80% of the features you like, 10% of the things you can change and 10% things you can live with in... Read More

    How Many People Does It Take To Sell A Home?

    By Kortnie Brey | February 14, 2023

    Do you know how many people it actually takes to sell a home? Ever considered a For Sale By Owner? Brandi and Kelsey go over what it takes to sell a home and what people need to be involved to make it happen! New Podcast Episode out NOW l Real Talk With Realtors | available... Read More

    What Can You Do With Your Equity?

    By Kortnie Brey | February 13, 2023

    Have you been in your home for 5 years or more? You might be sitting on some equity. But what can you do with that? You have some options. #1 You can pull out your equity and use it as a downpayment for an investment property#2 You can use it to remodel your home and update areas... Read More