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Burlingame Top Ten Most Expensive Luxury Homes

By Cheryl Bower | October 2, 2022

These gorgeous and spacious Burlingame properties are nestled in southern San Mateo County in the San Francisco Bay Area. Styles include Old Spanish, Tudor and ultra modern. You will find that many of these properties are surrounded with lush greenery. Additionally, some are within a comfortable walk to restaurants and award-winning schools. Prices for these…

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Affordable homes in Burlingame CA

Burlingame’s 10 Most Affordable Homes

By Cheryl Bower | October 1, 2022

Burlingame, CA, which is located in the San Francisco Bay Area, offers an attractive variety of affordable home choices that range from condominium living to cozy suburban single-family houses. One house provides a working and living space if you dream of working out of your home. Prices for these homes start at $918,000 and run…

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Why Buying a Home May Make More Sense Than Renting [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Cheryl Bower | September 30, 2022

Some Highlights If you’re trying to decide whether to rent or buy a home, consider the advantages homeownership offers. Buying a home can help you escape the cycle of rising rents, it’s a powerful wealth-building tool, and it’s typically considered a good hedge against inflation. If you’re ready to take advantage of the benefits of…

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If You’re Thinking of Selling Your House This Fall, Hire a Pro

By Cheryl Bower | September 29, 2022

Today’s market is at a turning point, making it more essential than ever to work with a real estate professional. Not only will a trusted real estate advisor keep you updated and help you make the best decisions based on current market trends, but they’re also experts in managing the many aspects of selling your…

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Why You Should Consider Condos as Part of Your Home Search

By Cheryl Bower | September 28, 2022

The historically low inventory over the past few years led to challenges for many buyers trying to find a home that met their needs and their budget. If you’re in the same boat, you should know the recent shift in the housing market may have opened up doors for you to restart your search. The…

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How an Expert Can Help You Understand Inflation & Mortgage Rates

By Cheryl Bower | September 27, 2022

If you’re following today’s housing market, you know two of the top issues consumers face are inflation and mortgage rates. Let’s take a look at each one. Inflation and the Housing Market This year, inflation reached a high not seen in forty years. For the average consumer, you probably felt the pinch at the gas pump…

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The True Strength of Homeowners Today

By Cheryl Bower | September 26, 2022

The real estate market is on just about everyone’s mind these days. That’s because the unsustainable market of the past two years is behind us, and the difference is being felt. The question now is, just how financially strong are homeowners throughout the country? Mortgage debt grew beyond 10 trillion dollars over the past year,…

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Fall Home Selling Checklist [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Cheryl Bower | September 23, 2022

Some Highlights When it comes to selling your house, you want it to look its best inside and out so it catches the attention of buyers. A real estate professional can help you decide what to do to make that happen. Focus on tasks that can make it inviting, show it’s cared for, and boost your…

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What Experts Say Will Happen with Home Prices Next Year

By Cheryl Bower | September 22, 2022

Experts are starting to make their 2023 home price forecasts. As they do, most agree homes will continue to gain value, just at a slower pace. Over the past couple of years, home prices have risen at an unsustainable rate, leaving many to wonder how long it would last. If you’re asking yourself: what’s ahead…

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Top Reasons Homeowners Are Selling Their Houses Right Now

By Cheryl Bower | September 21, 2022

Some people believe there’s a group of homeowners who may be reluctant to sell their houses because they don’t want to lose the historically low mortgage rate they have on their current home. You may even have the same hesitation if you’re thinking about selling your house. Data shows 51% of homeowners have a mortgage…

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