Buying or Renting?

Do I Need a Pre-Approval From a Lender?

By Marsha Gray

Question: Marsha my real estate agent insists I speak with a lender and get “pre-approved” before he’ll show me any homes. I have the down payment and I’m ready to…

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Size Matters

By Marsha Gray

Question: Marsha, my wife and I disagree about how big our next house needs to be. I think a three bedroom, two bath, 1,600 square foot house would be perfect. …

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Author: Lise Vanass

Your Journey Home

By Marsha Gray

Question- My wife and I are ready to make our first home purchase. We’ve chosen an agent, have loan pre-approval and are ready to go. What can we expect from…

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Pests

Pests

By Marsha Gray

Question- I’ve just made an offer on a home. I’ve bought homes before in Santa Barbara and a pest report was always provided by the seller, but it seems that’s…

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