There are some people who haven’t purchased homes because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. However, everyone should realize that unless you are living with your parents rent-free, you are paying a mortgage – either yours or your landlord’s. As Entrepreneur Magazine, a premier source for small business, explained in their article, “12 Practical […]
Buying a home is an exciting experience, but it can feel a bit overwhelming if you don't have the right information. Check out these helpful resources about the home buying process. When you're ready, give The Chris Eckert Real Estate Team a call at 650-627-3799 to tour available homes in the San Mateo County - San Mateo City, -Hayward Park Neighborhood and Aragon Neighborhood areas.
❤️ Score Watching the big game at home with your friends & family offers many advantages. There’s more room to entertain a large crowd, and you don’t have to worry about complaints to your landlord if you cheer too loudly! The kitchen is big enough to make as many appetizers as you want, and if […]
The Chris Eckert Team is careful to protect you from wire fraud. Inquire before you Wire, meaning, as a buyer who is going to wire in their earnest money deposit should NEVER rely on an email that they received with wire instructions as it can be “hacked”. Hackers are very savvy and they will recreate […]
We are finally starting to see more listings coming to the market! Let’s get together to chat about what this means for our market and for your needs.
Some Highlights: With interest rates still around 4.5%, now is a great time to look back at where rates have been over the last 40 years. Rates are projected to climb to 5.0% by this time next year according to Freddie Mac. The impact your interest rate makes on your monthly mortgage cost is significant! Lock […]
So you’re finally a homeowner — congratulations! This is an important step in anyone’s life, and it’s absolutely normal to feel somewhat (or wildly) unprepared for the realities of owning a place of your own. What if there’s an emergency, or what if something breaks? Do you know what to do? Here’s the good news: […]