First Time Buyers

The 10 Things NOT to do Before You Buy Your Home

The 10 Things NOT to do Before You Buy Your Home

Things Not to Do When Buying a Home Here are Ten Things a future Home Buyers Should Never Do Before Closing on a Home.  If you do any one of… Read more ⇢
A New HomeBuyer Assistance Program in Millbrae

A New HomeBuyer Assistance Program in Millbrae

It's sure been a while since I've seen anything like this one, so if you want to buy a new home and are in need of some financial assistance to do… Read more ⇢
Attend a Webinar about First Time Home Ownership Tomorrow

Attend a Webinar about First Time Home Ownership Tomorrow

Home Ownership Workshops (HOW) are a series of free web classes designed for First Time Home buyers to educate them on different aspects of the home buying process. The webinar will… Read more ⇢
Can You Buy Anything in San Mateo County for $200,000?

Can You Buy Anything in San Mateo County for $200,000?

I have a question for you today:  Can you buy anything in San Mateo County for $200,000 that is in an area you might want to live in?  The… Read more ⇢
HUD Allows First Time Home Buyers to Use Their Tax Credit at Closing

HUD Allows First Time Home Buyers to Use Their Tax Credit at Closing

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced Friday its plan to allow first time home buyers who qualify for the federal income tax credit to get the money… Read more ⇢
Using your $8,000 Tax Credit for your FHA Down Payment

Using your $8,000 Tax Credit for your FHA Down Payment

San Mateo lender, Chris Williamson is contributing today’s lending tip.  The government gave many first time buyers a gift this week and here’s the scoop… Under the current Federal Stimulus… Read more ⇢
Buying an REO in San Mateo?  It’s Like a Roller Coaster Ride Before It’s Done.

Buying an REO in San Mateo? It’s Like a Roller Coaster Ride Before It’s Done.

If you are lucky enough to win on an REO bid, be prepared for a roller coaster ride until it’s done, and expect a headache during the process.  Oh,… Read more ⇢
Marina Point & Sand Harbor Market Stats – 3.10.09

Marina Point & Sand Harbor Market Stats – 3.10.09

Marina Point and Sand Harbor are two condo developments in Foster City that are very desirable for  first time buyers.  Marina Point with larger units,  sits slightly to the east… Read more ⇢
2009 is a Great Year for First Time Home Buyers in San Mateo!

2009 is a Great Year for First Time Home Buyers in San Mateo!

If you are considering jumping into the real estate game to buy a home for the first time, this is the year to do it and to thank President Obama and… Read more ⇢
San Mateo Market Report – 1.27.09 – Condos & Townhouses

San Mateo Market Report – 1.27.09 – Condos & Townhouses

San Mateo, the second largest city in the county, had 103 Condos and Townhouses for sale last week, and believe it or not, this is a reduction from previous… Read more ⇢
San Mateo, Foster City!  Come to a First Time Buyer’s Seminar on 1.27

San Mateo, Foster City! Come to a First Time Buyer’s Seminar on 1.27

THIS IS THE BEST TIME TO BUY A HOME IN OVER 50 YEARS! There’s going to be a First Time Home Buyer Seminar next week that you shouldn’t miss if… Read more ⇢

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