Below are a selection of helpful links with tips and resources to guide you through the home buying process.
API Reports – Academic Performance Index for Schools by County.
Closing Costs – List of typical closing costs for homebuyers.
Down Payment Assistance Programs – Overview of down payment assistance programs.
East Bay MUD – Contact them to start your water service before moving in.
East Bay Neighborhood Guide – Narrow your search with SF Gate’s East Bay neighborhood guide.
First Time Homebuyer Programs Explained – Brief explanations of various mortgage loan options.
First Time Homebuyer Deductions Explained – Brief explanations of various tax deductions available.
Free Water Conserving Items – Order your free water conserving faucets, aerators, shower heads and hose nozzles from EBMUD.
Fryer Consulting – John will expertly inspect your potential home so that there are no surprises!
Mortgage Calculator – Calculate your mortgage easily.
PG&E – Contact them to start electric and gas service before moving in.
Pinterest – A great place to find and store organizing, decor and housewarming ideas!
RPM Mortgage – Need help with financing? Sue Carlson is a wonderful resource.
Walkscore – Find out the walkability of any address based on physical access, safety, proximity, places and transit.
Write a Personal Letter – In this competitive market, a personal letter to a seller can make all the difference.