A construction project finishing on time has always been a rare event. Since the onset of the global pandemic in 2020 the entire world has been upside down. Construction projects have been facing material and labor shortages for two years now. With interest rates and inflation on the rise and the dark cloud of recession … Continued
With Technology comes innovation and changes to the way business is done. The way people buy and sell homes has evolved; I am talking about iBuyers. The term “iBuyer,” which was coined in 2017 by Stephen Kim. Mr. Kim has held many titles such as managing director of equity research homebuilding and building products for … Continued
What are we seeing? In a nutshell: The market has been on fire, scorching hot. Housing prices have decreased from last year but that doesn’t say a lot as they still remain very high and are continuously selling at record high prices. In the first quarter of this year, we have seen numerous homes go … Continued
In the business of buying and selling houses we are constantly working with subcontractors. The number one key to our success has been and continues to be that we work with great people. Hiring a qualified contractor, that is trustworthy, is one of the most important aspects of any renovation or remodel project you are … Continued
At Twin Home Buyer we understand there is so much that goes into making a home purchase. We aim to help people understand the home buying process and the myriad of details and considerations needed in order for a smooth transaction. It is up to you to make smart decisions. We are cheering for you. … Continued
None of us are able to achieve success without some help along the way. There have been many influential people in my life that I want to show my gratitude to as we head into the weekend. I strive to be grateful everyday. As Emerson said “Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good … Continued
When it comes time to buy a house, finding the right mortgage is almost as important as finding your new home. You want to aim for the best rate with the lowest fees. We suggest you opt for a mortgage broker. There are pros and cons to working with a mortgage broker. If you are … Continued
Buying a home or an investment property can be daunting. There is so much information out there it is hard to know what to tackle first. Educating yourself is the best defense while navigating the tricky waters of buying a property. Before you get excited about your dream home, have an understanding of what different … Continued
Juan Diaz has been in buying and selling houses for over 22 years. Here are the top 5 things to know when selling your property.
Don’t let failure consume you. You don’t learn anything in life running away, you have to face fear and be ok with failing because failing is not a bad thing, it is the motivation and fire that catapults you forward.
You have two choices when trying to secure a mortgage going directly to the lender or hiring a mortgage broker. 1) Go directly to the lender or the bank. If you go directly to the lender, you will have a long winded initial appointment. It requires a lot of leg work to secure a mortgage … Continued
Our CEO, gives a little insight into his “backstory” I was born and raised in East Oakland, CA. My parents immigrated from Jalisco, Mexico. I came from very humble roots if you will; I was and everyone I knew was dirt poor. I am not sure if my hustle is due to nature or nurture … Continued
In a market this hot, why is your house still sitting on the market? My friend just bought a house sight unseen and $400K over asking price, she closed on her home 2 days later, $200K over asking price. Yet, my other friend has had her house sitting on the market for almost a month. … Continued
First and foremost we’re deeply sorry for your loss. They say the three hardest things to deal with in life is: death of a loved one, divorce and moving. Dealing with 2 of the 3 at the same time is exhausting. At Twin Home Buyer, we are often approached in people who are going through … Continued
Is it still a buyer’s market today in ? As experts in the real estate market, we get asked this question a lot. The answer isn’t as simple as yes or no. The State of the Market for Buyers in California First off, it really depends on the property type and location. Single-family homes in … Continued