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iBuyers : Who Are They? What Should You Know?

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

Real Estate Trends in the Bay Area

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

Home Buyer Guide: What’s your home buying budget?

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

From the Desk of Juan Diaz

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

Should I hire a Mortgage Broker?

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

Mortgages: What are the Different Loan Options?

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

From the Desk of Juan Diaz

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.

How to get a Mortgage? What will I need?

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

From the Desk of Juan Diaz

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

Why Won’t My House Sell In the Bay Area?

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

The State of the Market for Buyers in California

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