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Real Estate Broker/Owner - John A. Souerbry & Associates - 01370983

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2011 

Orinda and Lafayette are two of the most beautiful communities in the Bay Area.  They combine small town appeal, great schools, and easy access to Oakland, San Francisco, Walnut Creek and Napa Valley.  My better half and I enjoy Friday dinner at Yankee Pier (her business is conveniently across th...
03/29/2011
Earlier this month I posted "Basic Screening Criteria For Buying Single Family Rentals," a blog that suggested three initial screening criteria for rental purchases:  location, price range, and configuration.  Today, let's go beyond the basics on our journey towards acquiring profitable investmen...
03/27/2011
Looking for bank-owned (REO) or short sale (SS) properties in the heart of Silicon Valley?  There are a number of properties still on the market, some of which are great deals.  Here are bank-owned and short sale properties offered for sale under $1,500,000 as of today (March 26, 2011). Palo Alto...
03/26/2011
Buyers, sellers, investors, welcome back to another installment of Real Estate Jargon, aka, simple explanations of real estate terms normally not found in nature. A common question put to real estate people as they run into acquaintances at the local Starbuck's is - "how's the market?"  Not wanti...
03/21/2011
Single family homes are often the property of choice for residential property investors.  Operating margins are generally better than condos and the purchase price is more affordable than multi-family properties.  In many communities, dozens of homes come on the market each month, providing oppor...
03/18/2011
It's been awhile since I've had the chance to share wine country adventures with everyone, but this one is worth the wait.  Last weekend the weather cooperated and we set out for Calistoga, that village at the north end of Napa Valley famous for hot springs, mud baths, and quaint inns and restaur...
03/16/2011
The mountain of sensitive personal information collected during a real estate transaction can be huge.  Whether buying, selling or applying to rent, someone wants to know just about everything about you.  Where you live, how much money you make, how much you have in the bank, tax identification n...
03/16/2011
There are hundreds of real estate pundits filling the airwaves, blogs and print media with advice to "Buy Now! Buy Now! Buy Now!"  Well, I'm an active broker and I can honestly tell you - I don't know if this is a good time for you to buy.  In fact, no broker or agent can tell you that. Sure, hom...
03/12/2011
Buyers, sellers, investors, welcome back to another installment of Real Estate Jargon, aka, simple explanations of real estate terms normally not found in nature. Although the term interim management is easy to understand, applying the concept to real estate is something that many brokers fly rig...
03/11/2011
Buyers, sellers, investors, welcome back to another installment of Real Estate Jargon, aka, simple explanations of real estate terms normally not found in nature. In the world of real estate, sellers are often categorized in terms of whether they A) won't sell, B) may sell or C) must sell.  In to...
03/11/2011
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