The Move Up Buyer

Move Up Buyer Villa PropertiesWith the California housing market in recovery, many homeowners have enjoyed seeing their home appreciate in value. As a result, many of people, especially first-time home owners, become a move-up buyer and purchasing a larger home. There are number of reasons why a homeowner becomes a move-up buyer, including:

  • The home has become too small because the family size has increase.
  • Desire to move from a starter home and upgrade to a larger, nicer and more expensive home.
  • The home does not have the desired amenities, such as a large backyard, swimming pool or family room.

Since you will be both selling and buying a home, talk to an experienced real estate broker to find out what the process entails, how you should prepare yourself and potential pitfalls.

Obtain information on current market conditions so that you can develop a strategy to determine if you should sell first or buy and then sell. You should also get data on the price of comparable homes–both for the one you intend to sell and the larger house you would like to purchase.

Selling a Home in a Seller’s Market

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New Housing Opportunities In Danville

Danville has long been touted for its dynamic family atmosphere, excellent school systems and small town feeling.  Voted the 9th safest city in California by November’s SafeWise report, Danville has all of the charm and presence that makes people want to live in that community.

In the spring of 2014, 7 newly constructed residences will allow more people to call Danville their home.  Situated on the corner of Camino Tassajara and Tassajara Lane, these single family residences feature 3-5 bedrooms and up to 2.5 baths.  Some of the models will offer lofts and tech spaces amidst the 1837-2342 square feet of living space. [Read more…]