Number of Homes Under Contract Soars in May 2014

| Keith Parrett

Article From HouseLogic.com By: Dona DeZube Published: June 30, 2014 Inspired by lower mortgage rates and a better selection of homes for sale, homebuyers streamed into the market in May. Pending home sales rose sharply in May, with lower mortgage rates and increased inventory accelerating the market. All four regions of the country saw increases […]       [Read More]

Article From HouseLogic.com By: Dona DeZube Published: June 30, 2014 Inspired by lower mortgage rates and a better selection of homes for sale, homebuyers streamed into the market in May. Pending home sales rose sharply in May, with lower mortgage rates and increased inventory accelerating the market. All four regions of the country saw increases […]

4 Tips to Determine How Much Mortgage You Can Afford

| Keith Parrett

Article From BuyAndSell.HouseLogic.com By: G. M. Filisko Published: March 11, 2010 By knowing how much mortgage you can handle, you can ensure that home ownership will fit in your budget. Homeownership should make you feel safe and secure, and that includes financially. Be sure you can afford your home by calculating how much of a […]       [Read More]

Article From BuyAndSell.HouseLogic.com By: G. M. Filisko Published: March 11, 2010 By knowing how much mortgage you can handle, you can ensure that home ownership will fit in your budget. Homeownership should make you feel safe and secure, and that includes financially. Be sure you can afford your home by calculating how much of a […]

NEW!! Beautiful Mira Vista Hills Single Story ~ 2332 Chardonnay Way, Antioch

| Anthony Pigati

Please click this link for more information on the new listing…. http://pigati.com/listings/0,88391/2332_Chardonnay_Way_Antioch_CA_94509/         [Read More]

Please click this link for more information on the new listing….

http://pigati.com/listings/0,88391/2332_Chardonnay_Way_Antioch_CA_94509/

 

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What are the benefits young renters see in owning VS renting?

| Melissa Bliss

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Home Upgrades with the Lowest ROI

| Keith Parrett

Article From HouseLogic.com By: Lisa Kaplan Gordon Published: August 26, 2013 File these six upgrades under wish fulfillment, not value investment. Life is a balancing act, and upgrading your home is no different. Some upgrades, like a kitchen remodel (http://www.houselogic.com/home-topics/features-of-an-ideal-kitchen/) or an additional bathroom (http://www.houselogic.com/home-advice/bathrooms/bathroom-addition-investment/), typically add value to your home. Others, like putting in […]       [Read More]

Article From HouseLogic.com By: Lisa Kaplan Gordon Published: August 26, 2013 File these six upgrades under wish fulfillment, not value investment. Life is a balancing act, and upgrading your home is no different. Some upgrades, like a kitchen remodel (http://www.houselogic.com/home-topics/features-of-an-ideal-kitchen/) or an additional bathroom (http://www.houselogic.com/home-advice/bathrooms/bathroom-addition-investment/), typically add value to your home. Others, like putting in […]

Impact Soccer & Team Durf Unite!

| Christi Durflinger

Many ask why we love practicing real estate so much? Why we do what we do? Why we have so much passion and work so hard for our clients? The question is simple, not only is real estate fun and exciting, but it gives us a flexible work schedule. Flexibility is everything to us. We […]       [Read More]

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Many ask why we love practicing real estate so much? Why we do what we do? Why we have so much passion and work so hard for our clients?

The question is simple, not only is real estate fun and exciting, but it gives us a flexible work schedule. Flexibility is everything to us. We have two small boys that LOVE soccer! If our jobs were anything other than helping clients buy and sell real estate, we’d find it very hard to help our boys do what they love.

Team Durf is very proud to announce that we have had the opportunity to sponsor a men’s U23 soccer team for our local club, Impact. Coached by local soccer legend Gavin Glinton, this U23 soccer team has started off it’s summer season with an amazing 3-0 record. The U23 team has already beaten some of the best local teams and has their sites on finishing strong. Our boys also play for Impact and it has made them very proud to see our family name tied to such a talented group of young men!

If you’re in the area and looking to see some great soccer during this World Cup season, stop by Sunset Park this Sunday at 7 pm and cheer them on!  If you’re interested in seeing future dates or a great soccer program for your child, visit www.ImpactSoccer.org.

We’d like to give a special thanks to Kim Vrendenburgh of Winning Image (925-759-0345) for making sure we have such great pictures of the team!

We hope to see you all there this Sunday and make sure you say hello! Christi & Steve Durflinger, Team Durf Real Estate Services.

 

Dos and Donts of Homebuyer Incentives

| Keith Parrett

Article From BuyAndSell.HouseLogic.com By: G. M. Filisko Published: September 01, 2010 Homebuyer incentives can be smart marketing or a waste of money. Find out when and how to use them. Be sure you’re sending the right message to buyers when you throw in a homebuyer incentive to encourage them to purchase your home. Be sure […]       [Read More]

Article From BuyAndSell.HouseLogic.com By: G. M. Filisko Published: September 01, 2010 Homebuyer incentives can be smart marketing or a waste of money. Find out when and how to use them. Be sure you’re sending the right message to buyers when you throw in a homebuyer incentive to encourage them to purchase your home. Be sure […]

Open House Timeline: Countdown to a Successful Sale

| Keith Parrett

Article From BuyAndSell.HouseLogic.com By: Dona DeZube Published: May 06, 2011 An inviting open house can put your home on buyers’ short lists. Get ready for your open house-stress-free-by starting early and breaking down your to-do list into manageable chunks. Use this timeline of 35 tips and your house will stand out from the competition on […]       [Read More]

Article From BuyAndSell.HouseLogic.com By: Dona DeZube Published: May 06, 2011 An inviting open house can put your home on buyers’ short lists. Get ready for your open house-stress-free-by starting early and breaking down your to-do list into manageable chunks. Use this timeline of 35 tips and your house will stand out from the competition on […]

Brentwood, Antioch, Oakley, Pittsburg, Discovery Bay ~ Houses For Sale!

| Anthony Pigati

As of today here are the total active and pending listings in our area: Brentwood 140 Active Listings, 164 Pending Antioch 161 Active, 249 Pending Oakley 55 Active, 92 Pending Discovery Bay 101 Active, 49 Pending Pittsburg 78 Active, 105 Pending       [Read More]

As of today here are the total active and pending listings in our area:

Brentwood 140 Active Listings, 164 Pending

Antioch 161 Active, 249 Pending

Oakley 55 Active, 92 Pending

Discovery Bay 101 Active, 49 Pending

Pittsburg 78 Active, 105 Pending

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Very Nice 2 Bed/2BA Lower Unit Hillcrest Vista Condo in Antioch $135,000

| Anthony Pigati

More pics & info! http://pigati.com/listings/0,87914/2936_Winding_Lane_Antioch_CA_94509/       [Read More]