Someone recently asked me to do a post on what not to do when buying a home. Sure, I offer a lot of advice on how to buy homes and how to sell homes, so why not talk about the mistakes? I think my first bit of advice is to ask people where they see […]
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I am astounded by the amount of people in the greater Walnut Creek, CA area who don’t use our local Patch. There is all kinds of community-orientated information, which makes it a perfect resource for those new to the area or those scouting the area for a home. It really offers an inside peak at […]
According to the Zillow Housing Confidence Index (ZHCI), 5.2 million renters nationwide are going to buy homes and condos this year. So, if you’re thinking about selling, now is the time. Rates are good for buyers and the demand is even better for sellers. This news comes at an amazing time and reflects a 25% […]
So you want to upgrade your home but you don’t want to spend tons of cash? I have three solutions for you. Throughout my years in real estate, I’ve seen people want to make their homes look better to get more money from a sale. Or, in the opposite situation, they buy a fixer upper […]
90% of people research their home buying options by combing through at least 3 different real estate search engine websites. While this is easy to do, it isn’t enough. I believe we have become almost too reliant on the Internet to help us navigate life. There is something to be said for combing your desired […]
Paint matters. Yes, the color of the pain on the inside and outside of your home can matter when it comes to the amount of money you make on a sale. So, what colors work and don’t work? I’m glad you asked! Earth tones are the best colors for the outside of your home. Pinks […]
It’s no secret that the greater Walnut Creek area is in love with midcentury modern right now. Hey, the whole country is. The roots of midcentury modern actually go all the way back east. Manhattan became an epicenter of modernist architecture, including “far out” concepts like family rooms, floor-to-ceiling windows and open-plan living spaces- all essential […]
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There are so many home options right now and buyers have the cash to get the properties they want. Since there is a demand for home inventory, I’ve created 2 no fail tips for buying the right home for you. First, trying to anticipate the housing market is impossible- even for us experts. While there are industry […]
Sam Benson’s expertise as a real estate broker, mortgage banking executive, residential developer and investor gives him a unique and comprehensive understanding of the entire process. Buyers, sellers and investors depend on his blend of knowledge, creativity, and experience.