Real Estate Broker Sam Benson provides a free infographic on what to consider when buying.
Sam Benson provides free tips, via downloadable infographic, on conserving water in Walnut Creek.
I’ve noticed a trend in Walnut Creek Real Estate. Many offers are being delivered with contingency offers attached. The chances of these offers being accepted are very, very slim. While it isn’t impossible, it isn’t very plausible, either. Luckily, I have access to resources that can help those seeking to move out of a home […]
As a broker in the greater Walnut Creek area, I study the real estate market closely and watch which homes sell and which homes don’t. Last year homes in the Walnut Creek, California area sold for an average of $732,700. Walnut Creek home values have gone up 5.2% over the past year. Many of my […]
When I help my senior clients find new housing options in the greater Walnut Creek area, I am astonished on how many of my clients truly don’t understand the difference between active adult communities and assisted living communities. I wanted to clarify the definitions because I also realized that some of my clients, and many […]
I was recently asked if I could help provide some pointers for a senior couple who I helped downsize their living situation to meet their current lifestyle needs. The request inspired me to write this blog. You see, too many seniors are under the impression that an estate sale has to come after they have […]
A rental scam happens when someone posing as the owner of a property through an online ad is renting out “his” property to unsuspected victims. Right now, a lot of homeowners have found their own homes online and part of scam. Yep, people could be paying to rent your home right now without you knowing […]
Yes, we are in a drought. It is time to buckle down on water consumption. Does this mean your property value is going down? No. In fact, in probably will go up based on limited availability. As the drought moves forward, more people want to hold on and reserve their properties making inventory a bit […]
Everyone is thinking it, so why not say it? Will the California drought affect real estate? Well, yes. But only to a small degree. The drought is a serious situation but I don’t see tons of people headed for either the Oregon or Nevada borders just yet. We all have to watch our water consumption […]
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 […]
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.