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Misconceptions & Tips to Improve Your Credit Score to Buy a Home

Did you know only 25% of Americans have a FICO® Score between 740 and 800? There are many misconceptions about the credit score needed to buy a house. It is reported that 24% of renters believe they need a credit score of 780-800 to be considered for a mortgage. This couldn’t be further from the […]
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Happy Hour

Join us for Happy Hour Thursdays! If you’re part of our Facebook Group, In and Around Pleasant Hill Food and Drinks, you may have noticed Alex announce that members now have a chance to be part of Happy Hour Thursdays! Business owners are teaming up with Alex as a way to thank the community for […]
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Big Announcement: We Are Re-naming Our Group!

In mid March, Top East Bay Realtor, Alex Khodadad, started a Facebook group to help support our local restaurants. Thanks to his group, In and Around Pleasant Hill FOOD TO GO During Covid-19, businesses survived one of the toughest times we have seen in recent years. Since March this group has grown to almost 5,300 […]
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Are You Ready for the Summer Housing Market?

As the health crisis started making its way throughout our country earlier this spring, sellers have been cautious about putting their homes on the market. This hesitation stemmed primarily from fear of the spread of the coronavirus, and understandably so. This abundant caution has greatly impacted the number of homes for sale and slowed the […]
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A Fresh Start

Are you new to working from home due to the pandemic? If you’re like many of us, your living situation probably isn’t ideal for that. Working off of your couch, in front of your flatscreen TV with the news on (which, most likely, isn’t far from your kitchen full of snacks…) is a recipe for […]
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Donation

“I’m excited to announce that we’re almost at 3,000 members. Moving forward for every 1,000 members that join our group for the month of April I will donate $250 in food to our local hospitals and Food Bank.” Back on April 9th, 2020, Realtor Alex Khodadad decided to start donating money to help support the […]
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Show Off Your Home to Potential Buyers – Virtually!

As people practice social distancing, most open houses are on hold, and in-person showings are limited. For home sellers in the era of the coronavirus, showing off your home to potential buyers seems impossible! Fortunately, with a little help from modern technology and top real estate agent, Alex Khodadad, this isn’t the case! You can […]
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Buying a Home Right Now: Easy? No. Smart? Yes.

Through all the volatility in the economy right now, some have put their search for a home on hold, yet others have not. According to ShowingTime, the real estate industry’s leading showing management technology provider, buyers have started to reappear over the last several weeks. In the latest report, they revealed: “The March ShowingTime Showing Index® recorded […]
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What Impact Might COVID-19 Have on Home Values?

A big challenge facing the housing industry is determining what impact the current pandemic may have on home values. Some buyers are hoping for major price reductions because the health crisis is straining the economy. The price of any item, however, is determined by supply and demand, which is how many items are available in relation to […]
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