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Otto Kobler, Summit Funding Joins us on the Real Estate Hour – New Loan Programs and Updates

Did you miss it??…here’s the podcast;

http://media.ksro.com/Podcasts/1392/RealEstate%20083015.mp3

Real Estate Hour favorite, Otto Kobler of Summit Funding will explain a new more -flexible (?) Fannie Mae loan. Plus; What’s up with interest rates, Jumbo financing, Bridge loans, and more.

Otto KoblerSummit Funding, Inc.Branch Manager / Senior Loan Officerokobler@summitfunding.net

NMLS ID#: 225957 CA BRE ID#: 00981742 […]

Unique Property? Unique Situation? You Need Unique Financing – Chances are Jennifer Foster, Umpqua Loan Officer, can do that Loan!!

Umpqua’s loan products include; unusual properties, portfolio lending and re-hab and construction loans. This is just one of the extras we at The Kelly-NormanTeam offer our home sellers and buyers. We think outside the box to find solutions…and, so does our guest, Umpqua Bank loan officer, Jennifer Foster. […]

Real Estate Hour Podcast; Great show and information from Tom Havstad-Permit Consultant…

http://media.ksro.com/Podcasts/1392/Real%20Estate%20Show%20072615.mp3

In case you missed it, ^^^^ here’s the podcast from 7/26/2015 with Tom Havstad joined by Ryan Giannecchini (SC Barns) discussing  the vacation rental ordinance in Sonoma County, and a controversial proposed change in the PRMD’s (Sonoma County Permit and Resource Division) policy affecting auxiliary buildings. Because of public uproar, the policy changes were […]

Trusts, Estates, Conserved, Probate – Gun Safety in the Home.

This month’s PFAC meeting (Professional Fiduciary Association of California) focused on firearms, ammunition and explosives you might find in the home of a deceased or conserved homeowner, and what to do with them.

Captain Gary Negri (ret.) – Santa Rosa Police Dept. and Sergeant Rob Douglas (ret.) – Sonoma County Sheriff’s Dept. lead an […]

Natural Alternative to that Bee Killing “Round-Up”….Save the Bees

This is THE alternative to the bee-killer “Roundup” spray. PLEASE do not use Roundup. It is death to our pollinators the honey-bees and other beneficial bees and insects. If you have a weed in your drive-way, bend over and pick it out! OR use this potent mix and spray just LIKE the dreaded “Round-Up”!

Roy Johnston, Sonoma County Attorney, Joins us to Talk About Probates and Trusts and How They Effect the Sale of Real Estate

 

March 15, 2015 Santa Rosa, Ca.

Attorney, Roy Johnson joins Mike and Allison on The Real Estate Hour today to discuss the process (and the differences) of selling a house through probate or through a trust. The importance of having your home in a trust and what to do if YOU are handling the […]

Buyer Tips on Dealing with Multiple-Offers in Sonoma County.

The question is how a buyer submits an offer which will not only secure the HOME but stand-out and appeal to the Seller. Some buyers do not want to get “into a bidding war”. We feel your pain. However, If you are in entry level pricing for the area you desire then you may wish to just hang-out for a few months or make sure you are writing an offer on a property which the Realtor® or agent has stated, “offers presented as they come”. You’ll need to move very fast though. […]

On Today’s Show – County Clerk, Recorder, Assessor, Bill Rousseau: Sonoma County Property Tax Assessments 2014, The Good and the Bad News, and The Appeal Process….

On today’s show we’ll be talking about the good (Home Equity is up) and the bad (Property Taxes are up) …and discussing the Sonoma County appeals process if you feel your property’s assessed value is off.

Not sure what your assessed value is? http://www.sonoma-county.org/assessor/SearchRoll.htm

Don’t agree with your Assessed Value? http://sonomacounty.ca.gov/Board-of-Supervisors/Services/Assessment-Appeals/

In California, Proposition 13 […]

Is Damage From This Morning’s Napa Earthquake Lurking in Your Home? Here’s What to Look For;

 

 

 

We gathered some information from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Here is a checklist on what to look for inside and outside your house to see if it had suffered damages from the earthquake.

Tune in to The Real Estate Hour Today (Sunday 8/24/2014) on KSRO 1350 AM and 103.5 […]

Flood Insurance in a Drought? Yup! You pay even on Sun Shiny Days!

Jan Loewen–Insurance Agent Superstar! And all around NICE person.

And you pay BIG BUCKS for Flood Insurance even in drought conditions. The flood maps NEVER go away. Join us this Sunday as we discuss home owner’s insurance and WHAT to watch out for when buying a home. How much, on what? Tune us in […]