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Meet the Newest Member of Allison’s Family…Emma Grace

What Grandma wouldn’t be thrilled to post pics of her little angel.

Our Little Christmas Angel

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HomePath Loans explained! Little used-but MUCH overlooked Loan Program! Must be a Fannie Mae Loan!

Here’s a link to our HOMEPATHinformation. The HomePath loan has many, many great features. Trying to buy a condo but found out the Home Owner’s Association Certification, needed for most loans, does NOT pass your lender’s requirements? Then ask if the current loan, if the property is a bank owned foreclosed upon property or “REO”, […]

May Your Thanksgiving Be Filled With Family, Friends ….and Food!

Here’s a Thanksgiving poem for all to share.  Enjoy… TWAS THE NIGHT OF THANKSGIVING, BUT I JUST COULDN’T SLEEP. I TRIED COUNTING BACKWARDS, I TRIED COUNTING SHEEP. THE LEFTOVERS BECKONED – THE DARK MEAT AND WHITE, BUT I FOUGHT THE TEMPTATION WITH ALL OF MY MIGHT. TOSSING AND TURNING WITH ANTICIPATION, THE THOUGHT OF A […]

Allison Norman, Chatting it up with Jamelie Samonte

Jamelie S. Samonte is Sr. Loan Consultant with Prospect Mortgage with 20+ Years in Residential Lending

She is Prospect’s Top Funding Producer in Sonoma/Napa County – 6 Districts in Northern California.

 Jamelie and I will be chatting it up today….and bringing a woman’s perspective to today’s show. She and I share many of the same values […]

My guest today; Jamelie Samonte of Prospect Mortgage

Jamelie brings with her, the Strength of one of the Nation’s Largest Independent Residential Retail Lenders

About Prospect Mortgage

As one of the nation’s largest independent residential retail lenders, Prospect Mortgage has greater control over your transaction and is able to quickly approve and close loans in-house. In fact, we are able to fund loans […]

Help Keep the $8000 Federal Tax Credit Alive; Call to Action

The Northbay Association of Realtors(NORBAR)California Association of Realtors(CAR) and the National Association of Realtors(NAR) is working feverishly with congress to extend the $8000 tax credit.

The Federal Tax Credit which is due to expire on November 30, 2009, has been a huge buoy to the current market for first time homebuyers. Recent surveys show […]

Short Sale Myths

 

Short Sale Myths A short sale can be an excellent solution for homeowners who must sell and owe more on their homes than they are worth. Unfortunately, a number of myths about short sales have developed, and it is important to understand the reality of this process should you find it meets your current […]

Question; Will the value of houses ever go above where they are now?

The following  is my response to a zip code specific question on Trulia. The zip code 95403 covers a large portion of the north west quadrant of Santa Rosa. I’m posting it here because the basic premise can be transferred to any area of low to mid priced homes in good neighborhoods that exerienced rapid equity growth […]

First Time Buyer Tax Credit; Okay…I’m going to keep hammering this one home until the very end. …it’s THAT important!

The $8000.00 First time home buyer tax credit is set to expire on Nov 30th, 2009. This is the date you will need to CLOSE ESCROW if you wish to claim the credit. With escrows taking at least 30 days to close…and often more, you should have an accepted offer in escrow no later than […]

Thanks to Eileen Morelli for joining me on the show.

I had a great time hosting the show this morning and couldn’t have asked for a better guest. Eileen ‘s insight into this market from her vantage point as the managing broker at Keller Williams Realty… not to mention her 30+ years  in Sonoma County Real Estate, was a real treat.  Eileen, spoke of  her recent experiences with […]