When you first purchase a home, the initial thought is to change the vibe and decor so that it feels more appealing to you. It’s common to make a list of “things to do” such as; paint the walls and install new carpet. While these activities seem practical, we don’t want you to forget about what’s most important.
What’s the First Thing a Home Buyer Should do After the Purchase of a Home?
You’d be surprised to know that some home buyers aren’t aware of the necessity to change the locks BEFORE moving in. In fact, not only should the locks be changed, but the following should be updated as well:
You have no idea who the previous homeowners shared access codes with. Furthermore, peace of mind and security are priceless when it comes to the enjoyment of your new home!
In this Week’s Real Estate Minute (REM) Andy Nazaroff, CEO of Guarantee Real Estate explains that for the first time in three years the Valley’s housing market has entered neutral territory! This means the market is currently demonstrating a balance between buyers and sellers.
Take a brief look at the graph down below. It shows a 20% increase in inventory from one year ago.
This is great news for buyers and sellers. More inventory indicates more choices for buyers, and more inventory increases the chance for homeowners to sell at a normal price range.
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For over 15 years, Fresno Filmworks has been the local source for independent film. Through its monthly film series and the annual Fresno Film Festival at the historic Tower Theatre, The non profit strives to create a deeper appreciation of film, a better understanding of world culture, and an unforgettable experience that one will not find at a commercial theater.
“This is the sixth year in a row that Guarantee Good Will Network has sponsored our annual Fresno Film Festival, and we are excited to collaborate again. The charitable work of Guarantee Real Estate in our community is inspiring to us. We are grateful for the support, and we’re especially proud of our ongoing youth outreach initiatives-bringing area high school students and underserved community groups into the theater for free. Gifts like those from Guarantee directly support these projects.” –Jefferson Beavers, President Fresno Filmworks
About Fresno Filmworks
Fresno Filmworks was founded in 2001 by a group of film lovers in our community. By offering a series of world-class independent movies, Fresno Filmworks shows their commitment to the multiculturalism that provides the community with an education and conversation of the film industry. These prize-winning films are international, high-quality, and are shown at Fresno’s very own Tower Theatre!
How to Get Involved
On November 2-4, Fresno Filmworks will present the 2018 Fresno Film Festival. There will be three days of feature-length and short films, filmmaker appearances, and an opportunity for community discussions. We encourage valley residents to purchase tickets to the festival and to please make a donation to this wonderful cause.
Click HERE to learn more.
The Guarantee Goodwill Network Fund is a donor-advised fund, established at the Central Valley Community Foundation, to encourage Guarantee employees to give back to the communities where they live and work.
The Process Will Be Fast and Efficient!
Before our buyers shop for a home, we connect them with the most knowledgeable loan officers to secure financing. This saves the buyer time, and it makes the process much easier for YOU as the seller.
Since today’s market has compelled home buyers to step up, you can rest and be sure that many of them have gone beyond the average requirements to obtain mortgage financing.
When you list your home with Guarantee this Fall, your home’s “days on market” won’t be very long. The tenacity of a buyer matched with the commitment of a Guarantee Realtor®, makes the selling process much faster.
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Elaine began her journey at Guarantee, West & Herndon on October 1, 1993. She has been an outstanding Realtor® offering support, impeccable service to her clients, and absolute commitment to our company. Additionally, Elaine has been recognized for years of achievement, and she has been a long time devoted member in the community.
Elaine: We sincerely appreciate your loyalty and pledge to Guarantee, and we hope to share many more years of partnership with you.
-From all of your friends at Guarantee!
Home inventory still falls below the 6-month supply that is needed for a typical housing market. This means there aren’t enough homes for sale to satisfy the number of buyers. However, this is great news for those who’ve gained equity as their home values have increased.
Equity Gained is a Shift Towards Opportunity!
If you’ve been thinking of moving to a premium style home, this is the perfect time to sell and upgrade. List your home with Guarantee this Fall, and take advantage of the current buyer demand.
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Guarantee Real Estate shares a partnership with From Your Friends, the latest and best marketing program for direct mail.
80% of customers say they would refer their real estate agent or use them again. The unfortunate truth is that only 20% of them do! From Your Friends is a great cost effective way for Realtors® to stay in constant contact with their client database.
What Our Partnership Means Regionally
From Your Friends is exclusive to Guarantee Real Estate. That means no other real estate company in the Valley is allowed to use this service.
“When we created From Your Friends, we set out to consider what agents wanted from a direct mail program. They desired something easy, affordable and effective. We listened and took everything people found undesirable about direct mail and tossed it out the window! Our program is truly the simplest and most efficient way for agents to stay top of mind with their sphere. -Julie Antuzzi-Rueffert, Co-Creator and Owner of From Your Friends.
How it Works
Each month your client list will receive a personalized postcard with a free offer or discount at a local restaurant, entertainment venue, or merchant as a gift from you. There are no contracts, sign-up fees, and no cancellation fees. You can make changes to your database every month, and a variety of templates are available for you to choose from.
Your Success is Our Main Goal!
Our main goal is to be the Premier Provider of the real estate experience around the home sale transaction, and our commitment to search for innovative marketing solutions will never end. Connect with us today for more information on how to START your career at Guarantee Real Estate.
In this week’s Real Estate Minute (REM) with CEO, Andy Nazaroff, we get to take a look back at the Great Real Estate Recession that hit 10 years ago. If we survey the past course of events, we will discover that the Federal Government and the Banking Industry were heroic for their stand during the crisis.
Let’s fast forward and take a look at where we are now.
Since the economy is headed in a positive direction, now is the time to buy and sell.
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The Demand for Your Home is Stronger Now Than Ever Before!
The latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) indicates a strong demand throughout Central California. Buyers are ready, willing, and able to purchase your home. Take advantage of the current Sellers Market and list your home with Guarantee.
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It is with regret that we announce the passing of Jerry Framsted, Realtor® at Guarantee Real Estate – Palm & Nees. Jerry contributed 5 years to Guarantee and we will miss him dearly.
“Jerry was deeply loved by his colleagues at the Palm/Nees office and was a well respected, hard working Realtor. I remember Jerry running his grocery store in Kerman when I was a kid. We are praying for the comfort of his family & friends as they mourn. We’ll miss you Jerry. ” -Andy Nazaroff, CEO, Guarantee Real Estate.