Market Trends and Strategies for Real Estate Success in Antioch, CA

Located in the East Bay area near San Francisco, Antioch, California, is an idyllic location to buy and sell real estate. Suppose you’re looking to sell your home or make an offer on a property for sale, understanding the market trends in Antioch. In that case, California will give you an advantage over others in […]

From Rookie to Pro: Succeeding in Oakley, CA’s Real Estate Scene

If you’re considering getting into real estate in the Contra Costa County area of Oakley, California, there are a few steps you’ll need to go through to go from rookie to pro in no time. Whether you’re a first-time buyer-seller or looking to invest in the local market, there are a few things that you […]

Market Insights: Selling Real Estate in Brentwood, CA

If you’ve seen the reality show “Million Dollar Listing,” you have an idea of what it’s like to be a real estate agent in the high-end markets of Northern California. However, the East Bay Area residential market known as Brentwood is even more competitive than those reality TV shows portray. Located in the heart of […]

May 2023 Brentwood & Oakley Local Market Update

Brentwood real estate agent (Homes by Krista)

May 2023 Brentwood & Oakley Local Market Update https://youtu.be/NYuUMtCQdbQ Hello East County; Good news, the market is normalizing, but we are still seeing lower-than-average inventory.  We are seeing homes sell more quickly and the buyers are more active. Also as we move into the warmer months of Spring, we will begin to see increased activity […]

Buyers, Are You Feeling Stuck? I Get It!

Brentwood real estate agent (Homes by Krista)

Buyers, Are You Feeling Stuck? I Get It! https://youtu.be/JJcSXogIxXU Although all indicators are pointing to a seller’s market, homeowners still have some uncertainty and concerns about listing their homes in today’s market.  Hi, I am Krista Mashore with eXp Realty and Homes by Krista.  Let’s break down five concerns sellers are feeling today when getting […]

Why the Housing Market Remains Robust: The Surprising Factors That Are Keeping it Afloat

Brentwood real estate agent (Homes by Krista)

Why the housing market remains robust: the surprising factors that are keeping it afloat https://youtu.be/PLfWGpcv_no We have all heard of the crazy market shifts recently.  Mortgage rates rose dramatically recently which impacted many buyers’ ability to buy a home and after several years of rapidly rising price appreciation, home prices finally peaked late last year […]

Closing Costs: What Exactly Are They and How Much Should you Budget For?

Brentwood real estate agent (Homes by Krista)

Closing costs: What exactly are they and how much should you budget for? https://youtu.be/Oz–_YNkanA If you are planning on buying a home this year, it is important to plan for any fees or payments you will need to pay at the closing of the transaction, otherwise known as closing costs. Hi, I am Krista Mashore […]

What Four Strategies Can You Save You Money on Your Home Purchase

Brentwood real estate agent (Homes by Krista)

What Four Strategies Can You Save You Money on Your Home Purchase https://youtu.be/F9BrZHmaOa8 As a potential buyer in today’s crazy and unpredictable housing market, what are four strategies you can do to save money on your purchase?  Hi, I am Krista Mashore with eXp Realty and Homes by Krista. For many shoppers, buying a home […]

The Answer May Depend on Whether it’s a Seller’s Market or a Buyer’s Market.

Brentwood real estate agent (Homes by Krista)

The answer may depend on whether it’s a seller’s market or a buyer’s market. https://youtu.be/tleLywajBZI Is it a sellers market or a buyers market? With the housing market on a constant roller coaster the last two years, one of the questions I hear frequently is are we in a buyer’s or seller’s market?  Hi, I […]

Is it Time To Move On?

Is it Time To Move On?

Is it Time To Move On? https://youtu.be/ITeF9vI8k3w Are you a homeowner on the fence about selling your home? Hi, I am Krista Mashore with eXp Realty and Homes by Krista. If you are thinking about selling in today’s market, it is worth considering all the reasons why making the move could make sense to you.  […]