The Secret Sauce

Tips & Tricks That The Pros Use

Ever wish you could learn the inner workings of an industry or discover the tips and tricks the pros use? Well here’s your chance to pull back the curtain and learn about some of these strategies, tactics and insider secrets. Check back often, as we’re always adding new tips and tricks to our Secret Sauce page.

Why Your Agent Didn't Tell You About That House You Saw Online

So you’ve been looking for homes for a while and wonder why many of the homes you see online don’t appear on the printout your agent gives you. Or why your agent tells that you a particular home i… Read More

How To Determine How Long A Home Has Really Been On The Market

Not too long ago, it was common for many real estate agents (especially in Contra Costa County) to routinely withdraw a listing after about 30 days and re-enter it into the multiple listing service (M… Read More

Why You Should Take National Real Estate News With A Grain Of Salt

Throughout the year, various government agencies, organizations, economists and real estate think tanks release statistics and analyze the data to tell us how the housing market is doing. And often th… Read More

What You Need To Know If You're Planning To Finance A Home In Solano County

Even though our office is in Benicia, the southernmost city in Solano County, we often sell properties across the bridge in places like Martinez, Concord, Pleasant Hill and Walnut Creek, all of which… Read More