home buying stress

5 Ways to Reduce Home Buying Stress

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Buying a home can cause more than a little stress. It’s a huge investment for most people. There’re lots of legally binding documents to dive into. Your finances are being scrutinized and squeezed. And when everything’s said and done, there’s no guarantee that your offer will be the one that’s accepted. Some of these things are simply out of your …

Now's the Time to Keep Up with the Joneses

Now’s the Time to Keep Up with the Joneses

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No matter how much you love your house, there’re always moments of uncertainty about whether you and your property are still on the same page when it comes to wants, needs, and dreams. Does your current house fit your current (or aspired to) lifestyle? Is there enough room for your current family or any additional members you might be planning? Does …

Doug Matsuda

Welcome to Doug Matsuda

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Please join the Shannon Jones Team in welcoming our new Buyer Specialist, Doug Matsuda! With a 10 year career in real estate spanning multiple agent and administrative roles, Doug brings a highly efficient, personal, and insightful perspective to each of his clients’ home buying needs. Licensed in 2010, Doug has a broad range of experience including transaction coordination, office management, …

Waterfront Homes

Dream Worthy Waterfront Homes

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Who doesn’t dream of spending their summers in a waterfront home? For some, it’s a picturesque harbor home complete with a boat slip and evening cruises through the neighborhood. For others only a long stretch of white sand beach will do, and make sure there’s a good view of an island or two, thank you very much. Some even fantasize …

Falling in love with a home

My Dream Home: A Love Story

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Falling in Love with a Home It turns out falling in love with a home is much like falling in love with a person. The relationship moves in stages. There are ups and downs and sometimes you have to compromise, but true love lasts forever. Daina Grover, a Rose Park South homeowner, shares her love story here. The Home Before …

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Don’t Wait to Buy Your Dream Home

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Are you waiting to buy your dream home? Here’s why you shouldn’t.   As a seller, you will be most concerned about ‘short term price’ – where home values are headed over the next six months. As either a first-time or repeat buyer, you must not be concerned only about price but also about the ‘long term cost’ of the …