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For Sale By Owner, or FSBO, is when a home owner opts to forgo hiring a Real Estate Agent to assist with their home sale. This week, we’ll go over the potential pitfalls of this strategy, and if the payoff is really worth it, or even obtainable for the average home owner. – we’re always available for you Bay Area real estate questions. Thanks for stopping by!

The Realm Real Estate Group is truly appreciative of all our clients. You’re more than the housing transaction we’ve had together – so we want to make sure you know how much you and your family mean to us – including your furry family!

That’s right – furry family…

We are very aware that many houses never quite feel like home until they have at least four little paws tapping over the floor boards. This year we would love to gift you with a professional photo shoot for your “other” family members…your treasured family pet.

We will aside a special date this April (2022) for a professional studio-style photo shoot of your very furry best friend. Don’t be shy, be sure to take advantage of this opportunity. We look forward to seeing you and your little buddy(s) and catching up.

Below is a sign up list – just follow the prompts to secure your spot! We can’t wait to see you and meet your “other” family. We can photograph your well-behaved canine, feline or even your iguana! Our photographer will shoot and edit your digital photo and electronically deliver the edited file via e-mail.

*If we receive more requests than we have slots for, we will consider adding another photo day.


California ADUs, Accessory Dwelling Units, are the California legislature’s answer to its urgent housing shortage across the State. We’ll give a general outline of what an ADU is, how CA State Senate Bill 9 might benefit you, and toss out some ideas of how to capitalize on an ADU in relation to today’s Real Estate market – particularly for Bay Area homeowners.

Link to the CA Accessory Dwelling Handbook from the CA Dept. of Housing

Hi friends! This is a short video on the importance of Wills & Trusts – what they are and why you need them.

If you’re thinking about Estate Planning and you don’t plan on having a Will or a Trust, or they aren’t high on your to do list – then you’re not really planning, you’re just ignoring. Neither of these things is difficult to get written up and sign – and they’ll protect your assets for both you and your family.

If you’re considering Estate Planning or are shopping for a home or needing to sell a home in Concord, CA or the surrounding communities in Contra Costa County – please feel free to contact us – we’re here for your questions

This is a part of our estate planning series for elderly living transitions. In this video we discuss what a conservatorship is and why you might need one – vs- why you may want to avoid it all together. As always – we are here for your real estate needs in the Concord, CA and Contra Costa County real estate market.

Have you been nominated or volunteered to assist an elderly or ill family member move or transition from their home to downsize or move to assisted care? We have 6-tips to help you with this task. This is one of a series we will be doing with tips to navigate estate planning issues with specific regard to real estate for elderly family members.

We can assist clients in the Concord, CA area with real estate planning issues for elderly residential transitions –

How is that someone who checks their credit score with a generic credit monitoring service, which shows a 720 score, winds up getting denied a home loan application? In this video, we’ll attempt to clear up some confusion between credit scores and credit models – yes, they are different!

Need help with your real estate goals in the Concord or the Bay Area’s East Bay….contact us and let’s talk.

If you build it, they won’t necessarily come….not very cinematic sounding is it ?!

This week we’ll talk about home upgrades for home sellers. There’s a lot to think about when selling your home – choosing a realtor, inspections, contingencies, escrow, open houses, counter bids, timing – buyer vs seller markets, getting ready to move, etc. Take a little control when it comes to making smarter decisions about where to invest time and money for upgrades to your home with the goal of return on investment (ROI). In this video, we’ll nudge you in the right direction with some simple, tried and true tips on some do’s and don’ts of home upgrades for home sellers.

In this short video – we give a concise pro vs con approach to weather or not “now” is a good time to purchase home. There’s a lot to consider when it comes to purchasing a home – here, we offer a few pointers to make sure you add to your list of things to know, or at least ask about, when it comes to home ownership.

We are Realm Real Estate Group based in Concord, CA – San Francisco’s “East Bay” – where we help individuals, families, real estate investors, flippers and anyone else looking to sell or purchase a home with their real estate goals.

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