Headlines in Real Estate for week ending February 1st 2013

Home prices post biggest jump in six years CNNMoney Home prices in 20 major cities were up 5.5 percent in November compared with a year earlier, their biggest jump in more than six years. Read the full story First Time Buyer’s Top 3 Questions Answered Di Matteo Group First-time home buyers entering the housing market […]

First Time Buyer’s Top 3 Questions Answered [Infographic]

First-time home buyers entering the housing market are usually faced with several questions such as how much are entry level homes, how much income do I need to earn to qualify for a loan and how much will my mortgage payment be? Below is an Infographic by the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION of REALTORS which answers just […]

The shifting desires of homebuyers [Infographic]

As time goes by priorities and circumstances tend to change not only our lives but our expectations and needs. This especially holds true to the way we live and the features of the homes we live in. Here’s a look at some of the trends which point to changes in homebuyers’ needs and wants over […]

Headlines in Real Estate for week ending December 28th 2012

The Fiscal Cliff impact on struggling homeowners, solutions to low appraisals, first time buyers, November prices and sales jump in this weeks real estate headlines you may have missed. What to do when an appraisal comes in below the selling price The Washington Post As the real estate market heats up and prices continue to […]

Headlines in Real Estate for week ending November 2nd 2012

Principal mortgage reductions, home prices, first time buyers, going green paying off, foreclosures drop & much more. Here are the real estate headlines you may have missed this week: Principal relief for stressed homeowners (via San Francisco Chronicle) A limited number of underwater homeowners in California will soon be able to get principal reductions of up to […]

Always Courteous & Professional

My name is Jeremy G. and Daniel Di Matteo of Century 21 Award helped my wife Jaymie and I find and purchase our first home in May of this year. We first met Daniel on March 13th in his office located in Chula Vista, California. Daniel was very knowledgeable about the area and all aspects […]

Great Example Of What A Realtor Should Be

For those who have experienced the home buying process you know how stressful it can be, for those who have not experienced the buying process take it from me the ride can be bumpy; however, it makes a world of a difference when you have a great realtor who is on your side helping each […]

Never Had We Had Such A Pleasurable Experience

Dear Daniel, We would like to formally thank you for all the time and effort (not to mention patience) that you had with us during our first home experience. Buying a house is a big deal, and it can easily convert from being an exciting life changing fun experience to a nightmare & overwhelming burden. […]

Never Thought I’d Be Able To Buy A Home

I never thought I’d be able to buy a home, but once I found the right realtor, it became a reality. Daniel Di Matteo was friendly, knowledgeable and patient. I had no idea what I was doing and didn’t know who I could trust to find me a house. Daniel was very helpful in guiding me through this […]

Had A Realtor Who Fell Short

Being a first time buyer I thought finding the right home for me would be stressful and time consuming but Realtor Daniel Di Matteo made the process virtually painless. For almost a year I had used another Realtor and was completely unsatisfied with the service. Daniel on the other hand provided excellent and professional service. […]