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Welcome to our new series on: Are all realtors the same?

Moved During Covid-19

So, how's the coronavirus and the real estate market playing together? Stay tuned and find out.

Home Staging | Interviewing The Experts

Jon Sump: Hey everybody, welcome again to the home brokerage show, Jon Sump with the home brokerage. And today we're continuing our series on interviewing the experts. And today we have the great pleasure of interviewing staging experts here in the San Joaquin County area. Patrick Keehnel. Patrick,...

Now We're In Escrow

Well, congratulations! You got an offer accepted on a home, and now you're in escrow. Now what? Stay tuned to find out.

Rant of the Week | Choosing Your Lender

You know, it's real important who you choose in this business. Stay tuned and find out what I mean.

November Market Update

So how's the market doing you ask? Stick around and find out.

Offers & Negotiations

So, now you got an offer on the house. It's time to negotiate, but what should you do? Stick around to find out.

Making The Offer

All right, so you've met with the lender, you've met with your realtor, you've been looking at houses. Now, guess what? Ready to write that offer? Stay tuned, let's talk about it.

Listing The Home

Now you're ready to put your home on the market, right? Stay tuned, and let's talk about it.

Searching For Homes

What are the things you should keep in mind when you're searching for your home? Stay tuned to find out.

Getting Your Home Ready To Sell

The home selling process, getting your home ready to sell. Stay tuned to find that out.

Getting Pre-Approved

What's the difference between pre-approved and pre-qualified when you're ready to buy a home? Check this out and find out.

Establishing A Price

So how do you come up with a price? Stick around and find out.

Choosing Your Real Estate Agent

So you're thinking about buying a house. What's the most important thing you do first? Stick around and find out.

October Market Update

So, Jon, how's the market doing? My favorite question of all, stay tuned and find out.

What Buyers Need To Know About H.O.A's

Hey. What do you need to know about HOAs and CC&Rs? Stick around and find out.

Meeting With A Real Estate Professional

Today we're starting a brand new series just for you on the home selling process step-by-step-by-step, the dos and don'ts that you want to look out for. Stay tuned for step one.

A+ Reasons To Hire A "Real" Real Estate Professional

So you're thinking about buying or selling a house. Find out why you need a real real estate professional. Stay tuned.

September Market Recap

So, how'd it go in September for the real estate market? Stick around and find out.

Things To Avoid After Applying For A Mortgage

You've got your mortgage application in, you're getting ready to buy a house. What should you not do now?

Making Your Home Accessible

Want to find out one of the top secret ways I get homes to sell quickly? Stick around.

5 Reasons To Sell This Fall

Want to know why now's a great time to sell. Stick around and find out the top five reasons to sell this fall

4 Tips To Sell

What are the top four things you can do to sell your house quickly. Stay tuned and find out.

September Market Update

How's the market doing? Stick around and find out

Recession Not Crisis

So, we keep hearing about this real estate recession coming, is it going to affect housing, all of that. I got some news for you. Stay tuned.

Ibuyers, What Are They?

iBuyers, what are they? Stick around and I'll share with you what they are.

Market Inventory & Interest Rates

What's going on in the market today? How's the inventory? What are the interest rates doing? Stick around and find out.

Do You Know Real Estate Lingo?

Thinking about buying a house but really don't understand the process or even the language or the process? Stick around, I'll give you some free advice.

July Market Update

There's a lot going on in the real estate market today for a lot that's not happening.

Reality TV vs Reality

So have you ever been flipping through the channels and only to find yourself glued on the couch to watching HGTV and start binge watching all the Property Brothers or the Fixer Upper or Love It or List It or the Buying Hawaii or Health Centers and all that kind of stuff. They've got a ton of them...

It is time for your New Home!

Right now is actually a great time for the move up buyer.

What is staging

I get this question a lot from clients what is staging, and I tell them what it is, and does it actually work.

Best Pricing Strategy

I want to price it high, so I can get the most money out of my house.

Whats the Interest rates today? 6.4.19

What's going on with the interest rates?

Should I get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage?

If you have any questions regarding pre-approval, pre-qualification or your closing costs feel free to give me a call. If you need a lender, got one that is the bomb. Thanks again. Have a great day. B

Real Estate Market update 5.20.19

So just doing a quick market update here. We're going to be doing these every couple of weeks. You'll stay really up to date on what's going on in today's market.

Self Employed, What is your Plan

Hey, Mister & Mrs., self-employed or Small Business owner, you have a plan for buying your home or your investment properties? If not, you better listen up. So Jon Sump here with the Home Brokerage. We're always putting your home first. And this is video number three on our topic of helping...

Internet Values

most people like to look on the internet and see what their home's value is. Now there's a big problem with that, and that is that most of the internet today does not have your correct value.

What are you waiting for? Just get started Qualifying for Loan

So bottom line is, you'll just set up an appointment with John, he'll sit down with you, go over exactly where you're at because you may be qualified to buy a home right now.

Small Business owner Tip 2

if you want to get the most house you can get, and that you and your family deserve after all your hard work in building a business

Tips for Business Owners

I mean, let's start thinking about, you got your busy going now, it's going successful, you really should start thinking about building your wealth and your wealth's creation team.