Lisa  Benavides

Lisa Benavides

Associate Broker / REALTOR®

License #: DRE #01175193

REALTY EXPERTS®

Mobile:
510-409-9696
Office:
510-226-2444 ext. 2439
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Lisa  Benavides

Lisa Benavides

Associate Broker / REALTOR®

License #: DRE #01175193

REALTY EXPERTS®

Mobile:
510-409-9696
Office:
510-226-2444 ext. 2439
Email Me

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The August Issue of Real Estate Magazine Is Now Live

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Mon, 2022-08-01 14:04

The August issue of RISMedia’s Real Estate magazine is now available, and not to be missed are several exclusive features, including Allan Dalton’s insights on what makes Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices “The Forever Brand,” and an interview with Rocket Mortgage EVP Adam Speck on growth strategies in a changing market. Check out this month’s highlights below.

On the Cover

Scarcity at Root of Housing Crisis, Researchers Say

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Mon, 2022-08-01 14:03

An imbalance as dramatic as the pandemic-era housing market is almost always going to have complex causes and a long history. Despite this, many people continue to view the pandemic as the primary driver of the current affordability, equity and supply issues that are making headlines and driving policy conversations at both the national and local level.

Proposed Bill Targets Housing Upgrades, Tax Loopholes

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Mon, 2022-08-01 14:02

Last week, two Democratic senators (Chuck Schumer of New York and Joe Manchin of West Virginia) announced an agreement on draft legislation that salvages some of last year’s Build Back Better framework. Much smaller in scope, the bill targets healthcare and climate action, also making some significant tax changes even as President Joe Biden claims individuals making less than $400,000 a year will not see their taxes go up.

Why Millennials Can’t Afford Homes in 2022

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Mon, 2022-08-01 14:01

Nearly three-fourths of U.S. millennials (72%) have some form of non-mortgage debt, with the average millennial owing $117,000. This is according to a new report from Clever Real Estate that takes a look at why this demographic struggles to afford a home.

To learn more about their economic situation, Clever surveyed 1,000 millennials about their finances, savings and credit history to provide a clear snapshot of how debt afflicts this generation.

Here are the key findings from the survey:

More Than 14 Million Households Across U.S. Don’t Have Internet

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Mon, 2022-08-01 14:00

Today, nearly 86% of U.S. households have some type of internet subscription, but that still leaves more than 14 million households in the nation that are without internet access in their homes. This is according to a new study from LendingTree, which analyzed the data to compare the share of internet-connected households to the share of non-connected households in each of the nation’s 50 states, an important consideration to those looking to move to more rural areas.

Here’s what they found:

This August, let your tech flag fly!

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Mon, 2022-08-01 13:42
This August, it's Agent Tech Month at Inman. Stay tuned for a deep dive into the tech platforms and products that are built to make your life (and business) better.

Home prices down from peaks in quarter of nation’s top 50 markets

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Mon, 2022-08-01 13:33
Falling sales are driving inventory growth, but it will take more than a year at the current rate for listings levels to get back to normal, according to Black Knight's latest monthly Mortgage Monitor Report.
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With over 25+ years of experience in the Real Estate Industry and nearly 1,000 successful transactions, I pride myself on following the National Association of REALTORS (N.A.R) Code of Ethics. When clients come to me, I know I am providing them with excellent service. I value being there every step of the way throughout a real estate transaction. I can effectively communicate my clients' wants and needs, and have a network of connections at my clients' disposal. I think it is very important to stay up-to-date in this ever-changing market, which is why I frequently attend seminars and community meetings to stay current. I have a lot of knowledge and am truly interested in houses and architecture and furthermore, I love my job!

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License #: DRE #01175193

Specialty: Mobile Home Sales Probate Sales Listing & Purchasing First Time Home Buyers Investment Properties

Area Covered: Providing Real Estate Services in the Bay Area and surrounding areas.

Languages Spoken: English