Lisa  Benavides

Lisa Benavides

Associate Broker / REALTOR®

License #: DRE #01175193

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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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Real Estate Q&A: I Have No Debt but a Low Credit Score. How Can I Get Association Approval to Purchase Condo?

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Mon, 2022-01-03 06:02

(TNS)—Q: I am having trouble getting approved to buy a condo due to my lack of credit. I do not use a credit card and have more than enough money saved up to purchase my new home without a mortgage. Because I have no debt, my credit score is low and I am being denied approval by the association. What can I do? — Rose

A: Many community associations have the right to screen prospective buyers. While an association may not discriminate, it can look at income, credit score and other objective factors.

HUD Looks Back at 2021 Accomplishments

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Mon, 2022-01-03 06:01

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) this year took bold action in pursuit of the agency’s mission to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes. These actions aligned with key Biden-Harris Administration priorities including ensuring equity, removing barriers to homeownership, expanding the nation’s housing supply and keeping Americans housed.

Below are highlights of some of the agency’s actions from 2021:

C.A.R. Names John Sebree CEO

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Mon, 2022-01-03 06:00

The California Association of REALTORS® (C.A.R) recently announced it has named John Sebree as its next chief executive officer. Sebree currently serves as CEO for Missouri REALTORS®. He was selected by C.A.R.’s leadership team after an extensive nationwide search. Sebree succeeds Joel Singer, who announced his retirement earlier this year after 43 years of service at C.A.R., including 32 years as CEO.

Start 2022 right with Agent Appreciation Month here at Inman

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Mon, 2022-01-03 05:00
We're kicking off the new year right by celebrating the backbone of real estate: agents. Join Inman in showing gratitude to those who make this industry tick.

What real estate agents need to know about French drains

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Mon, 2022-01-03 05:00
When water pools in an area where it is unwanted, mechanical methods can be employed, but gravity may be the best solution over the long term. Enter the French drain.

The key to a bulletproof listing presentation? These 3 points

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Mon, 2022-01-03 05:00
Every agent wants to win more listings, but few are willing to invest the time practicing. You must be willing to do the reps and craft your presentations so that sellers will likely sign with you. Here's how. 

Top Agent Portfolio is a search portal for the best agents and their luxury listings: Tech Review

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Mon, 2022-01-03 05:00
Top Agent Portfolio (TAP) is a destination home search portal that markets the listings and personal brands of top-performing agents in unique markets.

Want to audit your CRM? Ask these 5 questions

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Mon, 2022-01-03 05:00
Auditing your CRM will build self-awareness and help you establish personal responsibility around your processes. Most importantly, you’ll sell more houses — which ultimately is the goal of every single real estate agent. 

7 questions sellers will ask on listing appointments in 2022

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Mon, 2022-01-03 05:00
Educating and empowering clients will lead sellers to being comfortable with making good decisions and hopefully generating some more inventory in this challenging market. Here are a few questions they'll most likely be asking you next year — and how to expertly answer them.
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