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April 21, 2022

Using Your Tax Refund To Achieve Your Homeownership Goals This Year

If you’re buying or selling a home this year, you’re likely saving up for a variety of expenses. For buyers, that might include things like your down payment and closing costs. And for sellers, you’re probably working on a bit of spring cleaning and maintenance to spruce up your house before you list it.
April 16, 2022
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The Future of Home Price Appreciation and What It Means for You

Many consumers are wondering what will happen with home values over the next few years. Some are concerned that the recent run-up in home prices will…
April 6, 2022

The Best Week To List Your House Is Just Around the Corner

Are you thinking about selling your house? If so, you may want to make it a priority to start the process soon. According to realtor.com, the sweet spot for sellers is just around the corner.
March 9, 2022
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1942 Lavender Pl, Rio Vista, CA 

1942 Lavender Pl, Rio Vista, CA , Real Estate, Listings
March 3, 2022
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The Perks of Owning More Than One Home

When you have two homes, you can alternate between them as the weather changes or as you crave different scenery. Do you want to live in an area with a particular season? 
February 3, 2022
Once in a lifetime

Why Right Now Is a Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity for Sellers

If you’re thinking about selling your house in 2022, you truly have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity at your fingertips. When selling...
January 6, 2022
Expert Insights

Expert Insights on the 2022 Housing Market

As we move into 2022, both buyers and sellers are wondering, what’s next? Will there be more homes available to buy? Will prices keep climbing?
December 22, 2021
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782 Beechwood Ave, Vallejo, CA

1174 Tocia Ave, Vacaville, CA for sale by the John Wilkerson Group powered by RE/MAX Gold in Vacaville, CA
December 2, 2021
Make the Right Move

How To Think Strategically as a Buyer in Today’s Market

The game of chess can provide incredible lessons to apply to all aspects of life, including the homebuying process.
November 5, 2021
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Sellers Have Incredible Leverage in Today’s Market

With mortgage rates climbing above 3% for the first time in months, serious buyers are more motivated than ever to find a home before the end of the year.
October 8, 2021
MakeYourBestOffer

5 Tips for Making Your Best Offer

In today’s sellers’ market, standing out as a buyer is critical. Multi-offer scenarios and bidding wars are the norm due to the low supply of houses for sale and high buyer demand. If you’re buying this fall, you’ll want every advantage, especially when you’ve found the home of your dreams.
September 30, 2021
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1174 Tocia Ave, Vacaville, CA

1174 Tocia Ave, Vacaville, CA for sale by the John Wilkerson Group powered by RE/MAX Gold in Vacaville, CA
September 2, 2021
What To Do with Your Vacation Home as Summer Ends

What To Do with Your Vacation Home as Summer Ends

As summer comes to a close, is it time to think about selling your vacation home? Based on recent data and expert opinions.
August 27, 2021

More Young People Are Buying Homes

There’s a common misconception that younger generations aren’t interested in homeownership so they can focus on other things in their lives.
August 21, 2021
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What Does Being in a Sellers’ Market Mean?

Whether or not you’ve been following the real estate industry lately, there’s a good chance you’ve heard we’re in a serious sellers’ market.
August 19, 2021

1760 Halford Ave Unit 171, Santa Clara, CA 95051

1760 Halford Ave Unit 171, Santa Clara, CA 95051 is for sale by the John Wilkerson Group. if interested call John at 707.365.8061 or visit his website at johnwilkersonhomes.com
August 14, 2021

Today’s Real Estate Market Explained Through 4 Key Trends

As we move into the second half of the year, one thing is clear: the current real estate market is one for the record books.
August 7, 2021
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3 Hot Topics in the Housing Market Right Now

If you’re a prospective buyer or seller, it’s important to understand the current real estate market conditions and how they affect you.
July 3, 2021

What Do Experts See on the Horizon for the Second Half of the Year?

As we move into the latter half of the year, questions about what’s to come are top of mind for buyers and sellers. Near record-low mortgage […]
June 22, 2021

655 High St, Santa Cruz, CA

655 High St, Santa Cruz, CA is for sale and represented by John Wilkerson Group and RE/MAX Gold
May 25, 2021

Sellers Are Ready To Enter the Housing Market

One of the biggest questions in real estate today is, “When will sellers return to the housing market?” An ongoing shortage of home supply has created a hyper-competitive environment for hopeful buyers, leading to the ultimate sellers’ market. However, as the economy continues to improve and more people get vaccinated, more sellers may finally be in sight.
May 19, 2021

Don’t Forget to Budget for Closing Costs

When buying a home, it’s important to have a budget and make sure you plan ahead for certain homebuying expenses. Saving for a down payment is the main cost that comes to mind for many, but budgeting for the closing costs required to get a mortgage is just as important.
May 13, 2021

What It Means To Be in a Sellers’ Market

If you’ve given even a casual thought to selling your house in the near future, this is the time to really think seriously about making a move. Here’s why this season is the ultimate sellers’ market and the optimal time to make sure your house is available for buyers who are looking for homes to purchase.
May 5, 2021

4 Tips to Maximize the Sale of Your House

Homeowners ready to make a move are definitely in a great position to sell today. Housing inventory is incredibly low, driving up buyer competition. This gives homeowners leverage to sell for the best possible terms, and it’s fueling a steady rise in home prices. Despite the speed and opportunity for sellers, there are still steps you can take to prep your house to shine so you get the greatest possible return.

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John Wilkerson & The Elite Partners

 

The RE/MAX Elite Partners
707.365.8061

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We see home as more than a house, so we approach real estate as more than a transaction. It’s how we build relationships - by making people feel happy and confident about the biggest investment of their lives. This is more than our profession; it’s our passion because our family never forgets how much home truly means to you and your family. So when you’re ready for your next moment or your next adventure, call John Wilkerson and The RE/MAX Elite Partners. We’ll help you get there.


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