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4 Reasons Why the End of Forbearance Will Not Lead to a Wave of Foreclosures

By Donna Padula | Jul 28, 2021

4 Reasons Why the End of Forbearance Will Not Lead to a Wave of Foreclosures | Simplifying The MarketWith forbearance plans about to come to an end, many are concerned the housing market will experience a wave of foreclosures like what happened after the housing bubble 15 years ago. Here are four reasons why that won’t happen. 1. There are fewer homeowners in trouble this time After the last housing crash, about 9.3 […]

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A Look at Housing Supply and What It Means for Sellers

By Donna Padula | Jul 27, 2021

A Look at Housing Supply and What It Means for Sellers | Simplifying The MarketOne of the hottest topics of conversation in today’s real estate market is the shortage of available homes. Simply put, there are many more potential buyers than there are homes for sale. As a seller, you’ve likely heard that low supply is good news for you. It means your house will get more attention, and […]

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3 Hot Topics in the Housing Market Right Now

By Donna Padula | Jul 26, 2021

3 Hot Topics in the Housing Market Right Now | Simplifying The MarketIf you’re a prospective buyer or seller, it’s important to understand the current real estate market conditions and how they affect you. The Counselors of Real Estate (CRE) just released its Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate report. Here are three hot topics from the list and how they impact today’s housing market. Technology Acceleration and […]

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Pop Quiz: Can You Define These Key Terms in Today’s Housing Market? [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Donna Padula | Jul 23, 2021

Some Highlights

The language of buying and selling a home may sound scary at first, but knowing how key terms relate to today’s market can help you. For example, current low mortgage rates and higher wages positively impact affordability for buyers,…

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Today’s Real Estate Market Explained Through 4 Key Trends

By Donna Padula | Jul 22, 2021

Today’s Real Estate Market Explained Through 4 Key Trends | Simplifying The MarketAs we move into the second half of the year, one thing is clear: the current real estate market is one for the record books. The exact mix of conditions we have today creates opportunities for both buyers and sellers. Here’s a look at four key components that are shaping this unprecedented market. A Shortage […]

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Remote Work Has Changed Our Home Needs. Is It Time for Your Home To Change, Too?

By Donna Padula | Jul 21, 2021

Remote Work Has Changed Our Home Needs. Is It Time for Your Home To Change, Too? | Simplifying The MarketOver the past year, many homeowners realized what they need in a home is changing, especially with the rise in remote work. If you’re longing for a dedicated home office or a change in scenery, now may be the time to find the home that addresses your evolving needs. Working from Home Isn’t a Passing […]

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3 Charts That Show This Isn’t a Housing Bubble

By Donna Padula | Jul 20, 2021

3 Charts That Show This Isn’t a Housing Bubble | Simplifying The MarketWith home prices continuing to deliver double-digit increases, some are concerned we’re in a housing bubble like the one in 2006. However, a closer look at the market data indicates this is nothing like 2006 for three major reasons. 1. The housing market isn’t driven by risky mortgage loans. Back in 2006, nearly everyone could […]

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What You Should Do Before Interest Rates Rise

By Donna Padula | Jul 19, 2021

What You Should Do Before Interest Rates Rise | Simplifying The MarketIn today’s real estate market, mortgage interest rates are near record lows. If you’ve been in your current home for several years and haven’t refinanced lately, there’s a good chance you have a mortgage with an interest rate higher than today’s average. Here are some options you should consider if you want to take advantage […]

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JMS Sales can deliver a high-quality affordable home to your family in 5 months!

By Donna Padula | May 19, 2021

Manufactured Homes by JMS Sales, Inc. Paradise & Magalia   With over 37 years of experience in the manufactured home industry, JMS Sales can deliver a high-quality affordable home to your family in 5 months!   JMS Sales will provide the best time and value!   Come check us out or come get a second opinion now!  …

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Free For Sale By Owner Guide

By Donna Padula | Feb 23, 2020

If anyone’s looking to sell their home and looking for the most amount of money, I have a book the on that, let me know if you would like a free copy. Call/text me, Donna Padula 530-517-0513

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VA Home Loans by the Numbers [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Donna Padula | Nov 8, 2019

Some Highlights:

The Veterans Administration (VA) Home Loan is a benefit that is available to more than 22 million veterans and 2 million active duty service members to help them achieve the dream of homeownership.
In 2018, $161 billion was loaned t…

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The Difference an Hour Will Make This Fall [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Donna Padula | Nov 1, 2019

Every Hour in the U.S. Housing Market: 

614 Homes Are Sold
95 Homes Regain Positive Equity
Median Home Values Go Up $1.38

 

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Merry and Blessed Christmas to all!

By Donna Padula | Dec 26, 2018
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Meet Donna Padula, Your Chico Area Realtor for 30 + years

By Donna Padula | Jun 8, 2018

Hi, I’m Donna Padula with the Donna Padula Real Estate Team at eXp Realty. Welcome to Chico, Paradise, Butte and Glen Counties. We live in a wonderful area here with lots of recreation, three large lakes, boating, hiking, fishing and snow skiing close by. The Donna Padula Real Estate Team has been helping home buyers…

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Escrow Transaction Checklist for Home Buyers and Sellers

By Donna Padula | Jun 8, 2018

Donna Padula a Realtor serving Chico and surrounding areas to discuss her escrow transaction checklist. When you are in escrow on a property it is smart to know who is responsible for what, so the transaction can move smoothly. 1. Title & Escrow – Escrow is a neutral third-party that handles all funds that come…

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