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FEMA Redraws Napa Flood Maps

FEMA Redraws Napa Flood Maps

In 2003,  Congress mandated that FEMA update outdated flood maps across the nation.  As a result, FEMA has made changes to Napa’s flood map.  These changes will take effect on September 29th, 2010; and many property owners will find that…

How to Apply for a Home Loan

How to Apply for a Home Loan

I recently wrote an article on the advantages of mortgage pre approval.  You can read that here.  But how do you get pre approved?  Where do you go?  What information do you need to provide?  And, how do lenders calculate…

Real Estate Glossary

Real Estate Glossary

Agency The relationship between a principal and the agent of the principal that arises out of a contract, whether express or implied, written or oral, by which the agent is employed by the principal to do certain acts dealing with…

The Advantages of a Mortgage Pre Approval Letter

The Advantages of a Mortgage Pre Approval Letter

Getting pre approved for a mortgage is an essential first step in the buying process.  A pre approval letter from a lender is advantageous for several reasons. 1.  Save Time by Looking at the Right Homes A pre approval letter…

Napa Real Estate Report Second Quarter 2010

Napa Real Estate Report Second Quarter 2010

Multiple economic drivers and underlying fundamentals impact our local real estate market.  Housing prices, interest rates, job growth, inflation, and deflation are significant variables in the Napa County housing market.  According to second quarter data, these variables and other indicators…

Johnny Miller and Company Buy Silverado Resort

Johnny Miller and Company Buy Silverado Resort

On July 1st, Hall of Fame Golfer Johnny Miller and two executives from the Rug Doctor Corporation, Roger Kent, and Tom Wall, became the new owners of the Silverado Resort in Napa, California. “It’s pretty exciting to have a piece…