Helpful Tips for Home Buyers 

Check out these videos for helpful great tips on the home buying process and what it takes to get your keys with Colette.

HOME BUYING FIRST STEP involves FINDING A GREAT REALTOR and ASSESSING YOUR NEEDS. Like, Share, and Subscribe to my Youtube channel for more!

OAKLAND–FIRST TIME HOME BUYERS (Toby & Elo) SHARE KEY LESSONS about the #HomeBuyingProcess, and what it takes to get your keys! From choosing the right REALTOR® and getting pre-approved for a loan, to making competitive offers, experiencing some disappointment, and overcoming challenges like the onset of the #COVID-19 global pandemic, and "shelter in place" orders. Buying a house in requires patience, perseverance and a savvy trusted guide to help you navigate any twists and turns. Letting go of #FEAR and trusting in the process paid off for this happy couple. Congratulations to Toby & Elo!

COLETTE WASHINGTON TOURS MAXWELL PARK OAKLAND where she's lived and worked for more than 20 years, providing her a wealth of local, regional, and historical knowledge. While Colette Specializes in Maxwell Park, she does business all around the greater Bay Area.

* MAXWELL PARK is a popular neighborhood in Oakland, California located in the foothills of the city. It is geographically bordered by MacArthur Blvd, High Street, Trask Street, Foothill Blvd, and 55th Avenue and is adjacent to Mills College, I-580, Brookdale Park, and the Fairfax neighborhood. The area is named after its developer, John P. Maxwell. The original development area was bounded by 55th Avenue, Trask Street, Monticello Avenue and Camden Street.The land was opened and zoned for development on May 7, 1921 and Burritt and Shealey, the main developers were the same developers of many of the homes in the nearby upscale enclave of Piedmont.

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