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I want my own Real Estate App


I want my own Real Estate App!!!!

Let’s face it.  We are a face pace society and only getting faster.  Pretty soon we’ll  be going warp speed.  I don’t know about you, but as a parent with a busy career, I am fighting to keep every second I have, and using the right apps on my smart devices makes it that much easier.   I literally have hundreds of  apps on my mobile devices  that save me time and money on a daily basis.

So the time has come… Now there is a real estate app robust enough to give you the information you want and yet simple enough to use.   I am Vianey Ojeda from the Hanover Group at Keller Williams Realty in Rancho Cucamonga and I will show you right now how to get your own very real estate app for FREE that you can download to your smart device.

It will only take a few seconds, So Download it Now!

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Agent Code: KW2BDGETV


This user-friendly, robust app makes finding a home to buy or rent a snap.  You don’t only have access to homes associated with me, but access to all homes in the MLS database.  Save searches and listings based on your dream home criteria.   Plus, I’m just a click away to provide more information or schedule a walk-through.

This FREE app will give you the most accurate and up-to-date real estate information right at your fingertips.  Here are some cool things you can do with this App:

  • Draw a circle on the map or drop a pinpoint to search that area.
  • See property details and full-screen photos, get driving directions, mark your favorites, create notes about what you liked, or share it with family and friends.
  • Estimate your home loans with a free mortgage calculator.
  • View Open Houses in your area. View Rental Properties in your area.
  • Easily connect with your agent and send property inquiries instantly.

Plus, all my home sellers love this app, because it has become a crucial source to find homebuyers.  Here’s why…  Your home automatically appears in this GPS-enabled app with a stylish photo gallery and listing details to showcase your home whether the homebuyer is searching at home or on the go.

So don’t delay, download it TODAY!!!


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(909) 294-7265 | |

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How to buy and sell a home at the same time

How to buy and sell a home at the same time

Buying a home is stressful. Selling a home is stressful. Doing both at the same time can lead to a lot more stress that most people like to encounter. My best advice is to prepare yourself mentally by acknowledging and accepting that this will be stressful and you will be better prepared to deal with selling and buying at the same time and better handling the unexpected situations that may arise.

Meet with your agent early and put together a plan. Know your numbers and get your financing in place Remember that a good agent is in the trenches with you each and every day.  The better prepared you are for this process will help you avoid many sleepless nights.

Vianey Ojeda specializes in working in and around the Inland Empire with focus on the Rancho Cucamonga Real Estate Market. The Test Sell Your Home Program offers less pressure, no gimmicks and no commitment. There really is really no better way to find out the true value of your home than having a legitimate offer from a real buyers and that is what Test Sell Your Home does. If you enjoyed this tip on how to buy and sell a home at the same time, make sure you check our blog often.

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California Issues Financial Assistance for Distressed Homeowners

California Issues Financial Assistance for Distressed Homeowners

Distressed California Homeowners May Qualify for California’s Keep you Home California Transition Assistance Program (TAP)

If you are a homeowner in financial distress  and your home is in the state of California there might be state relocation funds available to you.   Homeowners currently foreclosure, behind on mortgage payments or those considering  thinking about doing a short sale may qualify for this program.

The funds come from the Transition Assistance Program (TAP), part of the Keep Your Home California Program.

That state of California is providing up to $5,000 in relocation assistance to qualified homeowners who can no longer afford to stay in their homes.  Per Vianey Ojeda of The Hanover Group Keller Williams Realty in Rancho Cucamonga, CA , “Our housing market has definitely been hard in recent years and many families have been displaced due to financial hardship.   It is great to see the state of California offering assistance to qualified homeowners who are in distress and in need of assistance.  Fortunately we are well trained and equipped to help these homeowners get through this process as painlessly as possible.”

Per the rules of the program the homeowner must submit an application and they can use the assistance of a real estate professional, and the homeowner must maintain their property until their house is sold or returned to the lender via a negotiated deed in lieu of foreclosure.

In addition, for qualified homeowners, these state funds may be used in addition to any other relocation assistance that a homeowner may receive by participating in the Federal Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives (HAFA) program or in any other pre-offer short sale program.

To learn more about the program you can call The Hanover Group at Keller Williams Realty by calling 909.945.0641 or email


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How Much Home Can I Afford?

When you are ready to buy a home, the first question you ask is: “how much home can I afford?”  And like most Buyers you will begin your search online and utilize a home affordability/mortgage calculator which yields you a ballpark figure of what price range of home you should be looking at. Yes, ballpark.

Once you obtain your ballpark figure then you start searching on the internet for available homes for sale in your dream neighborhood.  You find a perfect home or a few, that are perfectly priced, filled with the amenities you seek and in your ideal neighborhood.  Naturally, you are very excited so you call the listing agent(s) to set up a tour.  And nine times out of ten you will lose out on your perfect  home.  Why?  Well it’s simple. You started shopping and were not prepared to buy.  And from that point forward you will always compare each and every home you see with your perfect home that got away from you.  And if you end up buying, you will settle.

So how much home can you afford?

The question is better posed as:  What is the best way for to determine whether I should buy and how can I buy a home?  By taking a few simple steps you will save yourself serious aggravation an disappointment.

So do you want to know how to buy a home the right way, without the stress and frustration?


Unless you plan to buy a house using all cash and you have the cash readily available, you will need to obtain a mortgage loan to finance your purchase (just like buying a car).  The process of getting approved isn’t that complicated, however, there are several variables from your personal financial history that will factor into determining how much home you can buy.  Specifically:

  • Your income
  • Your employment (time on job; typically 24 mo. doing the same job and/or in school for the same job)
  • Your credit rating  (FICO score from a tri-merged credit report; Experian, Equifax & Trans Union)
  • Your existing debt (gather all of your bills, know your balances & monthly minimum payment(s))
  • Your down payment (gather all your asset statements (checking, saving, 401k, other)

To those existing factors, add some variables of the housing market, and your own choices as you plan to assume a mortgage:

  • The mortgage amortization term (fifteen years, thirty years, etc.)
  • The current interest rate
  • Private mortgage insurance (if your proposed down payment is an amount less than twenty percent of the price)
  • The current real estate market where you live or want to live (supply & demand, dynamics (Sellers market, Buyers market)
  • Closing Costs (property taxes, fire hazard insurance, appraisal, loan fees, notary, escrow, title insurance, etc.)

So as I mentioned above, the online calculator will give you a ballpark figure.  But that’s it… it’s only a rough estimate. What you absolutely must do is obtain a loan pre-approval from a “trusted” mortgage professionaland know exactly how much home you are approved to buy. Or at minimum establish a game plan for the future so that you can eventually buy.

Your lender will take all the same factors into consideration but instead of a guess, your application will have been processed by an underwriter ( and you will have a firm number in hand when you begin to look at homes with your REALTOR®.   By completing the loan pre-approval process upfront with the right professionals you will alleviate any unpleasant surprises when you bring to the table an offer on the home of your dreams.

I say “trusted” mortgage professional because in the past I have had Buyers use a lender not personally known to them or use a lender not referred to them by someone that the Buyers trusted.  These Buyers got into escrow and then lost their deposit when they could not close the transaction, and that is more than a unpleasant experience, it’s a pretty miserable one.

Remember, time is always of the essence—because you ALWAYS have competition for the purchase of the home you have your eye on.  So save yourself serious aggravation and disappointment, eliminate any surprises, and insure to your agent and the seller’s agent a high level of confidence in your ability to move quickly on a house when you do find the right one.   Take the few steps necessary to obtain your loan pre-approval from a “trusted” mortgage professional because nine times out of ten, the buyer who first brings money to the table is the buyer who actually walks away the victor.

* see my other Blog article: The top 10 tips you need to know when buying a home.


Contact Vianey Ojeda to find out more:

(909) 294-7265 | |

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The Hanover Group at Keller Williams | Rancho Cucamonga

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Tips to sell your home during the holidays

Tips to sell your home during the holidays

Vianey Ojeda of Test Sell Your Home providing the top tips to sell your home during the holidays. Paying attention to details will increase home sales price.

Looking for tips to sell your home during the holidays? This video highlights some simple strategies to help you.

Tip #1 – Don’t over decorate

Over cluttering will turn potential buyers away.

Tip #2 – Pay attention to curb appeal.

From raking leaves to touching up outside paint. Don’t leave little things unnoticed. Make your home look fun and inviting for the holiday season.

Tip # 3 – create video tour of your home

Because there is less foot traffic during the holiday season, make it easy for vacationing buyers to easily tour your home.

If you are selling your home in Rancho Cucamonga, North Fontana, Alta Loma or Upland, Vianey of Test Sell Your Home can help you get the highest sales price for your home. The Real Estate market in the Inland Empire is very competitive. The Test Sell Your Home program takes the guessing out of the process and allows you, the seller to know that your home is being sold at the highest possible price.

Increase your home sales price with Vianey Ojeda and Test Sell Your Home.

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