Terry Osburn

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Terry Osburn


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Real Estate Broker

tosburn2009@gmail.com

http://www.TerryOsburn.com

Prudential California Realty

1954 Contra Costa Blvd

Pleasant Hill, Ca 94553

DRE #:01255032


About Me:

Became a Realtor in 1999. Earned Broker License 2006. Full time Realtor. Have successfully closed dozens of short sales as listing agent and buyers agent. Originally from West Virginia, Lived in Iowa and Missouri, Became a Californian in 1990. Avid supporter of pet rescue and pet humane education as well as supportive of those groups that train service dogs for those with various disabilities.


Author Archives: Terry Osburn

Escalation Clauses and this market.

Escalation clauses are making a come back in this market. What is an escalation clause? Well, it is an addendum to attach to your purchase offer…. Lets say you are offering $250000…..you find out there is multiple offers, you want your offer to automatically escalate up if a higher price comes in….But how do you […]

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Permits for Home Improvements

Homeowners find themselves doing home improvements in  need of  a new roof, or a new water heater, electrical etc with  bids from contractors includes cost of permit etc….. Homeowner assumes all work is being done to code and permit protects them……..NOT so fast………this is what has been happening throughout the Bay Area with certain contractors….. Permit […]

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Lots of Buyers out there… Little Housing

Lots of buyers out there but little housing available…..What is a buyer to do? 1-Don’t Panic and don’t make offers on homes that is made out of panic…..REMEMBER treat house or home buying as a BUSINESS experience and NOT emotions. 2-Srategize……..stay open….and REMEMBER-IT never costs to write an offer……..Don’t get discouraged if you write multiple […]

Buyers-Consider FHA 203K loans

Why should buyers consider FHA 203K loans? Because of this market.  The competition is fierce with low inventory. Many homes left are in need of a repair…..This is where a 203K loan can leverage a buyer to get into a location or school system previously unaffordable. 203K FHA loans are rehab loans. There are two separate […]

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Why Buyer Home Inspections are Important…

Why Home Inspections are Important-Buyers are making one of the most important financial decisions in their lives……yet some balk at the cost of getting an inspection.  Granted inspections cost money. Granted there are some home inspectors who took online courses without absolutely NO experience in house construction. But there are organizations you can contact such […]

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