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Selling a Home during Covid-19 Coronavirus Shelter-In Place

The decision whether or not to sell or purchase a home during the current market / shelter-in-place can be confusing. In a recent survey by realtor.com, people thinking about selling their homes indicated they’re generally willing to allow their agent and some potential buyers inside if done under the right conditions. They’re less comfortable, however, hosting an open house. This is understandable, given the health concerns associated with social contact these days – and actually may not be permitted in many locations.  However, there are many alternatives.


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Posted on April 23, 2020 at 8:49 pm
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Rossmoor Real Estate Sales during the Coronavirus COVID-19 Shelter-in-Place

I have been receiving calls from past clients as well as customers via my rossmoortour.com website about the real estate market in Rossmoor.  The market is paused at the moment with very little activity taking place as both home sellers and home buyers stay at home and shelter in place.  Initially we had a few sales underway when the shelter in place was announced.  Under the “essential business” exception to the shelter-in-place (SIP),  it made sense to allow people who had sold their home and purchased a replacement home to complete those transactions underway at the time of the order, but most of those transactions have now closed escrow.

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Posted on April 10, 2020 at 8:17 pm
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How to Buy Real Estate in Rossmoor, Walnut Creek CA 55+ community

While buying Rossmoor real estate is similar in many ways to buying real estate in any other community, there are significant differences.  When you work with me, you’ll be working with a realtor who specializes in Rossmoor, avoiding delays, misunderstandings, and surprise costs.   I am an experienced agent who is familiar with the current market and can help you identify what you’re looking for in current Rossmoor homes for sale.  The best Rossmoor real estate agents are SRES certified, know the area completely, and can help you find Rossmoor homes for sale that are right for you.

Here are some quick points for individuals interested in buying Rossmoor real estate, the premier 55+ community in Walnut Creek, California:
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Posted on January 4, 2020 at 9:04 am
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Waterford at Rossmoor – Carefree Congregate Living

The 300 units at the Waterford at Rossmoor community are offered as condos on a resale basis. The Waterford is unique in that it allows you to purchase a condominium home with all the benefits of an inclusive care retirement community. The purchase of a Waterford at Rossmoor home preserves equity and affords the tax benefits of ownership, as well as any appreciation value.  Situated on 16 acres, this independent living community offers separate occupant-owned 1 or 2 bedroom condominium units with full kitchen – some also with dens (see floor plans below).  Independent living is key to the Waterford at Rossmoor Walnut Creek.

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Posted on November 15, 2019 at 9:42 pm
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What is the initial transfer fee to “buy in” to Rossmoor? What is the Golden Rain Foundation?

Initial Transfer Fee to “buy in” to Rossmoor

When a home buyer purchases a home in Rossmoor, they pay a transfer fee to the Golden Rain Foundation ($10,000 as of July 1st, 2019). This fee helps to support the Golden Rain Foundation operate and maintain the Continue reading

Posted on August 24, 2019 at 8:13 pm
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What is the difference between a Co-op and a Condo at Rossmoor?

Many are confused by the difference between condominium and cooperative real estate at Rossmoor.  At Rossmoor, there are three primary forms of residential ownership:

  1. Condominium (Condo)
  2. Stock cooperative (CoOp)
  3. Single-family detached home.

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Posted on May 21, 2019 at 9:04 pm
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What does real estate at Rossmoor, Walnut Creek look like, and what does it cost? Additional Rossmoor costs?

With approximately 6,700 residential units within three cooperative (co-op) groups, 14 condominium (condo) groups, one single-family home development, and over 100 different floor plans/configurations… Continue reading

Posted on April 21, 2019 at 8:32 pm
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