Do You Need a Redwood City, CA Mortgage Broker?
Whether You Are Buying a Home, Making an Investment or Refinancing, We Can Help!
Sara and I have guided hundreds of people through the home buying and refinancing process. If you choose to work with us, we will:
- Help you put together a complete and comprehensive application, one that will highlight your qualifications
- Explain your options and provide tools so you can choose the best home mortgage available in Redwood City to meet your needs
- Provide a custom spreadsheet that shows, in detail, all aspects of home ownership: the monthly payment, taxes, insurance, any Redwood City HOA dues, closing costs and your specific tax benefits
- Provide your realtor with a spot on pre-approval letter that will boost your offering power
- Ensure all of your personal information is handled with the highest levels of security, privacy and discretion
We are hands on. We prepare all the paperwork, underwrite your file and deal with the lenders. We will work with you from start to finish, and won’t hand your file off to a mindless worker bee who doesn’t know you. You relax while we do the work!
The Process We Will Guide You Through
We will guide you through the entire home mortgage financing process, from start to finish. Let us help you achieve mortgage success through our five easy steps!
- Step #1: Pre-Qualification
- Step #2: Pre-Approval
- Step #3: The Escrow
- Step #4: Closing
- Step #5: Keeping in Touch
Natasha Lovas — Redwood City Home Financing Expert
As a trusted and experienced home mortgage loan consultant for Redwood City residences, Natasha is a natural pick to guide you through the tricky home loan process. Her vast expertise, coupled with her efficiency and enthusiasm, ensures that you will get the right loan and the best rate. Before becoming a professional mortgage broker, Natasha was a civil litigator in San Francisco. While skilled at organizing and presenting cases, she realized her true strength was in advocating for her clients. So, in 1993, she took her litigation skills to the mortgage table. Her personalized approach is what has made her one of the most trusted and sought after loan professionals in the Bay Area. She loves helping people one-on-one with the most fundamental part of their lives: their homes.
Are You Moving to Redwood City – Did You Know?
Redwood City’s slogan is declared on arches spanning Broadway at the east and west entrances to downtown, saying “Climate Best By Government Test.” The slogan is based on a climatological survey conducted by the United States and German governments prior to World War I, that put Redwood City into a tie for the world’s best climate with the Canary Islands and North Africa’s Mediterranean Coast. Held every year since 1939, Redwood City’s Independence Day parade is sponsored by the Peninsula Celebration Association and is called ‘The largest Independence Day Parade in California,’ which may or may not be accurate. Sandra Day O’Connor began her legal career at the San Mateo County court house in Redwood City. In1976, Patty Hearst was held at the San Mateo County jail, and in 1967, author Ken Kesey spent time in that jail for possession of marijuana. He noted the experience in writing Kesey’s Jail Journal. Other notable events are the Scott Peterson trial that was held there in 2004, and the courthouse scenes of Mrs. Doubtfire that were filmed at the Redwood City courthouse.
Redwood City is a California charter city about 7 miles south of San Francisco, and 24 miles north of San Jose on the San Francisco Peninsula in Northern California. It is the county seat of San Mateo County, and home to several technology companies such as Oracle and Electronic Arts. In 2010 the city had a total population of 76,815. Its Port of Redwood City is the only deepwater port on San Francisco Bay south of San Francisco. In attempts to revitalize the downtown, 2006 saw a new 20-screen theatre and various shops opening in prime downtown locations. The theatre complex has restaurant and retail space and a 2-level underground parking structure. The historical courthouse located on Broadway also received some improvements, where the addition built in the late 30’s that obscured the view was torn down. The city’s courthouse has a glass dome that is lit at night and changes colors every 11 seconds.
The 2010 United States Census recorded that Redwood City had a population of 76,815, with a population density of 2,218.5 people per square mile. Redwood City and the entire Bay Area has a mild Mediterranean climate of warm, dry summers and cool, relatively wet winters. The National Weather Service has both a forecast center and a cooperative office in Redwood City. They report that December is the coolest month and July is the warmest month, with the record highest temperature of 110 °F recorded on July 14 and 15, 1972. The record lowest temperature of 16 °F was recorded on January 11, 1949. During the year there is an average of 21.6 days with highs of 90 °F or higher and 2.8 days with highs of 100 °F or higher, with an average of 10.4 days with lows of 32 °F or lower. Normal annual precipitation is about 20.56 inches, with the most rainfall in one month at 12.42 inches in February 1998. There is an average of 62.1 days with measurable precipitation, and snow flurries have been seen on very few occasions.
Quality of Life
The city is home to Union Cemetery, State Historical Landmark #816. Many public parks abound, including Andrew Spinas Park (1.46 acres), Dolphin Park (2.36 acres), Dove Beeger Park (1 acre), Fleishman Park (.63 acres), Garrett Park (6.9 acres), Hawes Park (1.59 acres), Hoover Park (10.18 acres), Jardin de Niños (.31 acres), Linden Park (.22 acres) , Maddux Park (.62 acres), and Mariner Park (6.25 acres). The top employers are Oracle , Electronic Arts, and San Mateo County. In the gaming world, the MMOG Roblox is based in Redwood City, and the 3rd person Action Adventure Tomb Raider developer is based in Redwood City. Several DreamWorks animated films like Shrek, Shark Tale, Madagascar, and Over The Hedge were made by PDI/DreamWorks. This is the Northern California branch of DreamWorks Animation that moved to Redwood City from Palo Alto in October 2002. Redwood City has one community college, Cañada College, and several public high schools in the Sequoia Union High School District. A number of students from Redwood City attend Woodside High School in the neighboring town of Woodside.
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