Home Buying & Lending in Hayward Discussion

Since inventory is on the rise, it’s a good time to discuss the home buying process:

Where can you get money for a down payment?
Why does a buyer want to work with a buyer’s agent when buying a home and not the listing agent?
How can a co-signer help you buy a home?
What is a Jumbo Loan?
How can you make your home buying offer more attractive to the seller?
What are the current standard contract timelines & contingencies for buyers in Hayward?