Category: Real Estate Blog

Southern California’s Wet Winter and The Real Estate Market.

Southern California’s Wet Winter and The Real Estate Market. In Southern California we don’t have snow days. Which means we typically don’t have any days off in our real estate market. In 2017, I did witness “rain days” due to the large amount of rain we received in December, January…Read More→

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Los Angeles Real Estate Market Report

It’s a Buyers Market. It’s a Sellers Market… Wait Can That be True?

Through out the years you’ve probably heard the terms “It’s a buyers market.” Or when inventory is low “It’s a sellers market.” But what if I were to tell you that right now it is both a buyers and sellers market. Wait, what? The interest rates as of today, April…Read More→

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EMD: The Earnest Money Deposit

As a buyer: When you are submitting an offer to the seller, your agent will be compiling a complete offer package. This package will include an Earnest Money Deposit. Is an Earnest Money Deposit required? YES! The Earnest Money Deposit is required in all transactions whether it’s a cash offer,…Read More→

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Which Home Loan Is Right For You?

When it comes to home buying, picking the right loan is very important. Every loan out there has different pros and cons. The infographic below lays out the loans in a simplified way. Conventional Home Loans: These loans have the lowest rates. Your credit must be excellent. You will need…Read More→

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Buying and Selling a Home At The Same Time

If you are fortunate enough to be able to buy and then sell your current home, then buying a home with a contingency to sell is not an issue for you. However, this is not the case for many people. Sellers that buy and sell their homes at the same…Read More→

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December Home Sales and Price Report for 2015

December home sales in California were up just about 10% from November. Home prices in December had risen on average 2% from November and over 8% from December 2014! Even with the increase in interest rates, home sales are up. This is great news for homeowners! Below is a press…Read More→

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Does Your Home Have Walkability?

We have all heard the term, “Location, Location, Location.” Having a certain location with a home can greatly affect your home’s value. It is one of the five factors that goes into estimating a home value. Location, however, can be worth more depending on what certain buyers are looking for….Read More→

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First Time Buyer Check List

  It’s time. You’ve decided that you are now in a place in life where buying a home is the next step. You’ve saved up money. Your credit score is excellent. You’re ready for the next step. So where do you start? What is the first step to finding the…Read More→

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C.A.R Releases its Housing Market Report For 2016

What happened last year can be a good indication to what will happen this year, specifically looking towards the end of the year. Below is the report from the California Association of Realtors regarding the 2016 Market.   C.A.R. releases its 2016 California Housing Market Forecast California home sales to…Read More→

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Selling Your Home During The Holidays

I get the question often around the beginning of October, should I sell during the holidays or should I wait. I always suggest that there is no time like the present time to sell. Your buyer could be out there right now, just waiting for a home like yours to…Read More→

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