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In a Low Inventory Market How Should You Price Your Home?

Much of Los Angeles is experiencing a sellers’ market right now. How do you define a sellers’ market? It is based on low inventory.  Loosely you would take the number of homes sold over the past six months compared with the number of hom...
by Los Angeles Real Estate News on Jun 7, 2015

Selling a Home? Be Safe Out There. Disclose Everything

When selling a home in Los Angeles the seller needs to make sure that they have disclosed anything they know about the property. Telling the truth will not come back to you. Hiding material facts may. The post Selling a Home? Be Safe Out There. Discl...
by Los Angeles Real Estate News on Mar 25, 2015

How Do You Improve the Value of Your Home?

Buyers generally seek the least expensive home in the best neighborhood within their price range. Upgrading your home to stand out on the block is not necessarily going to add value. For example if neighbors are all 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and 2,000 sq...
by Los Angeles Real Estate News on Jan 13, 2015

How Will my Home be Marketed Once it is Listed For Sale?

by Los Angeles Real Estate News on Jan 9, 2015

Selling Your Home? How Should You Price it?

This video provides and overview of points to think about when selling your home in Los Angeles. Bottom line your goal is to get the best price AND terms based on the market at the time you are selling. Market conditions interest rates and compet...
by Los Angeles Real Estate News on Jan 5, 2015

When is The Best Time to Sell my Los Angeles Home?

As you’ll see in this video, real estate marketplaces are generally most active in summer because families with children want to move in before school starts. So more homes are typically available in summer as well. But buyers and sellers tend to b...
by Los Angeles Real Estate News on Dec 31, 2014

How to Choose the Right Agent When Selling Your Home

You have decided to sell your Los Angeles home and are in the process of picking an agent to represent you. They are not difficult to find. They may still be knocking on your door, sending you postcards in the mail, or maybe cold calling you. There a...
by Los Angeles Real Estate News on Aug 14, 2014

To Buy to Sell to Rent? Is Your Head Spinning?

It’s a strange phase in the Los Angeles real estate cycle right now, and as in any economic cycle there are winners and losers.  So who are the biggest winners right now? Landlords/Investors After the recession homeowners who were forced to se...
by Los Angeles Real Estate News on Jun 4, 2014

Any Doubt that the Los Angeles Real Estate Market Favors Sellers?

By now I am sure everyone is aware that the Los Angeles real estate market heavily favors sellers, and I mean heavily. Is this just talk to get homeowners to sell or is it real? The chart below is based on sales over the past six months.   Singl...
by Los Angeles Real Estate News on May 18, 2014

Los Angeles Top Ten Neighborhoods for Home Sales This Year

I you are thinking of buying or selling a home in Los Angeles it would be good to check in on sales and availability in some of the Los Angeles neighborhoods. What were the top selling neighborhoods so far this year: Single Family 1. Hollywood Hills...
by Los Angeles Real Estate News on Mar 6, 2014

Is Now the Time for You to Sell Your Home and Buy the Next?

The final decision to Refinance your existing Mortgage (or  not), should be based on one simple thing.  It must make good financial sense …That decision is often times determined by the length of time you, as a Homeowner, “guesstimat...
by Los Angeles Real Estate News on Mar 3, 2014

Real Estate is a Business of Emotions Not Actions

When buying a car there is an unwritten rule that you are supposed to haggle for the best price and emotions generally don’t factor in. Some people enjoy the dance and don’t take it personally when they don’t get what they want. Rea...
by Los Angeles Real Estate News on Mar 1, 2014

Silicon Beach Creates a High Demand for L.A. Westside Homes

Silicon Valley is well know, but have you heard of Silicon Beach? There has been a huge growth in start-up tech companies on the Westside in an approximate three-mile area covering Santa Monica, Venice, Marina del Rey and Playa Vista. Companies such...
by Los Angeles Real Estate News on Feb 21, 2014

Sellers, Sellers, Wherefore Art Thou Sellers?

We are heading towards a Shakespearean tragedy here, extreme shortage of inventory. The Los Angeles housing market is not going to recover if there is nothing for buyers to purchase.  Getting a loan is not a slam dunk, but mortgage rates are at an a...
by Los Angeles Real Estate News on Mar 8, 2013

Selling your Los Angeles Home Part 5. Prepare to Move

The last phase of the escrow process when selling your Los Angeles home, will be the signing of the grant deed, oh and of course, receiving your money.  All that is left for you to do is move. Hopefully, you will have made all the preparations in ad...
by Los Angeles Real Estate News on Dec 22, 2012

Selling Your Los Angeles Home Part 4. The Escrow Process

This is the fourth part of the series on Selling your Los Angeles home, in which we will go over what is involved in the escrow process. What is escrow?  Simply put, escrow is the handling of the contract by a neutral party which will ensure tha...
by Los Angeles Real Estate News on Dec 19, 2012

Selling a Home in Los Angeles Part 3: Handle the Offers

Continuing on in the series Selling a home in Los Angeles, we will discuss the next phase which is when the offers start to come in. Hopefully you have priced your home to sell and will get interest quickly.  Today, homes are at a premium.  It is a...
by Los Angeles Real Estate News on Dec 16, 2012

Selling Your Home in Los Angeles Part 2: Get Ready to List

You are in the process of selling your Los Angeles home and have hired your Los Angeles Realtor®, and you have signed the listing agreement.  What’s next? Now you have to plan to put your home on the market. Pricing.  You will sit down wi...
by Los Angeles Real Estate News on Dec 13, 2012

Selling a Home in Los Angeles Part 2: Get Ready to List

You are in the process of selling your Los Angeles home and have hired your Los Angeles Realtor®, and you have signed the listing agreement.  What’s next? Now you have to plan to put your home on the market. Pricing.  You will sit down wi...
by Los Angeles Real Estate News on Dec 13, 2012

Selling your Los Angeles Home? What to Look for in an Agent

If you are thinking of selling your Los Angeles home, part of the process is finding an agent who is a good fit, both for you and the home itself.  After all, you are going to be in a fairly long-term relationship as far a business transactions go,...
by Los Angeles Real Estate News on Oct 15, 2012


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