Real Estate

4 Tips for Finding More Home Space 
for Your Home-Based Business

Owning a home-based business can provide a lot of flexibility. When your business begins booming, however, you may find your business growing right out of your home! The only remedy to this situation is to find some additional space for your thriving business, but that can feel like a challenge. You may need to buy a new home or you may need to upgrade your current one. You could even build a custom home!...

Corona Virus and the real estate market!

As of right now in the Los Angeles market is trying to make sense of the corona virus and how it is effecting the market. The stock market crash has really panicked a few buyers. Not sure if more buyers will follow suit. Even though there are alot of unknowns with how long we will all be effected by this virus I fully believe that we will get it under containment at not too far in the future and the stock...

California Becomes First State To Require Solar Panels On New Homes

Solar panels will be required feature on virtually every new home built in California, under policy advanced Wednesday by   California regulators– again putting the state in the forefront of government controls over climate-warming carbon emissions. The California Energy Commission voted unanimously, 5-0, to recommend energy efficiency standards that are set to be added to state building regulations...

What should I do first if I want to buy a house?

The first and most important thing you do is talk to a mortgage lender. If you go on a buyers calculator it will give you basic information but the calculator doesnt know how long you have had your job. Are you getting alimony? Are you carrying alot of debt?  Did someone  steal you information and open any accounts? It happened to me. You need to know exactly what you can afford and their be no other...

Ibuyers Cost More Than You Think!

Real estate data analyst Collateral Analytics has released the result of new research that shows that iBuyers are often more expensive than what one would think. The study demonstrates that it typically costs between 13% and 15% to use an iBuyer. The findings of the study are in direct conflict with the claims made by various iBuyers on what exactly it would cost homeowners to use such services. One...

TOP TIPS FOR HOUSE HUNTING ONLINE

Hunting for a new home online is a great place to start your search, but it should not be your end all be all. Good listing agents are excellent at highlighting the best features of the home, but keep in mind there may be more than meets the eye. To make the most of your time and efforts and gather a well-rounded picture of home listings online, keep the following three things in mind. Stay up to...

5 NEGOTIATING TACTICS THAT KILL A SALE

Negotiation is a subtle art in real estate, but skilled negotiators can usually find some common ground that satisfies all parties. On the other hand, using the wrong negotiation tactics can sink a deal pretty quickly. Here are some negotiation tactics buyers (and real estate professionals) should avoid: Lowball offers: Going far below market value when you make an offer damages your credibility as a...

TURNING A BEDROOM INTO A LUX BEDROOM

For most of us, our bedroom is little more than a place to sleep and relax. However, just because it’s always been that way doesn’t mean that we have to settle for drab and dreary. One trend that’s gaining steam these days is converting your current bedroom into a luxury suite (or something comparable). If you want to live like you’re renting a room at the Ritz, then you want to follow these...

WHAT TO REPAIR BEFORE YOU LIST

When you’re getting ready to list your home, it’s of the upmost importance to ensure you are showing it in the best light. Taking time to highlight its strengths and fix up some of its possible weaknesses can make a big difference in how fast it sells. Here are our top five recommended repairs to make before selling your home. Repaint walls. Giving your home a fresh coat of paint is one of the...

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