Market Update | Week Ending 2/10/17

This week's Market Update is quite interesting! California Association of Realtors says that 30% - 40% of all households could afford to purchase a median priced home. What do you think of those stats? Where do you think you fall in these numbers? Read on for more info [...]

Local Valentine’s Day Options on a Budget

photo courtesy of NIthi Anand@flickr.com Valentine's Day is almost here and it's the day most of us celebrate that special love we have in our lives. Whether you choose to spend this day with your other half, a first date, or with the friends you love...you can [...]

Market Update | Week Ending 2/3/17

Thinking of selling your home? This might be the perfect time!  With home sales on the rise...you don't want to miss out! Check out the rest of the Market Update for current financial stats! U.S. Employers add 227,000 jobs in January - The Labor Department reported that 227,000 [...]

Upcoming Events | February 2017 Part 1

What a beautiful season we are in! Just enough rain to turn the city around us green....but mostly beautiful California sunshine so that we can enjoy our days outdoors! Check out below for things-to-do in the next couple weeks of February!     Sat Feb 4 All Locations – Every [...]

What are the Hidden Costs When Buying a Home?

Many home buyers know that they need to be prepared to pay a down payment... but how aware are they of other costs that come up while purchasing a home? Extra costs can end up costing up to 3% more towards closing. Today we discuss and prepare for the [...]

Market Update Week Ending 1/27

Looks like the most popular mortgage rate so far this year is the 15 and 30 year fixed average rate! Surprised? Check out this weeks Market Update to find out more... DOW breaks 20,000 - All three major indexes hit record highs again this week before dropping slightly [...]

New L.A. Parking Ticket Appeal Process

photo courtesy of Charleston the Digitel @flickr Have you ever received a parking ticket you just don't think you deserve? Whether the meter broke, the signs were confusing, or maybe the parking enforcement made a mistake. If you have ever appealed a parking ticket in Los [...]

Best Chocolatiers in the San Fernando Valley

Photo courtesy of Longitute atitude @ flickr Valentine's Day is around the corner, and the first gift you may think about getting that special one in your life is...chocolate! Good choice! However...how about you turn it up a notch and head for the BEST chocolatiers in [...]

Market Update | 1/20/17

California home sales are up! There's so much going on and the first month of the year isn't even over yet! Keep reading so you don't miss this weeks market update! Stocks up on inauguration  day - Stocks rose Friday after dropping steadily during the week. Even with [...]

Upcoming Events | January 2017 Part 2

photo courtesy of treye rice@flickr Whether it's raining, or sunny Cali weather, there is always something to do in the San Fernando Valley! Check out what's happening these last two weeks of January! Sat Jan 21 All Locations - Every Saturday, at all Williams-Sonoma locations, they [...]

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