Infographic: Avoid These Bedroom Designs

If you want to follow some experts guidelines in building your dream house as a model house for all the other in the neighborhood, this week we have some more tips on what to do/ avoid doing. Namely, here are some advises on what to avoid when it comes [...]

Why Should I Move to the San Fernando Valley?

Westsiders! Southbayers! And anyone else who's pondering a move to LA, for that matter!  The San Fernando Valley has all sorts of amazing things going on.  Here are 4 good reasons to buy a house in the San Fernando Valley. For more information, feel free to reach out! I'm [...]

Infographic: Buy or Stay?

CA Association of Realtors released a recent infographic: Buy or Stay?  And this had some really interesting information for prospective sellers. When it comes to buying a home, Xers, Boomers and Matures all plan to stay in their current home as long as possible, while Millennials plan to purchase their next or first home within the next 2-5 years. So why do I say that this is important for sellers to know?  Well… 81% of Millenials say they will be looking to move… and 30% say they will be moving in the next 2-5 years.  Which is a heckuva buyer pool.  So perhaps keeping in mind selling features that are targeted towards millenial buyers will gain extra attention to your home.  So tune in next week – or reach out to me here – for some tips to do that…. […]

Infographic: Gen Y is Ready to Buy

The Millenials, or Generation Y, are those born between 1980 and 1995.  So basically between the ages of 20-35.  And they are facing a multitude of challenges - of which I plan on breaking down in a future blog I've been working on.  But that doesn't mean that they [...]

What Do Buyers Value?

You certainly know what you want in a home--but how does that stack up against what others want as well? This is a GREAT infographic for you sellers as well.  The next time you're contemplating that next remodel, keep in mind that these will be what your future buyers [...]

What is a REALTOR and 5 Reasons we are Needed

The California Association of REALTORs did a survey recently on where buyers felt the were helped the most.  I should probably preface this by saying there is a difference between a real estate salesperson and a Realtor.  Anyone who can pass the state licensing exam can be an real [...]

Top 10 Overlooked Questions

According to the California Association of REALTORs, there are 10 questions that are most overlooked when buying a home.  I know that everyone I work with is well prepared and never skips a beat--but what do you think?  Could you see these things being accidentally missed?

The Wish List: 5 Must Haves of Millennials and GenXers

Buyers from the Gen X and Millennial age are a different breed than their predecessors.  They've grown up with Google and smartphones.  Mortgage calculators are apps on their cell phones.  They can snap a picture and know the worth of the home.  There are more singles--including a large increase [...]

You’re Young.  Be Happy – Younger Buyers Spotlight

A recent survey done by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) shows that Millennials  are more optimistic about their home purchase than any other age group. Currently, the largest group of buyers are the Generation X (born between 1965-1979) which comprise 31% of the marketplace.  But they are closely [...]

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