FHA Appraisal Guidelines: The FHA Inspection Process

Understanding FHAs An FHA loan is a mortgage issued by federally qualified lenders and insured by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA). FHA loans are designed for low-to-moderate income borrowers who are unable to make a large down payment. As of 2017, these loans allow the borrower to borrow up [...]

Infographic: Opting for the Outdoors

So let's say you are in the market buying your dream home and you have the option to choose more rooms - more square footage or a bigger yard around the house: What would your choice be? According to the California Association of Realtors, more than half of the [...]

Infographic: Avoid Real Estate Regret

Being on the market and looking for houses to buy is a great experience, however it can, at times, feel overwhelming since there are many things you need to keen an eye on not just details regarding the house you are buying but also the neighborhood, the traffic around [...]

Buying A Home During Pregnancy

Today's topic presents you with some pointers you need to pay attention to when buying a house during pregnancy. Here I'm talking about wants vs. needs and the top 3 things you need to be on the lookout for, in order to ensure choosing the best possible house and [...]

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 [...]

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