Market Update | Week Ending 2/24/17

Are ya'll enjoying the rain?? I'm finally getting some use out of those sweaters I bought a few years ago that sit in the back of my closet waiting for a cold winter here in the San Fernando Valley. Along with getting use out of our rain boots [...]

Infographic: First Time Buyers Gain Traction!

Recently the California Association released their latest infographic: First Time Buyers Gain Tractions!  This particular graphic breaks down a profile of who statistically (and generally) first-time buyers are. Consider it like an avatar of the common first-time buyer, and what they're doing to get to home ownership. So why [...]

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 [...]

Market Update | Week Ending 1/13/17

Looks like this year is off to a good start! Need a change of scenery? More or less space? Don't feel like spring cleaning and would just prefer to move it all? It's a sellers market these days! With prices starting off nice for 2017 and low inventory...buyers [...]

Safe Sidewalks L.A. Project

Photo courtesy of Umberto Brayj @ flickr.com This last November the City of Los Angeles began “Safe Sidewalks LA”, said to be a 30-year sidewalk repair program.  This program will be a City investment of $1.4 billion to repair all of Los Angeles’s broken sidewalks. This [...]

Market Update for the week ending 12/2/16

For more information on the mortgage rates and how the holidays are affecting home sales...keep reading today's Market Update for more stats on today's financials. Economic update for the month ending November 30, 2016 and the week ending December 3, 2016 DOW, S&P, and NASDAQ all ended November at [...]

Where To Give Back in the SFV

photo courtesy of Daniel Go @ flickr.com It's the season of giving and there are many programs here in the San Fernando Valley to spread that holiday cheer. As you may know very well, there are many families that struggle to provide their family with a nice holiday [...]

Ways To Get Involved In Local Politics

San Fernando Valley pic courtesy of hector sanchez @flickr What a week! Just a few days ago, most of us exercised our right to vote in this beautiful country. This election has brought so much attention to the political system and so many strong opinions and [...]

Vote! Local Ballot Measures to Affect Housing

pic courtesy of Memphis CVB @ Flickr As you very well know by all the media, social media, and discussions happening about who’s voting for who…it’s election time! It’s often difficult to keep up with all the local measures that affect our communities. To help you [...]

Emergency Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month--which is a great excuse to get your things in order JUST IN CASE.  Here's a few tips while reviewing your emergency plans. Here's 10 Ways YOU Can be Disaster Prepared (Brought to you by California's Office of Emergency Services) Picture courtesy Tax Credits @Flickr Identify [...]

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