The Biggest Mistake Sellers Make

A common question that comes up when sellers are thinking of selling their home is, "What mistakes should I avoid?"  Well, without a doubt, here is the #1 mistake people tend to make when selling their house. Watch now and make sure you don't do it too.

Market Update | Week Ending 04/21/17

Well, stocks are up and mortgage rates are down.  This is great news since mortgage rates had been climbing for several months and are now going below 4% again.  Wondering what else is happening out in the financial markets?  Well here's your weekly update! Stock markets higher this week [...]

Market Update Week Ending 4/14/17

Mortgage rates dropped for a 3rd week in a row! Whoo hoo! For more information on today's market, continue reading... Stocks drop again this week - Markets were closed Friday in observance of Good Friday. In a shortened week stocks dropped again.  While stock indexes  are about 10% [...]

Guide to Homeowners Taxes

photo courtesy of symetriclish@flickr.com Tax time is here and deadlines are popping up for income taxes, so I thought it might be a good idea to take this opportunity to discuss property taxes and how they work as well. DUE DATES The first thing to understand [...]

Market Update Week Ending 3/24/17

After a good stretch in rising stocks, it seems the recent denial of the repeal and replacement of health care has jolted the market a bit. Find out the effects and what's in store in today's Market Update. Stocks lower this week -  Stocks have surged since the [...]

Market Update Week Ending 3/17/17

All eyes on the Federal Reserve!! Check out what all the commotion is about in today's Market Update blog! Federal Reserve raises benchmark rates -   The Federal Reserve announced Thursday that they  had increased their benchmark interest rates. The 1/4% increase was the second increase in less than [...]

Market Update | Week Ending 3/3/17

Nothing too drastic going on last week...although there is a new stat out that I find interesting and I have a question for you...are you a confident consumer? Think about that for a moment then read on in this week's Market Update. Stocks had another week of gains [...]

Market Update | Week Ending 2/17/17

Home sales are off to a great start! January stats are in and it looks like 2017 is looking good! Are you considering selling or buying a home in the San Fernando Valley this year? Keep up to date with the market in my weekly Market Update blogs! [...]

How Do I Protect My Deposit? (An Explanation of Contingencies)

So you've found "The One" and you're ready to put in an offer. But what if you change your mind? What if something comes up and you want to cancel the contract? What if you are selling your home and it seems to be dragging on too long?  Whether [...]

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 [...]

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