Staged Homes Sell Best (infographic)

When you're ready to sell your home, you want it to sell quickly. One way to encourage this is by staging it. Staged Homes Sell Best (Source: 2019 Profile of Home Staging Report, National Association of Realtors) Home staging is key to attracting home shoppers, and maybe even more so [...]

Upcoming Events – June 2019, Part 1

Here’s your guide to what’s happening in the San Fernando Valley during the next two weekends, May 31, June 1, 2 and 7, 8, 9. Curious about other events happening in June that aren't on the weekends? Check out MommyPoppins' Free in June: 27 Things to Do That Don't [...]

Market Update | Week Ending 05/25/19

Breakdown in China trade talks causes stocks to drop Just three weeks ago, stock markets reached all-time highs as investors felt a trade deal with China was close. Unfortunately, stocks have dropped sharply over the last three weeks, as it appears that the proposed deal has fallen through. The U.S. [...]

Last-minute Camping Ideas for Memorial Day Weekend

Whether you're looking for last-minute camping ideas for the long weekend or planning ahead for the summer, here are some suggestions for you to check out. If you're not up for camping but still want to spend some time in the great outdoors, hit the trails! There are many [...]

Are you getting outdated home-buying advice? (infographic)

Retro may be great for some things, but house-buying information is not one of them. Advice. It seems everyone has it and loves to give it. As you look for your new home, you'll probably get advice from friends and family. Keep in mind, though, that not all "helpful" [...]

Market Update | Week Ending 05/18/19

California home prices soar in April California home prices hit a new statewide median price record. The California Association of Realtors reported that the median price paid for a resale home in April was $602,920, up 6.5% month-over-month, from $565,880 in March. Year-over-year, the median price was up 3.8% from $584,460 last April. Prices dropped [...]

Upcoming Events – May 2019, Part 2

Here’s your guide to what’s happening in the San Fernando Valley during the next two weekends, May 17, 18, 19 and 24, 25, 26, 27. Enjoy Memorial Day Weekend! Fri May 17th LOS ANGELES: 2019 IFS Film Festival - Event runs May 15 - 24th - If you love [...]

May 2019 Market Update – video

What's the median sales price in the San Fernando Valley? How many homes were closed? How many were listed? At what percentage of their original list price did homes sell on average? These questions and more are answered in the May 2019 Market Update. If you're going to buy [...]

Market Update | Week Ending 05/11/19

Stocks retreated this week among trade tensions After several months of optimism that a trade deal with China was imminent, talks broke down this week, causing stocks to lose ground and mortgage rates to fall.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed the week at 25,942.37, down 2.1% from 26,504.95 last week. It’s up 11.2% [...]

Where to go for Mother’s Day brunch

Mother's Day and brunch – they go together like orange juice and champagne. If you're still figuring out how you want to celebrate the day with your mother, we've put together some ideas for you. Shutters on the Beach- Santa Monica They call it a "casual beachfront cafe and [...]

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