Is Now a Good Time to Buy or Sell Real Estate?

Traditionally, spring is one of the busiest times of the year for real estate. However, the coronavirus outbreak—and subsequent stay-at-home orders—led many buyers and sellers to put their moving plans on hold. In April, new listings fell nearly 45%, and sales volume fell 15% compared to last year. Fortunately, as restrictions have eased, we’ve seen […]

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Essential Factors to Consider When Selling Your Home in 2020

The housing market took a major hit during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, as states begin to reopen, now could be the perfect time to sell your home. Not only is inventory relatively low, but demand is high and interest rates for mortgages are at historic lows, all of which can benefit home sellers. One factor […]

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The square footage of your home

A house that jingles roomy and spacious online may actually have 800 of its square feet in an enclosed patio. EekkK, what does that mean? It is not unusual for a home in the Los Angeles Metro area to have converted garages and patio spaces but Buyers are often confused at the square footage difference […]

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Would you add an in-law suite?

Would you add an in-law suite? Well…What is an in-law suite? It’s the most common name for a small dwelling on the same property as your home, where an aging family member (or others) can live with some modicum of privacy and independence. It’s often a separate space with its own bathroom, sometimes in a […]

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Cash-out refinancing: Is it the right option

A cash-out refinance replaces your current home loan with a new mortgage for more than your outstanding loan balance. You withdraw the difference between the two mortgages in cash and put the money toward home remodeling, consolidating high-interest debt or other financial goals. Reasons to use a cash-out refinance There are many advantages to using […]

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