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Technology and LA Housing | 3 Facts You Should Know Today

Tech Startups & LA Housing ---   ONE:  According to BUILTINLA.com, there are 68 companies with 50M or more in funding currently operating in Los Angeles & another 55 companies with start-up funding between 20M - 50M. The burgeoning tech scene in LA is creating...

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How to Search For and Rent A Home in Los Angeles

How to Search For & Rent A Home In Los Angeles Leasing in LA is a little more work with a few more mouse clicks. Below is a breakdown of all the available sites that hold the majority of the rental inventory and the different approaches to take with each one.  ...

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OUTLINE: Typical Buyer Closing Costs in Los Angeles

Your Guide to Buyer Side Closing Costs  ---Knowing how much your closings costs will be when purchasing real estate in Los Angeles is a necessary first step when assessing your purchasing power.  It’s also crucial to know what may or may not be negotiable, so you have...

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Price is Just One Factor

Recent Sales & Area Price Averages are TWO of MANY Factors That Evaluate Price and ValueBelow is list of questions to consider when assessing current and potential future value of a property and the desirability of the neighborhood.  There are many factors beyond...

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Top 5 Family Law Pitfalls in Real Estate

Top 5 Family Law "Pitfalls" in Real Estate Thinking about getting married?  Or maybe you already are?  It's important to understand how to protect your real estate assets in case your relationship doesn't pan out. 1. House purchased during the marriage by both spouses...

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Are we in a bubble?

Are we in a bubble? Is California in the midst of another bubble? One of my least favorite buzz words is "bubble."   The resurgence of our economy has incensed doubt in some potential purchasers and sellers. One of the top real estate related questions I'm hearing...

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2017 California Housing Market Takeaways | 2018 Forecast

 2018 Forecast &  2017 CA Housing Market Takeaways Below are the top 15 takeaways from the 2017 LA Residential Real Estate Market.  Some of these factors will continue to drive our local housing economy in 2018. "At some point, a supply problem becomes a demand...

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How To Properly Vet a Purchase Offer

How to Vet a Purchase Offer If you’re thinking about buying or selling real estate in Los Angeles, it’s important to understand the psychology behind how offers are vetted by listing agents and sellers. If you’re buying, it’s important to understand what the seller...

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Marginal Agents Remain the Biggest Threat

Marginal Agents Remain the Biggest Threat to Real Estate The Danger Report The Swanepoel Group does massively in-depth studies and research.  Their report developed a wide-ranging list of the threats and challenges facing the real estate industry in the next 3-5...

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Frequently Asked Questions | The Preliminary Title Report

Frequently Asked Questions | The Preliminary Title Report Q. What is a Preliminary Title Report? A preliminary report is a report prepared before issuing a policy of title insurance that shows the ownership of a specific parcel of land, together with the liens and...

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The Role of the Buyer’s Agent

The Role of the Buyer's Agent The Role of the Buyer’s Agent Buying a property is a big step for anyone and therefore the agent has a huge role to play; of course, they have to help you to become a happy home owner but are you aware of what else? Are you fully aware of...

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