Buyer Tips

Nov. 5, 2021

New California Housing Law SB9 Impacts Single Family Zoning

Are you curious about what all the new California housing laws mean for you and your family? Recently, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a pair of bills that “effectively put an end to traditional single-family zoning restrictions in most neighborhoods statewide.” 

This bill, SB9, allows property owners to ...

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Nov. 5, 2021

Zillow Deal to Outbid Homes Backfires

As most people know, the real estate world is changing at a rapid pace. With some of the fastest rising prices in housing history, the real estate company Zillow had their sights set on success and huge profit margins. The company changed their algorithms to make higher offers. 

According ...

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Oct. 29, 2021

Celebrity Homes On The Market in Los Angeles County

Curious about all the star-studded homes that are currently on the market? Check out these celebs who have recently put their mansions on the market

 

Trever Noah recently listed his $29.75M Bel-Air Mansion for sale less than a year after buying it! The Japanese-inspired design was ...

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Oct. 22, 2021

Los Angeles Office Market: Buyers Are Seeking Land

According to Kevin Shannon, co-head of capital markets for Newmark Group Inc., buyers are looking to make real estate purchases in office markets such as Culver City, CA and Burbank, CA. These markets have both rental rate and job growth which makes them attractive to potential buyers. Research being done ...

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Oct. 22, 2021

Is The Million-Dollar Los Angeles Home Now More Attainable Than Ever?

This sounds like a crazy question, right? For most Americans, the million-dollar home is likely still just a dream, especially due to the fact that million-dollar homes are taking over once affordable neighborhoods all over Los Angeles county. 

 

This is because of the increasing demand for larger spaces ...

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Oct. 15, 2021

Latest Luxury Developments in Los Angeles

In Los Angeles, many buyers are drawn to the idea of living a lavish life full of luxury. The luxury condo market has seen an uptick in the buyers preference towards amenities offered in different complexes. These amenities include valet and concierge services, pools and hot tubs, fitness studios, wine-bar ...

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Oct. 1, 2021

What Finding Your Perfect L.A. Home during Fire Season Looks Like

 

It’s September in Los Angeles and things are heating up, both in the housing market and

literally. Listing prices and temperatures continue to climb both with different impacts to

the Los Angeles area.  With it being fire season in California, finding a home can be tricky,

but that’s ...

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Aug. 30, 2021

What Buyers and Sellers Need To Know About the Appraisal Gap

 

It’s economy 101 – when supply is low and demand is high, prices naturally rise. That’s what’s happening in today’s housing market. Home prices are appreciating at near-historic rates, and that’s creating some challenges when it comes to home appraisals.

In recent months, it’s become increasingly common for an appraisal to come ...

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Aug. 23, 2021

What Do Experts Say About Today’s Mortgage Rates?

Generally speaking, when rates are low, you can afford more home for your money. That’s why experts across the industry agree – today’s low rates present buyers with an incredible opportunity. Here’s what they have to say:

Sam Khater, Chief Economist at Freddie Mac, points out the historic nature of today’s rates ...
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Aug. 9, 2021

Today’s Real Estate Market Explained Through 4 Key Trends

 

As we move into the second half of the year, one thing is clear: the current real estate market is one for the record books. The exact mix of conditions we have today creates opportunities for both buyers and sellers. Here’s a look at four key components that are ...

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