Here’s how Mello-Roos taxes work here in California. One of my clients recently asked me about Mello-Roos taxes and how they affect new homes. I want to discuss them briefly in case you hadn’t heard of them either. A Mello-Roos is a special tax assessment district created in California to finance local infrastructure and services, […]
You need to show restraint when it comes to shopping during the escrow period. One of my past clients started buying furniture for their house while in escrow—that’s a definite no-no. When you’re buying a house, you’re operating on a certain credit score, and if your credit score goes down, you may have issues qualifying […]
What’s the difference between working on a team and working as an independent agent? I’ve been in real estate for over 40 years, so I’ve had time to build up our marketing department. Having access to our marketing would really help agents who join us to build up their book of business. I’ve been sending […]
Our spring market is underway, and there are a few things buyers and sellers need to know. Unfortunately for buyers, inventory is at a 20-year low, and there are a few reasons why. First of all, builders stopped building properties during the last recession and simply went into survival mode. Second, many cities throughout California […]
Selling a home might seem like a pretty complex process, and it certainly can be if you’re not prepared or aren’t sure what to expect. But if you take some time to prepare and read up on the home-selling process, you’ll find that it’s pretty straightforward. Here are 10 simple steps to selling a home […]
If you’ve been thinking of buying a home in the LA area but you’re hesitant to get started, you might want to stop hesitating and start doing. A recent study by Keeping Current Matters shows that waiting until next year to buy could cost you BIG. Here’s the breakdown of exactly how much waiting will […]
Selling a home is a huge financial decision—likely one of the largest and most complex you’ll ever make. There’s so much that goes into buying and selling real estate—pricing, listing, showing, home inspections, closing costs, commission fees… wouldn’t it be better if it were as easy as say, selling the clothes you’ve outgrown at a […]
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