Buying

Jan. 9, 2019

Why You Should Shop For Your Interest Rate

 

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Why Shopping Around for your Mortgage Makes a Huge Difference Shopping around for a mortgage?

 

Sometimes it can be daunting because of all the application paperwork. So, that begs the question: Who would want to go through the process multiple times? The fact is, if you don’t shop ...

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Jan. 9, 2019

Are You Buying Or Selling A Home In 2019? Here Is What To Expect

LA Real Estate 2019

 

For nearly a decade Los Angeles has been a seller's market. Since the market collapse in 2007 home values have rapidly increased. The fierce competition among buyers has contributed to the rapid property value ascent.

 

Analysts and real estate agents are already reporting a "leveling-off" trend. The ...

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Nov. 21, 2018

Home Buying for Veterans and Active Duty Military: Understanding the VA Loan

 

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Buying a home is one of the biggest financial decisions anyone can make. And if a home buyer isn't paying cash, then they will usually obtain a mortgage to pay for the home. One popular mortgage for those who can obtain it is the VA loan. The VA ...

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Nov. 15, 2018

Commercial & Residential Real Estate Investing

 

 In this week’s EdZone, Ed Kaminsky interviews investment expert Chris James who has had some massive gains in real estate investing. Chris has found great success in the South Bay real estate market with investments in commercial real estate and residential homes.  By integrating more verticals, such ...

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Sept. 28, 2018

Jumbo Loans for First Time Buyers

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Home buying in Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach, Torrance, Hawthorne, and Rancho Palos Verdes can get costly. You may have to take out a loan and not just any loan, a jumbo loan. But what if you are a first time buyer? Living in an expensive housing marketing may ...

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Sept. 12, 2018

How to Pick the Right "Fixer Upper"

 

 

How to Pick the Right "Fixer Upper"

 

 

 

Renovating a fixer-upper takes money, hard work and patience. If you’re able to pull off a successful transformation, you’ll reap the benefits. Keep in mind, however, that unforeseen problems could surface along the way that might make your ...

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Sept. 6, 2018

5 Tactics Real Estate Agents Use to Buy Their Own Homes

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Real estate agents always are available to offer great advice on how to buy a home. But have you ever asked one how they go about buying their own home? You’d be surprised at the insider tricks they have ...

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July 3, 2018

How Much Does Moving Cost?

Deciding to move can be an exciting time, whether you’re going across town or across the country. And there’s one question pretty much everyone who is thinking about moving asks: How much will it cost to relocate? There are all kinds of moving expenses to keep in mind, including changes ...

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June 25, 2018

Rooms That Might Make Buyers Run, Even If They Love the House

When shopping for a house, the tour could be going fine until you turn a corner and see a room that brings the possibility of living there to a grinding halt. Here Realtor.com lists the common offenders that real estate agents have noted typically make buyers cringe.

 

The empty room

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Feb. 5, 2018

The Top Reasons to Purchase a Home in 2018

Predictions for the new year forecast moderate gains in home prices and rising inventory levels, while low unemployment and record levels of consumer confidence mean more buyers are feeling good about their finances. According to Javier Vivas, Realtor.com’s director of economic research, here are some reasons why 2018 is a ...

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