5 Reasons to Consider Investing in California Real Estate

January 10, 2019

If you have money to invest then you have options. You may want to invest in the stock market. You may invest in a start-up and help it get off the ground. Or you could invest by purchasing real estate. At we have helped many buyers find the right income properties. Keep reading to learn about five of the reasons that investing in real estate may be the right choice for you. California Real Estate Tends to Appreciate Appreciation, which means to increase in value, is not guaranteed with any investment, including real estate. That said, California properties have historically […]

Ready to Sell Your Home? Get 3 Home Staging Tips for Pet Owners

January 4, 2019

Figuring out the best staging opportunities when selling a home can be a challenge – and this can be even more of an issue for a pet owner. At we are here to help you at every step of the process – including staging your home when you have pets. Keep reading for our tips and then contact us at if you are ready for our help. Start by Repairing Any Damage That’s Been Done Too often, people think of home staging as just grabbing items and grouping them or decluttering. The truth is that the purpose is to help […]

7 Reasons Not to Try to Sell Your Home on Your Own

December 25, 2018

You’ve decided that it’s time to sell your home. Now you must decide who should help you or if you should try to sell your home on your own. At we have been helping sell homes for many years and we strongly urge anyone in this position to carefully consider the reasons not to sell without a real estate professional on their side. Read on to learn about seven reasons selling on your own is not a good idea, then contact us at to learn more about how we can help you. It takes much more time than you may […]

Do You Believe Any of these Myths about Millennials Buying Homes?

December 18, 2018

There is a lot of information about there about the “fact” that millennials are not buying homes. But is this true? Is it a myth? Or is it somewhere in between? At we are proud to help people of all ages buy homes – including millennials. Whether you fall into that category or are just curious about how they are affecting the market, today we will cover some of the myths and facts about millennial home buying. Millennials aren’t getting mortgages because they do not have the qualifications On a case by case basis this may true – certainly there […]

Everything You Need to Know About Home Appraisals

December 11, 2018

There are many essential parts of the home buying and selling process and home appraisals are one of the most important. That said, it is also a process that many people don’t understand. At we are here to help our clients from start to finish through the buying and / or selling process. Today we are going to look at home appraisals, what they are, and what they aren’t. Read on to learn more and then contact us at . What does an appraisal cover? First, note that, at its core, an appraisal is an official valuation of your property. […]

Factors That Affect How Much You Will Net When You Sell Your California Home

December 4, 2018

When a person is selling a property, it is normal to have many questions. One of the most common is how much of the sales price they are actually going to pocket. This is not the same amount as the total sales price of the home. It is not even the same as the sales price minus the outstanding mortgage. Read on to learn what else can lower the amount you get when you sell your home so that you have an accurate idea of what to expect. Then contact at if you need selling your home. A partial list […]

Too Good to Be True: How to Tell if a Home Listing is a Fake

November 27, 2018

With so many ways for individuals to find properties for sale, it may seem tempting to skip working with a real estate broker altogether. The bad news is that there are reasons that real estate agents must pass tests and maintain their licenses – the real estate industry is one that many people would love to exploit. At we have heard too many stories about individuals thinking they found their dream home for an unbelievable price, only to find out that it literally should not have been believed – it was fake. The easiest way to avoid this is to […]

Do You Want to Sell Your Home in the Winter? Follow These 5 Tips

November 20, 2018

Even in California, where most of the state does not see freezing-cold winters, it is not uncommon for a person who wants to sell their home to hear that they should not try to sell a home during the winter months. While it is true that winter months tend to be slower for moving inventory, this does not mean you shouldn’t try – and there can even be advantages to selling in winter months. If you are considering taking the plunge this winter then we urge you to contact at . In the meantime, read on for five tips for […]

7 Tips to Improve Your Chances of Getting Approved for a Mortgage When You’re Self-Employed

November 13, 2018

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are more than 15 million people in the United States who are self-employed. There are many advantages to being your own boss but there can be downsides as well. One big downside is getting approved for loans – especially mortgage loans. At we are proud to offer full services for real estate buyers. Keep reading to find out more about how a self-employed person can increase their chances of getting approved for a mortgage. Then contact us at if you are ready to start the process of buying or selling a home. […]

4 Ways to Make Money in the California Real Estate Market

November 6, 2018

If you’re like many people, the idea of investing in the California real estate market is an exciting prospect. However, it’s also a frightening prospect. How do you get started? What are your best long-term options or short-term money makers? At we work tirelessly to help our clients buy and sell property. Keep reading for four ideas on how you can make money in the California real estate market and then contact us at so we can help you get started. Invest in up and coming areas Real estate appreciation is one of the most popular ways to invest in […]

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