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What is Dual Agency in Real Estate?

I have written often about dual agency in real estate and how to choose the right agent but there is an excellent article from the Consumer Federation of America which goes into great detail on the downside of consumers using the listing agent to help them negotiate their home sale or purchase. Here are some of the highlights of the article: Consumers believe that …

Let’s Check in on The Wilshire Corridor Condo Market 2018

Another year has flown by and it's time to check in on the Wilshire Corridor condo market to see how sales went during 2018 by individual building. The numbers in red reflect the change over 2017. 1200 Club View Drive – Beverly West (Not all sales are reported through the MLS) Number sold: 2 Average price: $9,375,000 Average price per sq. ft: $2,363.50 Average ...

How is the Westwood Real Estate Market | November 2018

Your monthly update on the Westwood real estate market – November 2018, compared with the previous month and the same period in 2017.   The number of sales of homes last month was the same as November 2017 and up one over the previous month. Condo sales were up 13.6% over 2017 but down 14% over last month.   Inventory for single family homes …

Student Loan Debt Solution Found

Gene Mundt, a Chicago mortgage originator discusses a welcome new addition to the Fannie Mae revised guidelines regarding student loan debt. Be sure to also read his previous post on those guidelines. Mounting Student Loan debt has become a huge concern … This is true not only for individuals carrying student loan, but for GSE’s (Government Sponsored Enterprises) like Fannie Mae that oversees and ensure mortgage liquidity …

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Selling a Home

Are you considering selling a home in Los Angeles in the near future? There are a lot of things to think about when putting your home on the market in order to give it the best exposure and ensure that you will maximize your sales price. Any one of these mistakes below can cause your home to linger on the market or simply not …

How is the Brentwood Real Estate Market? – October 2018

Let’s see how the Brentwood real estate market  did in October 2018 and compare it to the same period in 2017 and the previous month. The number of homes sold in October compared with the same month in 2017 increased slightly. However there was a 68% drop in sold condos.   Inventory of single family homes increased slightly, and available condos increased by a significant …

Will I Lose My Good Faith Deposit if I Don’t Buy The Home?

One of the things that buyers, especially first-timers, are most nervous about is the good faith deposit, sometimes referred to as the earnest money deposit. They are worried that if for some reason they don’t end up buying the home they will lost their deposit. In the Los Angeles area the good faith deposit is no small amount. In the areas I work (see …

How is the Santa Monica Real Estate Market? October 2018

Let’s check in on the Santa Monica real estate market for October 2018 and compare it to the same period in 2017 and the previous month.     The number of homes sold in October compared with the same month in 2017 rose slightly in both categories. There were also a few more sales in October compared with September 2018.   Inventory of single …

How is the Westwood Real Estate Market? | October 2018

Your monthly update on the Westwood real estate market – October 2018, compared with the previous month and the same period in 2017.      The number of single homes sold in October compared with the same month in 2017 increased slightly. Condo sales increased slightly. Compared with last month, single family home sales were about the same but condo sales increased by …

How is the Santa Monica Real Estate Market? | September 2018

Let’s check in on the Santa Monica real estate market for September 2018 and compare it to the same period in 2017. The number of homes sold in September compared with the same month in 2017 dropped in both categories.   Inventory of single family homes increased by 18%, but available condos increased by almost 50%.   The median price for single family homes …

How is the Westwood Real Estate Market | September 2018

Your monthly update on the Westwood real estate market – September 2018, compared with September 2017. The number of homes sold in September compared with the same month in 2017 pretty much remained the same.   Inventory for single family homes remains close with an increase of 10 in the condo market. With a tight inventory any increase is good news.   The median …

5 Mistakes Buyers Should Avoid When Purchasing a Home

Not all real estate markets are created equal and in a sellers’ market, which Los Angeles is today, there are mistakes buyers should avoid when purchasing a home. Serious prospective buyers need to be fully prepared and have reasonable expectations in order to be the successful bidder on a property that is expected to have several offers. At the higher price ranges they can …

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