Market Updates

July 18, 2018

Walt's 10th Annual Pullman Lane Crawfish Boil

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June 4, 2018

Need A Staycation? Turn Your Home into A Relaxing Retreat.

It's the time of the year when we all start thinking about a summer vacation. But we’re all so busy, and the thought of leaving for an extended period of time seems impossible. All of the planning and preparation can leave you more stressed than when you started. The ...

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Feb. 12, 2018

First Time Homebuyers: Buy Your First Investment Property At The Same Time

Homeownership is the cornerstone of the American dream and an integral part of a long-term wealth building strategy. Owning a home, especially in a market like Southern California, provides substantial advantages to renting that include tax savings, steady appreciation, and gradual principal reduction. But for many, the idea of being ...

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Jan. 8, 2018

Top 5 Tips for Home Buyers in Today’s Competitive Real Estate Market

1. Get Pre-Qualified First

Pre-qualification is truly the first step in the homeownership process.  Without getting pre-qualified with a reputable mortgage broker or bank, you really have no idea how much any home will cost YOU.  Regardless of the purchase (asking) price, each borrower has a different credit score, income ...

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Dec. 31, 2017

No Promises, But We May Know Someone That You Need To Meet.

We Hope that 2018 is off to a good start for you and your family! Each New Year, many make resolutions or create a list of goals. We certainly do and have defined a list of both personal and professional goals for 2018. Success only happens when you marry a ...

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Nov. 30, 2017

Staying Close to Family During the Holidays

One of the most special things about the holidays is the time we get to spend with family. This year, several of our clients will be celebrating and hosting the holidays in new homes and we are very proud and honored to have been a part of the journey! This ...

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Sept. 29, 2017

Our Agents With Helping Hand and Full Hearts

This year has been disastrous but there are lessons in the midst of chaos. (Not our real estate business, thanks to you, but people all around the world have had their lives turned upside down by devastating hurricanes, earthquakes, and wildfires. We got to witness the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey ...

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March 1, 2017

FIBI South Bay MB Panel Impresses Capacity Crowd

In today’s hyper-social environment, where there are now way too many groups, organizations, and events to account for, it is refreshing when you attend events like last nights FIBI South Bay that deliver.  For instance, did you understand that the impact of the amount of water used to manufacture an ...

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Feb. 1, 2017

Curious About Local Real Estate?

Receive the Latest Local Market Stats

Curious about local real estate? So are we! Every month we review trends in our real estate market and consider the number of homes on the market in each price tier, the amount of time particular homes have been listed for sale, specific neighborhood ...

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Jan. 1, 2017

How to Use a Cap Rate

When investing in the income-producing real estate business, there are many ratios and other measures used to evaluate a real estate investment. The most important measure is the CAP rate of an investment. There are two key decisions that CAP rate can drive, one at the start of an investment ...

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