Escrow Timeline: A Guide for California Home Sellers

Escrow Timeline: A Guide for California Home Sellers

Perhaps you’re reading this because you just accepted an offer on your home. If so, congratulations! Or maybe you’re thinking of selling your home and want to learn more about the process. Either way, you’ve come to the right place. So, how long should everything take? Should I refer to an escrow timeline? What happens […]

California Real Estate Market Trends & Statistics

California Real Estate Market Trends & Statistics

We’ve just entered the fourth quarter of 2018, which means home buyers and sellers are looking forward at the year ahead. Many of whom are wondering: Will home prices continue to rise, level off, or drop next year? Will 2019 be a buyers’ or sellers’ market? What will happen to mortgage rates? One of the best […]

3 Reasons Real Estate Commissions Are Controversial

3 Reasons Real Estate Commissions Are Controversial

When you sell a home, you’re responsible for paying both the buyer agent commission and the seller or listing agent commission. If both you and your buyer use a traditional agent, that means you’ll be paying 6% of your final sale price to an agent! Not surprisingly, both buyers and sellers are becoming resistant to the […]

DIY Homeowner: 7 Must Have Tools You Need Now

DIY Homeowner: 7 Must Have Tools You Need Now

Even if your home is “move-in ready,” you’re still going to have to take on home improvement projects here and there. There are a few must-have tools you’ll want to pick up — especially if you’re a first-time homeowner! Keep reading to learn about seven essential tools you’ll want to add to your toolbox. 

Homeowner Hacks: Childproofing Your Home

Homeowner Hacks: Childproofing Your Home

Childproofing your home can be a daunting and expensive task, but there are a few easy things you can do to make your home safer without breaking the bank. From smart storage solutions to affordable furniture padding, keep reading to learn what simple steps you can take to make your home safe for your little […]