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Seeing the Forest Throughout the Trees

Predicting the future is something I try to stay as far away from as I can.  Now looking into the future for my clients and working with them to understand what their 5, 10, & 20 year goals are is something I take very serious. The average home in our area will cost todays consumer […]

Millennials and First Time Homebuyers Spend Big on Improvements

Millennials and First Time Homebuyers Spend Big on Improvements: Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes remained unchanged in April at a level of 58 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). A level of 50 is the median level, so any reading above 50 is positive and […]

Del Air – Values Climbing

The Del Air market is gaining speed.  Over the past 24 months we have seen little to no Del Air inventory and what has hit the market we have seen an over 25% increase in sales prices.  Currently there is a nice 3 bed 1.5 bath home with a detached 2 car garage listed for […]

El Segundo Townhouse Market…. 2017….

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Keep you eyes open with regards to the El Segundo Townhouse market in the coming months.  We have seen record prices across our town house market in El Segundo and we have 44 new construction units hitting the market in the next 10-12 months.  An influx of inventory of this magnitude can have unforeseen effect […]

El Segundo – Market Update 1/10/17

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The market appears slow with inventory remaining low but new inventory is on the horizon.  The El Segundo Single Family housing market saw 90 homes sell in the 2016 calendar year.  This is up from 79 homes sold in 2015. We saw a increase in average home value increase by over 20% in the 90245 […]

Del Air “Neighborhood Expert”

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Del Air “Neighborhood Expert” Become a neighborhood expert is not something that happens over night.  Calling yourself a neighborhood expert is much easier and many use the term but cannot produce the local knowledge and insight that should be accompany the expert tag. Del Air is a small pocket neighborhood that many are completely unaware […]

El Segundo “Neighborhood Expert”

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El Segundo “Neighborhood Expert” Become a neighborhood expert is not something that happens over night.  Calling yourself a neighborhood expert is much easier and many use the term but cannot produce the local knowledge and insight that should be accompany the expert tag. El Segundo is where I call home, it is where I raise […]

The 8 People You Need On Your Team To Sell A Home

I recently read this article on Trulia.com and realized I have had these 8 people on my team for quite some time now and know how important each one is to my process.  The one person they left out is the “graphic designer”.   My graphics guy takes the beautiful images my photographer creates from […]

What’s Your Rate

1/3 Don’t Know Their Rate   Ask any American how much money they make for a living, and they’ll tell you down to the weekly penny. Ask what interest rate governs their single-largest monthly expense, and more than a third don’t know. “Your mortgage rate is one of the most important numbers in your financial […]

Trade up, yes or no?

Time To Trade Up? Despite an improving economy and rock-bottom rates, inventory of available homes is inconsistent. Anything more than a trickle of listings sends prices down, causing sellers to pull their homes off the market. Then prices go up again because competition gets fierce, and sellers re-emerge. As a result, a bustle of trade-up […]