Home sellers slash prices, especially in California

October 02, 2018

In the four weeks ended Sept. 16, more than one-quarter of the homes listed for sale had a price drop, according to Redfin, a real estate brokerage. The supply of homes for sale increased annually in August for the first time in more than three years, according to the National Association of Realtors. The average […]

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Housing tipping back to a buyer’s market as sellers cut prices

September 06, 2018

• Approximately 14 percent of all listings in June had undergone a price cut, that’s up from a recent low of 11.7 percent at the end of 2016, according to a new report from Zillow. • Home price growth is slowing in nearly half of the 35 largest U.S. metropolitan markets. • In San Diego, […]

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5 Feng Shui Home Decor Tips for A Peaceful

June 01, 2018

The recent celebration of Chinese New Year ushered in the Year of the Dog. The dog is an animal known for it’s loyalty, faithfulness and, especially, it’s ability to remain perfectly happy and content spending time at home with it’s family. In the spirit of Chinese New Year, here are some ancient Chinese fengshui home […]

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The Hottest Season

March 12, 2018

The housing market favors sellers from now through mid-May more than it does during any other time of the year. Although the real estate industry claims that the Spring Market officially kicks off right after the Super Bowl ends, it is not as if everybody moves from cheering for his or her favorite team to […]

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Making a Mortgage Marriage

February 12, 2018

Is sharing the cost – and profits – of a home a winning strategy for today’s buyers? As brokers and homebuyers well know, 20 percent is the magic number when it comes to getting financing for a home. Being able to make a 20 percent down payment of the purchase price means not only borrowing […]

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5 Ways Sellers Can Prepare to List a Home after the Holidays

January 08, 2018

5 Ways Sellers Can Prepare to List a Home after the Holidays The weather has turned cold and everyone has had their mind on the holiday season as the year comes to an end. For the residential real estate industry, that means sales go quiet. The seasonal real estate cycle typically sees a decrease in […]

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