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How Much Does It Cost to Sell ...

Real estate Q&A: “How much does it cost to a sell a house?” So you bought a home back in 2012, around the time things ...

Ask Your Real Estate Agent to Rebate ...

If you ask someone, anyone really, if real estate agents are overpaid, you’ll likely hear a resounding “yes.” Now ask the agent if they feel ...

Double End: How to Get Your Purchase ...

Double End Real Estate Deal This probably sounds ridiculous and completely unconventional, but in today’s ultra-hot real estate market, you might have a better chance ...

We Buy Ugly Houses Review: Should You ...

You may have seen ads for “We Buy Ugly Houses,” a company that will make a cash offer for your property as-is, even if it’s ...

Who Actually Benefits from Coming Soon Listings?

Lately, there’s been a lot of buzz (and anger) about Zillow’s new “Coming Soon listings,” which are properties listed on the Zillow website but not ...

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How Much Does It Cost to Sell a House?

How Much Does It Cost to Sell a House?
April 25, 2016 No Comments »

Real estate Q&A: “How much does it cost to a sell a house?” So you bought a home back in 2012, around the time things bottomed. You’ve been checking out recent comparable sales in your area and stand to make ... Read More »

Ask Your Real Estate Agent to Rebate Their Commission to Close the Deal

Ask Your Real Estate Agent to Rebate Their Commission to Close the Deal
April 19, 2016 No Comments »

If you ask someone, anyone really, if real estate agents are overpaid, you’ll likely hear a resounding “yes.” Now ask the agent if they feel they get compensated enough for what they do and they’ll probably say “not even close!” ... Read More »

Double End: How to Get Your Purchase Offer Accepted Without a Real Estate Agent

Double End: How to Get Your Purchase Offer Accepted Without a Real Estate Agent
April 5, 2016 No Comments »

Double End Real Estate Deal This probably sounds ridiculous and completely unconventional, but in today’s ultra-hot real estate market, you might have a better chance of getting your offer accepted if you don’t have an agent. Think about it this ... Read More »

We Buy Ugly Houses Review: Should You Sell Them Your Ugly House?

We Buy Ugly Houses Review: Should You Sell Them Your Ugly House?
March 17, 2016 No Comments »

You may have seen ads for “We Buy Ugly Houses,” a company that will make a cash offer for your property as-is, even if it’s not in great shape. The value proposition is that they’ll take the property off your ... Read More »

Who Actually Benefits from Coming Soon Listings?

Who Actually Benefits from Coming Soon Listings?
August 7, 2014 No Comments »

Lately, there’s been a lot of buzz (and anger) about Zillow’s new “Coming Soon listings,” which are properties listed on the Zillow website but not yet on the MLS. They’re basically pocket listings with a wider audience. You may have ... Read More »

What’s the Best Day to List Your Home?

What’s the Best Day to List Your Home?
February 26, 2013 No Comments »

Realty Q&A: “What’s the best day to list your home?” Nowadays, money is a little tighter than it used to be. And house values aren’t surging like they once were. As a result, homeowners need to be a lot more ... Read More »

Get to Know Santa Monica Real Estate With a Heat Map

Get to Know Santa Monica Real Estate With a Heat Map
October 30, 2012 No Comments »

Most folks who live in and around Los Angeles know Santa Monica is a white-hot city in terms of real estate. Heck, it borders the Pacific Ocean, has incredible weather year-round, and is severely limited in terms of space. And ... Read More »

NAR: Housing Inventory Is Tight, and May Get Too Tight

NAR: Housing Inventory Is Tight, and May Get Too Tight
September 10, 2012 No Comments »

If you’re ever looking for some light entertainment, just surf your way over to the National Association of Realtors website. They’ve always got plenty of “news” and press releases that make no mistake about the fact that they’re seriously pro-housing. ... Read More »

Don’t Trust a Real Estate Agent’s Description of a Home

Don’t Trust a Real Estate Agent’s Description of a Home
August 21, 2012 No Comments »

When searching for a new home or condo to purchase, you’ll surely be scouring the MLS for listings day after day, week after week. In the listings you’ll find everything from square footage to the number of bedrooms, bathrooms, the ... Read More »

Don’t Use a Bad Real Estate Agent Twice

Don’t Use a Bad Real Estate Agent Twice
July 18, 2012 No Comments »

Consider this. You set out to buy a piece of property, and enlist a real estate agent that was referred to you, or considered to be the “best around.” Regardless of where you found them, after some snags and let ... Read More »