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Why You Should Buy a Bigger House ...

While tiny homes might be all the rage right now, you’re probably better off avoiding one. It’s hard enough to live with your lovely and ...

Don’t List Your Home for Less Than ...

Here’s another quick and painless listing tip to avoid unwanted scrutiny when selling your home. And it’s an easy one to follow. In short, don’t ...

How to Make Your Real Estate Listing ...

Redfin’s Hot Home Feature Can Make Your Listing Fly Off the Shelf If you’re in the market to buy or sell a home, you’ve likely ...

Haus Wants to Make Buying and Selling ...

A new company called “Haus” wants to completely disrupt the home bidding process so everyone involved can see the offers being made on a particular ...

60% of Recent Home Sellers Didn’t Pay ...

If you paid a full 6% commission when you sold your home recently, you’re the minority, this according to a new survey from online real ...

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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 2 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 »

The Great Short Sale Scam

The Great Short Sale Scam
June 20, 2012 No Comments »

If you’ve watched (or listened to or read) the news lately, you’ve probably been told that short sales are surging in popularity. So if you’re currently in an underwater position on your mortgage, you may be thinking about listing your ... Read More »

Go to Your Home Inspection! It’s Important!

Go to Your Home Inspection! It’s Important!
June 12, 2012 No Comments »

Once you agree to purchase a piece of property, and your seller is on-board, your real estate agent will order a home inspection to ensure everything is shipshape. After all, it’s nearly impossible to see and know everything about your ... Read More »