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Ask the Expert

Ask the Expert

Ask the Expert: Short and Sweet, or Home for Life?

Buying a home is a huge purchase. In fact, it is often the most expensive purchase a person will make. It is interesting to consider the...

Ask the Expert: Do More Homes Really Sell in the Spring?

It seems to be a common perception that the spring market is the best time to buy or sell a home. I’ve heard many buyers and sellers say...

Ask the Expert: Is Your First Offer Really Your Best Offer?

There is an adage in real estate that your first offer is often your best offer. Perhaps you’ve heard of this phrase, but do you agree...

Ask the Expert: DIY vs. Hiring It Out

Have you ever tried to tackle a remodel project on your own? Spent your days off acting like a self-proclaimed weekend warrior? Perused...

Ask the Expert: Top Priorities That Are Driving Sellers

When selling a home, motivation is huge. After all, why go to the trouble to put your home on display, inconvenience yourself for showings,...

Ask the Expert: Three’s Company?

We all know that home prices are soaring on the West Coast. Couple that with high rental prices, and what do you get? According to a recent...

Ask the Expert: Leave the House Buying to The Pets

It may come as no surprise that many people treat their pets like family. So, it makes sense to conclude that people buying a home are...

Ask the Expert: New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home

Are you all about New Year’s resolutions? It can be motivating to set goals for the upcoming year and they can certainly apply to your...

Ask the Expert: Is There a Link Between the Arts and Home Values?

Is being a center for the arts a valuable asset to your home and neighborhood? It’s no secret that Laguna Beach is known for all of the...

Ask the Expert: An Important Checklist for New Homeowners

Buying a new home is often an exciting time for people – it’s a new adventure, a pivotal change, and a piece of the American...

Ask the Expert: Single Ladies Are Shifting the Real Estate Market

When you think about the largest groups of house hunters, you may picture millennials and married couples as some of the major forces...

Ask the Expert: Incentives Can Help When Selling A Rental Property

If you think coordinating showings for your own home is challenging, let me open your eyes to an even more complex scenario that happens...

Ask the Expert: Tips to Winterize Your Home in Southern California

No, we may not have to deal with snowstorms and sub-zero temperatures here in Southern California. However, there are still seasonal...

Ask the Expert: Stay Upright While House Flipping

I have sold properties that have been purchased as “fixers,” almost entirely gutted and redone, then put back on the market. It’s...

Ask the Expert: Understanding Pre-Foreclosures

It’s an all too common scenario – buyers who search on websites like Zillow will contact their Realtors to ask about homes that are...

Ask the Expert: A Natural Boost in Home Value

There are several ways to improve the value of your home. One way is to remodel or add square footage, improving the overall quality and/or...

Ask the Expert: Hottest Kitchen Remodel Trends Right Now

Most people consider the kitchen one of the most important rooms in a house. Even those who don’t enjoy cooking can admit that kitchens...

Ask the Expert: Auto Listing Updates – Does the Early Bird Catch the Worm?

More and more, house hunters are finding homes almost instantly. With so many websites that will allow house hunters to set up auto...

Ask the Expert: Last Minute Summer Thrills

Summer is rapidly coming to an end, but there is still time to enjoy some of the fabulous activities that our area has to offer. If you...

Ask the Expert: Are Less People Looking To Buy?

  Realtor Magazine recently shared some statistics that may sound surprising given the record breaking home sale prices we are...