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Property Taxes: Not Just in Monopoly

So, you’re playing Monopoly and you’ve got all the high-value properties loaded up with hotels. Then, you pull a Chance card and… BAM! You owe property taxes! That’s a big hit in the game. But that’s not the only time you’ll be paying up. All homeowners (in real life!) are responsible for paying property taxes. … more

Be Cautious of Flopped Flips

Not all house flips are created equal. At least that’s what a recent news report revealed. According to CNBC, buyers who are considering purchasing a house that’s been recently flipped should be cautious. Watch this news feature to hear more. The bottom line: Trust, but verify. Bankrate offers the following suggestions for questions to ask … more

Is An Inventory Crisis Blocking Homeownership?

It’s common sense. To purchase your first home, you first find a home to purchase. That seems so straightforward and simple. But with the lower inventory of homes, some are choosing not to buy now. HousingWire offers a more detailed explanation of what is blocking homeownership for millennials and others considering whether to own a … more

5 Ways to Know You’ve Got a Great Agent

Don’t just take a shot in the dark with this one. Finding a Realtor who is professional, knowledgeable, and someone you would enjoy spending some time with, is super important in finding the right home. It could also be challenging if you’re a first-time buyer and not sure what to look for in an agent. … more

You’d Be Wise to Invest Here

A good buy with the least risk. Now that’s something my loan officer colleague, John Brunson, likes to hear! Balancing risk and reward in real estate is not always easy but Forbes recently released a list of the top 20 cities where you can invest in housing with confidence in 2017. Did your city make … more

Start the New Year off with by making resolutions for your home!

Sure, many of us make News Year’s resolutions for ourselves, but how about some New Year’s resolutions for your home? Below, please see a great article from HGTV with some wonderful suggestions about how to improve your home in 2017. http://www.hgtv.com/design/decorating/clean-and-organize/5-new-years-resolutions-for-your-home Please make sure to give Aria Hangval at (818) 281-0102 for any questions you … more

How to Show and Sell Your Home During the Holidays

Selling your home during the holidays has its perks—there are typically less homes on the market and buyers tend to be more serious during winter months. No one wants to waste their free time during the holiday months so it’s even more important that your home be open house ready at all times. While it … more

What to expect from the closing process

The day before your closing, make sure you have all of your paperwork in order. This includes the loan estimate, contract, proof of title, and if necessary, the insurance (this is just some of the documents you will need, your lender will give you a complete list before the closing). On closing day, you will: … more

Pre-Listing Checklist

You’ve decided to put your house up for sale! Now what? Follow this simple checklist on how to prepare the house to be listed in West Hills – Woodland Hills – Calabasas. • Fill Out A Seller Disclosure – This document, often a questionnaire and a statement, gives you the opportunity to disclose everything about … more

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