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Hi There Future Homeowner, Are you starting to search for homes online? It may be hard to tell what's a real deal, what's too good to be true, and what isn't a deal at all. Here are 3 red flags to watch out for when searching for homes online. ONLY ONE EXTERIOR PHOTO It could mean that the house is a major fixer, or there could be an uncooperative tenant or some other...

Market Updates

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Have you heard that the real estate market is slowing down? That prices are going to drop and you should wait before you buy a home? Let's discern fact from fiction, shall we? Read on to get key notes about prices, inventory, and interest rate for the Los Angeles County market for 2021.   PRICES Let's start with prices. Prices have been appreciating in the d...

Tips for sellers

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Everyone wants to sell their home for top dollar, right? Well sometimes, the best way to increase the value of your home is to put in a little work and a little investment to make your property really shine. Whether it’s curb appeal or updating the finishes to your home, these are the 9 home renovations that our experts say will increase the value of your home! Some can even be done as a ...

Legal

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Gov. Gavin Newsom signed AB 832 into law Monday night which, among other things, allocates additional federal rent relief dollars to the state rental assistance program for housing providers with qualified tenants. Unlike current law, which caps recoupment by housing providers to 80% of back rent owed by qualified tenants, AB 832 ensures housing providers receive 100% of that back rent. Those h...

Meet Our Clients

11/08/20

Meet Daniel Ruiz

Aviation Technician closes escrow from overseas
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The real estate journey Daniel Ruiz and I took is one of my favorites because of all the forks in the road we encountered before arriving at the front door of his first home. He contacted me in June of 2018 on social media. At that time, he was stationed overseas and beginning to research. Initially, his focus was on a foreclosure or short sale that he might renovate himself. He had been involv...

Past Sales

09/06/20
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In March of 2020 we were tasked with selling this top level condo on Pine Avenue in Long Beach. Not only were we in the midst of a shut down due to COVID19, but our clients were being challenged with their work in the health care profession along with a move across counties. More than ever, it was imperative that we mobilize all our resources to help. From our book of trusted vendors we were ab...

Neighborhood Info

02/09/20

Growing Los Angeles Neighborhoods

Most are in South L.A (#SoLA)
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In case you missed it, Curbed published an article in December of 2019 detailing the 15 Los Angeles Neighborhoods with the highest price gains in the past 10 years. Below is the list. Scroll to bottom of post to find link to original article. All median sale prices are from 2019.  1. Jefferson Park Median sales price: $772,500 Homes for sale in Jefferson Park 2. West ...