Monthly Archives: January 2014

Coming to America

More people moved to the U.S. from international locations in 2013.  Which country do you expect to be at the top of the list?  Click here to read article!

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REALTORS Report Americans Prefer to Live in Mixed-Use, Walkable Communities

According to a 2013 Community Preference Survey by the National Association of Realtors, the most popular choice of neighborhood is a suburban neighborhood with a mix of houses, shops, and businesses.  Click here to read more!

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First-time vs. Repeat Buyers in 2013

Now that the dust has settled on 2013, we have some information on the characteristics and behaviors of the first-time buyer and the repeat buyer in 2013. The demographic characteristics of first-time buyers reveal that they tend to be married … Continue reading

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Failure to Disclose Cost a Seller $259,000: Are You Next?

You can get in real financial trouble for not disclosing important, damaging information about your house when you’re selling it.  Click here to read article.

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Hot Cities for Real Estate Investors

A healing housing market is attracting investors, particularly cash buyers from China, from around the world.  Which cities are most popular?  Click here to read article.

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Easy Tips for Home Organization

Let the New Year usher in a new era of more organization and less mess in your home!  Click here to read article.

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2013 Residential San Marino Real Estate Activities

        Please click on image to view larger image. Then click on larger image to zoom in. The total 168 recorded sales of 2013 was one property short of the total in 2012!  The highest sale in … Continue reading

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Finding the Next Hot Neighborhood

How can you tell if the real estate market in a neighborhood is about to take off?  Click here to read article.

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Aging Boomers to Boost Demand for Apartments, Condos and Townhouses

The aging of baby boomers will reshape the U.S. housing market in the coming years.  Click here to read article.

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December 2013 Real Estate Activities

        Please click on image to view larger image. Then click on larger image to zoom in. The last month of 2013 closed strongly with 16 recorded sales (3 private sales).  The lowest sales price was $1.12m … Continue reading

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