Monthly Archives: March 2014

How Much Do Real Estate Agents Make?

It’s a common question for consumers, students and real estate professionals: How much do real estate agents make?  Click here to read article.

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Wealthy Chinese home buyers boost suburban L.A. housing markets

Demand for L.A.-area homes among affluent Chinese are pushing prices past boom-era peaks, generating a subset of property brokers and mortgage lenders that cater to their distinct needs.  Click here to read article.

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The Water Crisis

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Californians Say No to REO-to-Rental: Is this Good News for RE Agents?

Recently, many lenders have been converting their once for sale properties into rental ones, a process known as REO-to-rental. Not only does this practice limit the listings available to agents and brokers, it raises many concerns for the people residing … Continue reading

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9 Ways to Make Spring Cleaning Less Horrible

Spring is here!  It’s that time of year!   This article features some great ideas to make spring cleaning less horrible.  Click here to read story.

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Why Do I Need a Realtor? I Could Sell My House Myself

This is the first in a twelve-part series for the would-be home seller about the real estate process from the sellers’ perspective.  Click here to read article.

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What Do You Want in a Neighborhood?

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February 2014 Real Estate Activities

        Please click on image to view larger image. Then click on larger image to zoom in. The lack of inventory continues to be a challenge in San Marino.  We had a total of 8 recorded sales … Continue reading

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Mortgage Resource Directory

This powerful search tool can identify available mortgage finance programs in your target real estate area, saving you the time from searching countless municipal and state websites.  Click here to access.

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Home equity credit lines see a resurgence

Home equity line originations rose 58% in the final quarter of last year in the Western states, 38% in the Northeast and 36% in the Midwest. Is this a cause of concern?  Click here to read article.

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