Monthly Archives: April 2014

Offers Above the Asking Price

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Easements May Create Rights and Duties That Are Not So Obvious

What are easements anyway? And why do you need to know what they are? Click here to read article.

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Should You Pay Discount Points?

When you see mortgage loans advertised online, you may think those rates are for everybody, but they aren’t.  Click here to read article.

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When Dual Agency Can Be a Good Thing

A man can’t serve two masters, the Good Book says; but neither the law nor common practice precludes the possibility of both buyer and seller being represented by the same real estate agent.  Click here to read article.

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24 Best Places to Live and Work 2014

Right in our backyard!  Sunset Magazine features South Pasadena as Runner-up and Reader Pick for Best ‘burb.  Click here to read article.

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The Plight of Today’s First-Time Buyer

Traditionally, first-time buyers are the pillars of a strong home-purchase market. However, today’s industry reveals that current market dynamics may be making it difficult for them to achieve their American dream, potentially leading to a slowdown of the industry’s recovery. … Continue reading

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Alternative Ways to Pay of Your Mortgage Early

Many lenders offer special loan repayment programs that promise to pay off the balance before term without imposing much of an added burden on the borrower.  Click here to read article.

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What To Do About a Low Appraisal

Here are some common questions about the appraisal process and appraisal results answered from the buyer’s point of view.  Click here to read article.

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March 2014 Real Estate Activities

        Please click on image to view larger image. Then click on larger image to zoom in. There were 5 more sales than in February this month; but the demand is still much higher than the supply. … Continue reading

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How Did Home Sellers Handle Multiple Offers?

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