Monthly Archives: October 2015

Is Your Home The ‘Mom-Jeans’ Of The Neighborhood?

Is your home out of date and on the frumpy side? Lost its sexy? If so, you’ll have trouble selling your home for top dollar. Looks matter, and homebuyers want to see themselves and their tastes reflected in their surroundings. … Continue reading

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September 2015 Real Estate Activities

        A very slow month for San Marino; only 6 solds recorded (no private sales & 6 less than September 2014)! The highest $/sqft did not make it to the $1,000 mark; only $922/sqft, and it’s also … Continue reading

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Americans Think Homeownership Is a Sound Investment

A vast majority of Americans believe that buying a home is a solid financial decision, and most believe they could sell their home for at least its initial purchase price, according to a new survey from the National Association of … Continue reading

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The Iconic Bubble Palaces Hits the Market for a Colossal $455 Million

Not a fan of right angles? You can escape them completely if you choose to buy the iconic Bubble Palace, which was recently places on the market for the reported price of $455 million. Click here to read article.

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C.A.R. releases its 2016 housing market forecast

California home sales to increase slightly, while prices post slowest gain in five years. Click here to read article.

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Benefits for the Nation’s Heroes

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Meet the Hipster Real Estate Developers Building for Millennials

Young real estate developers are using young investors’ money to put young people in young neighborhoods. Click here to read article.

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How To Hire a Contractor

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10 Tricky Ways to Save for a Down Payment

Saving up enough money for a down payment on your first home can seem like a daunting task-and it can be. But, say consumer advocates at nerdwallet.com, you might try using a few of these odd little shortcuts to trick yourself … Continue reading

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17 Things First-Time Buyers Need To Know

Few things in life are more exciting than buying your first home. The feeling of turning the key for the first time (or clicking the garage door opener) is thrilling. You’ll likely feel a sense of pride like never before. … Continue reading

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