Monthly Archives: July 2017

Financial Freedom

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Critiquing The 15-Year Home Loan

Question. I bought my first home in the early 2000s when interest rates were much higher then now, and got a fixed, 30 year loan for 6.25 percent. This is a small condominium unit. I am 50 years old and … Continue reading

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A Heartfelt Way to Say Hello to Your New Neighbors

Don’t worry about a perfect presentation – a heartfelt note and a simple treat create a wonderful welcome to the neighborhood. “Click here to read.”

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Sellers’ Market Challenges

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When It Comes To Disclosures, How Much Do You Really Have To Tell?

You call her Gladys. For the six years you lived in your charming little 1909 Craftsman home on your charming little 1909 street….”Click here to read.”

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8 Ways to Make Your Backyard a Summer Paradise

Summer is the season to be outdoors. It’s the perfect time for backyard barbecues, neighborhood socials, and late-night evenings on the patio. You don’t need to travel to a luxurious and exotic location to enjoy spending time outdoors. Make your … Continue reading

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Home Is Where The Heart Is

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June 2017 Real Estate Activities for San Marino

We had 14 total recorded solds this month, with 1 private sale.  The “ceiling” for this month was the sale on Chaucer Rd for $5.5M at $1383/sqft, and the “floor” was the property on Rose Ave. for $1.63M, which was … Continue reading

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Can You Estimate Better Than Zillow? Can You Do It For $1 Million?

Think you can do a better job at estimating your home’s value than Zillow? Turns out Zillow might think so, too. The company’s controversial “Zestimates” continue to stir up the real estate industry, with many pointing to the inaccuracies and, … Continue reading

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4 Expenses Your Buyers Don’t Expect

Buyers need to reserve the equivalent of about 2 percent to 5 percent of a home’s purchase price for closing costs, such as appraisal, lender, and title fees. But that’s only a portion of extra homeownership expenses. “Click here to read.”

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