Monthly Archives: January 2019

Early Valentine, Real Estate Style

Love with its related practical “where will we live” issues, should not get attention only on February 14 or during February. Anticipating the Valentine’s pressures ahead, PJ Wade offers an advance peek at how love and real estate can both come out ahead. … Continue reading

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Holding Title to Real Property

cenario: The seller and the newlywed buyers have agreed to terms and signed the purchase agreement for the sale of the seller’s home. Inspections, financing, escrow, tons of paperwork, have finally culminated in the preparation of the deed conveying title … Continue reading

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Save the Sale

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2018 Real Estate Activities for San Marino

We had 15 less transactions in the year 2018 compared to 2017! And 2017 had 22 less sales than 2016! We had our “one” over $10M sales in 2018 @ $10,150,000 where the token $10M+ sale in 2017 was $12,800,000. … Continue reading

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Top 8 Estate Planning Mistakes

Perhaps you have heard the expression: “If you fail to plan then you plan to fail.” This statement was never truer than for estate planning. By some accounts, 70% of adult Americans have no will or trust in place for … Continue reading

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Budgeting For Homeownership

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Clever Tips to Make Painting Your Home Easier

Painting is one of the easiest and least expensive ways to transform a space. But it can also be a hassle, what with all that taping and prepping and cleaning up. These clever tips can make it easier. Fun, even. … Continue reading

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5 Reasons to Buy a Fixer-Upper Instead of a Perfect Place

“Location, location, location” is the mantra when it comes to where to buy a home. But when it comes to what to buy, it gets a little more complicated. There is definitely a contingent who would insist that you would … Continue reading

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The Homeownership Dream

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December 2018 Real Estate Activities for San Marino

December continues to be part of the “seasoned” adjustment period. There were 7 solds, 1 less than the month of November. The highest sold was the one “private” sale on Winston for $3.98M at $997/sqft. The lowest $/sqft was $729 … Continue reading

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