Monthly Archives: July 2019

Where Are the Best Places to Own an Airbnb? It Depends on the Revenue, and the Rules

Count Los Angeles as the latest city to impose new restrictions on Airbnb rentals. Owners must now register their property with the city and also pay a fee of $89. In addition, “Hosts can only register one property with the … Continue reading

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Where Are the Best Cities for First-Time Buyers?

According to the National Association of Real Estate, nearly 40 percent of homebuyers in 2018 were millennials, and that trend is expected to continue. If you’re included in that group of homebuyers who are looking to purchase your first place … Continue reading

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Easy Ways to Make Some Extra Cash for Your Down Payment

With mortgage rates low and home prices coming down in some key areas across the country, more and more people are considering making the transition to homeownership. But while they may be ready emotionally and circumstantially, how about financially? (Click here … Continue reading

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What You Can Expect When Renting Your First Apartment

Looking for and finding the right apartment is hard work – and if it’s your first time renting, it can be an overwhelming experience if you don’t know what to look for. Here are a few things to keep in … Continue reading

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6 Things to Consider When Building Your Dream Home

Building your dream home can quickly turn into a nightmare if you go into the situation blind. While there’s a great deal to understand and to consider in building a home of your own, this brief overview can help you … Continue reading

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Things to Consider When Moving to A New Neighborhood

When looking for a new home to buy, it’s very easy to overlook other facts when the home’s interior is designed perfectly. The home has all the amenities you want such as smart appliances, granite countertops, spacious rooms and that … Continue reading

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Word of the Day – Line of Credit

The maximum amount of money a bank will lend one of its more reliable and credit¬worthy customers without the need for a formal loan submission. The borrower is thus assured quick loan service without the delay of a credit review … Continue reading

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June 2019 Real Estate Activities for San Marino

June continues to be a very active month in Real Estate for San Marino. There were 15 solds (one more than May!) The record-breaking high was a property on Virginia Rd., sold for $15.5M @ $1,563/sqft. This property also broke … Continue reading

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How Essential Oils Can Help You Sell Your Home

When a potential buyer for your home comes to look at it, you will need to make sure that it smells good. The smell of the home can be a deciding factor for those wanting to purchase a home. If … Continue reading

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Mistakes Buyers Make When Searching for Their First Home, and How to Avoid Them

Many starter-home purchases are driven primarily by price, which is understandable. But, there are so many other considerations involved in finding the right place, like square footage and location, to name just a few of the most consequential. (Click here … Continue reading

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