Tag Archives: Residential Real Estate

Home Foundations And Why Material Matters

The typical single-family home can weigh anywhere from 80,000 to 160,000 pounds. Foundations provide a solid base for a home’s weight, help to ensure the house stays level and provides a base for construction to take place. Foundations matter, and so … Continue reading

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Why Buyers Won’t Buy Your Home

There’s no list of reasons — no top ten or even top three reasons — why buyers won’t buy a specific listed property like your home. There’s just one reason. When buyers won’t buy listed real estate, or even put … Continue reading

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11 Design Tricks for Defining Your Open-Plan Dining Space

An open-plan living space gives your home a light and airy feel, but that doesn’t mean it needs to be one sprawlingly large room. Check out these ideas to zone off your dining area and create an intimate space in … Continue reading

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6 Surprising Benefits Of Buying Or Selling Your Home In The Fall

Seeing fewer for-sale signs now that summer is over? That can be great news for buyers who are looking to score a new home and buyers who want to get rid of their place and buy a new one. If … Continue reading

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Buyers Want Bigger Yards Over Bigger Homes

A property that offers a great outdoor space is taking a higher priority among home buyers. In fact, home shoppers recently surveyed said they would be willing to sacrifice some space from a larger house in order to get a … Continue reading

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Probate Home Sales Have Their Own Special Rules

Frequently the real estate that had been owned by a person now deceased is made available for sale through a procedure commonly known as a “probate sale.” When this happens a somewhat complex set of rules comes into play, especially, … Continue reading

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Three Things Home Buyers Should Never Do

Talk to a home buyer who just lost out in yet another bidding war and you’ll hear genuine disappointment and frustration…”click HERE to read”

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February 2017 Real Estate Activities

        February was a VERY quiet month in San Marino as far as real estate activities go; only 5 recorded sales! That’s a huge drop from the 13 in January. The highest sold was $3m on Lorain … Continue reading

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November 2016 Real Estate Activities

        November had only 8 recorded sales, and this is pretty “normal” for the seasonal adjustment. One of the 8 sales was a private sale, and it was the highest sold on Circle Dr. @ $5.68m or … Continue reading

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October 2016 Real Estate Activities

        There were 12 recorded solds for October, with 2 being “private sales.” The lowest entry level home was on Somerset Pl for $1,338,000 @ $474/sqft! We have not seen $/sqft below $500 in 7 months!!! The … Continue reading

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