How is the Brentwood Los Angeles real estate market doing? Let's take a look at how the second quarter 2014 compares with the first.
Brentwood single family home sales
Brentwood condo sales … Continue Reading …
Because the current interest rate environment remains conducive to refinancing, a concern that some have about taking action stems from confusion related to how their property taxes are determined, and specifically the question, "Will refinancing cause my property taxes to go up?" It goes without saying that nobody wants to save money via refinance, only to see it evaporate in the form of higher … Continue Reading …
Let's see how the Beverly Hills real estate market is doing so far this year and compare it to the same period in 2013.
Since the demographics of Beverly Hills vary the stats are broken down by zip code.
90211 … Continue Reading …
Recently, I've been asked by many Realtors and Attorneys to help finance a client looking to buy another property after or during their divorce ...
Because of the frequency of this scenario, I've been reminded that there's a large amount of misunderstanding and erroneous information surrounding this delicate topic.
Below are some examples of the "divorce scenarios" I've seen most … Continue Reading …
Below is the market activity for Wilshire Corridor condos for the 2nd Quarter of 2014. Let's see how sales are going.
The +/- stats are compared to the 1st Quarter of 2014.
Per Sq. Ft.++
Blair … Continue Reading …
I often get calls from people looking to rent a home in Los Angeles, especially on the Wilshire Corridor. They start the conversation with "I saw a listing for an apartment at......"
The majority of buildings on the Wilshire Corridor are not apartment buildings, they are condominiums. So what's the difference?
An apartment building is generally owned by one entity which leases out the … Continue Reading …
Just because the Los Angeles real estate market is low in inventory does not mean that you can go ahead and overprice your home.
Here are some examples of why:
For single family homes, in an area which covers Westwood and West Los Angeles:
There were 73 sales over the past six months, 11 of which had a price reduction during the course of the listing.
The sold price vs list of the 62 … Continue Reading …
Are you thinking of selling your Los Angeles home and wondering whether you should remodel or sell as is?
The article below discusses some renovations you may want to consider and also provides my point of view on whether to remodel or not.
Increase the Resale Value of Your Home - Los Angeles Times. … Continue Reading …