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How to Handle a Multiple Offer Situation

How to end up winning in a multiple offer situation

Are you tired of making offers on homes only to be rejected time and time again? Don't give up. There are ways to get sellers to look at your offer move you forward towards being the successful bidder. The offer…

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How Do You Decide What Price to Offer?

What should you offer when buying a home in L.A.?

Hopefully you will have your own agent representing you in the purchase, but if you are using the listing agent, who is working for the seller, make a point of asking him or her to keep your discussions and information…

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How Does Buying a Home Compare With Renting?

Buying a home vs renting, the benefits

One can get very comfortable in a rental situation, but there is no comparison between owning your own home and renting. There are a couple of advantages to renting: one is being generally free of most maintenance responsibilities, and the other…

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What is a Piggyback Loan and How Does it Work?

Definition of a Piggyback Loan

 Definition and Purpose of a Piggyback Loan:  To reduce the amount of the first loan amount, used in addition to a Borrower’s own funds (Down Payment). Advantages of Using a Piggyback Loan:  The Piggyback is typically used to reduce the first…

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Should I Sell my Home Before Buying?

Buying a home vs renting, the benefits

If you are thinking of selling your Los Angeles home you are going to be in one of the following situations: Looking to move up or downsize. Changing school districts Moving to a new city In any event, if you…

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What You Need to Know About The Wilshire Corridor

Checking in on the Wilshire Corridor condo market

If you are thinking of buying or renting a condo on the Wilshire Corridor there are some facts to consider. Also known as The Golden Mile, the Corridor is an approximately 2-mile stretch of luxury high-rise condominium buildings which runs…

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