6 Signs You’re Ready To Sell Your Home

Many factors can impact the decision to sell your home, but how do you know when it’s the best time to sell?  Here are six surefire signs it’s time to sell your home now.

Property Tax Benefit For Seniors

Two California initiatives provide senior residents with property tax savings.  If you are over 55, find out how to transfer your property tax rate to a new home!   California has a program where senior residents can roll-over low property tax rates to a new home, a practice that saves homeowners thousands per year.  For […]

Demand Wanes For Luxury Homes

  A surplus in the market of high-end homes may mean big deals for homebuyers.   The U.S. has seen a growth in inventory of high-priced homes.  Homes for sale between $500,000-$750,000 rose 15.9% in March compared to the same time last year, according to the National Association of Realtors®.  Homes over $1 million rose […]

What Is A Home Warranty?

  Whether you are buying your first home or selling a home and moving into another, a home warranty could be a valuable protection for your finances and your peace of mind.   A home warranty plan appears on the standard California purchase agreement under “other costs,” and may be paid by the buyer or […]

How To Hire A Moving Company

  You've decided to hire movers.  What do you do now?   What’s the worst part about a new home?  The move!  But you’re an adult now; it’s time to stop banking on your friends and any acquaintance with a truck to help lug your furniture across town (and offering pizza and beer as compensation). […]

Features That Sell A Home Fast

  Does your home have what it takes to attract buyers for a quick sale?   Experts predict that 2016 will be a true seller’s market, as we have already seen for the first half of the year.  But that doesn’t mean that just any old house will sell for top dollar prices.  Most homes […]

Home Staging 101

Professional home staging can help you get top dollar for your listing.   If you’ve been visiting open houses recently, chances are you come across a staged home or two.  Professional home staging has grown in popularity and we are now seeing homeowners and investors alike enticing buyers with curated spaces in just about every […]

Why Are Home Sellers Spooked?

  In the heart of the busiest season for housing, homesellers are pulling back.   Inventory continues to be tight in many markets, so what has potential home sellers pulling back when buyer demand is reportedly so high?  Inventory fell 3.2% in April from last year, the seventh-straight month of declines, according to Redfin. Inventory […]

Ideas For Every Backyard

  Backyard ideas that will add style, functionality and value to your home.   It’s time to prepare for summer!  Outdoor patios and living spaces will soon be occupied with people hosting neighborhood barbecues and various social gatherings. That also means that prospective homebuyers will be looking to take advantage of homes that are adequately […]

$500,000 Tax Exclusion For Homeowners

  Homeowners can exclude up to $500,000 from income taxes on the sale of a primary residence   Taxes can take a serious toll on a home sale, and will quickly eat into your profit if you are not setup properly.  Fortunately for homeowners, the tax code recognizes the importance of home ownership by providing […]