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Five Reasons Not to Fret Over Higher Interest Rates

Five Reasons Not to Fret Over Higher Interest Rates

With oil prices driving up inflation, it’s a good bet that the Federal Reserve will raise rates again in the coming months. But homeowners shouldn’t stress about modest rate increases. According to Inman, there are larger factors that can affect access to and cost of credit. More importantly, these are issues you can do something […]

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Six Mistakes Buyers Make in a Seller’s Market

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Looking for a home in a market that favors sellers? You still can get what you want in a hot market, but you need to step up your game. Trulia.com offers six factors to consider if you want to avoid any potential mishaps. 1. Make your best offer Offering lower than asking price is a […]

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Homebuyers’ Biggest Worries Are Cost and Competition

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An increasing number of homebuyers are concerned about competition, according to a Redfin survey of 975 homebuyers in 36 states and Washington, D.C., conducted between May 17 and May 23. While affordability is the primary concern among homebuyers, almost 19 percent cited competition from other buyers as their top worry, up from 16 percent in February […]

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Number of Million-Dollar Los Angeles Homes up 8 Percent

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Since 2012, the number of U.S. homes priced at — or above — $1 million has risen from 1.6 percent to 3 percent, according to a recent report by Trulia.com. In L.A., the percentage of million-dollar homes is increasing at a particularly fast clip: About 16.3 percent of all homes in L.A. County now cost $1 million […]

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Foolproof Ways to Choose your Neighborhood and Up Your Value

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Deciding where to buy a home can be one of the most difficult decisions to make. According to a recent RealtyTimes report, if you have a built-in reason to choose one area over another (it’s close to work; it’s where you grew up and you’re emotionally tied to it; there’s a rumor about a professional […]

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Luxury Homes in the South Bay Are Top Sellers

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The Coldwell Banker Luxury Market Report that just came out reveals that the Los Angeles Metro area, primarily affluent neighborhoods such as Manhattan Beach and Hermosa Beach, is number two when it comes to the number of luxury homes sold in the $1 million-plus category, just behind New York City. The number of luxury homes in the […]

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Hermosa Beach Schools get a boost from local support

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The local school system in the South Bay is incredible by anyone’s standards. Just check out the information on the local schools that we have on our own website. These schools are partially so wonderful because of the tremendous effort that parents put in to help raise money for the campuses, add value to the […]

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The West Coast is a Seller’s Market

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The West Coast is a seller’s market right now. As the spring buying season is heating up, it’s starting to become evident that when it comes the local South Bay real estate right now, seller’s have the advantage.  The most recent study conducted by Zillow confirms that a seller’s market is not necessarily one in […]

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Millions Want To Buy Right Now

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According to the  Zillow Housing Confidence Index (ZHCI), there are millions of people just eagerly waiting to purchase property, right now. First-time buyers are finding a difficult task ahead of them in the South Bay as there is such a low inventory. So many buyers have to compete for the few properties listed in the […]

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Relocating to the South Bay? We know what you need

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So many people have been relocating to the South Bay recently for the weather, the booming Aerospace industry, the great schools, and the stunning shorelines. Of course, they all need new homes out here, and we think it’s very important to stay informed on what people want when they relocate here. We recently read about […]

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