Protecting your property [Infographic]

Protecting your property The FBI reports that a burglary is committed every 20 seconds, with nearly 1.6 million of such crimes nationwide every year. Follow these tips to avoid burglary, especially if your house is listed for sale.

Sense of Community at home and work by income [Infographic]

Millennials redefine lifestages [Infographic]

It wasn’t too long ago when life events had a predetermined order that traditional way of life, went something like this: You lived with your parents, got a degree, started a career, got married, bought a house, had kids and you stayed in the same house long after the kids grew up and moved out. Today’s […]

Owning a Home is Still the Dream [Infographic]

Owning a home has always been synonymous with the “American Dream” but with the heart ache brought on by the collapse of the housing market, do most Americans still believe owning a home is the American Dream? Was this useful? Share or leave a comment below!

Headlines in Real Estate for week ending January 4th 2013

With the new year comes new regulations aimed at protecting homeowners, the cliff avoided and much more. Here are the real estate headlines you may have missed. New homeowner protections go into effect Jan. 1 San Diego Union-Tribune The start of the new year brings more protections to California homeowners, mainly those who are trying […]

The Social Benefits of Homeownership [Infographic]

Much is always said of the economic benefits owning a home brings yet there can be broader advantages which can often be overlooked. Below is an Infographic on the social benefits of homeownership based on a study conducted by the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION of REALTORS Was this useful? Share or leave a comment below!

California’s Most Affordable Counties [Infographic]

Housing affordability is something that gets thrown around quite often so it’s important to understand what economists and realtors are talking about when referencing C.A.R.’s Housing Affordability Index. This measures the percentage of households that can afford to buy a home based on the median price of a single-family home in that specific area. Below […]

Headlines in Real Estate for week ending August 3rd 2012

Strong improvement in home prices, break even after 3 years of home ownership and much more. Here are the real estate headlines you may have missed this week: For renters, buying a home pays off after three years on average (via Los Angeles Times) A new analysis by real estate website Zillow shows that, on average, […]

Headlines in Real Estate for week ending June 15th 2012

New Home builders opt for larger homes, down payment: the buyer’s biggest struggle and much more. Here are the real estate headlines you may have missed this week: The advantages of preapproval (via The New York Times) The housing market is warming up in many areas, with multiple offers becoming more commonplace.  Buyers who want an […]

New Year’s Resolution: Buy A Home

We are wrapping up the 2011 year and are beginning to think about what we wish to accomplish in 2012. The most common goal is to get into shape which leads to half of all gym memberships being purchased in the fist two weeks of the year. (Made that up) There can be vague resolutions such as […]