The Value of Photos: 3 Tips For Home Sellers

If you’ve ever house hunted online before you’ve probably come across a few properties that had not a single photo of the property. Unless you are familiar with that specific property or neighborhood, most of us will automatically pass on that property without giving it a second chance. As a seller this should be concering since […]

What $350,000 buys you in Eastlake

Chula Vista’s real estate market (home prices) has greatly benefited from the recent decline in homes for sale in Chula Vista. This is especially true in East Chula Vista’s neighborhoods such as Eastlake, Otay Ranch, Rolling Hills, Winding Walk and Rancho Del Rey. Here is what you can expect to find when searching homes for […]

Ways Sellers Can Improve Their Home Appraisal

In today’s real estate market, selling a home can have its complications. One hurdle which can make or break the deal is the appraisal. Home appraisals are based on recent sales prices of comparable properties. And in rising price markets, those sales prices might not be high enough to support new home sale prices. Here […]

The Buyer Frenzy

It wasn’t too long ago when for sale and foreclosure signs lined our suburban negiborhood streets as if they were Christmas decorations. The days of low ball offers and endless selection of properties to choose from are long gone. Today, there is buyer frenzy happening as real estate begins to turn the corner in many […]

Headlines in Real Estate for week ending June 22nd 2012

Where are all the homes for sale? Foreign buyers ramp up and forecasts of a housing recovery. Here are the real estate headlines you may have missed: Taking advantage of low rates (via The New York Times) Mortgage rates continue to set new record lows, leaving many home buyers and refinancers wondering how low rates can go and how […]

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 […]

Competition to Buy Remains High [Infographic]

The graphic below shows us why now may be an excellent opportunity to sell your home as we look at the percentage of homes for sale which receive multiple offers for the past decade. There is no shortage of buyers in today’s real estate market. Nearly half of the properties selling in California receive multiple offers. Was […]