May 12

IS THE LA HOUSING MARKET PRIMED AND READY TO TAKE OFF?

In my humble opinion the answer is a definite, yes. Here are some points to consider. The housing market in Los Angeles has not fully recovered from the 2008 crises. Home values generally rise approximately 15-25% from peak to peak … Continue reading

May 15

What is the Best Way to Find a Home in 2014? Part III- Lending

How do I find the best mortgage lender? How do I get the best rate? How do I find the lowest fees? Finding the best lender in 2014 is not important it’s critical! You would be strongly advised to choose … Continue reading

Apr 30

What is the Best Way to Find a Home in 2014? Part II

How do I determine how much to spend on a home? How much money do you qualify for? This is usually the wrong question to ask when trying to figure out how much home you can comfortably afford. It is, … Continue reading

Apr 25

Is the Housing Market Showing Signs of Weakness?

In a word YES! CNBC HEAD LINE:  Existing home sales have been trending lower since last August, briefly shooting up in December. Compared to March last year sales were down 7.5 percent. Read the full article . Mortgage applications and new home … Continue reading

Jan 28

The State of the Union 2014!!

Tonight President Obama will give his 5th state of the union speech since he took office. The President is likely to present a case that state of the union is better off than when he took office, but there is … Continue reading

Jul 10

Dire Predictions for Housing Recovery

The Rate Effect on Real Estate   Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 10:51 AM ET Mortgage applications fell four percent last week, as rates rose to two-year high. CNBC’s Diana Olick reports on how rising rates are impacting the housing market. … Continue reading

Nov 28

Multiple offers are back, inventory is down and prices are up!

Multiple offers are back! The housing inventory is down drastically! Prices are up 13.5%! Sounds great but is the current housing market in a micro bubble? It is a good question, and any person who is considering, buying or selling … Continue reading