Less than 30% of Los Angeles residents are in a financial position to purchase a median-priced home, according the California Association of Realtors. If you’re a first-time buyer, it can be even more difficult because you aren’t selling a property they can sell to cover the cost of the down payment. Fortunately, there are programs […]

If you’ve owned your property for a while, no doubt you’ve accumulated quite a bit of equity. Many titleholders allow their assets to accumulate. Others cash out and use the money for other things such as….

Have you tried to get a mortgage recently? It can be an obstacle course of paperwork to get a loan…but weave the impediments and you can buy a home. Here are five key actions you need to accomplish to get a mortgage.

More than 69 million Americans live in 342,000 common-interest communities. The majority of owners believe the Homeowners Association protect their home values. Here’s why:

Growing up during the great recession has made millennials better at monitoring their money that most people give them credit for doing. Here’s an overview of millennial money habits:

If you’re thinking about buying a home, think about buying sooner rather than later. Rising interest rates may have a noticeable impact on your monthly nut and the amount you’re qualified to borrow. It’s all neatly explained in this astonishing infographic:

https://www.car.org/marketing/clients/infographics/Homeownership%20Achieved https://benchmark.us/blog/2015/07/10/seeking-the-american-dream-of-home-ownership/

‘Tis the season to think about your financials…so we thought you’d be interested in seeing national averages on financial achievements… Thank you CAR.org.    

by Jodi Summers It takes a lot of gold to live in the Golden State, more so than the rest of the country. For Los Angeles, the cost of living in is 43% above the national average…and it’s getting more expensive for homeowners. The recently passed Republican tax plan redefines rules that have shaped the […]

by Jodi Summers Here’s an interesting state statistic on home ownership for you: California’s current population of 39.5 million people live in 13 million households scattered across 58 counties and 482 cities.  Now that you know this thought-provoking tidbit, here’s the rest: California’s population is expected to swell to 50 million by 2050 and nearly […]