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:

Why do we remodel? Many of the homes in the Los Angeles area are around 50 years old. Homeowners want modern amenities – new kitchens, updated bathrooms, smooth ceilings. Here are the top reasons homeowners remodel:

Buyers are on the hunt for 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom homes with a garage and modern amenities – specifically the kitchen and bathrooms….  

Southern California is known for it’s indoor/outdoor lifestyle. Here are suggestions on how to best enjoy your yard, respecting our drought-tolerant attitude:

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/

by Jodi Summers Urban legend: Stewardesses used to be said that people from Los Angeles had a lot of anxiety when they flew on airplanes because they weren’t used to mass transit. But we’re becoming a big city now, and mass transit is becoming a viable alternative to a car.  Yes, we’ve always had buses, […]

‘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 Real estate law makes it nearly impossible for a seller to change their mind once a sales contract is signed and the parties enter into escrow. New rules, even for existing tenants, need to be put forth in writing prior to sale, otherwise all bets are off. Mix that up with questionable […]