Protecting your children from harm….. It’s never too soon to review safety measures with your children. The biggest take away from this list is teach your children to GET AWAY from a would be abdcutor. There have been SIX instances of attempted kidnapping in Whittier in a little over 5 weeks. Tell your children to … Continue reading

Multiple Offers and getting yours accepted!

In today’s market, it has quickly become a multiple offer situation on most, well priced housing.  What these means is, if the house is priced correctly, there will be sometimes upwards of 15 offers on the house.  Of course, there will always be a good 1/3 of the offers that will be thrown out of … Continue reading

Home prices have gone up 6.1 percent on homes that are “Regular” Sales

Today’s Whittier Daily News reports that home sales have risen 6.1 percent for homes that are not in distress, meaning for homes owned by individuals (not banks) who have equity.  This is a great news for the seller who may be on the fence.  This increase is on homes sold between July 2011 and this … Continue reading

Buying a home that isn’t on the market…

When you’re in the market to buy a house, you probably will drive through neighborhoods that are of interest to you.  In driving around, you may find yourself intrigued by a house that’s not on the market.  There have been many, many buyers who have purchased homes that weren’t already for sale.  If you find … Continue reading

What happens after a Short Sale? Where do I go?

The main question my clients ask me is “Where am I going to go after I sell my house?” I think so many of us think that in order to rent a house, we have to have perfect credit or a long job history.  Clearly, these are concerns for people who are transitioning out of … Continue reading

My sure fire way to have a home in Escrow with in 4 weeks!

Marketing Plan           Week 1: *Sign Listing Contract * Install For Sale Sign * Take Still Photos * Print Property Flyers * Film inside house for YouTube and MLS marketing * Host Broker’s Open House (weekday) * Send out “Just Listed” postcards to the neighbors, letting them know they can “pick”       … Continue reading

The dignity of a Short Sale…..

The dignity of a Short Sale……

The dignity of a Short Sale…..

Many homeowners are at a crossroads.  They bought when the market was high or they refinanced at that time and now they find themselves in a house that’s not worth nearly what they owe.  For some, a modification will make sense because they’ll be able to stay in their homes and sell when the market … Continue reading

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Welcome to After you read this, you should delete and write your own post, with a new title above. Or hit Add New on the left (of the admin dashboard) to start a fresh post. Here are some suggestions for your first post. You can find new ideas for what to blog about by … Continue reading