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Buying a “New Build” Home

Buying a “New Build” Home

People are camping out to buy a new house nowadays? Today, I want to talk about new home sales and how you can use this strategy to find a house in our crazy real estate market. Yes, new homes have competition like…

Closing Escrow: What to Expect

Closing Escrow: What to Expect

You’re ready to buy a home: nearing the finish line to sign the paperwork and get the keys. As you approach closing, it’s important that you understand the anticipated timeline because there are multiple factors that can affect the finalization of this…

Low Inventory, and It’s Not Changing Soon

Low Inventory, and It’s Not Changing Soon

I’ve been getting a lot of messages about the market and what is going on. Our current circumstance is completely unprecedented and it makes no sense – it’s almost an irrational market. With that said, I wanted to create a series of…

Interest Rates are Rising – Should Buyers Be Worried?

Interest Rates are Rising – Should Buyers Be Worried?

We’ve had rock-bottom interest rates for so long, now home buyers are wondering if they should be worried about the slow increase in mortgage rates. The market is holding strong due to low inventory and high demand – will the interest rates…

How Amortization Plays a Role in Paying Off a Home

How Amortization Plays a Role in Paying Off a Home

The dream of homeownership is to eventually live in a home mortgage-free, allowing you a comfortable retirement with low cost of living. Each time you send your mortgage payment, part of the payment goes toward the loan principal and part of it…

Inventory: How it Affects the Real Estate Industry

Inventory: How it Affects the Real Estate Industry

  As inventory ebbs and flows over the years, it has an undeniable impact on the real estate market. It’s a basic principle of supply and demand: when there aren’t many homes available, then buyers are willing to pay more to get…

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How to Choose the Right Size for a Rental Unit
How to Choose the Right Size for a Rental Unit

Owning one or more rental units can be a great way to create passive income and build equity over time. If you want to be a landlord, then it is important to talk to an experienced real estate agent for personal recommendations….

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Should You Be Worried About Rising Interest Rates?
Should You Be Worried About Rising Interest Rates?

We’ve seen home loan interest rates creeping up recently, with most mortgage rates higher than the levels offered a few years ago. As the market stays strong, will the interest rates continue moving up? It’s possible, so you need to consider how…

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Buyers: How to Make an Offer More Competitive
Buyers: How to Make an Offer More Competitive

The low inventory in the real estate market continues, making it a challenge to buy a home without a specific strategy to beat out the competition. Since there aren’t many properties available on the real estate market, newly listed homes move fast….

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HOA’s: What Every Homeowner Needs to Know
HOA’s: What Every Homeowner Needs to Know

What do you know about Homeowners Associations? Are they good, or are they bad? In my opinion, they are what they are – there are pros and cons to living in a neighborhood with an HOA. Homeowners Associations are becoming more common….

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How will Accessory Dwelling Units Affect Temecula?
How will Accessory Dwelling Units Affect Temecula?

Today, I’d like to discuss the topic of Accessory Dwelling Units, also known as ADUs. Here in the city of Temecula, they are trying to deal with housing affordability since we’ve been running into issues with rising home costs. One of the…

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