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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 Higher Rent Has Supported Housing Prices
How Higher Rent Has Supported Housing Prices

In today’s video, we are talking about current home prices in the Temecula Valley. In past videos, we’ve talked about the record high price of homes in 2008 and how home prices have slowly been approaching those high values again. Now, in…

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The Importance of Knowing Your Buyers when Marketing Your Property
The Importance of Knowing Your Buyers when Marketing Your Property

When listing your real estate property, one of the most important things you can do is know who your buyer is. Understanding your target demographic is essential so that you can shape the real estate listing and marketing efforts based on the…

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Tips for Moving Out of California 2019
Tips for Moving Out of California 2019

We’re seeing the trend of people leaving California, and I wanted to share a few things that I’ve seen from my side. In the last few years, I’ve helped quite a few people sell their homes to move to a different state….

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Newer Versus Older: What to Consider Before Buying Your Next Home
Newer Versus Older: What to Consider Before Buying Your Next Home

If you’re looking to buy a home, you’ve probably spent time thinking about what exactly you want from it. Do you want a modern home with the latest in architecture and technology? Do you want a proven home with story and maturity? …

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The Difference Between a Home Appraisal and a Home Inspection
The Difference Between a Home Appraisal and a Home Inspection

I’m often asked the difference between an appraisal and a home inspection. It’s common for buyers to confuse one with the other because of their home assessment similarities. Here’s what you need to know: Home Appraisal The appraiser’s job is to determine…

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