Learn how to use the equity in your home to invest and build your wealth. Did you know there are several programs out there that allow you to tap into your home equity and use it to purchase another property?
Escrow plays a critical role in real estate transactions and if you are buying a home in Los Angles, it’s important you know all about the escrow process so you feel confident when navigating your transaction. Part 6, of ‘Buying A Home in Los Angeles’ will teach you all about the escrow process in California.
If you are looking to maximize the amount of money you sell your home for then you need to avoid these 3 most common mistakes homeowners make when selling their home.
In this video, you will learn that when you are buying a house there are 4 things you absolutely do not want to compromise on. It's true when you're buying a house you often times have to make some compromises but it is important you don't compromise too much and that you don't compromise on these 4 things: school district, neighbors, budget, and commute.
When you finally find the home you want to purchase, you need to know how to make the best offer and how to make your offer the one that gets chosen. The fifth part of the series Buying a Home in Los Angeles.
You have your financing, you’ve chosen your Los Angeles real estate agent, and now you get to begin searching for your dream home!
Ok, so you’ve found a lender and gotten pre-qualified, and you’ve found yourself a licensed real estate agent to work with. What’s the next step in buying a home in Los Angeles?
Many Los Angeles home buyers do not fully understand the benefits of using an exclusive real estate agent in their real estate…
the first of a ten-step series, in an effort to help you better understand the process of buying a home in Los Angeles. Clarity around this process will not only prepare you to compete and help you buy that dream home, but it will also help you walk away feeling confident about your real estate transaction.
Home inspections are one of the most crucial parts of any transaction when you are buying a home. How do they work? Which inspections do you need to have done?
Pricing your home to sell can be tricky business. In this episode of All Things Real Estate, Brad discusses the benefits of hiring an independent appraiser and how it can help you, while working with your agent, to determine a price to sell your home at.
Congratulations, your offer was accepted! You're finally going to get to own that dream home you've always wanted. Now what? You more than likely know that once you open escrow, you are going to need to do some inspections on the house, or condo, that you are purchasing, but do you know what inspections you need to get? If not, it's ok, we have you covered. We've put together a nice little cheat sheet covering all the inspections you'll need, what they are and why you need them.
Wondering how long it's going to take you to close on a house or maybe even a condo?
What is an earnest money deposit? If I cancel out of escrow will I lose it? On this episode of All Things Real Estate, Brad answers these frequently asked questions.
In a seller's market, there is a good chance there will be other homebuyers trying to purchase the same home as you. Don't lose out because you weren't prepared. In this video I talk about one of my many strategies that can give you an edge and increase the chances of the seller accepting your offer.
Been thinking of purchasing a home but have no idea what your credit is like? Is your credit not so great? Have you been holding off talking with a mortgage professional until you actually start looking or maybe even when you find a home?
It takes a lot of planning and preparation to purchase home and it's important there are no surprises. It's very important to know how much money you are going to need to put down for a down payment. We outline general down payment rules so you can have a better idea of how much you need to save for a down payment on a home.
Home prices in Los Angeles continue to rise. It is getting harder and harder for many residents to afford a home. Earlier this year, California enacted Bill 1069 designed to increase housing supply by easing restrictions on garage conversion units. The bill also presents an opportunity for homeowners to increase their home value by adding livable space to their home without dealing with the previously stringent permitting process.
How much does it cost to work with a qualified real estate agent when you are looking to purchase a home?