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Stress Free Moving Checklist Stress Free Moving Checklist from EE Ward Moving and Storage Carol Gilles, of the RealEstate Group, has been helping home buyers and home sellers for over 39 years, including providing you with the best moving companies who make your move stress-free! Carol can be reached at 310-864-9738 or Carol@CarolGilles.com […]
When to Hire Professional Renovation Help Thanks to the rise of dedicated home-repair channels like HGTV and the DIY Network, it is more popular than ever for homeowners to take on large home renovation projects themselves. However, it is important for homeowners to be aware of their abilities when looking at large projects. Certain types of home repair endeavors should be left to the professionals, whether to preserve the safety of the home or of the person handling the repair, or because the cost of a do-it-yourself project far […]
Happy New Year 2019 from Carol Gilles Carol Gilles has been a professional Realtor since 1979. She is successfully working with both Home Sellers, Home Buyers and Investors in Southern California. May 2019 be YOUR year to buy or sell a first or second home or income property. Let’s talk about YOUR options! You can reach reach me at 310-864-9738. HAPPY NEW YOU in 2019! […]
Carol Gilles – 2018 Agent of the Year In December 2018, The RealEstate Group announced Carol Gilles as 2018 AGENT OF THE YEAR! “Carol exemplifies what The RealEstate Group stands for. She is a very helpful to her clients as well as to her fellow Realtors. Carol has served as a Board of Director for the South Bay Association of Realtors and is presently a member of the MLS Committee. She is serving her community as Secretary of the Torrance Rose Float Association and as well as Publicity Chair for the Friends of the Torrance […]
How is the Real Estate Market in Torrance Ca 90505? How is the Real Estate Market in Torrance Ca 90505? Stats are showing that the December Market Value is still showing signs of appreciating in single family homes with an increase since last week in home prices. It’s still a Seller’s market. With Low Inventory, still seeing a trend of increasing sales prices. Any questions about your neighborhood market value? Check out the complete statistics below as of Wed December 26 2018. Are you considering a MOVE to Torrance Ca 90505 in […]
How is the Real Estate Market in Torrance Ca 90503? How is the Real Estate Market in Torrance Ca 90503? Stats are showing that the December Market Value is still showing signs of appreciating in single family homes in spite of sales slowing down. It’s still a Seller’s market although asking prices are not as high as they were. Any questions about your neighborhood market value? Check out the complete statistics below as of Wed December 26 2018. Are you looking to make Torrance Ca 90503 your address for […]
Many have written about the millennial generation and whether or not they, as a whole, believe in homeownership as part of attaining the American Dream. Millennials have taken longer to obtain traditional milestones than the generations before them, such as getting married, having kids, and buying a home. However, that does not mean that they […]
There are many misconceptions about the credit score needed to buy a house. Recently, it was reported that 24% of renters believe they need a 780-800 credit score to be considered for a mortgage. The reality is they are misinformed! Only 25% of the Americans have a FICO® Score between 740 and 800. Here is […]
Everyone should realize that unless you are living somewhere rent-free, you are paying a mortgage – either yours or your landlord’s. Buying your own home provides you with a form of ‘forced savings’ that allows you to use your monthly housing costs to increase your family’s wealth. Every month that you pay your mortgage, you are paying off a […]
Some Highlights: Interest Rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage have dropped to 4.41% from near 5% in 2018. Take advantage of more inventory coming to market in the spring to find your dream home! Buying now will allow you to start earning equity today!
“The rumors of my death are greatly exaggerated.” The famous quote attributed to Mark Twain can apply to homeownership in the United States today. During the housing bubble of the last decade, the homeownership rate soared to over sixty-nine percent. After the crash, that percentage continued to fall for the next ten years. That led […]
Congratulations! You’ve found a home to buy and have applied for a mortgage! You are undoubtedly excited about the opportunity to decorate your new home! But before you make any big purchases, move any money around, or make any big-time life changes, consult your loan officer. They will be able to tell you how your […]
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