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Choosing Housing and School Districts Which is more important – the type of home or the school districts it’s in? For many, choosing housing and school districts go hand-in-hand! School Districts Many schools districts can offer diverse learning, that may or may not be compatible to your student’s needs. I know parents who have children with “learning disabilities”. Some school districts handle this differently … immersion vs special day classes. Which is better for your student? You can check with […]
10 Steps to Buying a Home Tired of renting? … Then now is the time to become a HOMEOWNER! Here are 10 steps to home buying for you to consider. Let’s review these steps…. #1 – Save for your down payment – How are you spending your money? What can you do differently to start saving money? Are you aware that you may qualify to buy with as little as 3.5% down? There are loans with 5%, 10%, 20% down, too! #2 – Know your credit score – There are several ways to find out your credit […]
Is it Still a Seller’s Market in Torrance Ca 90503 Market Update for Torrance Ca 90503 Click her to see if it is Still a Seller’s Market in Torrance, Ca 90503. Market Update for Torrance Ca 90503. As we enter the Spring of 2020, there have been 10 single family homes sold since January 1, 2020. Sales prices are from $860,000 up to $1,451,000. In 2019, from January thru March, there were 14 sales from $755,000 up to $1,285,000. There are 6 active listings with asking prices from $829,900 up to $1,100,000 with an average square […]
The First-Time Homebuyer’s Guide to Purchasing a Fixer-Upper If you’re thinking about buying a fixer-upper as your first home, there are several different things you’ll need to consider before making the purchase. For instance, you’ll need to determine whether you have enough money saved for any potential repairs that will be needed in the future, and you’ll need to decide if you’re going to stay in the home or sell it once you’re done renovating it. To learn more about these considerations you’ll need to make, read on! Is a Fixer-Upper […]
Ways to Take Title on Your Home So you worked with your Realtor and found the Perfect home! And the Sellers accepted your Offer! Whoo, hoo! You open Escrow and need to choose how you will take title. There are 5 basic Ways to Take Title on Your Home. Choosing the correct option depends on your family’s situation and why you purchased and what will happen when you are deceased. Taking title is a legal decision. A Realtor can’t tell you HOW to take title, but can provide you with information so you can make the best decision […]
6 Easy Upgrades for a Healthier Home Shouldn’t your home be as healthy as possible? Just like what you choose to feed your family, the choices you make for your home play a big role in your family’s health. From air quality to water quality and more, there’s a lot we can do to make our homes a healthier place to live. If you want a home that promotes health and well-being, these projects are a great place to start. Watch Out for VOCs Volatile organic compounds, or VOCs, are a major contributor to indoor air pollution — and they’re […]
In a recent survey of home sellers by Qualtrics, 87% of respondents said they were concerned their home won’t sell because of the pandemic and resulting economic recession. Of the respondents, 51% said they are “seriously worried.” That concern seems reasonable considering the current condition of the economy. The data, however, is showing that home […]
Everyone is ready to buy a home at different times in their lives, and despite the health crisis, today is no exception. Understanding how affordability works and the main market factors that impact it may help those who are ready to buy a home narrow down their optimal window of time to make a purchase. […]
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released their latest Employment Situation Summary last Thursday, and it again beat analysts’ expectations in a big way. The consensus was for 3,074,000 jobs to be added in June. The report revealed that 4,800,000 jobs were added. The unemployment rate fell to 11.1% from 13.3% last month. Again, excellent […]
The pandemic has caused consumers to re-examine the components that make up the “perfect home.” Many families are no longer comfortable with the locations and layouts of their existing homes. The allure of city life (more congested) seems to be giving way to either suburban or rural life (less congested). The fascination with an open […]
Pending Home Sales increased by 44.3% in May, registering the highest month-over-month gain in the index since the National Association of Realtors (NAR) started tracking this metric in January 2001. So, what exactly are pending home sales, and why is this rebound so important? According to NAR, the Pending Home Sales Index (PHS) is: “A […]