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Are you tired of stuffing things into your closets and drawers? I was once told that if I want to buy something new, I need to make room for it and get rid of something or somethings! If you are considering selling your home, do you want to move everything? Here are 25 quick ideas to decluttering without overwhelming you. Get the whole family to help! Got a spare hour or so? It’s time to start tossing. Grab a trash bag, a recycling bin and a few donation boxes and get down to business. Working room by room, here are the things you […]
AB 1482 – Rent Cap and Just Cause Eviction Law Many new real estate related laws beginning on January 1. AB 1482 & AB 68 can be the most confusing and will change the way landlords, tenants and homeowners do business. Here is a recap of these 2 Assembly Bills . Even though this is in California, it could be coming to a state near you! Do check on the links below to review the bills and how they may affect you! Governor Newsom signed Assembly Bill 1482 into law on October 8. Rent Cap Rent increases are capped at 5 percent plus […]
Ready to Sell a Rental Home Vivian & Wilfredo bought a home in Harbor Village, Harbor City CA in 2005. Several years later, they relocated to Ventura, Ca, for work and rented out their home. Now they were Ready to Sell a Rental Home so they could buy one closer to where they worked. Here’s their story… Check out their remodeled Harbor Village home at 25324 Bayside Pl, Harbor City Carol Gilles, of The RealEstate Group, has been working with buyers and sellers since 1979. She has been hired by many of her Past Clients to help […]
Mom’s House Needed to Sell Neile’s mom died this year. She and her brother needed to sell her Gardena home. Neile called Carol.Mm Listen to Neile’s own words…. Check out this Gardena fixer home ... Carol Gilles, of The RealEstate Group, has been working with both buyers and sellers since 1979. When a family home needs to be sold, Carol has the experience and the tools to create a smooth sale for all. Call Carol at 310-864-9738 and invite her to be on your real estate team! […]
Jerry Finally Found a Home! Jerry had been renting for several years. He called Carol .. and Jerry Finally Found a Home! Here are Jerry’s own words … “Carol is definitely one of a kind! I’m happy she was on my side. She always answered any and all questions that I may have had. Also, Carol was very patient. I wouldn’t have tolerated someone as myself for one minute! Carol hung in there with me every step of the way making a stressful process so much easier. Carol kept my best interest first from start to finish. […]
Ways to Sell Your Home This Holiday Season: How to get Your House Buyer-ready As You Prepare For the Holidays, Even In The Southern California Winters The process of buying and selling a home is something that every seasoned homeowner knows all too well. While there are significant benefits of purchasing the perfect house, there are also advantages to selling. However, doing so in the dead of winter, especially when the holidays are approaching, is an implausible feat to many, but it is possible if you are genuinely seeking to acquire […]
In 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. led and inspired a powerful movement with his famous “I Have a Dream” speech. Through his passion and determination, he sparked interest, ambition, and courage in his audience. Today, reflecting on his message encourages many of us to think about our own dreams, goals, beliefs, and aspirations. For many […]
Some Highlights: Whether capitalizing on job opportunities, affordability, or warm-weather places to retire, Americans are making moves to these top cities to take advantage of the strength in the current housing market. A strong economy and lower mortgage rates have made it easier for many would-be buyers to get into the market. According to realtor.com, […]
The real estate market is expected to do very well this year as mortgage rates remain at historic lows. One challenge to the housing industry is the lack of homes available for sale. Last week, move.com released a report showing that 2020 is beginning with the lowest available housing inventory in two years. The report […]
There’s a current narrative that owning a home today is less affordable than it has been in the past. The reason some are making this claim is because house prices have substantially increased over the last several years.
By the end of last year, many homeowners found themselves with more equity than they realized, and at the same time their wages were increasing. When those two factors unite, it can spark homeowners to think about making a move to a larger or more expensive home in the luxury space. That said, now is […]
According to an Urban Institute study, homeowners who purchase a house before age 35 are better prepared for retirement at age 60. The good news is, our younger generations are strong believers in homeownership. According to a Freddie Mac survey, “The dream of homeownership is alive and well within “Generation Z,” the demographic cohort following Millennials. Our […]
Based on information from California Regional Multiple Listing Service, Inc. as of January 21, 2020 14:29 and/or other sources. All data, including all measurements and calculations of area, is obtained from various sources and has not been, and will not be, verified by broker or MLS. All information should be independently reviewed and verified for accuracy. Properties may or may not be listed by the office/agent presenting the information.