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Thank you to Millennial Moving Guide created from Ward North American 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 […]
Simple Solutions for Everyday Household Hangups Things break, and while that’s just part of life, sometimes it can feel like everything in the house is breaking at the same time. On the upside, most everyday household troubles have simple solutions. Instead of letting those issues irritate you and hang you up, there are ample opportunities for putting things back into good working order. Are You in Over Your Head? Most of the time, homeowners can proceed with confidence when it comes to household repairs and maintenance issues. There are ample […]
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 […]
With home prices on the rise and buyer demand still strong, some sellers may be tempted to try to sell their homes on their own rather than using the services of a real estate professional. Real estate agents are trained and experienced in negotiation while, in most cases, the seller is not. Sellers must realize […]
Some Highlights: “The majority of millennials said they consider owning a home more sensible than renting for both financial and lifestyle reasons — including control of living space, flexibility in future decisions, privacy and security, and living in a nice home.” The top reason millennials choose to buy is to have control over their living […]
Last fall, some predicted that the 2019 residential real estate market would be a disaster. There was even belief we might experience a housing crash like the one that occurred during the last decade. However, according to two separate reports*, buyer demand dramatically increased over the last three months, leading into this spring buyers’ market […]
Interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage have been on the decline since November, now reaching lows last seen in January 2018. According to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, rates came in at 4.12% last week! This is great news for anyone who is planning on buying a home this spring! Freddie […]
Every month, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) releases their Seller Traffic Index as a part of their Realtors Confidence Index. In the latest release, NAR reported that homeowners have been reluctant to sell their houses. This is reflected when broken down by state. Only 11 states have a stable level of seller traffic compared […]
If you are debating purchasing a home right now, you are probably getting a lot of advice. Though your friends and family have your best interests at heart, they may not be fully aware of your needs and what is currently happening in the real estate market. Ask yourself the following three questions to help […]