Tag: Real Estate

Here’s How to Pick Art for Your Home When Staging, According to the Pros

Check out the recent Redfin article we were featured in! Deciding to finally put your home on the market can be both an exciting and daunting experience. And, with an increasingly competitive housing market, a well-staged home can make all the difference in placing your home on a buyer’s “must-have” list. Artwork plays a critical role in adding the finishing touches when prepping your home for sale, and you’ll want to make sure you’re picking the right kind to create a...

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The Coming Change

Sharp rise in mortgage rates from 2.65% during first week of January to 3.09% today is just the beginning of rising rates The Los Angeles Lakers reached the playoffs 10 years in a row between 1995 and 2004. They hoisted the Larry O’Brien Championship Trophy three times between 2000 to 2002. The team was stacked and included Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O’Neal, Derek Fisher and Rick Fox. What happened in 2005? Shaquille O’Neal was traded to the Miami Heat and Derek Fisher signed...

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The 2021 Forecast: A hot year for housing

The year 2020 was going to be one of the hottest years on record for the U.S. economy. That all came to an abrupt halt in March due to Coronavirus Pandemic. With a national emergency and stay-at-home orders across the country, the U.S. was thrown into a recession. Yet, this was not like any other recession. Recessions are typically caused by one sector of the economy dramatically turning negative, which pulls down the entire country to negative territory. This time it...

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Realtor Redux: 3 inspired buyers; $10k over-asking

We specialize in advising homeowners on strategic home improvements they can make to increase their net proceeds when they go to sell, so when a previous client reach out to us for help getting his home ready for market, we were ready for the task. Our client acknowledged his property was in need of inspired improvement. We immediately got to work on the exterior, removing overgrown shrubbery and making wood repairs prior to a full exterior re-paint. We took a paint brush...

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Realtor Redux: An Inspired Improvement in Tustin

When a past client from nearly 10 years ago contacted us to assist with the sale of his home in Tustin, we were thrilled to be trusted and for his loyalty. He acknowledged that the home could stand for a bit of inspired improvement, and Martina was just the person to coordinate our efforts and oversee those improvements. Due to the seller’s out of state moving schedule, we started the redux on the exterior of the home beginning with major growth and shrub removal from the...

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Orange County Housing Report: Low mortgage rates propel homebuyer demand

Even though housing came to a standstill in April, the market roared back and trends have developed that foreshadow continued strength. With a low supply and strong demand, the market has not been this hot since 2013. It was sudden. It was unnerving. Nobody had seen anything like it in their lifetime. A pandemic unfolded before everyone’s eyes. Major sports leagues suspended their seasons. Disneyland closed its gates. Schools went online. California announced a “stay...

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Orange County Housing Report: V-Shaped Recovery

COVID-19 has impacted the economy across the board. The economic data prior to the Coronavirus was pumping on all cylinders. Consumer confidence, consumption, unemployment, housing, stocks, leading economic indicators, everything was pointing to a phenomenal 2020. After the virus broke, every chart was impacted severely. Housing was no exception. Experts have been debating what the economic recovery will look like. Initially some experts were calling for a quick rebound,...

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