Home Seller Advice

4 Best Home Improvements for Resale Value in Westlake Village [Infographic]

Whether you are selling your Westlake Village home, or just purchased a new home and are planning to stay put for a while, there is value in knowing which home improvement projects will net you the most Return On Investment (ROI). In…

5 Reasons To Sell Your House This Summer!

Here are five reasons listing your home for sale this summer makes sense. 1. Demand Is Strong The latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that buyer demand remains very strong throughout the vast majority of the country. These…

Selling Your House on Your Own Could Cost You

In this extremely hot real estate market, some homeowners might consider selling their homes on their own which is known as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). They rationalize that they don’t need a real estate agent and believe that they can…

5 Ways Tax Reform Has Impacted The 2018 Housing Market

Starting late last year, some predicted that the 2018 tax changes would cripple the housing market. Headlines warned of the potential for double-digit price depreciation and suggested that buyer demand could drop like a rock. There was even sentiment that…

Americans Choose Real Estate as Best Long Term Investment

Every year, Gallup surveys Americans to determine their choice for the best long-term investment. Respondents are given a choice between real estate, stocks/mutual funds, gold, savings accounts/CDs, or bonds. For the fifth year in a row, real estate has come out on top…

How Much Has Your Home Increased in Value This Year?

Home values have risen dramatically over the last twelve months. In CoreLogic’s most recent Home Price Index Report, they revealed that national home prices have increased by 6.7% year-over-year. CoreLogic broke down appreciation even further into four price ranges, giving us a more detailed view than…

Time To Think About Downsizing Your House

Are you an empty-nester? Do you want to retire where you are, or does a vacation destination sound more your style? Are you close to retirement and not ready to move yet, but living in a home that is too…

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How To Price Your Home For Sale in Westlake Village

If you are selling your home, you’ll need to know how to price your home for sale. Assuming you price your house to sell, your house should start to gain awareness and potential home buyers within hours. But what exactly…

Should You Sell Your Home When You Retire?

Should I Sell My House And Rent When I Retire?

I sold my home… should I rent or buy another house? In a recent CNBC article, it was reported that many baby boomers are selling their current homes and moving into rentals, rather than purchasing another home. “Between 2009 and 2015, the…

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How The New Tax Code Will Impact Your Home Value

Will the new tax code impact the value of your home? Every month, CoreLogic releases its Home Price Insights Report. In that report, they forecast where they believe residential real estate prices will be in twelve months. 2018 national home value forecast Below is…