Home Seller Advice

Why Housing Supply Has Increased As Sales Have Slowed Down

According to the latest Existing Home Sales Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), the inventory of homes for sale this year compared to last year has increased for the last four months, all while sales of existing homes have slowed compared to…

Are We Headed For a Housing Market Crash?

In a recent article, National Housing Inventory Crisis Reaches Inflection Point, realtor.com reported that: New listings jumped 8% year-over-year nationally, the largest increase since 2013 Total listings in the 45 largest markets are now up 6% on average over last year This increase…

2 Critical Considerations If You’re Thinking of Buying or Selling a House Soon

When it comes to buying or selling a home there are many factors you should consider. Where you want to live, why you want to buy or sell, and who will help you along your journey are just some of…

How The Supply Of Homes For Sale In Westlake Village Impacts Buyer Demand

The price of any item is determined by the supply of that item, as well as the market’s demand for it. The National Association of REALTORS (NAR) surveys “over 50,000 real estate practitioners about their expectations for home sales, prices and market conditions” for their monthly REALTORS…

How Much Has My Home Increased In Value?

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 6.2% year-over-year. CoreLogic broke down appreciation even further into four price ranges, giving us a more detailed view than…

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Thinking Of Selling Your Conejo Valley Home? Get Ready To Negotiate!

Now that the Westlake Village real estate market is BOOMING, some sellers may be tempted to try and sell their home on their own (FSBO) without using the services of a real estate professional. Real estate agents are trained and…

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5 Reasons to Hire SG Associates to Sell Your Home in Westlake Village

Whether you are buying or selling a home in Westlake Village, it can be quite the adventure. In this world of instant gratification and internet searches, many sellers think that they can ‘For Sale by Owner’ or ‘FSBO,’ but it’s not as easy as it…

7 Housing Considerations When Retiring In Westlake Village

As more and more Westlake Village home owners enter retirement age, the question of whether or not to sell their homes and downsize is becoming a hot topic. In the current Conejo Valley housing market, with low available inventory in…

Demand For Homes To Buy Continues To Climb in Westlake Village

Across the Conejo Valley from Westlake Village to Thousand Oaks, there is a severe mismatch between the low number of houses for sale and the high demand for those houses! Homebuyers are out in force and are being met with…

The Surprising Reason Home Sales are Down 3%

Since the beginning of the year, mortgage interest rates have risen over a half of a percentage point (from 3.95% to 4.52%), according to Freddie Mac. Even a small rise in interest rates can greatly impact a buyer’s monthly mortgage payment. First American recently released…