Weekly Interest Rates

Weekly Interest Rates

9/24/20 – With the recent Fed pronouncement, rates will hover near these lows for a while. Ready to capture a great rate? If you’re in the market… Read more ⇢
South Bay Residential New Active Listings

South Bay Residential New Active Listings

9/19/20 – New listings in the South Bay this past week that are currently for sale.  Is there a property here that might interest you?  As your new home or as… Read more ⇢
South Bay Residential Property Results For August

South Bay Residential Property Results For August

9/5/20 – Here are property results for August for select South Bay cities.  Call me if you’re interested to know the prices for homes in a particular area in any these cities. Read more ⇢
South Bay Residential Income Properties For Sale

South Bay Residential Income Properties For Sale

8/29/20 – Here’s what’s currently for sale on the local MLS in the beach cities.  Email me if you’re looking elsewhere, such as Hawthorne or Torrance or Lawndale,… Read more ⇢
Los Angeles County Property Results For July

Los Angeles County Property Results For July

8/25/20 – The July median price for an existing, detached single-family home in LA County was just under $653,570.      … Read more ⇢
California Property Results For July

California Property Results For July

8/25/20 – The July median price for an existing, detached single-family home in California was just over $666,320.  … Read more ⇢
National Home Price Index Results For June

National Home Price Index Results For June

8/25/20 – Here’s a combined looked at the June showings of the main national housing indices, with all three registering solid growth. The macro view shows decent… Read more ⇢
FHFA Home Price Index Quarterly Results

FHFA Home Price Index Quarterly Results

8/25/2020 – Here are the 2nd quarter figures by state from the Federal Housing Finance Agency, the overseer of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, on purchase money loans guaranteed… Read more ⇢
North Redondo Beach Index Comparison For 1st Quarter 2020

North Redondo Beach Index Comparison For 1st Quarter 2020

7/5/20 – Here are the combined 2nd quarter results for my North Redondo Beach home price indices, which represent the three main residential property types there.  For greater details, contact… Read more ⇢
North Redondo Beach Index Results For 1st Quarter 2020

North Redondo Beach Index Results For 1st Quarter 2020

4/5/20 – Both the “Tall & Skinny” and “Two-On-A-Lot” indices showed increases from the prior quarter, especially the townhome index, while the “3-On-A-Lot” index dipped 4.2%.  Set against the same quarter… Read more ⇢
Infograph Of State Housing Bill 50

Infograph Of State Housing Bill 50

6/8/19 – State Bill 50 will forever alter the landscape of California cities and how people go about their daily lives.  Here’s an infograph of how the bill, in its current… Read more ⇢
California Property Taxes

California Property Taxes

4/1/19 – Property taxes in California are limited by Proposition 13, a law approved by California voters in 1978. The law has two important features. First, it limits… Read more ⇢
Short-term Rentals In Manhattan Beach Still Ok

Short-term Rentals In Manhattan Beach Still Ok

The Manhattan Beach City Council opened the door to allowing short-term rentals within the city by agreeing to consider a length of stay restriction and host fee. Short-term rentals… Read more ⇢
Skipping A Mortgage Payment

Skipping A Mortgage Payment

“What happens if I skip a mortgage payment?” is one of those questions we hope you never have to ask, but life is unpredictable: Sometimes no matter how carefully… Read more ⇢
Closing Escrow With A Smile

Closing Escrow With A Smile

When you’re ready to close on the sale of your home and move to your new home, you may be so close to the finish line that you coast,… Read more ⇢
Printing Out A Home

Printing Out A Home

In the near future, building a new home may be as easy as printing out an airline boarding pass.  New Story, a charity that works to build houses for people… Read more ⇢
Cheering Up The Home

Cheering Up The Home

The holidays are a distant memory, and now you have to slog through a barrage of dark, frigid days until spring makes its glorious appearance. To escape that persistent winter… Read more ⇢
Keeping The Washing Machine Humming

Keeping The Washing Machine Humming

Prolong the life of your washing machine and keep it operating at peak performance with the following tips: • Don’t overload your machine. Oversized loads can become unevenly… Read more ⇢
The Tricky Garage Door

The Tricky Garage Door

Garage door openers have a tension knob on the back of the opener which needs to be adjusted to the weight of the door. In the winter, wooden doors… Read more ⇢
What To Expect With A Home Inspection

What To Expect With A Home Inspection

Whether you’re a first-time buyer or settling in on your third home, buying a home can be a daunting experience. Ideally, the home will be in tip-top shape and… Read more ⇢
Getting Ready For The Big One

Getting Ready For The Big One

A 4.0-magnitude earthquake was felt across Southern California in the early morning of Thursday, January 25.  The quake struck an area of the Santa Ana Mountains straddling Riverside and Orange… Read more ⇢

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