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Including These Words In Your Real Estate Listing Could Boost Your Home’s Sale Price

If you’ve lived in a home for any significant period of time, chances are you’ve grown attached to many of its fabulous parts, from the kitchen you …

Sellers: Don't Play Hardball..

Newhall Ranch Update

en_US<p>News items not only about Newhall Ranch west of Santa Clarita, but Centennial. Wait, what? Where's that? Check this out.<p>Tamara Myers | KW VIP …

The Condo Report - Spring 2018

With the prices of single family homes ascending faster than the paychecks of many buyers, more and more #homebuyers have been turning to …

This is how much a home’s view is worth

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>A house with a fabulous view can be hard for a home buyer to resist. But seeing the …

The 4 Most Common Contingencies Every Home Buyer Needs To Know About

If you’ve thought about buying a home, odds are you’ve seen the phrase “contingencies” pop up once or twice in your research. While the term can be a …

This Is The Most Important Number To Know When You Shop For A House

Hint: It's not the sales price or your credit score.<p>Home buyers are obsessed with numbers ― unfortunately, it’s often the wrong ones. They tend to focus on the price of a house and generally pay little or no attention to the interest rate of their mortgage loan.<p>With apologies to former President …

Amazon's Alexa will be built into all new homes from Lennar

VALLEJO, Calif. — The nation’s largest home builder is betting voice-activated digital assistants and smart devices will become as expected in a new home as garages now are.<p>Lennar announced Wednesday that standard features in its new homes will include built-in Wi-Fi, smart locks, doorbells, …

Frank Gehry Offers New Round of Revisions to Downtown L.A. Tower Project

Set to occupy the lot across from the famed architect’s Walt Disney Concert Hall, Gehry’s latest design brings the long-gestating project closer to completion<p>It’s been almost 14 years since Frank Gehry first submitted his proposal for a huge tower complex in downtown Los Angeles. And even though …

Architecture

How to Renovate Your Home for Under $10,000, According to Experts

You don't need to spend a fortune to make some major changes<p>When you watch HGTV, renovating your home can look appealing.<p>Chip and Joanna Gaines of</i> …

Neighborhood Spotlight: Valencia West Creek

Above: Toscana West Creek Model Home<p>Here’s a quick look at Valencia West Creek real estate stats RIGHT NOW. Condos are only lasting an average of 9 …

DOM: Days on Market. The Scary Stats And Evil Behind The Cause

en_US<p>DOM: Days on Market. The Scary Stats And Evil Behind The Cause of low housing inventory in Santa Clarita and LA.<p>Tamara Myers | KW VIP …

FHA Approved Condos and Townhouses in Santa Clarita

FHA Approved Condos and Townhomes in <b>Valencia</b> 91355, 91354<br>West Creek – (North Valencia) – Expires 2/7/19<br>West Hills – (North Valencia) – Expires …

What Are Restrictive Covenants? Read These Rules Before You Buy

If you're looking to buy a home in a community run by a homeowners association, or HOA, then you may have also heard that in order to join the club, …

Should you be a landlord in your retirement?

In 2005, everyone I knew was buying real estate. With no experience and no money, they bought properties they couldn't afford and were convinced they …

Why millennials are buying large homes—and in the suburbs

<i>Presented by Chase Home Lending, this article is part of "The Evolution of Homebuying," a new Chase series that showcases industry insights and</i> …

Los Angeles home comparison: What can you get for $800K?

A swimming pool in Sherman Oaks or easy access to transit in Koreatown<p><i>Welcome to</i> <i>Curbed Comparisons</i><i>, where we explore what you can rent or buy for a certain dollar amount in various LA 'hoods. We've found five homes and condos within $10,000 of today’s price: $800,000.</i><p>↑ This traditional-style home …

The 5 Factors That Determine if You Can Get a Mortgage Loan

Can you get approved for a loan to buy your dream home? Here are the five factors that determine your likelihood of approval.<p>So you've finally …

Personal Finance

How to lower your housing costs by $700 a month — or more

Housing is one of the biggest line items in most people's budgets and, unfortunately, there's a good chance you're spending too much on the apartment …

See What Type of House You Can Afford in Every City

It’s a choice many home buyers face (from those buying their first home to those with saving for retirement in mind): the best location vs. the most …

Millionaire tells millennials: If you stopped buying avocado toast, you could afford a home

Brunch may be overpriced — and it may also be the reason so many millennials aren't buying homes.<p>That's the contention of 35-year-old Melbourne …

23 Totally Cringeworthy Home Inspection Nightmares

Devious contractors and ill-informed homeowners have been known to take shortcuts, but these faux pas are downright dangerous.<p>Home inspectors have the eye and experience to catch code violations and household damage before the home buyer gets stuck with them. Some problems, such as dirty filters …

Let's Answer This Question Once and For All: Is It Cheaper to Rent or Buy a Home?

There's always been a lot of controversy about this question. Find the right answer for you.<p>Whether it's cheaper to buy or rent a home is one of the …

Saving Up 10% For Your Home Down Payment? Stop It.

All of you real estate fence-sitters: Can We Talk?<p>You are continuing to save money until you have at least the “necessary 10% down.” <b>STOP IT! NOW.</b><p><b>5%</b> …

Personal Finance

Canyon Country=CHANGE

The sleepy, laid-back vibe that has been Canyon Country for the last half century is going to take a bit of a youth serum, in the form of 3 …

Assisted Living

The biggest factors that stop home owners from selling up

More than one-third of homeowners who have had their homes appraised by a real estate agent would not go through with the sale because of high …

Housing

$84,000 a year now qualifies as low income in high-cost Orange County

A family of four with an annual income of $84,450 or less now qualifies as low income in Orange County.<p>A single person living alone qualifies as low …

Orange County

What is dual agency in Real Estate

Many people wonder what is dual agency and how does it work in a real estate transaction. Unfortunately, many real estate agents don't have a strong grip on what they can and cannot do in dual agency. See a complete explanation of who it works when buying or selling a home.

You're Going to Want to Buy Everything From Joanna Gaines' New Home Collection

This is what you'll see at Magnolia Market, Pier 1, Bed, Bath, & Beyond and other retailers this summer.<p>Every April and October, Joanna Gaines, along with hundreds of other designers, head to High Point Market in North Carolina to present their new home collections. After setting up this season's …

What's a Good CAP Rate to Buy Real Estate?

Learning the jargon is the first step to knowing what you're getting into investing in real estate.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are you scared to have your money in the stock market (like I am) but also tired of almost no return on investment with your money at the …

Real Estate