California's Housing Market Is Hot

Posted in Infographic, Buyer, Seller on Feb 22, 2018

It's no secret that buying in California can be a competitive sport. Just take a look at these market stats for 2017.

Don't Fall Victim to Wire Fraud

Posted in Infographic, Buyer on Feb 14, 2018

Scammers are stealing down payments via wire fraud and getting more clever every day. Be sure you don't fall victim to wire fraud by following these three steps.

Who's Buying Homes?

Posted in Infographic, Buyer on Feb 07, 2018

At 30%, the primary reason buyers purchased a home in 2017 was the desire to own a home of their own. Here's who bought homes, nationwide, last year.

Bamboo Is So Hot Right Now, Bamboo

Posted in Infographic on Feb 06, 2018

Bamboo is making its way into more home interiors. From flooring, window treatments and wall accents to furnishings and more, this sustainable material is popping up everywhere.

Positively Perfect

Posted in Infographic on Feb 05, 2018

While the idea of the "perfect neighborhood" is different for every homeowner, more Americans are expressing a desire to live in communities with access to public transit, shorter commutes, and greater walkability.

Homeowner Tips To Preventing Wildfires

Posted in Infographic, Buyer, Seller on Feb 01, 2018

Mother Nature was not kind to California in 2017, with wildfires breaking out in all parts of the state, even during the non-traditional wildfire season. Fire officials say that most homes that burn during a wildfire aren't ignited by dry brush, but instead by embers land on the roof, through the vents, or on decks and porches.

Closing Chaos

Posted in Infographic, Buyer, Seller on Jan 31, 2018

While the majority of home sales close on time, there are some that are delayed or cancelled altogether. Here are the 5 most-common reasons for a delayed settlement.

Outdated and Unwanted

Posted in Infographic, Buyer, Seller on Jan 30, 2018

Home buyers say they want the latest design trends in their property, but 70% of homeowners admit to having these outdated features in their homes. If you're thinking of selling, and have these obsolete features, talk to your REALTORĀ® about whether to update your home and how to get the biggest bang for your buck.

Tax Reform: Is California A Winner Or A Loser?

Posted in Infographic on Dec 26, 2017

Now that the tax reform bill has passed, here is the expected impact on home prices, sales, and inventory.

Who Are the People in Your Neighborhood?

Posted in Infographic on Dec 19, 2017

Love them or hate them, you're stuck with your neighbors. Knowing the people who live nearby can ensure the safety of your home, but being a nice neighbor also can be just the right thing to do.