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California Dreamin'

California Dreamin'
After hitting a 10-year low in Q3 2017, slightly lower home prices and steady mortgage rates allowed more Californians to realize the dream of homeownership and purchase a home in the fourth quarter of 2017.

Hispanic Millennials On A Mission

Hispanic Millennials On A Mission
Buying a home is an important goal for many Hispanic millennials in California. Check out some of the differences in attitudes and perceptions surrounding homeownership of Spanish-dominant speaking vs bilingual/English-dominant speaking Hispanics.

Who's Buying Homes?

Who's Buying Homes?
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.

Homeowner Tips To Preventing Wildfires

Homeowner Tips To Preventing Wildfires
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

Closing Chaos
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Outdated and Unwanted

Outdated and Unwanted
Home buyers say they want the latest design trends in their property, but 70% of homeowners admit to having these outdated features in their homes.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.