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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties)
2401 San Marco Dr. Los Angeles CA 90068: Another vacant lot PENDING...Directions: Head East on Franklin Ave to Cahuenga BLVD (N) first right (E)on to Dix St and first left (n) on Holly Dr. to the end turn (L) to San Marco, land is just past 2407 San Marco Dr.Remarks : Best priced vacant land in the Beach Wood Canyon area. Truly a fantastic opportunity to build your dream home in the highly desirable Hollywood Dell section of the Hollywood Hills East. This lot is equally desirable for a developer to build for spec. The house next to this lot on a more difficult upslope with smaller frontage was built recently. This up sloped lot has about 58 ft of frontage with panoramic canyon views. Just imagine being surrounded by nature and multimillion dollar homes and still be minutes from the city...
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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
What's the Value of My La Jolla Home? La Jolla Home Sales for April 2024 La Jolla is one of the more expensive housing markets in San Diego County, on average. If you tour La Jolla online (see link below), or visit in person, you’ll see why this is so. As a seller or buyer in La Jolla, having up-to-date local market information about La Jolla homes for sale benefits you when you need to make educated decisions about buying and/or selling a La Jolla home. La Jolla is an attractive coastal community with homes offering beautiful views of the ocean from the hills or shoreline. There is an up-scale village offering top-notch shopping, dining, and services. La Jolla has sometimes been compared to the French and Italian Rivieras due to the wonderful ocean and coastline vistas, spectacular hom...
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On May 9, 2024, Realtor.com reported that in North Hollywood, California median list price was $1,022,500 in April of 2024 down from $1,099,999 in March of 2024, and lower 8.0% from $1,100,000 in April of 2023. While, median sales price for a home and a condo was $939,000 in April of 2024, higher 4.0% from April of 2023 in North Hollywood, California.Houses stayed 39.00 days in the market in April of 2024 increased from 34.00 days in March of 2024, but unchanged from 39.00 days in April of 2023 in North Hollywood, California.The median listing price per square foot of a home and a condo was $558.00 in April of 2024 decreased from $591.00 in March of 2024, and declined 7.0% from $596.00 in April of 2023 in North Hollywood, California.For complete more detailed information about Realtor.c...
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By Lori Mode, Real Estate Made Simple
(The Mode Real Estate Group)
Are you getting ready for a home inspection?It’s a crucial step in the home buying or selling process.You can help the inspector out by doing the following:☑️ Make sure if you have a padlock on the electrical box, unlock it.☑️ Make sure side gates are unlocked.☑️ Make sure it Is easy to get into the attic access.☑️ Make sure if you have a crawl space, it's easy to access also.→ What to Expect:During the inspection, a qualified home inspector will thoroughly examine:☑️ The exterior, interior, roof, foundation, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, and appliances.Additionally, the inspector will be on the lookout for any safety hazards or code violations.⏰ Typically, a home inspection lasts between two and four hours.Following the inspection, you can expect to receive a comprehensive home inspectio...
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By Denise Gentile, REALTOR , Riverside County
(Coldwell Banker Associated Brokers Realty)
Choosing between a rate buydown, and reducing the sale price depends on market conditions, the seller's situation, and buyer needs. Rate buy downs lower monthly payments, which is appealing in high-interest environments, but requires upfront investment. Reducing the sale price is simpler and quicker, but can reduce the seller's returns, and doesn't significantly impact monthly payments. Sellers should evaluate their specific circumstances and market dynamics to decide the best strategy.**Rate Buydown vs. Reducing Price** A Comparison:When selling a home, two common strategies to attract buyers are rate buydowns and reducing the sale price. Both aim to make the purchase more affordable but do so differently. Understanding each can help sellers choose the best approach.Rate Buydown What i...
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On May 17, 2024, California Association of Realtors (C.A.R) reported the condo and town-homes values were increased 1.9% to the price of $688,000 in April of 2024 from price of $675,000 in March of 2024, and gained 8.5% from price of $699,000 in April of 2023 in California. While, condo and town-homes sales rose 11.3% in April of 2024 from March of 2024, and jumped 15.6% from April of 2023 in California.There were 2.5 months supplies of available inventory of condo and town-homes in April of 2024, down from 2.6 months in March of 2024, but higher from 2.2 months in April of 2023 in California.An average it took 19.0 days to sell a condo and town-home in April 2024, up from 22.0 days in March of 2024, but unchanged from 19.0 days in April of 2023 in California.For complete more detailed ...
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties)
Monday Motivations: Message from Coach John Wooden... I can never find anything that is not motivational from Coach Wooden's Book: "A lifetime of Observations and Reflections on and off the court".I keep his book hand's reach to me and if the moment arises, I can just reach and read a sentence or a paragraph from his book and I am instantly motivated.Now here is a quote I have to share: The Glory Is in Getting There   When people ask me now if I miss coaching UCLA basketball games, the national championships, the attention, the trophies, and everything that goes with them, I tell them this: I miss the practices.I don't miss the games or the tournaments or all the other folderols. As Robert Louis Stevenson wrote," It is better to travel hopefully than arrive" I tried to do that. It's the...
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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
San Diego County Fair 2024 The San Diego County Fair opens Wednesday June 12, 2024, just a few weeks from now. As one of the nation’s largest fairs, the San Diego County Fair runs through July 7th. Gate hours are 11 am to 10 pm daily Wednesdays through Sundays. Some activities and rides remain open after the gates close for the day The San Diego County Fair is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. Each year the San Diego County Fair has a theme, and this year it’s “Let’s Go Retro!”  So get out and enjoy the outdoors and all the fair has to offer. The Del Mar Fairgrounds are famous for a wide range of events during the year, including trade expos and concerts. In addition to the County Fair, the fairgrounds may be best known for Thoroughbred Racing Season. Stay tuned for updates on the 2024 ho...
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By Kevin Rego, IRS Collections Representation
(Rego Tax Law)
San Mateo, CA: You haven't filed a tax return in years and nothing has happened---yet!The IRS continues to ramp up efforts to improve tax compliance and ensure fairness within the tax system. As part of that effort, the IRS announced in early March that they have begun focusing on high-income taxpayers who have failed to file federal income tax returns since 2017.The new initiative, due in part by funding from the Inflation Reduction Act, began with the IS sending letters to more than 125,000 taxpayers who have not been heard from.  The IRS develops this lead information from third party reporters---such as employers filing W-2's or brokerages filing 1099B's---indicting that the taxpayers had received income in the "required to file a tax return" range, but a tax return is lacking.The i...
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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
What’s the Value of My Rancho Santa Fe Home? Rancho Santa Fe Home Sales for April 2024 Buyers and sellers in Rancho Santa Fe need up-to-date information about local market conditions in order to make educated buying or selling decisions about Rancho Santa Fe homes for sale.  The Rancho Santa Fe housing market is the most expensive in San Diego County on average. There are large estates, gated communities, and luxury and equestrian properties on expansive lots, often measured in acres. At the time this report was compiled there were 26 homes listed at over $10,000,000. LEARN MORE ABOUT RANCHO SANTA FE:  Rancho Santa Fe - Luxury Home Buyer's Paradise in San Diego Here’s what happened in the Rancho Santa Fe housing market in April 2024 based on data in the MLS (private sales are not includ...
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By Dave and Patricia Zumbrun
(The "Z" Team 4 RE, Inc.)
California is world-renown for its wines. But you do not have to travel all the way to Napa Valley to experience some of the best-tasting wine we have to offer. In fact, for the last 30 years, the Casa Pacifica Angels Wine Food and Brew Festival featured some of the best vintages around and for a very good cause.What: Casa Pacifica Angels Wine Food and Brew Festival 2024Where: CSU Channel Islands (1 University Dr, Camarillo, CA)When: Sunday, June 2nd, 2024 from 1 pm to 5 pmAdmission: $150 per personContact: Casa Pacifica emailCasa Pacifica Angels Wine Food and Brew Festival 2024This year's event takes place at California State University - Channel Islands in Camarillo. Sample wines from a variety of different wineries in the area. For the beer-lovers, sip a selection of ales, lagers, po...
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By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
What’s the Value of my Solana Beach Home? Solana Beach Home Sales for April 2024 Solana Beach is a coastal town just south of Cardiff by the Sea and Encinitas, and one of the more expensive communities along the North San Diego County coast. It’s important for buyers and sellers to have up-to-date information about local market conditions in Solana Beach in order to make informed decisions about buying or selling Solana Beach Homes for Sale. READ MORE about the Solana Beach Community:Solana Beach Real Estate The following information was taken from the MLS (private sales are not included, nor are multifamily properties or mobile or manufactured homes). The data are believed to be reliable when this report was published but are not guaranteed. 15 homes sold in Solana Beach in April, up f...
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By Denise Gentile, REALTOR , Riverside County
(Coldwell Banker Associated Brokers Realty)
Pros and Cons of Tankless Water HeatersPros:Energy Efficiency:  Tankless water heaters heat water on demand, reducing energy waste compared to traditional tank heaters that maintain a large volume of hot water continuously. This can lead to lower energy bills. Space-Saving:  These units are compact and can be installed in smaller spaces, making them ideal for homes with limited space. Longevity:  Tankless water heaters typically last longer than traditional tank water heaters. With proper maintenance, they can last between 15 to 20 years, whereas tank water heaters usually last about 10 years.Endless Hot Water:  As long as the demand does not exceed the unit's capacity, tankless water heaters can provide an endless supply of hot water.Cons:High Initial Costs:  The upfront cost for purch...
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By Matthew Sturkie, CRS, GRI 909-969-3805, CRS, GRI 909-969-3805
(Action Realty)
Here is the current inventory of condos for sale in the city of La Mirada California.As of today, there are nine condominiums for sale in La Mirada priced from $525,000 for a three-bedroom two-bathroom built in 1973 to $899,900 for a four-bedroom four-bathroom built in 2021. The average price per square foot for these is $506.61. To put that in perspective, the average price per square foot for a house in La Mirada right now is $536.25 which is 5.85% higher than the price of condominiums per square foot.Condos, townhomes, and attached homes usually provide a more affordable alternative to individual detached homes.To see these properties, click the link below.  Condos for sale in La Mirada The above link is a live search link which takes you directly to the current inventory of condos i...
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By Matthew Sturkie, CRS, GRI 909-969-3805, CRS, GRI 909-969-3805
(Action Realty)
Here is the current inventory of condos for sale in the city of Brea California.As of today, there is only one condo for sale in Brea priced at $645,000 for a two-bedroom two-bathroom built in 1979. The price per square foot for this one is $591.74. To put that in perspective, the average price per square foot for a house in Brea right now is $581.90 which is 1.66% lower than the price of condominiums per square foot. So, based on the price of this one condominium, the average house is priced a little lower. That is not usually the case and if there were a greater number of condos for sale, the houses would usually be higher per foot.   Condos, townhomes, and attached homes usually provide a more affordable alternative to individual detached homes.To see these properties, click the link...
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By Eric Lawrence Frazier MBA, Founder and CEO of The Power Is Now Media, Inc.
(The Power Is Now Media, Inc. )
🏠 Join us at the NADP conference in Palm Springs, California, where real estate and industry professionals converge. In this engaging interview, Join Eric L. Frazier, MBA president and CEO of The Power Is Now Media as he interviewed Mike Samborn of ALL STAR REAL ESTATE. Mike Samborn, with over two decades of experience in real estate, shares insights into Michigan's stable market, offering properties ranging from $25,000 to $150,000. He discusses the appeal of Michigan's affordability and diverse housing stock, from older homes to newer subdivisions. Mike's expertise extends to assisting out-of-state investors, providing end-to-end solutions, including property management. Learn how Mike Sambornand his team offer investment opportunities and handle transactions efficiently, making Michi...
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By KAREN SANCHEZ, ...Marketing your home like no one else will.
( Reputable Realty)
 Stonebrook Estates in Apple Valley is a premier gated community, it’s a HOA with pool, spa, tennis court.  It’s just off Apple Valley Rd, north of Bear Valley Rd and south of Sitting Bull.It is well sought after area.   Currently one home listed. 3 bedrooms,  4 baths. 4,057 sq ft home  $959,480 One is on escrow it’s4 bedrooms 4 baths  3,850 sq ft   $880,000 is the asking price. One sold in the last 6 months it’s a4 bedroom 5 bath 3,669 sq ft it sold for $720,000. If you are interested in Stonebrook Estates or another gated community in Apple Valley, you know what to do! Call me! I'm Karen Karen L. Sanchez  Broker Reputable Realty#01804752   "Marketing your house like no one else will "   Cell (760) 684-0250 Email: karen@karensoldit.net
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By Eric Lawrence Frazier MBA, Founder and CEO of The Power Is Now Media, Inc.
(The Power Is Now Media, Inc. )
📌 Join us for an exclusive interview with  Karen Greathouse, a seasoned real estate professional with over 24 years of experience. Recorded live at the NADP Conference, Karen Greathouse shares insights into the real estate market, particularly in REO, Nevada, where she specializes in working with small investors. Discover her journey, her expertise in commercial and residential properties, and her unique approach to helping clients build generational wealth through strategic investments. From discussing market trends to sharing valuable tips for prospective investors, this interview provides a comprehensive overview of the real estate landscape and opportunities in REO.🌐 Karen Greathouse: https://www.karengreathouse.com/📞 Contact  Karen Greathouse: +1 775-786-1010 | https://www.linkedin...
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By Mark Artesani, Huntington & Newport Beach, Fountain Valley Homes
(Keller Williams Realty)
create delete By Mark ArtesaniReal Estate Agent with Keller Williams Realty 01487161 February 11, 2024 09:00 AMREPORT createdelete By Mark ArtesaniReal Estate Agent with Keller Williams Realty 01487161 June 12, 2017 07:33 AM REPORT For February 10 2024 in the Fulton Middle School area, which included Courreges and Tamura Elementary schools,  there are homes for sale in just about every price range to live in.  The neighborhoods in the Fulton boundaries are:  This area in Fountain Valley is one of the top five school districts in Orange county.  Here is your market information on how many of each type of homes are for sale, how many homes have sold this month and how many day the home were on the Market:   •Single Family Home 6 Active Listings. Price Range: $1,000,000 to $1,500,000 •Tow...
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On May 17, 2024, California Association of Realtors (C.A.R) reported the single family homes values were increased 5.8% to the price of $904,210 in April of 2024 from price of $854,490 in March of 2024, and jumped 11.4% from price of $811,510 in April of 2023 in California.There were 275,540 single family homes sold in California in April of 2024 higher 3.0% from 267,470 in March of 2024, and grew 4.4% from 263,960 home sales in April of 2023.The average price for a square foot was $440.00 in April of 2024 gained from $394.00 in April of 2023 in California.There were 2.6 months supplies of available inventory of single family homes in April of 2024, unchanged from 2.6 months in March of 2024, but up from 2.5 months in April of 2023.An average it took 16.0 days to sell a single family ho...
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