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INFOGRAPHIC: California Home Sales in February 2016

The real estate market in California continues to sizzle, with existing home sales picking up speed in February, according to the California Association of Realtors (CAR). An improvement in housing inventory and an easing off of prices due to a continued shift to more affordable spots have helped drive the Golden State’s real estate market in February.

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Home Sale Fell Through? 5 Tips For Relisting

Having a deal fall through after being so close to selling can be extremely frustrating and stressful. Whether it was because the buyer had trouble obtaining financing, the home appraisal came in too low, or the buyers didn’t like what they saw on the home inspection report, the thought of having to go through the whole listing and selling process all over again doesn’t exactly sound fun.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Real Estate Buzzwords Your Listing Needs to Get Attention

When you’ve got your home listed for sale, you want to draw as much attention to it as possible. Since these small descriptions are only a few characters long, you’ve got to make the most of the words you use.

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7 Things First-Time Sellers Need to Know Before Listing

People always learn a thing or two after having been through the process of selling a home, and those who’ve been through this rodeo once or twice probably admit that they would have done something a little different the first time around. For those who are selling their homes for the first time, it can seem like a daunting task. From getting the place ready for showings, to finding the right buyer, to negotiating a good deal, the whole process is more involved than you might think. But with the help of an experienced real estate agent – and a few pointers – selling your home shouldn’t have to be a headache.

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INFOGRAPHIC: 10 Ways Millennials Are Changing the Home Buying Process

With over 80 million millennials now making up the US population, it’s impossible to ignore this rapidly growing demographic. And when it comes to the housing market, the sheer size of this generation means they are playing an increasingly important role in the housing market. As the now largest demographic in the country after surpassing the baby boomers, millennials are certainly having a strong impact on the home buying process.

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2016 Home Plan and Design Trends in California

The modern home of today is more functional and stylish than ever before. Home builders and designers always have their fingers on the pulse of what homeowners want, which changes from time to time. While many trends in home plans and designs lose steam quickly after they’ve gone mainstream for a while, others stick around a lot longer and even become timeless.

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What to Check For When Reviewing HOA Documents

Condos and homes in planned communities are pretty popular these days. But buying a piece of property in a homeowners’ association (HOA) is slightly different than purchasing a conventional home. In addition to buying the actual unit that you occupy, you’re essentially buying into the community or building that your particular unit is located in.

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How Do Interest Rates Affect Home Sale Prices?

Homeowners across the country have been able to take advantage of super-low interest rates on their mortgages for the past few years, which has certainly helped to make home purchases more affordable.

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