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Risks in a Changing Market: Adapting Strategies for a Transforming Real Estate Landscape

Navigating the ever-evolving landscape of real estate demands astute observation and strategic planning, especially as indicators point toward an impending shift in the market. As we near the turn of the year, subtle yet significant changes are surfacing—a rise in inventory accompanied by a slower pace of sales, dwindling multiple offers, and increased renegotiations during escrow.

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Real Estate News

New Wildfire Disclosure Report

In Pacific Palisades, a region classified as a Very High Fire Hazard Severity Zone, the threat of wildfires looms large. Residents are continually encouraged to take proactive measures to safeguard their properties. Earlier this year, local fire department personnel conducted assessments of properties in brush areas, identifying those with excessive vegetation and urging owners to comply with clearance regulations. To address the need for a more systematic approach to assess property-specific wildfire risks, a groundbreaking tool called the “Wildfire Disclosure Report” has been introduced.

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Featured

The Covid Years

The Palisades real estate market has defied expectations, with prices soaring despite higher interest rates and reduced loan-qualified buyers. Additionally, an intriguing shift has occurred, with a growing number of homeowners choosing off-market sales, particularly for higher-value homes. As the market continues to evolve amidst various factors, predictions remain uncertain. Stay tuned for updates.

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Guide to Selling a Home

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Seller Myths & Mistakes

Top Home Seller Mistakes & How to Avoid Them

I am frequently asked for suggestions that would help owners preparing to put their home on the market. The following are the top home seller mistakes that can be avoided and may make the difference between success and failure.

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This is a photo of 2 cats sitting on a table looking outside at the rain, sorry they can't go out. It is meant to illustrate the article about new tax rules which have a negative effect on the current housing market.
Seller Myths & Mistakes

Bloopers During Open Houses And Showings

Real estate agents have a variety of stories to tell about property showings and open houses. Some of the situations and incidents are so odd they are almost comical, while others have caused concern.

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Guide to Buying a Home

Senior Lifestyle Options

Senior

Seniors Deciding Where to Live Next

This is the fourth in a series of articles in answer to requests for more informational help with “downsizing” issues for seniors. The focus here is on getting started with the process in a systematic and gradual way.

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Downsizing & Rightsizing

Preparing for “Rightsizing”

This is the third in a series of articles in answer to requests for more informational help with “downsizing” issues for seniors. The focus here is on getting started with the process in a systematic and gradual way.

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