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Buying a Home

Tips For A Smooth Purchase Process for Home Buyers

Of course, there are occasional situations where a home has been purchased at a great price. However, as many disappointed buyers will attest, at least as of the beginning of August, we are still in a “seller’s market.” Many active buyers today falsely assume that this is a “buyer’s market”, and that they will be able to negotiate much lower than the listed price.

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Selling a House

How to Find a Realtor to Sell Your Home—What to Do and What to Ask

When you’re buying or selling a house, you’ll likely reach out for a real estate agent. But how to choose? There are Realtors and just plain real estate agents, part-time and full-time agents, family friends who are in the business, maybe even neighbors down the street. How do you find the right real estate agent for you?

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Featured

The Best Hikes in West Los Angeles

While the beautiful Westside is known all over for many of the things we listed above, today we’re going to be covering just one of the many reasons that it’s the most sought-after area in the world—the best hiking trails in the entire West Coast.

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Real Estate News

Palisades Real Estate During Covid Year One

It has been nearly a full year since California implemented Covid pandemic safety measures. As we all know, most social and economic activities were brought to a halt and for several weeks much of our economy was shut down.

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Preparing a Home for Sale

From Winter To Spring Cleaning – Home Action Items!

With the possibility of welcome rains, it is always a good time to think about home maintenance issues and potential actions that could save a lot of money down the road. Some are common sense and obvious, while others may be completely unanticipated.

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Real Estate News

Top 3 Homes On the Market Right Now

It’s officially the start of a new year, and with the way things went in 2020, it seems that just about everyone is hopeful that 2021 will be significantly better than these past 12 months. After all, it can only get better, right?

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