Fixing your own Air Conditioner

This summer our air conditioner simply stopped turning on.  We were able to fix it with a $35 part on Amazon, which certainly beat the $275 charge that the repair company quoted us AND we would have to wait two weeks for them to come out.  Chances are if your air conditioner goes out, it’s… Read More

Long Beach 4plex for Sale – Only $512k

SOLD Above Asking Price!!! Multiple Offers This property earns nearly $3,500 a month and nearly $100,000 has been put into it over the last five years to make it shine. Two units are one bedroom and two are studios, rents are $940, $920, $800, and $725. A laundry facility earns about $100 a month. A… Read More

New Fannie-Mae loan with only 3% down!

Worrying about Limited Funds for a Down Payment or Closing Costs? It is well known that the primary barrier to homeownership for first-time home buyers has been saving enough money to make a sizeable down payment and cover closing costs. Now, thanks to Fannie Mae, you may not have to stress about this key factor… Read More

Will Home Prices Continue to Rise?

In October 2014, every home which sold in Long Beach’s Artcraft Manor sold for at or above the asking price. Yet, the days on the market are ticking up. Usually, the longer a home is on the market, the lower the chance of selling at asking or above. Today’s market has a low level of… Read More

Investment Property Purchase and Recent Lease in Long Beach

I helped a client purchase a 4-plex for $660,000. Recent appraisals show that the 4-plex is worth well over $725,000. All four units are three bedrooms and over 1,000 square feet. There is an additional upside in rent too. Three bedroom apartment buildings are very rare and the tenants often occupy three bedroom units longer… Read More

Seal Beach Home For Sale

Two Bedroom, Seal Beach Home For Sale This two bedroom Seal Beach home is move in ready. The home is light & bright and features a large patio area with newer outdoor carpeting. Skylights brighten the kitchen and bathroom with natural light. The bedrooms have been recently painted sandstone tan with contrasting white ceilings. This… Read More

Painting your home Increases Resale Value

BEFORE: AFTER: Painting your home is one of the best ways to increase curb appeal, which helps you sell your home for more. Buyers often make buying decisions before they step foot into a home. There is a saying in real estate, that for every gallon of paint you use, you get $500 more on… Read More

Getting your offer accepted

The advantages of a preapproval letter The market in Long Beach and Lakewood, Ca is heating up.  Recently, while helping buyers we have entered multiple offer situations.  More often than not, my clients offers get selected, because they are well prepared with a preapproval from a direct lender.  The following explain the difference from a… Read More

Just Listed: La Habra Heights Country Estate

La Habra Country Estate This large Country Estate sprawls over .96 acres of land. The home is over 3200 square feet and all five bedrooms are large and have beautiful garden like views. An oversized balcony and outdoor garden area provide great places to relax and enjoy the surroundings. This home is great for entertaining,… Read More

Pasadena Estates Home For Sale

IN ESCROW This secluded Pasadena Estates home is perched on top of the San Rafael Hills in Pasadena. The property sprawls over .39 acres. This Ranch Style home is move in ready and features numerous upgrades including a modern kitchen, glass tiled bathrooms, vinyl windows, a retro fireplace, custom backyard patio with built-in benches, copper… Read More