Advice and Trends

Market Status Changes for the Past WeekJan 2014

Click on the link below for the most up to date market information for Huntington Beach.  It lists all new homes for sale in Huntington Beach listed in the past 7 days as well as... +Read More

Huntington Beach School DistrictsJan 2014

Huntington Beach is comprised of 4 elementary school districts.  Click on the links below to view the boundary map of each when looking for the correct school for your... +Read More

Congratulations Jeff and Tracie!Jan 2014

So pleased to have assisted buyers Jeff and Tracie with the recent purchase of their new home in Garden Grove.  Wanting a home near their schools and in the neighborhood that they... +Read More

What is a PUD (and how is it different than a condo?)Dec 2013

First we need to review the proper definition of the "estate of interest" of each type of ownership. Single Family Residence (SFR) The ownership interest is intended for the use and occupancy of a single family. They are Fee Simple Estates which is the greatest interest one can have in real property. The estate... +Read More

5 Things to Do Before Putting Your House on the MarketOct 2013

5 Things to do Before Putting Your Home on the Market 1. Have a pre-sale home inspection. Be proactive by arranging for a pre-sale home inspection. An... +Read More

10 Ways to Prepare for HomeownershipOct 2013

10 Ways to Prepare for Homeownership Decide what you can afford. Generally, you can afford a home equal in value to between two and three times your gross income.... +Read More

What You Can Expect to Pay For When Buying Real EstateOct 2013

What You Can Expect to Pay For When Buying Real Estate • Title Insurance Premiums for a title policy on your property • Escrow Fee -... +Read More

Making Smart Decisions about Condo FeesOct 2013

So how can you make a smart decision about condo fees? Do your research, says Ilona Bray, real-estate attorney and co-author of "Nolo's Essential Guide to Buying Your... +Read More

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