Rising Interest Rates and the Real Estate Market

In 2020, Covid-19 triggered one of the worst global economic recessions since the Second World War, with a 5.2% shrinkage. Moreover, it was the deepest recession in recent years, with a large fraction of economies experiencing steep declines in per capita output. As a result, many central banks slashed interest rates to boost liquidity and […]
Real Estate Bubble

Are We in a Real Estate Bubble?

With the surging home prices in the U.S., many people are wondering if there will be a housing bubble in the near future. Home prices rose in 99% of the 183 markets the National Association of Realtors tracked in the third quarter of 2021. And 78% of those markets saw double-digit spikes in appreciation. While […]
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How to Sell a Luxury Home in Today’s Market

Considering the value of your L.A. luxury home, it’s understandable that you want to get things right. You’ve invested hundreds of thousands—or millions—of dollars into your home and you want to be strategic about putting it on the market. From attracting the right buyer to convincing the buyer that your home is worth the money, […]

Millennial Buying Power: The Changing Face of Homebuyers

They may have taken longer to start buying homes, thanks to stagnant wages, ballooning student loan debt, and increasing housing and medical costs, but millennials now comprise the fastest-growing segment of homebuyers. They now account for 37% of the housing market. Millennials are now the largest population cohort, taking over the title from baby boomers […]

Qualifying for a Home Loan

Whether you’re looking for your first investment property or want to add one more short-term rental to a growing portfolio, having the assets to back your offer is crucial to your success. If making a cash offer isn’t an option, qualifying for a home loan is a great alternative. Before you start looking for a […]

Why Landscaping Makes a Difference in the Short-term Rental Market

Your home’s value depends on several factors. You have little control over some of them, like size, sale prices of similar homes, and neighborhood features. Others — like landscaping — are easier to adjust. In fact, landscaping can boost your home’s value by an estimated 5.5 to 13% almost immediately. Unlike other home improvement projects, […]

These Home Maintenance Mistakes Can Cost You

Becoming a homeowner is a major milestone for most people. Not only is it a place to live landlord-free, but it also helps you build wealth — especially if you choose the route of real estate investing and second home ownership. Yet, owning a home is not all fun and games. You have to take […]

How are new technologies affecting real estate?

Real estate is still a personal industry because buying and selling someone’s home is very much a personal process. But that doesn’t make it immune to technology. Innovative products and services are revolutionizing the real estate market by giving buyers and sellers access to more information than they’ve had before and automating tasks so agents […]

What to Look Out for When Touring Homes

You have your wishlist of what you want in your investment properties. However, choosing a property isn’t as simple as finding one with a suitable number of bedrooms, a spacious kitchen, and mature landscaping. The right home is the one that feels right, and the only way to know that is to walk through it. […]
Investment Properties and Luxury Vacation Homes

Relocating to Los Angeles? Here Are the Questions You Should Be Asking

Whether you’re moving for a new job or a new way of life, relocating is a big decision. Southern California has plenty to offer — beaches, entertainment, excellent weather, and more. There’s no shortage of cultural experiences, diverse dining options, outdoor activities, and nightlife. Chances are that you already know that, or you wouldn’t be […]

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