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It’s no secret that supply and demand is the bread and butter of the housing market. Recently, Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of REALTORS ® (NAR), noted that the current housing market is at an interesting juncture, with rising inventory but lower buyer demand. Even as more… Read More

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In the world of L.A. real estate, Encino is the new celebrity hot spot. And why wouldn’t it be? It’s a beautiful, quiet neighborhood with lots of parks, restaurants, outdoor activities and spectacular San Fernando Valley views. (And no, I’m not saying all this because I live there!) Take for… Read More

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Topanga Canyon has been closed since March 11 due to a massive landslide at postmile 1.8 on Route 27, covering part of Topanga Canyon Boulevard. With safety risks like cracked boulders and unstable hillside posing major threats to clean-up crews, authorities say the area will likely not be cleared until… Read More

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There are many, many services a real estate professional provides throughout the process of buying or selling a home. On the selling side, your listing agent will help you prepare for the sale, create a timeline, craft a custom marketing strategy, price the property correctly and generate the most attention… Read More

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In our family, April is officially birthday month. We have so many birthdays to celebrate (yes, mine was yesterday) and it’s such a fun time of year! It’s a good thing there’s so much fun going around because the proposed NAR commission settlement and its yet-to-be-seen impact is one of… Read More

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Over these past few weeks, I’ve become obsessed with the fallout from the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) proposed settlement from the commission lawsuit. If you want to read my initial reactions, click here. (Fun fact: This post received the second most responses of anything I’ve… Read More

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Happy Spring! With the spring season comes the spring selling season and if existing home sales – hitting a 12-month high in February – are any indication, we’re in for a long and active springtime. Also of note, the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) recently reported that February median sales… Read More

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Springtime is often associated with one not-so-fun but totally necessary home activity: cleaning! Spring cleaning is so important, not only if you’re planning on putting your house on the market in the near future – as I say homes in good condition always sell faster – but also to ensure… Read More

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Whenever we stage a home, we almost always stage a home office. It’s one of the most important rooms in a house these days, with so many people working at least part-time from home. In fact, according to Upwork, an estimated 32.6 million Americans will work remotely by 2025. This… Read More