Reader Request: Remodeling with an Eye on ROI

Reader Request: Remodeling with an Eye on ROI

Recently, a reader submitted the following questions to us: With regards to remodeling a home, (1) which rooms/remodel projects have the greatest return on investment, AND (2) how much should a homeowner spend on a remodel? Below we examine these wonderful questions and offer some guidance. “Return on Investment” Return on Investment (“ROI”) is the…

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Through The Magnifying Glass: A Look At California’s Current Residential Real Estate Market (Part II)

Through The Magnifying Glass: A Look At California’s Current Residential Real Estate Market (Part II)

Through The Magnifying Glass: A Look At California’s Current Residential Real Estate Market (Part II) In last week’s blog post (PART I of our two-part look into the current California residential real estate market), we examined the underlying factors that came together to create the seller’s market of 2020 that has continued into 2021. In…

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Through The Magnifying Glass: A Look At California’s Current Residential Real Estate Market (Part I)

Through The Magnifying Glass: A Look At California’s Current Residential Real Estate Market (Part I)

Through The Magnifying Glass: A Look At California’s Current Residential Real Estate Market (Part I) What Is The Current State Of The Local Real Estate Market? Whether you are actively involved in the current residential real estate market or not, you are probably aware of the current state of affairs – specifically, that homes are…

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Refinancing 101: A Beginner’s Guide

Refinancing 101: A Beginner’s Guide

What does it mean to refinance? Refinancing is the process by which an existing credit agreement (such as a mortgage) is replaced with a new one with different terms. Why refinance? When an individual or business refinances their existing credit agreement, they usually do so to take advantage of more beneficial terms. For example, a…

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Los Angeles Real Estate Market Shows Signs Of Returning To “Normal”

Los Angeles Real Estate Market Shows Signs Of Returning To “Normal”

Los Angeles Real Estate Market Shows Signs Of Returning To “Normal” Seven months into the coronavirus pandemic, the Los Angeles real estate market has shown its resilience as sales activity returns to “normal” and housing prices continue to surge.  As buyers and sellers become more accustomed to operating in a post-pandemic world, closed sales, new…

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Coronavirus And Its Impact On The Los Angeles Real Estate Market – July Update

Coronavirus And Its Impact On The Los Angeles Real Estate Market – July Update

Coronavirus And Its Impact On The Los Angeles Real Estate Market – July Update With the coronavirus panedmic continuing to persist in Los Angeles, the real estate market continues to be significantly hampered in comparison to prior years.  As we discussed last month, closed sales and median sale price declined in May, while new listings…

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