Archive for November, 2012

October home sales hit 3-year high; prices up 17% year over year

Friday, November 16th, 2012

  The housing rebound stems from more people chasing fewer homes. Interest rates remain near record lows, luring buyers. And investors with cash have poured into the market. Southern California’s real estate market bucked the typical fall slowdown last month, with buyers snapping up pricier homes and sales roaring up 18% over the prior month. […]

Remodeling Projects, Measure Twice — Cut Once

Saturday, November 10th, 2012

It’s the phrase uttered by almost anyone who’s ever considered the cost of home remodeling —   “We’ll get it back when we sell.”   Unless you keep those projects practical, though, you might just be kidding yourself. Here are the six improvements ranked dead last when it comes to getting those renovation dollars back […]

TOP 10 LOS ANGELES NEIGHBORHOODS IN SALES

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

Top ten los Angeles neighborhoods for real estate sales | single family homes 1.  Hollywood Hills West – Sunset Strip – 111 This is a trendy neighborhood, north of Sunset into the hills, roughly bordered by La Colina to the west and La Brea to the east.  This is a much sought after area with multi-million […]