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Buying Options Can Open “Hidden” Doors

Glendale, CA — Many consumers think that any home they might want to purchase will be listed on real estate Web sites or in newspaper sections, whether sold through brokers or by owners. And indeed, most properties can be found this way. But limiting any search to just these channels can eliminate many prospects for […]

La Crescenta Foreclosure Filings

La Crescenta real estate takes a small hit but all local regions prosper According to a recent report from Glendale News Press, La Crescenta continued to lead the local area of Glendale, Burbank, and La Canada Flintridge in foreclosure filings, even though figures in February improved substantially more than those of the state and the […]

What Mortgage is Right For You?

Which Mortgage is Right For You? Many of our clients have asked us the question, “which mortgage is right for me?” In most cases, every client’s financial background is quite different and thus results in complex solutions, which a mortgage broker or a highly qualified loan officer can figure out. On the flip side, buying […]

Prequalifying Helps Determine How Much You Can Afford

Glendale, CA. Emin Andreasian – Before you seriously start looking for properties, a real estate professional with whom you have a relationship with should prequalify you to ascertain a price range that is suitable for your needs.  According to Vic Parsekhian (ABR®) “prequalification is a necessary part of the home buying process that helps save […]

Finding The Right Home

Glendale, CA — With all the choices in today’s market, how do you go about finding the right home? It seems the more research you do, the more alternatives you discover. It’s important to visualize your needs and plan ahead. “Know what you want in a home, what’s important to you, and what you can […]

Will Your Home Increase In Value?

Ever since 2006-2007, home prices have dramatically dropped in most regions of the United States.  However, according to the Standard & Poor’s Case-Shiller Home Price Index, roughly 19 of the 20 U.S. metropolitan areas have shown a small increase in home prices.  This can be considered good news for Glendale California real estate, Burbank California […]

First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit Extension

On October 29th 2009, the Obama administration officially proposed the extension of the $8,000 tax credit to first home buyers and at the same time the Senate agreed to extend this credit to other potential home buyers. The U.S. Senate neared a compromised to adopt the Dodd-Lieberman-Isakson amendement which not only extends the $8,000 tax […]

Real Estate Opportunities

A report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently reported in mid May of 2009 that 4.59 million homes and condos were sold in the first quarter of this year.  Exponentially lower than last year, but bare in mind there are many opportunities for home lovers to take advantage of. Generally speaking, if we […]

Is Foreclosure Right For You?

Many of my clients always ask me whether buying a foreclosed property is right for them or not.  My response to them is simple, let us look at the following factors to consider whether buying a foreclosed property is right them. As the amount of foreclosure properties keep increasing many investors have their eyes open […]

Your Tax Credit At Closing Will Soon Be Turned Into Cash

In an effort to boost the real estate market nationwide, the Obama administration has put out the official statement:  First time home buyers nationwide will be able to turn their $8,000 federal tax credits into cash for use at closing.  However, there is one slight conditional statement, the $8,000 federal tax credit can only be […]