How To Sell A House With Cloudy Title In Los Angeles

A cloudy title (or cloud on a title) can stop a real estate sale dead in its tracks. Typically, a cloud on the title is discovered during the title search and is any document, claim, unreleased lien, or other encumbrance that could make the title doubtful or invalidate/impair the title to the property. Basically, if … Continued

How To Sell Your Fixer-Upper House Fast In Los Angeles

Maybe it was an investment project that you now have neither the time nor inclination to see through to the end. Or maybe it’s a less-then-pristine house you inherited and don’t want to pay taxes and insurance on. Whatever the case, you now have a fixer-upper on your hands that you need to sell fast. … Continued

The Step By Step Guide To Correctly Pricing Your Home In Los Angeles

Correctly pricing your home is critical for a speedy sale. Correct pricing has, in fact, been called the most effective marketing strategy you can use. But it can sometimes be quite a challenge to determine the correct price, especially when you see prices for similar homes all over the board. There are, however, some effective … Continued

How To Sell Your Probate Property In Los Angeles

Selling probate property (real estate) involves a series of steps carefully regulated, managed, and monitored by the probate court. There are strict deadlines and specialized documents to be used, and the court must oversee the entire sale process including marketing, negotiations, and actual sale. In addition, there will be a number of principals involved in … Continued

6 Ways To Make Your Property Listing Stand Out In Los Angeles

You absolutely have to make your listing stand out because, first of all, there are so many homes available for sale now. But that’s not the whole story. You also have to make your listing stand out online where listings have exploded in the last few years. In fact, the National Association of Realtors maintains … Continued

How To Sell Your House For 10% More In Los Angeles

If you’re anything like most sellers, you have two main goals: to sell your house quickly and for as much as reasonably possible. And these two goals are intimately related – what makes a house sell fast usually makes it sell for more. So when you do what you need to do, it’s a two-for. … Continued

7 Tips for First Time Home Sellers In Los Angeles

In our latest post, we offer tips for first time home sellers in Los Angeles and beyond. Find out what to watch out for before trying to sell your house! If you have never sold a house before, the process can feel burdensome and overwhelming. There is a lot to do, and without the right … Continued

Checklist: Preparing Your House For Inspection in Los Angeles

So you’ve received an offer, got a sale contract in place, and are ready to move on to the final step of closing. But not so fast – there’s an important remaining step that can make or break the deal. That’s the inspection, a contingency written into most offers. And that means that if the … Continued

Downfalls of FSBO in Los Angeles

Selling your house on your own has a lot of potential attractions. You get to save on commissions paid to a realtor. There is no timeframe except yours to consider. And it gives you negotiating room with buyers who are happy there is no seller’s agent collecting commissions. With that said, there are downfalls of … Continued

6 Ways to Create Excellent Curb Appeal In Los Angeles

Every real estate agent, good or bad, will agree on one thing: curb appeal gets more potential buyers to your home and increases sale prices. First impressions go a long way and excellent curb appeal suggests a home has been cared for. Upping the curb appeal of your home doesn’t require a lot of money. … Continued