Since 1970 California has been experiencing a housing shortage. Depending on who you speak to California is now short between 3-4 million housing units. Experts have warned that California needs to double its housing stock by 85,000 units per year in order to keep up with demand and help alleviate the sharp price increases. This year’s real estate market has been one of the most active and Continue Reading
Finding a Care Home for Mom
There are few life choices that are more difficult than determining if it is time to find full time senior care for a parent or other family member. Sometimes it is the combination of not being physically able to provide the necessary assistance for that family member or finally realizing that she/he needs 24 care and protection that forces us to decide to go ahead with planning such a Continue Reading
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When is the Best Time to Sell and What Should I be Doing to Get Ready?
The best time to sell your home is when you are ready. Don’t worry about waiting for the “selling season." Home sales are made every day of the week and every month of the year. Home sales are made in all kinds of weather and for all kinds of reasons. Job transfers, newly married, empty nesters, a new baby or retirement are just a few of the reasons for home sales. It’s never too Continue Reading
CMA (Comparable Market Analysis) Versus Appraisal
Dear Sue, My home has been on and off the market for the last year. I am ready to get it back on. I talked to a REALTOR® that I really like. She suggested that I hire an appraiser to determine the value of my home. She suggested it because I told her that I have more money in my home than her market analysis shows that it is worth. I told her that I had to get my money out of my Continue Reading