As the first quarter of 2017 comes to a close, California continues to show an abundance of active buyers throughout its markets while dealing with consistently low inventory. Reasonably priced homes spend minimal days on the market, often having received multiple offers, while overpriced homes are taking longer to sell. According to the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) Pending Home Sales Index, in February there was a 3.1 percent increase in the pending home sales ind
Each month, most of us invest thousands of dollars in an asset that we are counting on to provide shelter, hold or even grow its value, and be there for years to come. Of course, we’re talking about our home. Although our home may be the biggest investment we make in our lives, we often don’t think about regular maintenance until it comes time to sell. And by then we could be surprised with enormous repair bills that could have been avoided with simple maintenance each year.