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October Market Update

Is the market turning over a new leaf?

From the shifting colors of the leaves to the crisp morning air, October is traditionally a period of change. It also can be one of the very best times to buy a home, as it falls right in between back-to-school season and the holidays. This season usually ushers in a slowdown to overall market activity, when sellers may be more apt to negotiate and buyers may find more inventory than previous months.

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September Market Update

It’s no secret that the housing market has been appreciating at an unhealthy rate and housing is becoming unattainable for more and more first-time homebuyers and renters. The median housing price of existing single-family homes is up to $1,090,000, an increase of 19.7% year over year. All across Southern California, home prices have hit record highs this year.

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What Mortgage Is Right for Me?

When buying a home, the vast majority of people need to take out a mortgage. But of the many different options, how do you know which is the right one for you? In this guide, we’ll take a quick look at the different types of mortgage loans available.

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August Market Update

The housing market was so hot at the beginning of the year that the moment a property hit the California Regional Multiple Listing Service (CRMLS) the

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April Market Update

While the pandemic did disrupt home sales in the spring of 2020 (which is usually considered the hottest season for real estate), the market quickly made an impressive rebound. Real estate experts have reported that the surge in home sales toward the end of 2020 actually made up for the spring market losses.

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