Push Through the Fear

Push Through the Fear

We just opened escrow this morning on a listing in Whittier where we got 10 offers and the final price went $32,000 above list price. I’ve told that kind ofstory before but the amazing thing about these sellers is that they JUST BOUGHT it only two years ago. And back...
Remember Prop 13?

Remember Prop 13?

Does anybody here remember Proposition 13? (Older folks hands shoot up). Well it was an historic legislation that happened about 35 years agoand limits property taxes in California to 1% of the assessed value. And now it’s become the “sacred cow” in politics that...
…$331,000 more!! Quite a return on investment!

…$331,000 more!! Quite a return on investment!

My wife and I just met with a 93-year-old lady and her daughter this morning to congratulate them on the closing of their home in North Tustin. She had lived in that home for 47 years and she recalled some of those poignant memories as she leafed through the picture...
You Just Inherited a Home…Now What?

You Just Inherited a Home…Now What?

Over the last 21 years, I’ve come across hundreds of families who just inherited a parents’ home and as they walk into the home they go on “Full Tilt”. The house is just so loaded with stuff and “family treasures” that they find themselves on overwhelm. Too much to...
THE VALUE OF A FIDUCIARY

THE VALUE OF A FIDUCIARY

It seems in vogue right now to say you’re a “fiduciary”.We’ve all seen that on TV commercials, print ads and social media posts recently. The term sounds official, sophisticated and even laudable. Maybe even a bit pretty.Well, the truth is, it’s all the above.But it’s...
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