Author Archives: Tim Freund

About Tim Freund

Tim Freund has been a licensed real estate agent/broker since 1990. He spent 14 years as a new home sales rep, ran his own boutique resale brokerage for 5 years and is currently an Estates Director for Dilbeck Estates/Christie's International Estates in Westlake Village, Ca. Tim is a Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), an Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR), a Corporate Mobilty Specialist (CMS) and a Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES). Tim has successfully negotiated a loan modification for a client and is a professional short sale negotiator. Tim has been married 28 years, has 2 children, is a native Californian and has been a resident of the Conejo Valley since 1991.

April 2016 Case Shiller And What It Means Looking Forward

April 2016 Case Shiller And What It Means Looking Forward Yesterday morning Case-Shiller reported an average 5% gain in home prices across the country.  Portland, Seattle and Denver lead the nation with gains year over year in the 10% range.  … Continue reading

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Relocating To Thousand Oaks And The Conejo Valley: What You Need To Know

A comprehensive and concise overview of Thousand Oaks and the Conejo Valley. Continue reading

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Should I Buy The Most Expensive Home In The Neighborhood?

  There’s an old adage in real estate: Never buy the most expensive home in the neighborhood.  But what happens when you want to?  What happens when the best home in the neighborhood really is the best home and you … Continue reading

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Tight Inventory: Continued Multiple Offers Or Housing Bubble?

There is probably nothing so disheartening in the real estate world as writing an offer only to find you are not alone.  With Coastal California inventory still so tight especially in the “more affordable price range” of under $1 Million, … Continue reading

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Remodel Or Don’t Remodel, That Is The Question

Remodel Or Don’t Remodel, That Is The Question Let me begin by saying I have just about finished an exhaustive 3 month remodel.  Remodeling is a challenge and frankly, you’re probably better selling and buying a new home already updated– … Continue reading

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El Nino’s Coming, Tips To Protecting Your Home

You’ve owned your home for many years.  Perhaps you’ve even done some remodeling.  Remodeling and building maintenance are two very different things.  One you get to enjoy the fruits of your labor, the other you just get peace of mind.  … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays: Real Estate 2016, What You Can Expect

As we move into 2016 there are many questions hanging over the real estate market, both locally and nationally.  The impact of certain events and behaviors of certain policy makers leave plenty of room for changes in direction, but I’m … Continue reading

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