Category Archives: Home Buying

What The Heck Kind Of Market Is This?

I have some clients that just love real estate.  They watch HGTV and Millionaire Real Estate Agent, Fix and Flip etc.  They are on Zillow or Redfin all the time, it’s a passion for them yet when it comes time … Continue reading

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The Significance of Horiike vs. Coldwell Banker on Dual Agency

Yesterday the California Supreme Court ruled on dual agency.  Dual agency is when a broker represents both the buyer and the seller in the same transaction. In Horiike vs. Coldwell Banker, the dispute arose from a discrepancy in the listed … 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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Goldilocks And The 3 Real Estate Markets

We all know the story of Goldilocks and The Three Bears. Tasting the Bear’s 3 bowls of porridge Goldilocks remarked, “This one is too hot.”  Then, “This one is too cold,” and finally, “But this one is just right.”  So … Continue reading

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You Just Wrote An Offer, What Happens Next?   

You just wrote and an offer, the seller accepted and you’re telling your friends you just bought your dream house.  (Search for homes here.)  You are super excited, but what happens now?  The first thing that happens is your agent … Continue reading

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