Category Archives: Home Selling

Thoughts On Online Brokerages

I was on a listing appointment the day before yesterday and the issue of Purple Bricks, an online discount brokerage out of Australia came up. They had taken a listing up the street which had been marketed by several Realtors … Continue reading

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Redfin Goes Public

Friday Redfin, the online real estate brokerage went public.  Investors liked it and the stock RDFN, went up 45%.  Yet even with that, it’s market cap is under $2B.  Why is that I wonder? Real estate is and always will … Continue reading

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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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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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