Category Archives: Remodeling

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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Market Forces At Work

It’s a funny thing this economy of ours; this system of capitalism where the free market drives the movement, prices and value of goods and services.  With real estate, too many homes means prices drop; not enough, prices rise.  The … Continue reading

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A Big Day For Conejo Valley Buyers And Sellers  

OK, so maybe a Big Day for the Conejo is a bit of an exaggeration.  Still, it’s worth noting that today our total number of units stands at 497.  The reason this is significant, is that with 3 more available … Continue reading

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Thoughts On The Latest Case-Shiller and Prices

When the real estate market was at its lowest point, prices had to by definition do what?  Either stay flat or rise.  After all we’re talking about the lowest point.  For argument sake, let’s say that low point was in … Continue reading

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Home From Vacation And Preparing For 2014

Having just returned to sunny Southern California after a week of much needed R and R in the frozen tundra of the Northeast, New York to be specific, I find myself in need of a refresher course to get ready … Continue reading

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Your Home’s Holiday Wish List

When I was a kid, right around Thanksgiving we would get the Sears catalog in the mail.  Back then there were a dozen TV stations, not hundreds so there weren’t tons and tons of commercials from which to glean you … Continue reading

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So You’re Thinking About Buying A Modest Fixer

You’ve been looking for a home and you’re on a pretty tight budget.  You’re well qualified and have the down payment in hand along with a strong preapproval letter.  There’s a home that just came up and you like the … Continue reading

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