The first thing you need to do is sit down and set your goals. Diana Scharf Hunt said “Goals are dreams with deadlines.” A lot of times, people are thrown off by the idea of taking the time to set their goals.
Are Open Houses worth doing? Many people have asked us the questions “do homes ever sell at an Open House?”, “are open houses a waste of time?” and “are open houses necessary?” and our answer has always been “it depends”. When it comes to hosting an open house, there tends to be three types of […]
“Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.” Coco Chanel The same principle holds true when presenting your home to buyers; if your home is shabbily presented they will remember the negatives; if it is impeccably presented they will remember the home. De-clutter. Clear every surface, especially kitchen, bathroom […]
Ignore the advertised price. The base price shown often doesn’t even include basic necessities such as appliances, or even the lot that the home is built on! You should expect to add a minimum of 10% onto the advertised price just to receive a habitable home, and closer to 20% for one with the level […]
Orange County, in particular it’s beach communities, such as Laguna Beach, Corona Del Mar and Newport Beach, have a large British Ex-Pat population. It’s not hard to understand why so many British people decide to relocate to Southern California; with its stunning beaches, year-round Mediterranean climate, palm trees and abundant opportunities, many British Ex-Pats refer […]