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How to Use Comparable Sales to Price Your Home

How to Use Comparable Sales to Price Your Home

Before you put your home up for sale, understand how the right comparable sales help you and your agent find the perfect price. How much can you sell your home for? Probably about as much as the neighbors got, as…

Open House Timeline: Countdown to a Successful Sale

Open House Timeline: Countdown to a Successful Sale

An inviting open house can put your home on buyers’ short lists. Get ready for your open house — stress-free — by starting early and breaking down your to-do list into manageable chunks. Use this timeline of 35 tips and…

10 Tips For Moving With Pets

10 Tips For Moving With Pets

There’s no way around it – moving can be really stressful! But when you throw a pet into the mix, it can make the task even more daunting. If you’re getting ready to move, but aren’t sure what to do…

Real Estate Update for 90049

Real Estate Update for 90049

There have been 42 homes sold in the 90049 zip code market over the last 30 days, continuing a four-week downward trend. Also during the same period, the number of new listings totaled 63, the fewest since April. In comparison,…

Bump Up Your Appraised Value

Bump Up Your Appraised Value

Some home owners are beginning to see value in spick-and-span listings. But are appraisers on board? Having your house clean does make a difference, even though in theory it should not. Appraisers are people, and they are swayed by smells and how…

Market Values and the Expo Line

Market Values and the Expo Line

As you can imagine, I’m asked daily – and sometimes several times a day – “how’s the market?” As I study both general market conditions and conditions in sub-markets, I review multiple data sources. One source of interest is Altos…