The Federal Reserve has significantly loosened monetary policy this month, putting the lower bound of its target range at 0%

Why have mortgage rates increased? The Federal Reserve has cut rates by 150 basis points in March. But mortgage rates have increased. Why? In response to the unprecedented challenge of COVID-19, the Federal Reserve has significantly loosened monetary policy this month, putting the lower bound of its target range at 0%. Meanwhile, yields on Treasury Read More

Los Angeles Housing Trend Predictions for 2017

Real estate is local, and drilling down to the factors that shape regions, cities and neighborhoods add nuance to the national picture. One of the latest 2017 housing predictions comes from It gives a macro take while sprinkling some metro-level texture (including the hottest region for millennials right now and where prices will continue Read More

4 Reasons 2016 Is The Year to Buy a Home

If you’ve been on the fence about buying a home, 2016 is the year to take the plunge. Mortgage rates have been bouncing around record lows for a while now. But even though they’re likely to start going up, you haven’t missed your chance to get a deal on a house. A number of factors Read More

5 Signs You’re Ready to List Your Home

Do you ever find your thoughts going back and forth about whether or not to sell your home? ­As you contemplate your decision, there are many factors to consider, including the current state of the real estate market as well as your lifestyle and financial situation.   After years of housing recovery, we are continuing Read More

The All-in-One Place Guide To Selling Your Home and Moving

From finding a real estate agent, prepping, staging and selling your home to packing up and moving, the entire process of getting out of one home and into another can be overwhelming. Whether you are still debating if you should remodel your home or just move, or feel ready to put up a for-sale sign, Read More

Here are the 10 home-buying secrets

Buying Secret #10: Keep Your Money Where It Is It’s not wise to make any huge purchases or move your money around three to six months before buying a new home. You don’t want to take any big chances with your credit profile. Lenders need to see that you’re reliable and they want a complete Read More

Million-dollar-plus home sales hit six-year high

A boom in California’s luxury home sale market is yet another example of the growing gap between the wealthy and the poor if a newly released report is any indication. Crowned by the sale of a Malibu estate for $74.5 million, the number of homes sold at $1 million and above statewide last year was Read More

What is a mortgage pre-approval?

When you are purchasing a home, your broker may recommend you obtain a mortgage pre-approval before you find the home of your dreams. There are some benefits to being pre-approved before you find a home, but oftentimes, people confuse pre-qualifications with pre-approvals. So the question many buyers have is what exactly is a mortgage pre-approval?In Read More

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