Homeowners on Golf Courses Find Themselves in a Hole

Are you thinking of buying a second home on a golf course? You might want to think again after reading this Wall Street Journal article. Quoting from the WSJ – Beware Golf Course Homes “When Mitch Steller first moved into his house on a lush 117-acre golf course in Southern California, “this was like the [...]

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When a Letter Can Change Your Life

In locales all over California, housing supply is tight. The homes that are on the market are usually snapped up quickly, often to cash buyers. Home buyers who want their offer to stand out can often send a letter to the seller and, when done properly, letters can help close the deal. Let’s look at a true [...]

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Sales Price vs Appraised Value

Before you can close on a property, the seller, buyer, and lender must agree on a value, which can happen more easily if sale price and appraised value are very close. Sellers tend to view their homes emotionally, and that can become quickly apparent when they put them on the market. They may price the [...]

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