6 Things That Will Scare Away Buyers In Los Angeles

In a competitive housing market, you have to do everything you can to gain an edge on the competition. That means pricing competitively, making necessary repairs and upgrades, and maybe even offering concessions to sweeten the deal. No matter how much you do, though, homebuyers will always be (understandably) extremely picky, so you have to … Continued

4 Tips For Pricing Your House In Los Angeles

Pricing your house right is the most important step in the sale process, as well as your most effective marketing tool. If your house isn’t priced to sell, chances are it will languish unsold on the market- which further decreases your chances of making a sale at or near the price you need. You will, … Continued

4 Tips For Selling a House In Los Angeles This Summer

Traditionally in most markets, spring is the best time to list and sell a house, with fall coming in a close second. Summer has a few selling challenges that other seasons don’t have: kids are out of school, people are on vacation, and summer activities keep a lot of people busy. So selling during the … Continued

5 Landscaping Tips To Sell Your House In Los Angeles

Curb appeal is what allows buyers to form that critical first impression of your house. And landscaping is a hugely important element of curb appeal. In fact, attractive, well-maintained landscaping can add up to 10% (or more) to the value of your home. So it’s worthwhile even if you hire professional landscapers. Either way, here … Continued

Spring Cleaning To Sell Your Home In Los Angeles

Glorious springtime is almost here, with days warming and growing longer, birds singing, flowers pushing up, and . . . yes, cleaning, especially if you want to sell your home. Spring is traditionally the best time to list your home because people are getting out and going house hunting. But after having your home shut … Continued

Tips For Selling Your House With Pets In Los Angeles

If you’re a pet owner, you probably love your pets – your dogs, cats, ferrets, gerbils, parakeets, or whatever. The trouble is, though, many people aren’t very fond of pets (as hard as that is to accept for many pet owners). Some people even object to outside pets. So pet owners who want to sell … Continued

Tips For Staging Your Home For Less In Los Angeles

When you list your home for sale, preparation and presentation are two key ingredients for a quick sale at the price you need. Mostly that presentation means effective staging to showcase your home’s best features, especially for online house hunters. But many sellers, naturally, balk at the price of professional staging, which runs about $300-$600 … Continued

How To Calculate The True Value of Your House In Los Angeles

If you intend to sell your house, you certainly need to know it’s value. The problem is that “value” has different meanings in different contexts and for different people. For example, the valuation can vary according to whether it is done for tax or lending purposes. But for selling purposes, your house is worth what someone is … Continued