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4 Reasons Spring Is A Great Time To Buy A Home!

Posted on May 18, 2018 by Anthony Vulin in Beverly Hills, Glendale, Hollywood Hills, Market Update, Real Estate, Santa Monica, Silver Lake, Uncategorized, West Hollywood

Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today instead of waiting. 1. Prices Will Continue to Rise CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index reports that home prices have appreciated by 6.6% over the last 12 months. The same report predicts that prices will continue to increase at a rate of 4.3% over the next year. The […]

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Fast Pace Home Buying For 2018

Posted on May 18, 2018 by Anthony Vulin in Beverly Hills, Glendale, Hollywood Hills, Market Update, Real Estate, Santa Monica, Silver Lake, Uncategorized, West Hollywood

All-cash sales have constituted nearly a third of all home purchases nationwide for the last few months. While this is lower than the 40 percent rate of all-cash sales seen in 2012 and 2013, when the recovery started, and buyers began taking advantage of slipping and foreclosed homes in earnest, it’s still far higher than […]

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A Real Estate Reckoning

Posted on May 16, 2018 by Anthony Vulin in Beverly Hills, Glendale, Hollywood Hills, Market Update, Real Estate, Santa Monica, Silver Lake, Uncategorized, West Hollywood

This year looks as if it will be especially brutal. In most markets, supply continues to evaporate. Overall inventory decreased over the last 43 straight months, and the number of available starter homes was down 14.2 percent year over year in the first quarter of 2018. Slim pickings mean this spring and summer, traditionally the […]

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Fewer Homes, Higher Prices, And Faster Deals

Posted on May 16, 2018 by Anthony Vulin in Beverly Hills, Glendale, Hollywood Hills, Market Update, Real Estate, Santa Monica, Silver Lake, Uncategorized, West Hollywood

  Photo By: Chris Franco In this market’s limited supply, home buying today has led to higher prices and more frustration. Weathering housing crashes and watching neighborhoods bounce back we haven’t witnessed anything like the buyer behavior we are seeing this spring. People are tired of looking at homes and losing bidding wars, buyers are increasingly […]

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10 DO’s AND DON’Ts When preparing for a home loan

Posted on April 25, 2018 by Anthony Vulin in Beverly Hills, Glendale, Hollywood Hills, Market Update, Real Estate, Santa Monica, Silver Lake, West Hollywood

If you’re thinking of purchasing a home, you may have many questions. Here are a few do’s and don’ts to prepare yourself for a home loan.   Number 1: Don’t apply for new credit of any kind. Number 2: Do keep all existing credit card accounts open. Number 3: Don’t MAX OUT or overcharge existing […]

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Thinking of Buying? – Why You Should Act Now

Posted on March 27, 2018 by Anthony Vulin in Beverly Hills, Glendale, Hollywood Hills, Market Update, Real Estate, Santa Monica, Silver Lake, West Hollywood

  Rising mortgage rates could have a big impact on the direction your buyers choose when shopping for real estate, economists warn. “Every time the interest rates go up, you eliminate a group of people who can no longer afford to buy a house,” Don Frommeyer, a mortgage broker at Marine Bank in Indianapolis said, “Some […]

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El Niño is Weakening, But Could Still Go Out With a Bang

Posted on February 23, 2016 by Anthony Vulin in Beverly Hills, Hollywood Hills, Market Update, Real Estate, Uncategorized, West Hollywood

  The promised “second peak” of this year’s El Niño still hasn’t really shown up, and instead of prolonged torrential rains, Southern California has instead gotten some heavy winds and a freaky-hot February. Now, says the Associated Press, El Niño is “weakening ever so slightly.” The World Meteorological Organization says that, as far as El […]

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LOS ANGELES-State of the Housing Market: Year End, 2014

Posted on January 13, 2015 by Anthony Vulin in Market Update, Real Estate

Home prices are ending the year on a stable note, according to new year-end data. The Case-Shiller Index — which tracks prices nationwide and in 20 major cities — reported prices grew 4.6% in October compared to a year earlier. That’s the slowest pace since September 2012, but one which many economists say is healthier […]

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Are we in another real estate bubble that is about to POP?

Posted on October 15, 2014 by Anthony Vulin in Market Update, Real Estate, Uncategorized

IS THE SKY GOING TO FALL (AGAIN) ? Home prices have risen pretty fast in the last few years, in fact, price gains last year were similar to the peak bubble years of 2005-2006. Bubble-phobes are wringing their hands and looking skyward to see if it’s falling. So . . . are we in bubble […]

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3 Ways the Summer Has Affected the LA Real Estate Market

Posted on August 28, 2014 by Anthony Vulin in Beverly Hills, Hollywood Hills, Market Update, Real Estate, West Hollywood

    Inventory– August is the month where inventory starts to decrease through the end of the year. BUYERS! This means you will have the most selection NOW! SELLERS: our market is still a seller’s market where there are more buyers then sellers, giving you the upper hand. Prices- We have noticed a significant slow […]

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