The OC Housing Specialist® Ultimate Guide to Buying, Selling, & Renting in Southern California

Sell Your Own House: Is ‘For Sale By Owner’ For You?

Let’s say the houses in your neighborhood are selling for $600,000. And let’s say the real estate commissions you’ve been quoted in your area are 6%. That’s $36,000 you are going … Continue reading

January 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

What Type of Title Should I Choose?

If you carefully read what you are signing when you are purchasing a property, you will notice there is a section that requires you to make a choice as to what … Continue reading

January 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

5 Uncommon (But Essential) Questions to Ask When Choosing a Real Estate Agent

An agency agreement bonds you to using that particular agent for a certain amount of specified time. Before you sign an agency agreement, here are some very important factors to … Continue reading

January 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

How Much House Can You Afford?

This is probably one of the first questions that crosses every potential buyer’s mind…How Much House Can I Afford? Of course, in those early stages of curiosity and consideration, few … Continue reading

January 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

Why Zillow & Trulia Aren’t Good Substitutes

Hi, my name is Amber and I’m a recovering Zillow-aholic. I have to admit, before becoming a licensed real estate agent myself, I would drive by a dreamy neighborhood and … Continue reading

January 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

How Credit Reports Are Affected By Your Choices

I can’t stress enough how much money and stress you can save in the long run by putting your best credit face forward when applying for a loan, especially a … Continue reading

January 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

2016 Home Design Trends

Curious as to the hottest trends in home design and decor for 2016? Look no further, we’ve got you covered on all the trending updates to keep you cutting edge … Continue reading

January 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

5 Surprising Tips To Boost Your FICO Score

Your FICO score lets creditors, banks, and lenders know with a single number how well you have done with managing money, much like a financial report card. If you get an … Continue reading

January 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

3 Reasons to Buy Properties, Not Stocks, With Your Investment Dollars

I hear it so often, people want to find a way to bring in a steady profit without too much risk. It seems to be a constant weighing game of trying … Continue reading

January 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Podcast #1: Tips to Save Energy & Money

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January 14, 2016 · Leave a comment