5 Beginner tips for first timers buying a home in los angeles

  By Sandy Flores Broker 5 BEGINNER TIPS FOR FIRST TIMERS BUYING A HOME IN LOS ANGELES, CA In the past three years, prices of homes in Los Angeles have soared by 30 percent. In many areas, you’ll find a seller’s market. Only a three months’ supply of home available with 5,538 properties (single family …

Coming Soon in Bellflower!

  Located just 2 streets from Lakewood and less than a mile from Cerritos,  fantastic location. Direct access into 2 car garage and go to your home through the freshly remodeled kitchen boasting granite counters and built-in stainless steel appliances. The dining & living areas have beautiful laminate flooring, new paint, lighting and smooth ceilings. The top floor offers 2  new …

How Do we improve the air quality in our Homes?

Usually the most effective way to improve indoor air quality is to eliminate individual sources of air pollution or to reduce their emissions. Some sources, like those that contain asbestos, can be sealed or enclosed; others, like gas stoves, can be adjusted to decrease the amount of emissions. In many cases, source control for air …

¿Cómo el aire dentro de nuestra casa se puede contaminar?

Generalmente pensamos que en la contaminación atmosférica esta en el aire libre, pero el aire en nuestras casas podría también ser contaminado. Las fuentes de la contaminación de interior incluyen: Moho y Polen El humo del tabaco Los gases que emiten pesticidas caseros, monóxido de carbón, radón. Materiales de construcción como asbestos, formaldehído y plomo. …

How Do Homes Impact Health?

Indoor air pollution is 4 - 5 times worse than outdoor air and sometimes even greater. We spend 90% of our time indoors. 15% of homeowners may be allergic to elements in their own homes. Prevalence of asthma has double since 1976. Indoor air pollution has been described by EPA and Congress as America’s number …

Mes Nacional de la Vivienda!

La asequibilidad en la vivienda está incrementando    en todo el país debido a las bajas tasas de interés y precios de la vivienda, iniciándose en el mes de Junio   el mes Nacional de la Vivienda, esto es de acuerdo al reciente informe realizado por la Asociación Nacional de Constructores de Casas (NAHB). En adición a …

Housing affordability Keeps on Going!

Housing affordability is up nationwide due to low-interest rates and home prices as National Homeownership Month begins in June, according to a recent release from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). In addition to lower prices and interest rates, low-down payment programs offered by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac is also helping creditworthy borrowers …

Negative Equity continues being a Serious Concern Despite Year Over Year Decline!

While the percentage of homes in the United States with negative equity has declined substantially since the fourth quarter of 2013, they experienced a slight increase quarter-over-quarter in Q4 2014, according to CoreLogic's Q4 2014 Equity Report released last Tuesday. CoreLogic reported that 10.8 percent of all residential homes were underwater in Q4, this is …

Keep Your Money Where It Is, if you’re planning on buying a home!

It’s not wise to make any huge purchases or move your money around three to six months before buying a 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 paper trail so that they can get you the best …

56 Percent of 3.3 Million HELOCs Scheduled to Reset With Higher Payments

A total of 3,262,036 HELOCs with an estimated total balance of $158 billion that originated during the housing price bubble between 2005 and 2008 are still open and scheduled to reset between 2015 and 2018. Realty Trac the nation's leading source for comprehensive housing data, today released its first-ever U.S. HELOC Resetting Report, which found …