House Hunting on a Rainy Day

Most people shy away from house hunting on a rainy day, especially in Southern California where folks are used to sunny days. What I say is don't stay inside just because of a little rain, go and...

When Should I Get My Mortgage Pre-Approval?

Thinking about buying a home? Your first step should be getting a mortgage pre-approval.

Making Offers that Appeal to Home Sellers

Using knowledge of a seller's situation and the advice of a real estate agent can make offers more compelling and negotiations yield better results.

Neighborhood Features to Examine Before Buying a...

Location, Location, Location! An obvious and important aspect of buying a home is looking at the home itself, but another, and sometimes forgotten, is exploring the neighborhood. Limited amenities...