DIGGS is feeling the retro vibes at the 2018 Glendale Restoration Expo

The DIGGS team is proud to be a sponsor of the Glendale Historical Society’s  2018 Restoration Expo. Kendyl will be speaking on the value of architectural preservation, and the DIGGS team will be handing out swag and goodies and letting people play with our virtual reality toys. In addition to […] Read more »

4 tips to cut clutter

A Simplified Approach to Cutting Clutter

Decluttering and simplifying your life is a lovely idea, but the practicalities are a royal pain in the you-know-what. Some of you have read Marie Kondos’ book about the Magic of Tidying, but some of you have not stopped laughing long enough to toss anything away. You hold up an object, […] Read more »

Questionnaire for Potential Listing Agents

I am a Glendale Ca real estate agent who recently tried to help some out of area friends find an agent to sell their mother’s home. My friends are fact-based engineers and they had a terrible time choosing an agent. So I create a form to make their lives easier. […] Read more »

7 Spring cleaning tips that will save you money

If your idea of a good time is to do anything but clean and organize your house, we are with you. The day to day stuff like dishes and laundry (ugh, laundry!) can feel like enough of a chore, and now we are suggesting you add to your to-do list. […] Read more »

Complete Guide to Buying Probate Homes For Sale

 Table Of Contents What is a probate sale Not all probates are created equal Are probate homes a deal Tell me how to find a Glendale CA probate homes for sale Do I need all cash to buy a probate home? How do I get my offer on a probate […] Read more »

A no excuses guide to investing in income property

There are a ton of reasons to be nervous about investing in income properties. After all, money sitting in the bank will not let you down (it won’t do much else for you either).   You can’t afford to buy in LA because prices are so damn high: This might […] Read more »

New App Makes ADU Process Easier

Building an ADU (Accessory Dwelling Unit or “Granny Flat”) is still complicated for your Glendale Ca home. However, if your home is in Los Angeles and LA County you are in luck. Los Angeles wants homeowners to add ADUs and is making it dead simple. This is great news for […] Read more »

Accessory Dwelling Unit Basics

Last month DIGGS hosted an informative workshop on Accessory Dwelling Units in the Los Angeles area. We invited local architects and ADU experts Arlene Edjourian and Javier Mariscal to present the basics of ADUs to our community. The response to their presentation was overwhelmingly positive and the workshop attendees were […] Read more »

Armine Bazikyan on How To Protect Your Real Estate Investment

Guest Blogger and friend Armine Bazikyan is a local Trusts and Estate Attorney. DIGGS asked her to guest blog on what a new homeowner should do to protect their financial asset. Now that you have bought one of the most expensive items you will likely purchase during your lifetime, the next […] Read more »

Open Sign

What is the Lifecycle of a New Listing?

What happens when a home first hits the market? The first thing the public normally sees is the sign in the yard, the home is on the multiple list service (MLS) and it is officially “on the market”. If a home is priced well and properly presented, it can attract […] Read more »

Buyer’s roadmap for 2018 in the greater Glendale, CA area

Los Angeles County housing prices broke records in 2017, and surpassed prices not seen since the 2007 mortgage crisis. That has some people wondering if we are experiencing another real estate bubble. Are you worried? You may not have reason to worry.   CoreLogic, a favorite resource for data geeks like […] Read more »