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 »

Pre-Inspections

Pre-Inspections Every Home Owner Should Consider

Before you list your home you should consider pre-inspections. In Glendale, Ca homes are sold in “as-is” condition by default. However, home buyers have the right to inspect, by default. This means after a contract is signed and a price is agreed upon, the buyer will bring in professional inspectors. […] Read more »

When is it sold?

When Does A Sold Sign Go In The Yard?

When is a Home Sold? There are two steps to “sold”. The first step is when the Homeseller accepts a purchase contract from a buyer. That buyer has (typically) 30 days to complete the purchase and the seller cannot replace them with any other buyer, even if they are willing […] Read more »

21 Best Moving Hacks

Buying or selling your Glendale CA home is a big deal but moving can be an even bigger deal!  It is typically difficult, stressful, overwhelming… the list goes on and on. But, it doesn’t have to be! With the right preparation (and mindset!), you, too, can simplify the moving process. […] Read more »

Meet Arlene Edjourian, DIGGS architect and ADU expert

We don’t use the term expert loosely….. When Kendyl wanted to make the DIGGS dream a reality she knew exactly who could transform the little shop they had just leased into the DIGGS space. Arlene Edjourian is a fantastic architect with 23 years of experience and tons of awards under […] Read more »

How To Get a Down Payment for a Home

Do you want to buy a Glendale Ca home but lack the 20% down payment? Read on for some ideas on some down payment resources ideas! The Glendale CA market is difficult for first-time buyers. Prices and interest rates are rising, the lack of available homes for sale leads to […] Read more »

What The Heck is an ADU?!

Have you heard the buzz?  California passed a law that makes ADU legal everywhere in California. Which begs the question… What the heck is an ADU and why should I care? (the following quotes come from a Memorandum published by the California Department of Housing and Community Development ) An ADU […] Read more »