8 Worst Mistakes a Homebuyer Can Make

Buying a home should be simple, right? See a home, make an offer, get a loan and move in. Is it crazy to imagine there is more to it than that? Buying a home is more than a financial transaction.  In this competitive home buying market, there is a complex web of invisible […] 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Home Buying Checklist

The First 5 Things a Home Buyer Needs To Do

After casually looking at real estate listings for forever… you are ready to buy a home. Congratulations! Moving out of the curiosity phase is a big deal and it can be a little scary. Here are the 5 most important things you need to do to make sure you buy […] Read more »

Financial Documents Checklist

Financial Documents Your Lender Needs For Your Mortgage Approval

Mortgage lenders require paperwork that verifies every facet of your financial life: income, debts, assets and more. The lender will request the following documents, so gather them before you apply for a mortgage. Checklist: W-2 forms from the previous two years, if you collect a paycheck Profit and loss statements […] Read more »

How long does it take to sell a home

How Long Does It Take To Sell A Home?

Do you ever wonder how long it takes to sell a home? According to the multiple list service, the average, in Glendale, is about 50 days. This means it takes 50 days to go on the open market, accept an offer and complete the buyer’s due diligence (inspections and loan contingencies). […] Read more »

found right house

7 ways to know you have found the right house

You might have looked at a hundred houses and they all could sort of work if only…  We’ve been there. Buying a house is a major commitment, even if you have done it ten times before. You want to know that you aren’t going to regret your decision in a […] Read more »

When is it sold?

Home Buyer Workshop, Live at DIGGS

Did you wake up on January 1 knowing that this is the year you buy a home? In this hands-on workshop, DIGGS owner and broker Kendyl Young will guide you through the process of buying a home. Kendyl Young has decades of experience helping home buyers make great decisions. In […] Read more »

When is it sold?

Home Buyer Workshop, Facebook Live!

Did you wake up on January 1 knowing that this is the year you buy a home? Love looking at homes but have no idea how to buy one? Perhaps you have questions, but are afraid of “salespeople”? This is your chance. Kendyl Young has decades of experience helping home […] Read more »