The Cost To Sell a Home

The Cost of Selling A Glendale CA Home

What will it cost to sell my home? The short answer is the cost of selling a home in Glendale Ca is between six and eight percent of your final sales price, outside of any necessary or negotiated repairs. I will break this down for you in just a moment, […] Read more »

The Home Inspection

What is a Home Inspection?

Your Real Estate Purchase Contract probably included an inspection contingency and you will want to a complete home inspection during that time. After all, no one likes a big unexpected repair bill right after you move in! Before we get into what the home inspections look like, it is important […] Read more »

Contingencies in the Real Estate Purchase Contract

The 3 Contingencies in the Real Estate Purchase Contract

Buying a home in Glendale CA involves a small mountain of legal paperwork and the most important document is the Real Estate Purchase Contract (RPA). The RPA, along with it’s required disclosures and addendums, is 15 pages of small, densely packed legal jargon. It is so dense we recommend all […] Read more »

How To Choose A Mortgage Loan

How To Get The Best Mortgage Lender

We found this interesting article on how to identify the best mortgage for your home purchase. We decided to print this article here and offer our commentary on best practices for Glendale Ca home buyers. (read the original article here) So, you’re buying a home and you need a mortgage. […] Read more »

Can I buy A house Without A Realtor?

Dual Agency – Can I Buy A House Without A Realtor?

Many buyers think they can buy a house without a Realtor because they think it is better to work directly with the listing agent (seller’s representative) when buying a home. What is Dual Agency? When a broker represents both seller and buyer in a home purchase it is called Dual […] Read more »

April Glendale Ca Real Estate Report

April 2019 Glendale CA Real Estate Market Report

Glendale CA Real Estate Market Report Glendale CA real estate is rocking and rolling, the rest of the area…. not as much. Prices (as measured by average price per square foot) is up in Glendale for both single-family homes and condo/townhouse units. The same metric is down almost everywhere else, […] Read more »

Hiking in Brand Park

People who live in Northwest Glendale know that hiking and mountain biking is a favorite activity. Take the fire road that starts at the Doctor’s House.  The first part of this hike is a bit wicked as the fire road consists of several really steep switchbacks (Man, I really hate […] Read more »

There’s More at Brand Park

Brand Park is a popular park and destination in Northwest Glendale. Soccer games, picnics, summer day camps and more happen every day in this busy city attraction. It is the location of the famous Brand Library and Art Center. But, there is even more to discover and love at Brand […] Read more »

Brand Library and Art Center

Brand Library and Art Center

Brand Park is one of my all-time favorite places, so I wanted to share some of it’s charms and background with you. This article is very “link-rich”, meaning I’ve included links to all sorts of neat gems elsewhere on the net. Click away and enjoy! Brand Park The most visual […] Read more »

How to Pick a Buyer Agent

Ten Questions To Ask a Top Buyer Agent

You’ve decided you need your own, dedicated Buyer Agent. You know that a Top Buyer Agent will help you avoid mistakes and get the best home. Buying a home in Glendale Ca does not have to be hard, but buying the wrong home can be a disaster. Every real estate […] Read more »

Mother's Day Events in Glendale Ca

Mother’s Day Guide 2019, Glendale CA

Mother’s Day Brunch in Glendale Ca and More! Mother’s Day is a celebration of great food and gorgeous spring delights enjoyed by mother’s and adoring families. There are a lot of options for Mother’s Day Brunch in Glendale CA and the Foothill and, if there is anything we treasure here […] Read more »