This is a collection of our latest posts for buyers with the newest posts, first.

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 »

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 »

9 Safe Moves Today for Glendale Ca real estate

9 Solid Real Estate Moves For Uncertain Times

You might feel unsure about the Glendale Ca real estate market right now. You just finished your first tax return after the recent income tax code changes, and you are still not sure if you won or lost. Or, if you won, you might wonder if things will change again. […] Read more »

New Listing in Encino

Encino Home For Sale with Pool and Large Lot. The world melts away when you enter this walled and gated home in Encino’s fabled Amestoy Estates. The 22,000 flat lot means quiet and privacy from every angle. Enter into the impressive double height formal rooms where walls of glass frame […] Read more »

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The Surprising Real Estate Document You MUST Keep

Have you ever wondered which documents you need to keep after buying a home? Afterall, there is a file several inches thick by the time you get your keys! No one wants to start life in a new home with trash and clutter, right? If you bought your home with […] Read more »

3 ways to avoid buyer’s remorse when choosing a home

Buying a home is serious business, especially if you’re making the financial commitment for the first time. While millennials continue to make up a strong chunk of all home buyers, it turns out that they might be too easily swooned by beautiful homes that are Instagram worthy, and they end up with buyer’s remorse. […] Read more »

Buy or Rent

Rent or Buy Your Next Home?

Should you rent or buy your next home? When I started my real estate career way back in late ’80’s it was accepted wisdom that you are only a renter until you can scratch your way into owning.  The question was not, “should you buy” it was “when will you […] Read more »

Daily DIGGS: Cool houses for sale in Glendale, CA and beyond

It’s no secret that the DIGGS team are architectural geeks. We love interesting houses, whether they are sleek and modern, or character filled and full of history. These cool houses for sale in Glendale, Ca and beyond caught our eye this week, but there are a lot more cool homes […] Read more »

Offer/Counter offer in Real Estate

The Offer/Counter Offer Real Estate Dance

Top Glendale CA Real Estate Agents know, making an offer on a Glendale Ca home is a multi-part dance. Step One – Write Your Offer When you fall in love with a home you ask your Top Glendale CA agent to help you write an offer. Factors to consider in […] Read more »