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 »

Valley Glen Home For Sale – 13440 Erwin Ave.

Possibility DIGGS Over 16,000 sf of flat, gorgeous land in super Hot ‘Hood, Valley Glen!! Convenient to the highly anticipated Noho West development and North Hollywood Subway station. Elementary, high school and Valley College are all very close by. The main home is remodeled and ready to move in! Recent […] Read more »

Home Buying 101

Home Buying 101: What to expect at each step

What Should I Expect When Buying a Home? You can’t have it all. What are your compromises? Your down payment is just the start. Understand ALL the cost involved. Do you need your own agent? You might need a top buyer’s agent of your own. Don’t be left homeless! A […] Read more »

Down Payment Dilemma?

You are a success by anyone’s measure. You make more money than most of your peers. You’ve lived carefully- your student debt is well managed and you’ve managed to save tens of thousands of dollars. And yet… it is not enough to make a 20% down payment on a home […] Read more »

9 Ways To Get A Down Payment On A House

It seems impossible to get enough money for a down payment on a house. It is the most common barrier to the Great American Dream of homeownership. In spite of this, every year we help buyers buy their first home. We have learned a lot about how buyers accumulate a […] Read more »

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 »

Buying a House From Probate

Guide To Buy Probate Homes For Sale

Are you curious about how to buy probate homes fro sale? You might be dreaming of a Granny Home selling for cheap in a primo neighborhood. There are a few different ways to sell a home after the owner dies. The most common method is a house sold in a […] 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 »

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 »