“People who fail to prepare, prepare to fail.” — Benjamin Franklin My day starts at 4 am. Let that sink in for a second. 4. O. Clock. AM. It’s not because I’m a morning person. It’s not because I like to be up two hours before dawn. It definitely isn’t because I go to bed […]
“You‘re much stronger than you think you are. Trust me.” — Superman It’s not where you start, it’s where you finish. Q4 is the culmination of the work you’ve put in throughout the year coming to fruition. Over the past several years, I’ve learned that JohnHart Realtors are more like superheroes. You work harder than anyone else, you’re extremely […]
Happy Spring! It’s that time of year again, spring has sprung, flowers are blooming like crazy and people are in full spring cleaning mode. As the renewal period of nature kicks in, more and more people are ready to make changes in their lives as well. For many, spring cleaning means making some moves as […]
Now that you’ve utilized the great tax breaks your home has provided, what are you doing with your tax refund? Are you going to splurge on the expensive sunglasses, shoes or bag you’ve been eyeing or will you reinvest it into your home and increase future resale value? I know I know, you REALLY want […]
In the housing market, Spring always brings an increase in sales. As the weather warms and summer nears, potential buyers are normally very eager to find a home and lock into a school district before fall comes around – this year that’s not the case.
Termite is one of the most common inspections during a real estate transaction. It’s customary, in a standard sale, for the seller to provide a termite report and to pay for section 1 of the work to be completed. Section 2 of report is commonly paid by the buyer.
Ask clients to write you testimonials to promote you. A lot of people rely on the word and experience of others to help make decisions, especially on such large transactions. Think of how much you’ve looked at Yelp or reviews of others when you’re looking into a new restaurant or a new product. This is […]
We’ve all been hearing it here in the SoCal real estate market for months, whether as a buyer’s agent when asked “How’s business?” or as a home buyer when asked “So how is the house hunting coming along?” Nine times out of ten the answer is usually “There are not enough houses for sale!” Or […]
All too often we come across agents who haven’t taken the time to find out if the buyers they’re working with even qualify for a loan! It’s really important to know where your buyer stands with the loan before they select a house and are ready to submit an offer. At this point, if the buyer […]
As an economics major, real estate agent, and a licensed general contractor, my opinion on the idea of flipping a house might be a little biased. However, a recent encounter with a prospective buyer, who voiced his opinion in front of me to an investor, motivated me to write this article as an educated response […]