ZipRealty conducted a survey in June that highlights where men and women differ in their house-hunting priorities. Overall it seems the survey respondents had fairly similar priorities. I wonder if any of them were house-hunters from the Tehachapi area. It is interesting to note that men are not focused on "man-caves" or home theater rooms. … Continue reading Are House-hunting Priorities Different for Women and Men?
The National Association of REALORS® (NAR) compiles statistics on all kinds of things. In this case, we'e looking at NAR's take on the average home buyer. Do you fit the average? According to NAR, the average home buyer: Spends 10 weeks searching Views 10 homes Is a first-time buyer (41%) Is a repeat buyer (59%%) … Continue reading Do You Fit the Average Home Buyer Profile?
Thinking about getting started in real estate investing? There are several ways to get your feet wet. One option is to buy properties that are suitable to use as rentals. There are many terrific bargains to be had now throughout Tehachapi, Kern County and the rest of the country. Other investors choose not to hold … Continue reading Is Flipping for You?
Lots of people have questions about short sales. What is it? How does it work? Is it good for me as a buyer? Is it good for me as a seller? None of the answers are easy, but let's try to sort out some facts. What is a short sale? A short sale situation exists … Continue reading What is a Short Sale?