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9 Common Real Estate Myths That Plague Buyers and Sellers

by Mario Acosta August 4, 2015 Buyers

Even though most people are rarely part of a real estate transaction, everyone believes they are an expert.

While there’s a prevailing belief that buying without a real estate agent will save you money, the truth is you’re almost always better off working with a pro.

Buying or selling a house is not something most of us …

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Ellen Degeneres Found the Funniest Real Estate Listings

by Mario Acosta February 20, 2015 Various Topics

#ReallyRealRealEstate

 

Ellen has a hilarious series of real estate clips of actual real estate listings and ads. Sad, but true.

All of us have probably have seen our share of bad photos and copy.  In this video Ellen found some

real estate listings that just aren’t right! At least one person had an alternate meaning of the phrase, …

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11560 Braddock Dr, Culver City, CA 90230 – SOLD!

by Mario Acosta February 10, 2015 Culver City

We just sold this super charming retro style home above market value!

Click here to view a Video tour!

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A Sherman Oaks Home Buyer Can Increase Negotiating Leverage

by Mario Acosta October 18, 2013 Buyers

Steps That Boost an Area Home Buyer’s Negotiating Power

When a Sherman Oaks home buyer first finds that single-family homes and condominiums have been getting pricier, it shouldn’t be a surprise. Nationally, the median sales price is still well below the record $230,400 reached at the height of the housing boom but that gap is …

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New Encino Home Walkthrough: Doing Your Own Repair Estimate

by Mario Acosta September 23, 2013 Buyers

Encino New Home Checkout to Prevent Last-Minute Surprises

One of the most valuable skills an Encino new home shopper can develop is the ability to walk through a property and identify the areas that might require attention or repair. Even though a professional inspector will ultimately be needed, it can prevent last-minute surprises.

#1: Beyond “Curb Appeal”

The …

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