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SoCal housing market cooled off in June

According to Dataquick, Southern California homes sold at the slowest pace for a June in three years as investor purchases fell again and other would-be buyers continued to struggle with inventory and affordability constraints. The median price paid for a home rose to its highest level in 77 months but the single-digit gain from a year earlier was the smallest in two years.

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5 Tips to Minimize First-Time Homebuyer Stress

Here at Klein Real Estate, we know that being a first-time homebuyer can be quite stressful given  so many choices, so much paperwork and a budget that never seems high enough.  However, with the right approach, you can keep your hold on sanity throughout this journey.

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May 2014 Westside Sales and Prices by Community

For the month of  May 2014, Dataquick is reporting that the median sales price of all homes throughout L.A. County – including new and existing single-family homes and condominiums –  rose by nearly 8% from the same month of 2013 to $450,000.  For the overall area of West LA., prices rose by 12% to $840,000. 

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Sellers: should you offer a full-price counteroffer?

Earlier this month at West LA Land, we at Klein Real Estate covered how to offer a low-ball offer when you’re interested in a home for sale.  But what if you’re the seller and you feel your price is fair and you don’t want to budget? Thankfully, have have options!

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23
Jul
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SoCal housing market cooled off in June

According to Dataquick, Southern California homes sold at the slowest pace for a June in three years as investor purchases fell again and other would-be buyers continued to struggle with inventory and affordability constraints. The median price paid for a home rose to its highest level in 77 months but the single-digit gain from a year earlier was the smallest in two years. Read more

17
Jul
first_time_homebuyers

5 Tips to Minimize First-Time Homebuyer Stress

Here at Klein Real Estate, we know that being a first-time homebuyer can be quite stressful given  so many choices, so much paperwork and a budget that never seems high enough.  However, with the right approach, you can keep your hold on sanity throughout this journey. Read more

9
Jul
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Les Moonves and Julie Chen sell Malibu beachfront home

It seems that CBS President Les Moonves and TV show host Julie Chen have sold their home in Malibu for $12.99 million, which includes 3014 square feet, three bedrooms and 3.5 baths.  Moonves and Chen picked up the home in 2008 for $10 million.  Read more »

3
Jul
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Happy Fourth of July from Klein Real Estate!

We here at Klein Real Estate would like wish our clients, colleagues and friends a very Happy Fourth of July!  Variously known as the Fourth of July and Independence Day, July 4th has been a federal holiday in the United States since 1941, but the tradition of Independence Day celebrations goes back to the 18th century and the American Revolution (1775-83). Read more »

1
Jul
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Pending home sales surged in May

Good news for the current real estate market from the National Association of Realtors!  Pending home sales rose sharply in May, with lower mortgage rates and increased inventory accelerating the market.  All four regions of the country saw increases in pending sales, with the Northeast and West experiencing the largest gains. Read more »

25
Jun
houseforsale

May 2014 Westside Sales and Prices by Community

For the month of  May 2014, Dataquick is reporting that the median sales price of all homes throughout L.A. County – including new and existing single-family homes and condominiums –  rose by nearly 8% from the same month of 2013 to $450,000.  For the overall area of West LA., prices rose by 12% to $840,000.  Read more

20
Jun
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Happy Summer in Los Angeles!

Happy Summer from Klein Real Estate!  This weekend marks the beginning of summer in Los Angeles.  With our ocean breezes and low humidity, summertime in Los Angeles is one of the best times of the year to live here — but it doesn’t have to be expensive!  Fortunately, the L.A. Convention & Visitors Bureau has assembled a list of 100 FREE things to do in Los Angeles. Read more »

17
Jun
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VA Loans for Veterans Rise Sharply

Attention veterans!  Here at Klein Real Estate, we understand  that not only do veterans keep our American Dreams safe, but they deserve to own a part of it, too. And a Department of Veterans Affairs loan program seeks to do just that.   Through this program, servicemen and women can obtain home loans with no down payment and no private mortgage insurance. Read more »

11
Jun
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SoCal housing market took a breather in May

According to Klein Real Estate’s friends at Dataquick, Southern California home sales lost momentum in May, falling from both April and a year earlier as investor demand fell and buyers continued to face inventory, affordability and credit constraints. Prices climbed again but at roughly half the year-ago pace. Read more »

5
Jun
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Dr. Dre buys Brentwood home of Tom Brady & Gisele Bundchen

According to TMZ, music producer Dr. Dre has bought the Los Angeles estate of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and wife Gisele Bundchen for $40 million.  The 18,298-square-foot mansion, located in the hills above Brentwood, is situated on 3.6 acres of pristine canyon land, beyond the noise and traffic below. Read more »

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