Should I Walk Away From My Long Beach Home?

Should I Walk Away From My Long Beach Home?

Last weekend I met with a woman who was trying to decide what to do with a Long Beach home. Her uncle just passed away and as the trustee and …
Is It Important to Get Building Permits in Long Beach?

Is It Important to Get Building Permits in Long Beach?

Frequently, I am asked by Long Beach home buyers and sellers about permits -- how important are they? The answer is -- very! If you are making additions or improvements …
Strategic default may not be strategic

Strategic default may not be strategic

Recently, I've heard the term "strategic default" being used more frequently from homeowners in Long Beach, Lakewood and surrounding communities. It shouldn't be a surprise. With more than 25 percent …
5 Reasons To Buy During the Holidays

5 Reasons To Buy During the Holidays

In many parts of the United States, homebuying over the holiday season slows down to a glacial pace. Let's face it -- only really motivated buyers would put on heavy …
Are you falling behind on your mortgage?

Are you falling behind on your mortgage?

If you find yourself in a position where you owe more than your home is worth and you need to sell, a short sale may be your best option. But …
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