The National Association of Realtors recognized the Arcadia Association of Realtors with a Gold Award for its 2013 Global Business Council Achievement Program at the 2013 REALTORS Conference & Expo in San Francisco.
The headlines are full of good news for real estate markets across the country. After years of articles on foreclosures, short sales, and financial crisis, this positive press feels like a breath of fresh air. The mounting market momentum is increasing buyer and seller confidence, but it is also creating a bit of a frenzy.
I am a firm believer that wisely preparing a home for sale is a vital step in the sales process. Buyers are greatly influenced by the ambiance of a home and are often affected by the owner’s furnishings and decorations. In addition, clutter and extraneous household items can be a distraction to viewers, hindering them from perceiving the overall space. Even though much of preparing a home for sale is superficial, these details make a big difference when showing the house....Read More
Responding to rising interest rates, growing levels of inventory, and high seller expectations, the San Marino real estate market has cooled a bit in the past two months. Home buyers seeking to purchase a home in the competitive San Marino market might not detect the change, but sales data shows a slight decrease in average sales price for both June and July of 2013....Read More
Mark Dilbeck, President of Dilbeck Real Estate Real Living is proud to announce that top producing Realtor Debra Parkinson, has joined the Dilbeck team. Parkinson is also affiliated with Coldwell Banker Sky Ridge Realty, a real estate brokerage in Lake Arrowhead....Read More
As the California real estate market changes, so does the vocabulary of real estate. Once common phrases from the real estate recession such as distressed property, short sale, and shadow inventory are fast being replaced as the real estate market improves by new phrases, such as equity sale, multiple offers, and “off-MLS” or “pocket” listings....Read More
Pending home sales in California were higher in February than January but lower than in February of 2012, while the number of distressed properties on the market is falling, the California Association of Realtors reported today.
Pending home sales in California were higher in January than in December or in January of last year, posting their strongest gain in nearly four years, the California Association of Realtors reported today.
Sales of new homes in the United States fell in December from November, the Commerce Department reported Friday, but the entire year came in nearly 20 percent over 2011, as the housing sector recovers from a deep crash.
The Arcadia Association of REALTORS has developed a dedicated series of courses specifically designed for the newer REALTOR. This brand new extension of their popular educational program is aptly entitled the “AAR Success Series”.