First Team Opens New Corona Real Estate Office Location, Committed to Community Service

CORONA, CA – Under the leadership of Regional Manager, Terry Karges, and Resident Manager, Tina Llamas, the new First Team Real Estate Corona office location is an exciting move for the devoted base of local real estate professionals. Equipped with the company’s signature innovative tools, industry-leading technology, and proven market strategies, the First Team Real […]
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Although Home Prices Are Rising, The Cost of a Home Is More Important

When it comes time to look for a new home the first thing you do is figure out a budget so you know what price range to search in. However, it’s important that you not only look at a home’s price but also consider the long-term cost of the house. That’s right, there can be a significant difference between […]
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How Long Do Buyers Search Before Finding a Home? Longer Than You Think

When you’re searching for the perfect home on the real estate market, it can take time to find the perfect match out there. Southern California, and the nation as a whole, is experiencing record low inventory which means finding the perfect house can take some time. According to data from the National Association of Home […]
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Fall is Officially The New Spring Real Estate Season for 2020

Spring and summer are historically the busiest real estate seasons, but as with everything, 2020 is shaking out a little differently. This year, record-low mortgage rates, skyrocketing buyer demand, and tight inventory have pushed the housing market’s busy season straight through to at least the end of the year. So if you’re ready to make […]
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Home Improvement Trends During COVID-19

With homeowners spending more time at home than ever before because of the coronavirus pandemic, it’s no surprise that people are focusing their time and effort on home improvement projects. In fact, according to a study from Porch.com, 76% of homeowners in the U.S. have carried out at least one home project since the start […]
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6 Haunting Homebuyer Mistakes To Avoid

Buying real estate is not always an easy process, especially in today’s competitive real estate market flooded with buyers. There are many stages to the transaction from securing financing and negotiating prices to closing the sale – leaving plenty of time for mistakes to happen. A wrong move or misstep could not only delay your […]
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How To Get Pre-Approved For A Mortgage Loan

If you’ve read any tips for homebuyers then chances are you’ve heard that you need to get pre-approved for a mortgage loan. It is one of the first steps when it comes to starting your home search if you are serious about finding a place to purchase. The question is – how exactly do you […]
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Everything You Wanted To Know About North Tustin Homes For Sale

Interested in North Tustin homes for sale? First, let’s learn a little bit about the city and its neighborhoods. North Tustin is located just outside the city limits of Tustin, CA with a population of 25,522 and is also known as Tustin Foothills which includes the communities of Cowan Heights, East Tustin, Lemon Heights, North Tustin, […]
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How Real Estate Can Help You Retire Early

Guest post by G. Brian Davis at SparkRental I was 23 when I first realized I didn’t have to work until the ripe age of 65. At the time, I worked for a lender and specialized in loans for real estate investors. After issuing my hundredth rental property mortgage, it finally dawned on me: these […]
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How Do You Pick the Best Offer in a Bidding War?

Last month we talked about bidding wars and strategies for homebuyers on how to stand out in the crowd. With low inventory in Southern California and overwhelming buyer demand, more and more home sales are attracting bidding wars in our current seller’s market. In fact, according to a recent study from Redfin, more than half of their […]
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