How Selling My House During COVID Ended Up Being the Best Decision Ever

First Team Real Estate agents Geoffrey and Lisa Thompson decided to list their Laguna Niguel home for sale this past May despite the coronavirus lockdown, and the results were even better than the couple expected. Selling for top dollar after receiving multiple offers, their recipe for success came down to quality digital marketing with an […]
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Christie’s International Real Estate Magazine | July – September 2020

Christie’s International Real Estate magazine has been creating an unprecedented level of visibility to the world’s most affluent buyers and sellers since 1985. Released quarterly, the publication has an annual readership of half a million covering a variety of topics from arts and leisure, to home décor, electronics, aviation, and more – all alongside an […]
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Mortgage Rates Dipped Below 3% – And What That Means for Buyers and Sellers

The average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell to a record low of 2.98% last week, the lowest ever recorded by Freddie Mac in the nearly 50 years of the mortgage giant’s survey. Concerns about the economy have been pushing rates lower and lower over the past 6 weeks, dropping to new record levels after a resurgence […]
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Remarkable Yorba Linda Estate Sells for Record $8.75 Million With Multiple Offers in Just 4 Months

YORBA LINDA, CA – First Team Real Estate luxury agent Christina Brogan of The Williamson Team helped her client close the sale of 22355 Starwood Drive in Yorba Linda for $8,750,000 in just four months, setting the record for the highest-priced home sale in the city this year1. Known for their personalized client-focused service and […]
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Southern California Home Values Have Not Been Hurt by Coronavirus

According to recent reports from local appraisers, the coronavirus has yet to hurt Southern California home values which continue to rise despite the pandemic. The Real Estate Research Council of Southern California has tracked home-value changes twice a year since 1943, continually monitoring and re-evaluating the same sample of 308 single-family homes across our seven […]
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Top 5 Reasons Homeowners Decide it’s Time to Sell Their House

  Deciding on the right time to sell your home is tough. Right now in Southern California, we’re experiencing a seller’s market with tight inventory and rising prices, so for most homeowners, it’s a financially opportune time to sell for top dollar in order to afford their dream home. However, according to statistics from the […]
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Low Interest Rates Fuel Record Mortgage Applications As Americans Recognize The Value of Home

Many Americans are rethinking and recognizing the importance of home as mortgage applications spike amid historically low interest rates. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.21% last week according to the Mortgage Watch, signaling increased buying power for house-hunters in today’s market. Mortgage applications for home purchases rose 4% over the last week, 21% higher than just […]
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How to Sell Your Home 100% Virtually

Thanks to a robust suite of available digital tools, smart marketing, and services, selling your home 100% virtually is an option for Southern California homeowners with the help of a knowledgeable real estate agent. Here is a step-by-step guide on exactly how to sell your home for top dollar in any market, using 100% virtual […]
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15 Crucial Questions to Ask a Realtor When Selling Your Home Amid and After COVID-19

Before you hire your next real estate agent to sell your home, asking the right questions is critical. The real estate market is constantly changing, even faster since the coronavirus outbreak. So if you are going to get top dollar for your home, you need a professional who is ready to tackle these tough questions […]
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3 Reasons a Comparative Market Analysis (CMA) Will Help Sell Your Home

As you embark on the journey to sell your home, you will be introduced to the comparative market analysis (CMA). The CMA will give you an idea of the market climate and since home selling does not happen in a vacuum, it is important to understand the competition and how you can competitively position your […]
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