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by Jodi Summers As those in the real estate industry know, home prices fall in the cold, dark days of winter as buyers pay off the holiday spending spree, and stay warm watching football playoffs. According to sales data analysis of the Toronto housing market by TheRedPin.com realty service, home prices averaged $22,338 less in […]

by Jodi Summers At Silicon Beach you have .COM millionaires and real estate millionaires. To become a real estate millionaire, you start by buying a home in Los Angeles County, then you watch it appreciate. Here’s how it works: in November 2013, the average price of a home in L.A. was $424,500. Twelve months later, […]

edited by Jodi Summers Ok…so you didn’t snap up one of those new model condos with the smart pad in the wall and electronics that respond to voice command. We live in a smart world, so instead of paying that extra 5% for the I-pad in the wall…with a little ingenuity, any old home can […]

edited by Jodi Summers Love your old house and the story it has to tell? Looking to save on property taxes? You should know about Mills Act benefits. Mills Act Contract The Mills Act is a California State law that enables cities to enter into contracts with property owners of qualified historic structures. Mills Act […]

by Jodi Summers Fascinating facts and boring charts on owners and renters, according to the 2012 American Community Survey: WHO OWNS The typical owner-occupied household is headed by an individual between 45 to 54 years of age.  The median household income in 2012 was $65,514. The average household size was 2.7 occupants with the most […]