Do you love design? This podcast may just be for you!

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Working in Real Estate kind of means you have to have a bit of an appreciation for design and how it impacts the way we live. As a bit of a design geek (that, by the way, is not the limit to my geekishness by any means) I wanted to share a podcast I've grown to love.

​9 Facts About FHA Loans

​9 Facts About FHA Loans

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Think you can’t qualify to buy a home? Don’t give up hope. The Federal Housing Administration (FHA), a government agency, allows borrowers to take advantage of a low down payment, reduced closing costs, relaxed lending standards – and insures your loan, which is...

Monrovia State of the City 2017

Monrovia State of the City 2017

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​Last night Monrovia's city leadership gave the annual state of the city address. Theater 7 at the Krikorian was packed with Monrovians and distinguished guests from surrounding areas eager to hear how the city is progressing.

How Your Credit Score Affects Your Mortgage Rate

How Your Credit Score Affects Your Mortgage Rate

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Without a high credit score, you won’t qualify for the best mortgage rates available, which could mean you’ll end up paying more money over the term of your mortgage. Even with rates at historic lows right now, the difference between 3.5% and 3.75% can add up,...

​Why ‘Starter Homes’ Aren’t What They Used to Be

​Why ‘Starter Homes’ Aren’t What They Used to Be

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The concept of a “starter home” is quickly becoming a real estate relic, like track lighting and brass hardware. Time was, young families with average incomes who were shopping for a first house would choose a small one in an affordable neighborhood — maybe with...

​4 Reasons to Buy a Home After School Starts

​4 Reasons to Buy a Home After School Starts

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Buyer demand begins to wane this time of the year, which means motivated home sellers are more likely to play ball with you in negotiations. If you didn’t find the right home during the busy summer season, or if you’re just starting the process as a first-time...