Your Real Estate Guide To Buying, Selling, Financing, and More

The Great California Exodus. Is it Real?
Sep 14, 2021 by Jon Long

For over 150 years, California has enjoyed a unique status in American life – it’s the place everyone wants to be. Several industries made California their home – banking, manufactur...

Top Upgrades To Increase Home Values
Jun 1, 2021 by Jon Long

We all love to be homeowners. Sure, there are headaches – repairs, hours of upkeep, unexpected expenses – but it’s all worth it to have a home you love. It can be a tough decision t...

10 Best Places to Live in Orange County, CA
May 5, 2021 by Jon Long

Orange County has built a notorious reputation for being one of the best places to live in California. Who wouldn’t want to live in one of the country’s premier vacationing epicenters boas...

How School Ratings Affect Your Home's Value
May 4, 2021 by Jon Long

Let’s Get Schooled – Considering School Quality While Searching for Home There’s a lot to consider when buying a home. It’s a decision that has huge consequences for your fami...

Housing Market Update: Homebuyers in Southern California Are Feeling The Pressure From Competition As Spring Kicks Off The Real Estate Season And Low Inventory Continues
Apr 9, 2021 by Jon Long

Around this time last year, we can remember the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic and the strict stay-at-home orders that sent the economy in a dramatic drop due to uncertainty and lack of informa...

Real Estate Market Forecast - Mortgage rates could go lower than 3 percent
Aug 31, 2020 by Jon Long

The extremely low rates of 2019 are expected to stay low (between 2.5% and 3.5%), and may even go lower depending on overseas affairs and stock market happenings.  For the past two years, peop...

How To Find The Best Realtors and Real Estate Agents Near You
Aug 19, 2020 by Jon Long

How can you find the right realtors and real estate agents to represent you during your home sale? There are four tips you can follow to ensure you’re partnering with the best possible profess...

2020 Real Estate and Housing Market Forecast
Aug 19, 2020 by Jon Long

The extremely low rates of 2019 are expected to stay low (between 3% and 4%), and may even go lower depending on overseas affairs and stock market happenings.  For the past two years, people h...

How Much House Can I Afford
Jul 31, 2020 by Jon Long

How much money do you need to buy a home? The answer depends on many factors. Today I’m going to walk you through what you need to answer the question, "how much house can I afford".  &n...

Fed Rate Cuts and Buying or Selling Real Estate
Jul 31, 2020 by Jon Long

I’m sure you’ve heard the news that the Federal Reserve recently cut interest rates by 0.25%. From an economic standpoint, this move will have a far-reaching impact, but what specificall...