Andrew Ramirez DRE#02000297's Blog Posts

Two Ways That Comps Can Be Deceiving When Trying To Determine Your Homes Value

If you’re like most homeowners with thoughts of selling, arguably the most burning question you will have is something along the lines of, “What could my home sell for?”More often than not,

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10 Repair Items To Focus On Before Selling Your Home

Over the years, your home, like every home, has likely accumulated some wear and tear. If you've had thoughts of selling, or if you've already decided that it's the right time to sell your home,

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7 Moving Tips That Will Make Your Life A Lot Easier

While the thought of moving into a new house can be incredibly exciting, you may experience a bit of a buzzkill at what that actually entails - having to pack up all of your belongings into boxes,

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A Video Pipeline Inspection Could Save You Tens Of Thousands In South Orange County

South Orange County, specifically Laguna Niguel, is where I call home. The winding roads, lush scenery, and relative affordability compared to the rest of Orange County made it the ideal city for my

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Pinhole And Slab Leaks Cause Big Problems For South County Home Owners

There are few places more beautiful in all of southern California than south Orange County. It’s lush greenery, winding roads, award-winning schools, newer housing developments, and relatively

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Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Home Inspections

The home inspection is arguably the most important part of your due diligence process. Next to issues with the buyer's loan, homes most often fall out of escrow due to the buyer's and seller's

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The Costs Of Waiting To Buy In A Rising Market

"I want to wait until the market dips before I buy.""We could probably buy now, but we want to save up more for a down payment."In light of the appreciating real estate market being driven by low

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Evaluating Where To Buy Based On Where You Work

When I bought my first home in 2013, one of the major questions we faced was what cities we should be looking in.At the time, I was working in Cerritos, and my wife was in Costa Mesa. We both lived

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Getting Staged As A Home Buyer Pt 1

As a home buyer, I'm sure you're familiar with the concept of staging a home. The purpose of staging is to make the home appear as attractive as possible to potential buyers. And just like

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Buying A House Is Just Like Learning A New Sport

The most important document in all of real estate is the Residential Purchase Agreement, or RPA. The RPA defines between the buyer and seller under what terms, conditions, and in what timeframe the

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5 Key Real Estate Terms For First Time Home Buyers

If you're in the market as a first-time home buyer, I understand how you must feel. I deal with this stuff every day, and I still vividly remember how much information I had to take in. While

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Reading The Market To Help You Know When To Buy

By far, the most common question that real estate agents are asked is, "How's the market?"Well, that's a complicated question because there's so many ways to answer it."Commercial or residential?

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Is Your Loan Approval Worth The Paper Its Written On

Arguably, the most crucial part of the home buying process is making sure your finances are in order before you start writing offers. Not only does this mean that you should have a clear

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Create A Monthly Budget To Figure Out How Much House You Can Afford And How Much To Put Down

Buying a home is one of the biggest decision and largest investments that anyone will ever make in their life. Needless to say, it's not a decision that should be taken lightly.Now don't get me.

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2018 Housing Forecast And What It Means For Potential Buyers And Sellers

As a real estate professional, I'm asked the same questions all the time: "How's the market? What's the market doing? How do you think the market will look in the next few years?" It's an

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Sold Profile 23088 Via Pimiento Mission Viejo

A few months back, I met a young newlywed couple at an open house for one of our listings in Mission Viejo. The listing was a 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom condominium priced at $349,000. We got to

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Sold Profile 20472 Via Marwah Yorba Linda

We signed a listing in the beautiful East Lake Village neighborhood in Yorba Linda late last year, which we closed at the end of February. My apologies for the delayed posting of the recap

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