5 Secrets Buyers and Sellers Must Know About Virtual Home Tours

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For years now, virtual home tours have helped real estate buyers far and wide find the perfect home. From long-distance military personnel being relocated, to investors expanding their portfolio, to homeowners looking for a vacation getaway, this technology makes finding a house that’s a bit out of driving distance much easier. And for real estate agents, virtual tours have been …

Is Now a Good Time to Buy or Sell Real Estate? – A 10,000 Foot Perspective

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Traditionally, spring is one of the busiest times of the year for real estate. However, the coronavirus outbreak—and subsequent stay-at-home orders—led many buyers and sellers to put their moving plans on hold. In April, new listings fell nearly 45%, and sales volume fell 15% compared to last year.1 Fortunately, as restrictions have eased, we’ve seen an uptick in market activity. …

5 Steps to Finding Your Next Home

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Whether you’re a first-time buyer or a seasoned homeowner, shopping for a new home can feel daunting. In fact, 56% of buyers said that “finding the right property” was the most difficult step in the home buying process.1 Buying a home is a significant commitment of both time and money. And a home purchase has the power to improve both …

Laguna Niguel Lifestyle Launches its Premiere Edition!

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April 16, 2019 – Laguna Niguel, CA – Gerard Lifestyle Real Estate is pleased to announce that Laguna Niguel Lifestyle, a premium-quality, luxury lifestyle publication and events platform will officially launch on May 1st. This monthly publication was created exclusively for and about the residents of Laguna Niguel.  Enhanced through the development and support of local events,  we hope to play …

What’s Your Home Actually Worth?

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Discover What Buyers Will Pay in Today’s Market It’s easy to look up how much money is in your savings account or the value of your stock investments. But determining the dollar value of a home is trickier. As a seller, knowing your home’s worth helps you price it correctly when you put it up for sale. If you price …

What’s Ahead for Real Estate in 2019?

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As we begin another year, everyone wants to know: “Where is the housing market headed in 2019?” It’s not only buyers, sellers, and homeowners who are impacted. The real estate market plays an integral role in the overall U.S. economy.  Fortunately, key indicators point toward a stable housing market in 2019 with signs of modest growth. However, shifting conditions could …