Category Archives: Selling

  • Homebuyer Turnoffs

    BY Brandon Begley

    While every buyer is looking for something different in a home, there are a few key things that are universal turnoffs. If you’re selling your home, you’ll disregard these issues at your own peril. Even in a competitive... 

  • 2018 Housing Trends

    BY Brandon Begley

    Now that 2018 is here, it’s time to look ahead at what the year may bring for the real estate market. Though there’s no way to predict exactly what will happen, housing experts and economic forecasters can make educated... 

  • What To Do After You Sell Your Home- Tips on Staying Organized After You Close Escrow

    BY Brandon Begley

    So you’ve closed escrow, The Begley Team has sold your home for top dollar and you have given the keys to the new owner. You’re not done just yet. While the hard part is over, this blog has important information about... 

  • What Are Home Sellers Required to Disclose?

    BY Brandon Begley

    Are you gearing up to sell your home? Then you should know that there are certain things you are legally required to disclose to potential buyers. If you don’t, you could find yourself in legal or financial hot water. While... 

  • How to Make Buyers Fall in Love With Your Home

    BY Brandon Begley

    When a buyer decides to make an offer on your home, they usually make the decision with their heart, not their head. Buying a home is an emotional decision, and smart sellers will leverage this information to make the quickest... 

  • 10 Signs That It’s Time to Move

    BY Brandon Begley

    While moving can be a real drag, sometimes it’s obvious that it’s time to go. A move can be just the thing you need to jumpstart your life and invite positive change. If you’re unsure whether or not you’re ready... 

  • What Are Closing Costs?

    BY Brandon Begley

    When buying a home, you know you should expect to have a certain amount of money saved for a down payment. But have you stopped to consider how much you’ll need to have set aside for closing costs?  Here we’ll break... 

  • Ed Begley Jr’s LEED Platinum Green Home- The Greenest Home in North America

    BY Brandon Begley

    We had the pleasure to represent Ed Begley Jr. and his wife Rachelle in the purchase of his new home in Studio City. This home is being built to LEED Platinum Standards. LEED is a rating system used to certify how green and... 

  • Taxes and Your New Home

    BY Brandon Begley

    If you bought a new home in 2015, here are some things to think about as you get ready for tax season: Mortgage Interest One of the biggest perks of owning your own home is the benefit of deducting your mortgage interest.... 

  • When Interest Rates Go Up

    BY Brandon Begley

    The Feds have been pretty indecisive about moving interest rates up, but the down-low is that they plan to make the move upwards in December. No matter where you are in the market, whether you’re buying or selling,...