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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Home Jane Realty - BRE# 01439865
A Los Angeles real estate broker specializing in absentee owners and out-of-town buyers. If you are not local to Los Angeles, or near the property in question, you need someone to act as your right hand throughout the process. That is where I come in. Just sit back and relax! You are in very capable hands.



I recently wrote a post, You Have Had your Home Inspection, What’s Next?.  As a result I got a call yesterday from a very nice gentleman who wanted my advice on his situation. He is in escrow on a home and had paid $5,000 over the asking price.  The inspection showed some problems that were going...
When looking for a Los Angeles home to buy or rent you may find something on the market that is listed in both categories.  What does this mean? In the days when it was a buyers’ market then probably the owner needed out for one reason or another and was not sure he or she would be able to sell t...
Why do I say inspect with purpose?  When buying a Los Angeles home you should know that each transaction is different, that is why when you are in escrow on that home your inspections should be carried out in a well thought-out manner.  If you don’t stay on top of the progression of escrow you ca...
Let’s see the trend for Santa Monica homes for sale over the past year.  Inventory is low, that we know, but how is the median price, how low is the inventory, where was the peak? Single family homes 13 homes sold in January, up 2 over the January 2012.  This was the most sales per month in a yea...
The Los Angeles real estate market is not one market.  Beverly Hills is a world apart from the rest of Los Angeles so it will be interesting to look at how Beverly Hills compares with L.A. County statistics and California as a whole.  The figures are based on the past three months, followed by th...
You are buying a Los Angeles home and your offer has been accepted.  The very first thing you are going to do is put your good faith deposit (generally 3% of the purchase price) into escrow.  This is held, as its name suggests, to show good faith that you are serious about purchasing the property...
This is criminal.  The home is underpriced by around $200K.  There were already 13 offers one hour into the open house with another 5 days to go.    
You may be considering buying Los Angeles real estate and may have luckily have identified a home and gone into escrow.  Now you need to decide how you are going to take title, especially if you a taking it jointly. There are various way to take title, including:  Sole Ownership.   Co-Ownership B...
I constantly get calls from buyers looking for Santa Monica homes for sale, particularly the beach front properties. Santa Monica homes for sale are down 40% from January 2012 to a total of 64 and the median sold price is up 25% to $2,283,750.   Santa Monica condos for sale are down 46% over the ...

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Are you buying a home in the Los Angeles area? Are you selling a home? Do you know the market right now? In a strong sellers' market like today, if you are in the process of buying a home you will need someone to help you stand out from your competition and become the successful bidder. If you are a seller the sifting through all the offers you will be receiving can be a confusing process. And especially if you are an absentee owner or out-of-town buyer that process can be extremely difficult. That is where I excel. I am here when you cannot be and offer a personalized service which will hopefully relieve much of the stress involved in the most important transaction of your life. Sit back, relax, and let me do the work.