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    10 Questions To Ask a Realtor

    By Mike Naylor | November 13, 2018

    Like any partnership, finding the best agent for you is a matter of asking the right questions. The challenge is that when you set out to find an agent—whether it’s for selling or buying—it isn’t always clear what to ask them. Below are a few crucial questions to ask any realtor that you consider to... Read More

    Alpha 1 Awareness Month- My two sons are ZZ

    By Mike Naylor | November 13, 2018

    Sometimes life really takes you by surprise. There’s the good stuff and the bad stuff…and then there’s those moments that, in an instance, make the path ahead very challenging. Being immersed in parenthood is probably one of the most incredible challenges we can both simultaneously endure and enjoy. My wife, Victoria, and I feel incredibly... Read More

    BUYERS: Beware The Flip!

    By Mike Naylor | November 11, 2018

    FLIPPED HOMES CAN BE A GREAT PURCHASE,  BUT SOMETIMES…… Before the Great Recession of 2008, housing prices climbed dramatically, and homes sold faster than buyers could gush, “I love that spa bathroom.” Contractors and even handy DIYers got in on the uptick by buying fixer-uppers and improving them in the quickest ways possible, selling them,... Read More

    What Can You Buy in the South Bay for $1,000,000- Episode 23

    By Mike Naylor | November 10, 2018

    Welcome to episode #23 of “What Can You Buy in the South Bay for a Million Dollars.” In this episode we’ll be checking out three properties: 1. 1708 ARMOUR Ln, Redondo Beach 2. 610 N Guadalupe Ave # 5, Redondo Beach 3. 2077 Upland St, Rancho Palos Verdes I love the unique “cylindrical” architecture that... Read More

    Getting Your Home Ready for an Open House

    By Mike Naylor | October 25, 2018

    Getting Your Home Ready for an Open House The process of selling your home is exciting, but it requires a lot of hard work and preparation too. Buyers will be touring your home via showings, and if you host an open house, you could have several potential buyers checking out your home at once! Just... Read More

    Foreign Buyer’s Guide to Purchasing Real Estate in California

    By Mike Naylor | October 9, 2018

    STEPS IN PURCHASING A HOME IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA: 1. Determine How The Property Will Be Used Before you start your property search, it’s important to think ahead to how you’ll use the home once the deal is done. * Will this be a vacation home? * A home to stay in while doing business in... Read More

    Latest Assessment Roll Data Reveals Strong Real Estate Market

    By Mike Naylor | October 9, 2018

    I just wanted to share some really great info direct from our Los Angeles County Assessor, Jeffrey Prang regarding the latest Assessment Roll and what it means for the housing market in Los Angeles County. Spoiler Alert: There’s a lot of good news! Los Angeles County Assessor Jeff Prang has certified the 2018 Assessment Roll,... Read More

    Does a Swimming Pool Increase the Value of a Home?

    By Mike Naylor | October 9, 2018

    I remember when my family had a pool built in our backyard sometime around 1974.    We were the envy of the neighborhood…and the hotspot to cool down on a sweltering summer day.   It added a new dynamic to family fun and we were the “go to” house for family gatherings.    If you have kids and... Read More