Posts Tagged ‘buying’

South Bay Magazine | 1922 Redondo Beach Craftsman

The renovation of an original beach bungalow yields flair and confidence in this 1922 Redondo Beach Craftsman. Written by Suzanna Cullen Hamilton Photographed by Shane O’Donnell Authenticity is often aspired but rarely achieved. For South Bay real estate agent Alison Clay-Duboff and her husband, Ken, the renovation of their 1922 Craftsman is as genuine and […]

Five Plumbing Problems to Look Out for When Buying a House

When searching for a new home, aggravating plumbing problems often can be overlooked. While some plumbing flaws can be an easy fix, others can lead to serious damage and major financial woes if they aren’t addressed. Before signing on that dotted line, Redfin offers five issues to look for that could be lurking behind the walls. Aging water […]

Five Steps to Take Now If You Hope to Buy a Home in 2017

Have you vowed to buy a home this year? It’s time to get moving! Even if you’re months away from hiring an agent and touring homes, there are some steps you can take now to make that dream happen. Here, offers some preparatory actions that will help ensure a seamless transaction, both financially and mentally. […]

Buying vs. Renting in the U.S.

With rents escalating, many people are discovering that owning their own home is financially favorable to renting. Recent studies show that the country’s housing market is starting to trend toward buying being your best option. Leveling Off  Major cities like New York, Cleveland and Chicago have become places where it’s better to buy than rent. […]


Do you remember the feeling of tingly excitement mixed with anticipation and a dash of spicy fear of your first kiss, or falling in love for the first time? There’s nothing quite like it, and once having experienced it, it can never be replicated. Buying your first home can’t really be compared to your first […]