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June 12, 2018

Santa Clarita home buying mistakes by generation

If you are in your 20's, you may be getting the wrong mortgage. This can be primarily due to the lack of experience. You just haven't bought real estate before. I remember in the time leading up to the last real estate cycle crash/reset, there was a ...

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Feb. 27, 2018

Backup isn't only for Cops

In real estate - we have back up positions too. They are a fail safe if the first offer accepted falls apart. There are different percentages of chance that an offer won't make it to the finish line depending on the housing market.

Back before the last fall in ...

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Feb. 13, 2018

How to know if you are paying more than you should be in real estate

Several hours ago, earlier today, we had a call from a fella who said he had a horrible experience with a Realtor when he bought his current home.

He stated to me that his real estate agent was also his lender. Not only did that "lender/realtor" charge him an ...

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Aug. 23, 2017

Insurance and real estate protect your assET

When we sell a home or represent buyers - the topic of insurance always comes up. For a home seller, there are plans which are available called a Seller's Home Warranty. These are inexpensive and cover a lot of the internal components of the home during the sale. If one ...

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July 17, 2017

New Santa Clarita home sales slowing, it it seasonal?

Scroll down for a shout out to Dennis Broad!!! :roll:

Welcome to your Market Update Monday. I'm Connor MacIvor your host with the Paris911 Team at REMAX Gateway.

I'm proud to be one of your real estate sources for intel and to give you the overview of the ...

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May 5, 2017

Interest rates and their impact on Santa Clarita real estate

Interest rate news Santa ClaritaInterest rates do impact the real estate market. Their impact is marginal at times and "market stopping" at others.

In the recent past, most of the current homebuyers and sellers were alive to witness the lowest real estate mortgage interest rates ever.

The national average for a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage at ...

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March 22, 2017

Home Sales slip in February 2017


I'll break down the Santa Clarita Valley real estate market because it mirrors the National Statistics, but let me first speak about the National Association of Realtors Chart:

  • National Median Homes - Sales slipped to 5.48M (from 5.69M in January*) $228,400
  • Single Family Homes - Sales slipped to ...
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Feb. 27, 2017

2017 Santa Clarita real estate off to a slow start

2017 Santa Clarita real estate

Make sure you listen to our latest real estate broadcast on our Santa Clarita radio show in the margin on the right of this page.

On today's Santa Clarita market Monday's we observed the following sold homes figures from the past year.

Month Sales, Number of
Mar 2016 ...

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Feb. 25, 2017

416 Santa Clarita residences for sale 2/25/2017

We have the keys to your real estateWe have been speaking about the local real estate market in the Santa Clarita Valley since our start in real estate, that was in 1998.

However, during the past 4 years the real estate inventory has been dwindling. We have seen it go from over 1000 units for sale in ...

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Feb. 3, 2017

The number 1 reason for a real estate slump

Santa Clarita Radio

Welcome to the longest running real estate radio show and podcast for Santa Clarita real estate.

I'm Connor MacIvor and I love spreading prosperity and cheer to all of those who are avid listeners to our show.

Today, I conquered the reasons why the housing ...

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