So, you just bought a house? Congratulations! Owning a home is a very exciting, and nerve racking, experience. If you’ve already closed escrow or are about to, that means you can see the light at the end of the tunnel. Cheers! Celebration is in order, but before you start planning your house warming party, there are still a few things you NEED to do in order to set your new home up for success.
It’s the holiday season and that means shopping, vacations, trips to see your relatives and friends and of course Holiday guests… which adds up to a whole lot of distractions. And notto rain on your holiday parade, I want to remind you about home security during this holiday season. The holiday’s are a particularly busy season for burglars… They’re counting on you being distracted as a great time for them to look for cash and those valuables hiding in your closet. This Holiday checklist will help prepare your home for a safe and happy holiday season.
Buying a home isn’t just one big decision, its a whole bunch of big decisions. Between keeping track of different houses and mortgage rates and features and neighborhoods.. well it can all be overwhelming. That’s why we’ve figured out which apps you need to download to make your home buying process a little simpler.
It’s time to clean out your gutters and board up your windows. Weather forecasters are predicting the return of El Niño. El Niño is a “super storm” that last wreaked havoc in 1997-98 causing over $500 million in damage. Weather forecasters are now predicting El Niño’s return this winter.
In Los Angeles this means heavy and sporadic rain with extreme winds and a chance of flooding. It also means that it’s time to prepare your home from potential damage. It’s important to recognize that small problems now can turn into expensive repairs later. So, how do you prepare for El Niño this season?