Sherman Oaks and Studio City homes are starting to experience the early signs of El Niño. Weather forecasters are predicting that the 2016 El Niño is going to surpass that of the ’97-’98 storm that terrorized Southern California almost two decades ago. As El Niño starts to bring in heavy rain, 2016 is predicted to mark the biggest El Niño yet.
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 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?
In the real estate world, weekends mean open houses and new clients for agents. For home buyers, this is a great opportunity to get out of the house and put some hands on time into the home buying process. Spending a Saturday or Sunday meeting Realtors and seeing what the market has to offer will make the final decision that much easier. Not to mention, there are a bunch of other perks to consider when it comes to attending this weekend’s open houses. It’s just a matter of knowing how to find them… remember #KeepingItRealEstate