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Switching Jobs? Find Out How You May Affect Your Mortgage

Posted by John Rotondo // May 23, 2016

Changing jobs or pay structures won’t automatically prevent you from qualifying from a mortgage, but if you aren’t upfront with lenders and on top of your paperwork, it can impact the process. Automated mortgage lending systems can often flag recent job changes as an indication of a high-risk lender. Why? When jobs are in transition, […]


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The South Bay Home Seller Guide to Understanding Comparable Sales

Posted by John Rotondo // May 9, 2016

Utilizing the most up to date market data readily available to you is critical in determining your South Bay home’s optimal list price. The challenge comes not from finding the information you need, however, but rather from figuring out how to best interpret it relative to your home’s unique qualities and specifications. If you overprice […]


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Closing on a Hawthorne Home? Here’s What Not to Do

Posted by John Rotondo // April 25, 2016

Your loan’s been approved, your offer contract has been signed, the title checked out clean, your closing date is set – so what do you do now? Perhaps the easier question is what don’t you do? When closing on your Hawthorne home, avoid making the following mistakes. False Starting on Your Celebrations Well, for starters, […]


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What Makes a Good Long Beach Real Estate Investment?

Posted by John Rotondo // April 11, 2016

A good Long Beach real estate investment can mean something different to every person. Generally speaking, the phrase “good real estate investment” means a real estate ownership interest that increases one’s net wealth by a fair rate of return on their invested cash equity for the corresponding amount of risk they are assuming by owning […]


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Housing Still The Best Investment Tool Of A Lifetime

Posted by John Rotondo // March 8, 2016

Many people are still wondering whether or not real estate is one of the best investment strategies for long-term wealth building. Is investing in homes still a smart investment for the average individual? Is a home still the best investment of a lifetime for most Americans? If so, why are some pessimists still questioning the rebound […]


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Real Estate Investing As A Business

Posted by John Rotondo // March 4, 2016

“Investment is most intelligent when most business like” – Warren Buffett If investing is better when conducted most business like, does it mean that more real estate investors ought to be investing in a more businesslike fashion? Should every real estate investor be investing as a business? What does that really mean? What does it look […]


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Technology vs. People Skills: Which Real Estate Strategies Will Win?

Posted by John Rotondo // February 26, 2016

The real estate industry caters to independent strategies. For every investor, there is another way to go about conducting business. Some may prefer to utilize the convenience of technology while others want to maintain personal relationships. However, for one reason or another, there remains a void between these two independent strategies. Smart investors will figure […]


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Real Estate Lead Generation 101

Posted by John Rotondo // February 12, 2016

What are the best real estate lead generation options today? Where and how can real estate agents, investors and other related industry professionals generate more leads for buying, selling and renting properties? What are some of the little known benefits, and pitfalls of common real estate lead generation channels today? Here are 12 ways for real estate […]


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