Tips & Advice

Many renters say they prefer to rent because it is simple and doesn’t carry the stress of home ownership. In some cases that might make sense. In truth, they are simply making other people rich. I say this with one word in mind: equity.   What...

Less than 20% of Americans check their credit report in any given year, even though it's free. No hidden fees, no credit card required. You can check your credit report once per year for absolutely no cost The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) requires each of...

By Rebecca Reich/January 20, 2015   You've followed the usual house hunting tips like, "bring a camera and take pictures so you can compare places later." You always test the water pressure and inquire about the average utility bills. But sure enough, once you move in...

By Barbara Pronin, RISMedia Columnist   Looking for that perfect house can be daunting enough on your own. With children in tow, it can seem impossible-but it isn't if you prepare. To help make house hunting with children more manageable, take a few tips from Riverside, Calif....

By Keith Loria [su_quote] “More than ever, homebuyers are relying on real estate agents and brokers to help them with their home purchase regardless of whether the home they are buying is a foreclosure, short sale, or even a FSBO sale because they need a real estate...

By Keith Loria Searching for a home can be a frustrating process. You might love the kitchen but hate the bathroom. The master bedroom might not have the walk-in closets you desire, or maybe you were hoping to install a home theater room, but none of...

By Dan Steward Those who missed taking advantage of the first-time buyer tax credit but who are still planning the purchase of their first home, continue to have a wealth of opportunities in today’s marketplace. A few smart steps can save first-time buyers thousands of dollars....

If you are buying or selling a home, the chances are good you struggle with the meaning of descriptive real estate terms. They can get confusing, we know! That's why we decided to breakdown some popular lingo used in real estate listings.   “Dormer Window” [su_frame align="right"][/su_frame] A window...

Zero down home financing is about getting rid of the obstacle of closing costs. You can trade in your rent payment for a house payment without paying thousands at closing. Before you start enjoying the benefits of home ownership, make sure you follow these tips...

Pre-Qualification vs. Pre-Approval: What You Need to Know before the House Hunt Begins By Keith Loria Planning ahead and being prepared is the name of the game when it comes to finding real estate success. Therefore, before you begin seriously shopping for a home, it’s always a good...

We are now offering virtual tours of any properties for our clients. Send your Capital Group agent a message and they will set it up or click the "Schedule Virtual Tour" button on our website located on each property page. We also have the capability to easily create, view, and sign contracts electronically. Our systems are easy to use and accessible from your mobile device. We are here for you!
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