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Q1-2019 Market Climate Map: Median Sales Price for Single Family Homes

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While the overall median sales price for single family homes in The MLS™/CLAW Areas (Pacific Coast Highway to Downtown Los Angeles) remained the same in Q1-2019 versus Q1-2018, our market climate map shows that we had 22 areas of growth, 23 areas of decline and 4 areas of no change. Here are the top 5 performing areas from Q1-2019: Top 5 Median Sales Price Growth Mount Washington (MSP +$329K, 37% Increase)Malibu …

Q2-2018 Market Climate Map: Sales Volume for Condos & Co-Op

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Our Q2-2018 Market Climate Map: Sales Volume for Condos & Co-Op is here! Here are the 5 highest areas of growth this time around: 1. Cypress Park (7 listings sold, 660% increase) This area grew from $715k in sales volume in Q2-2017 to $5.4 million in Q2-2018. Cypress Park is nestled snugly between the Los Angeles River on the west and hills to the northeast and south. The numbers in Cypress …

Become the Neighborhood Real Estate Guru

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While you may be chomping at the bit to start showing and selling properties, don’t rush in. Before you start scheduling open houses and investing money in marketing efforts, you need to spend some time planning and organizing to ensure that you start off on the right foot. The more organized you are, the better you will manage your time—and increase your chances of early success. Follow this advice on how …

7 real estate scripts that stand the test of time

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Oldies but goodies, these 20th-century objection handlers still work great today. As I sat at Inman Connect San Francisco, I noticed there was a parade of real estate agents on stage who’ve achieved success by doing the same-old, same-old: calling owners of expired listings and for-sale-by-owners, door-knocking and working by referral. And it’s not only these fundamentals that still work — many scripts from the last century still yield results as …

VESTAPLUS™ is Launching April 2, 2018!

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The new MLS system VESTAPLUS™, which has been developed based on the feedback of thousands of The MLS™ members, is scheduled to launch on April 2, 2018. Now’s the time to learn this new system. We highly encourage all members to take advantage of at least one of the following training options:   Training at The MLS™ These 2-hour classes provide an overview of the new interface and features of VESTAPLUS™, …