Blog Archives - VB Realty Group

As demand for apartments and single-family residences skyrocket, bidding wars are more frequent than ever.  Competition in the applicant pool is fierce.  Contrary to the past, applicants nowadays have more funds and better credit records, which allows them more leeway and opportunity to pounce on the housing market  The latest tenants also seem to, Read More

Position yourself as a strong contender that can move when the moment is right with these proven tactics Are you ready to buy in this crazy hot market? Here are ways to make yourself a more competitive buyer in a seller’s market. With so many buyers on the hunt, it is important to keep, Read More

1371 Oakmont Rd. #150k, Seal Beach 90740 This enchanting residence, located in the Leisure World Seal Beach community, contains 2 beds, 1 bath, and a plethora of amenities. The sizable porch is utilized as seating areas perfect for basking in the sun and decorating with greenery. With an abundance of windows, natural light sweeps, Read More

Having a usable outdoor space is more important now than ever, but finding uses for it during the fall and winter seasons can be difficult.  Below we’ve listed some of the best ways to utilize your outdoor space year-round.  Enjoy!  Fire Pit Fire pits are an incredible use for outdoor space after sundown.  They, Read More

As we reach the end of the spooky Halloween season, we thought it would be a fun send off to discuss a haunted house.  The infamous Los Feliz Murder House in LA has a checkered past, but to real eatstae agent Nancy Sanborn, it was just a house. In 2016, Sanborn was brought on, Read More

For two months, mortgage rates have remained below 3%.  According to Freddie Mac, it is unlikely they will continue to drop.  Over the last couple of months, mortgage rates have flattened and the economic rebound has slowed down.  This has caused the demand for available property to boom with first time homebuyers choosing to, Read More

A new luxury amenity is rising mid-pandemic: disinfection rooms.  These rooms (formerly known as mudrooms) contain new sanitizing luxuries such as sanitizing butlers and UV robots.  Homeowners and their guests are utilizing these new spaces to stop the spread of bacteria within their homes.   You’ll find hand sanitizer, hand-washing stations, and possibly machines that, Read More

Homebuyers in their 20s and 30s are fueling the housing market as they take advantage of the low interest rates of the pandemic.  Millennial homebuyers have been slowly increasing prior to the pandemic, but the numbers have surged in the last couple of months.   The large amount of people in this generation has prompted, Read More

Interest has piqued in lake towns since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Lead Economic analyst at LakeHomes.com Glenn S. Phillips remarked that sales of lakefront homes have increased over 40% over the years.  Lake trips are traditionally seen as fun family vacations, but are rarely purchased for the purpose of a main household. , Read More

With these record-low interest rates, homeowners are jumping to refinance their mortgages.  Mortgage lenders are busier than ever with the flood of homeowners coming to them for their refis.  As of last month, over 15 million people were seeking to refinance.  This extreme demand has caused the system to reach its limit.  Many mortgage, Read More