Ojai Realtor Explains Common Buyer Legal Mistakes (Video)

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Ojai real estate, I'm going to talk about the top 10 legal mistakes home buyers make. And these were put together by the California Association of Realtors and they did some research and they got some real teeth to them, especially for first time home buyers who possibly haven't been in the market before and would like some additional coaching along the way. So let's get started. The first one is not realizing that if you don't write a strong offer of purchase, the seller may reject or not respond your offer. … [Read more...]

Ojai Real Estate, 4th Quarter Market Reports (Video)

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Hi I'm Jim with Real Estate eBroker, and I specialize in Ojai real estate. Today I'm going to take a few moments to talk about the numbers at the end of the forth quarter 2012 ruled out by the National Association of Realtors, and I think a very important if you're considering selling a home in say the second or third quarter of 2013. The forth quarter of 2012 saw the biggest jump in home prices in 7 years, and by the same token in the forth quarter of 2012, there was the lowest inventory of homes available to … [Read more...]

Ojai Real Estate, 15 or 30 Year Fixed Mortgage? (Video)

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Ojai Real Estate, Jim with Real Estate eBroker. Among the most common questions I get asked from people looking at the cost of money aspect of their home purchasing, is you know, sign in to a 15 year fixed mortgage or should I do a 30? I think that's a very good question and should be evaluated by every prospective home buyer going forward. And the first thing to consider is your budget. Does a 15 year mortgage, which has a little bit higher payment, really work into your budget? Or is a 30 year going to fit your … [Read more...]

Ojai Real Estate, a Hedge on Inflation (Video)


How is Real Estate related to Inflation Hi I’m James Kirchner with RE e-Broker, and I am a real estate agent in the Ojai Valley, specializing in Ojai Real Estate. Today’s topic is going to be about inflation. And why buying real estate in Ojai or anywhere is a good hedge on inflation. Inflation basically defined is, an increase in price off-set by the decrease in the value of money. For example, you buy a popsicle today for a Dollar. A year from now, chances are, that popsicle is going to cost you 1 Dollar and 5 … [Read more...]

Ojai Real Estate Marketing Strategies (Video)


We specialize in selling all high value Ojai real estate. and in this video we talk about our marketing plan. It consists of 3 pieces. Passive marketing, active marketing, and search marketing. Passive And the first one I want to talk about is passive marketing. Passive marketing is really the foundation where the infrastructure that is used to push that property out to as many potential buyers as possible, in really the first 24 to 48 hours. That's done through email ads, through Trulia, through Zillow, or … [Read more...]