People Die, Get Over It

People Die, Get Over It This has to do with the odd stigma of “in home death” and the increasing trend of people choosing to die peacefully, with dignity, in their home. I showed a home awhile back – a little one story. It was filled with “old people” furniture; you know the kind: the narrow backed,

Redfin Goes Public

Friday Redfin, the online real estate brokerage went public.  Investors liked it and the stock RDFN, went up 45%.  Yet even with that, it’s market cap is under $2B.  Why is that I wonder? Real estate is and always will be a local business.  It’s also a very personal business.  It is true that Realogy

What The Heck Kind Of Market Is This?

What The Heck Kind Of Market Is This? Posted on February 16, 2017 by Tim Freund I have some clients that just love real estate.  They watch HGTV and Millionaire Real Estate Agent, Fix and Flip etc.  They are on Zillow or Redfin all the time, it’s a passion for them yet when it comes time to

It’s Mine

Posted on January 21, 2017 by Tim Freund   It’s mine, it’s my house.  It’s a cute little bungalow; it’s a darling condo with a view of the greenbelt; it’s the estate home I deserve, with the pool and outdoor BBQ… oh the steaks I’ll grill!  Heck I’ve worked my tail off to get here. 

Top 10 Reasons To Sell In 2017

Posted on November 29, 2016 by Tim Freund As homage to David Letterman, here are the top 10 reason you should sell your home in 2017. Your home has gone up and you want the home of your dreams. You’re new job is finally paying you what you’re worth and you’re getting killed in taxes

The Trouble With Escrow

The Trouble With Escrow Posted on October 14, 2016by Tim Freund When it comes to most anything, it’s safe to say California leads the way.  Mario Salvio and the free speech movement at Cal Berkeley in the early 60’s; the environmental movement of the 1970s began following the Santa Barbara oil spill even medical marijuana in