Hawthorne Real Estate Blog

  • When to Get Pre-Approval for a Mortgage

    BY Liz Samuels

    If you're even considering purchasing a home in the next year, the time to start the pre-approval process is now. Why so early? Here's some advice to get you on track to a smooth purchase transaction. While you don't want to actually apply for the lo...

  • Energy Conserving Landscaping Tips

    BY Liz Samuels

    As you plan your landscaping for your new home, remember the green you plant outside affects the green you have left inside your pocketbook. Trees and shrubs can reduce the amount of electricity your home requires. Try these tips to keep some green i...

  • The Truth About US Homeownership RateS

    BY Liz Samuels

    The Truth About US Homeownership Rates   Mem ...

  • LIST YOUR HOME TODAY!

    BY Liz Samuels

    LIST YOUR HOME TODAY!   We all learned in school that when selling anything, you will get the most money if the demand for that item is high and the inventory of that item is low. It is the well-known Theory of Supply & Demand. If you are t...

  • Create a Timeless Kitchen with the 4 Cs of Kitchen Design

    BY Liz Samuels

    Nothing says "dated" like a kitchen trend from a decade ago. Consider giving your kitchen a makeover using timeless elements that are always in style. That way, no matter when you sell, your home is always ready. Color The simplest and most marketa...

  • Tax Tips for New Homeowners

    BY Liz Samuels

    Congratulations on your new home! Whether a condominium, cooperative apartment, single-family home, townhouse or mobile home, your home-sweet-home affects your tax status. If this is the first year you'll be filing your taxes as a homeowner, there a...

  • Create a Timeless Kitchen with the 4 Cs of Kitchen Design

    BY Liz Samuels

    Nothing says "dated" like a kitchen trend from a decade ago. Consider giving your kitchen a makeover using timeless elements that are always in style. That way, no matter when you sell, your home is always ready. Color The simplest and most marketabl...

  • 5 Reasons to Love Using a Real Estate Professional

    BY Liz Samuels

    5 Reasons to Love Using a Real Estate Professional Posted: 13 Feb 2015 04:00 AM PST ...

  • EITHER WAY, YOU’RE PAYING A MORTGAGE

    BY Liz Samuels

    Either Way, You’re Paying a Mortgage There are some people that have not purchased a home because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize that, unless you are living with your parents rent free, you ...

  • Loan Options with Low Downpayments

    BY Liz Samuels

    U.S. economists expect 2015 to be a strong year for housing. What this means to you is that more homes are selling and the supply of available homes is decreasing. This also means that prices likely will increase. If you've been thinking of buying...