Malibu Real Estate Blog

  • How to get Clean Sparkling Windows

    BY Shen Schulz

    The warming days of spring are the perfect time to bring some light and air into your home. Whether you are planning to sell your home now or sometime in the future, having clean bright windows gives a home a whole new look and transform a dull inter...

  • Air Duct Cleaning Promotes a Healthy Home

    BY Shen Schulz

    Air Duct Cleaning When you’re living in Southern California, you tend to hear about poor air quality outside your home on a regular basis. We’re often advised to stay indoors to avoid hazards associated with being exposed to high levels of pollu...

  • Top Ten Most Expensive Real Estate Markets

    BY Shen Schulz

    This Is What The Ten Most Expensive Real Estate Markets Look Like The housing market is still heating up — 88% of United States real estate markets measured by the National Association of Realtorshave seen the sale prices of sing...

  • 20 Most Expensive Homes Sold in America this Year

    BY Shen Schulz

    The high end of the luxury real estate market had a great 2012, with real estate records being broken from coast to coast. We combed back through our archives to find the biggest residential real estate transactions reported in the past 12 months. Bu...

  • Paul Allen’s Home Sold in Malibu

    BY Shen Schulz

    Paul Allen sold his Malibu Beach house this month.  It’s been a good week for CBS president and CEO Les Moonves. After signing Stephen Colbert to succeed David Letterman on “Late Night“ — trumping the CNN upfront presentation with the ...

  • Do you Want to Buy an Older House?

    BY Shen Schulz

    With many older neighborhoods experiencing revitalization, an older home might be a smart investment. So, whether you're a first-time buyer or looking to flip a house for cash, an older home in an established neighborhood might be perfect for you. He...

  • Real Estate Terminology: Loan Types, the Fifth in a Series

    BY Shen Schulz

    When it comes to real estate loans, you'll find that there are many options. Figuring out which loan or loans are best for your new property purchase can be confusing, but we can help. Here are some types of loans you might investigate. Mortgages: ...

  • First Things First … Choosing Your New Neighborhood

    BY Shen Schulz

    With all of the tools available online and off for finding your new home, you can spend lots of time thinking about the type of house you want, planning how many bedrooms, what type of flooring, what appliances come with the kitchen, and if it has a ...

  • Real Estate Terminology: Closing Costs, the Fourth in a Series

    BY Shen Schulz

    Closing costs include all of the fees and costs associated with completing the sale or purchase of a home using a mortgage, that are in addition to the actual cost of the property itself. These costs are due at the "close" of the deal, with the disbu...

  • Easy Curb Appeal Upgrades You Can Do On a Weekend

    BY Shen Schulz

    Sometimes the idea of getting your home ready to sell can seem daunting, and you might be tempted to sell it "as is" instead. Adding a little curb appeal, however, will help your home sell faster and for more money. There are many improvements that a...