Malibu Real Estate Blog

  • Curb Appeal on a Budget

    BY Shen Schulz

    Spring is just around the corner. If you’re getting ready to put your house on the market, that means it’s time to add a little pizzazz to the exterior. First impressions count in real estate, and making your home look inviting on the outside wil...

  • What Are Home Sellers Required to Disclose?

    BY Shen Schulz

    Are you gearing up to sell your home? Then you should know that there are certain things you are legally required to disclose to potential buyers. If you don’t, you could find yourself in legal or financial hot water. While disclosure regulations v...

  • Buying Solo? What You Should Know

    BY Shen Schulz

    The number of people buying a home on their own is on the rise. Are you one of them? While it may seem daunting to purchase a property solo, it is certainly far from impossible. In fact, it could be a smart financial move if you have a steady incom...

  • How to Sell Your House When You Work From Home

    BY Shen Schulz

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nearly one quarter of employed Americans work from home. Innovations in technology coupled with a changing economy have made it easier than ever to do your job from the comfort of your own home. And whil...

  • How to Deal With Post Home Purchase Anxiety

    BY Shen Schulz

    You just bought a new house. You should be happy, right? But unfortunately, you can’t quite shake this sinking feeling that somehow you’ve made a big mistake. The good news is that feeling anxious after a big purchase is totally normal and the...

  • How to Make Buyers Fall in Love With Your Home

    BY Shen Schulz

    When a buyer decides to make an offer on your home, they usually make the decision with their heart, not their head. Buying a home is an emotional decision, and smart sellers will leverage this information to make the quickest sale for the highest pr...

  • Surviving Your Long Distance Home Purchase

    BY Shen Schulz

    Buying a new home can be stressful. But when you have to do it from across the country, it can be doubly so. If you’ve recently gotten a new job, committed to a new relationship or just need a change of pace, you may soon find yourself in the pos...

  • 10 Signs That It’s Time to Move

    BY Shen Schulz

    While moving can be a real drag, sometimes it’s obvious that it’s time to go. A move can be just the thing you need to jumpstart your life and invite positive change. If you’re unsure whether or not you’re ready to take the plunge, here are...

  • How to Choose Between Two Homes You Love

    BY Shen Schulz

    Do you find yourself having to choose between two homes that you love? It’s a lucky problem to have. Some buyers struggle to find one home that meets their needs. Nonetheless, your good fortune doesn’t make the choice any easier. If you find your...

  • What is a 203k Loan?

    BY Shen Schulz

    If you’re buying a fixer-upper or need to make some repairs before moving in, an FHA 203k loan may be what you need.  This type of loan allows you to roll renovation costs into your mortgage so that you’re only dealing with one loan instead of...