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    On today’s housing radio show I covered a couple of items that sellers and real estate home buyers need to know before embarking on their own personal real estate journey.

    (speaking of personal information – How much do you hate it when the online systems “force” you to give up who you are to continue? – I hate that too. – this system is for our committed real estate clients. Those who we have worked with, have been referred to us and who have chosen to work with Paris and I. – is a Non Registration MLS search engine for Santa Clarita real estate and it’s our’s as well. However, on this system – you will never be forced to register for anything…)

    Looking at the current real estate inventory, being so tight, it’s responsible for keeping prices escalating within the Santa Clarita and surrounding real estate markets.

    Another factor which is keeping the prices on the incline is also the low interest rates. When a person can obtain a Jumbo Loan on residential real estate at a 4.15 % Fixed Interest Rate on a million dollar purchase – those are low rates.

    If your loan price is less than $636,150 then your interest rate will even be lower. That amount is for Los Angeles County and is “higher” than surrounding counties. Surrounding counties have a typical conforming loan amount of $417,000. That is known as the “conforming” loan amount. FYI.

    As I spoke about on today’s real estate show, the less money you have as a down payment, the more critical the appraiser will be.

    That will ultimately impact items that will need to be attended to by the home seller. At most times, the home sellers want to “contribute” the least amount possible. When they are at the “decision table” and deciding on whom will be chosen, they look at the loan profiles of the buyers who made offers. If their agent is on the ball, like we are, they will explain to those Santa Clarita home sellers the pros and cons of all types of loan programs which the particular housing market will have materialized.

    Please reach out to me when you are ready for me to be of service. I always start our Santa Clarita home buyers and Santa Clarita home sellers out with our crash course on real estate. This includes our market updates for all the housing markets where we operate as realtor consultants.

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    Paris and Connor MacIvor

    Connor and Paris MacIvor are in the Top 1% of Realtors Nationwide, starting their real estate business in 1998 with RE/MAX Gateway - Santa Clarita Valley and Valencia CA. Their becoming licensed real estate consultants and representatives came from the horrible experience they had when they bought their first home. There were many things that the agent they had hired did not explain and disclose, which per law he should have. Getting that agent on the phone after they closed escrow and after he had gotten paid was impossible. Paris and Connor called the broker, the board of realtors, the office manager and all they received was the promise of a phone call back. The remedy did come, but not as fast and in the way they wanted. That act - that bad agent was the reason why Paris and Connor became Realtors. That was all they needed to vow to never let the same fate befall anyone else, that befell them. Today Connor and Paris are focused on client service. Protection and top-shelf service with regard to their real estate clientele. They primarily work within the Santa Clarita Valley and Valencia CA. However, for a referral, where 80+ of their business is referrals they have License and Will Travel to other parts of Ventura County, Los Angeles County, and Orange County to handle real estate transactions for those who trust their real estate operation. Writing on their Real Estate Blog is a passion. is where you will find over 10,000 real estate articles. Go to to listen to their latest real estate radio broadcast.

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