San Fernando Valley Real Estate

Real Estate Agent - San Fernando Valley - RE/MAX Grand Central
Offers real estate advice and information for the areas of Sherman Oaks, Encino, Studio City, Tarzana, San Fernando Valley, and Santa Clarita Valley.
Los Angeles Notary - Notary in LA I've noticed a lot of escrow companies cutting back on staff.  A recent escrow company I was using had a full time notary on staff but because of cutbacks, they had to eliminate this person.  The problem happened when another escrow officer failed their notary ex...
Here is a list of bank owned homes for sale: San Fernando Valley: Encino Bank Owned HomesSherman Oaks Bank Owned HomesTarzana Bank Owned HomesStudio City Bank Owned HomesToluca Lake Bank Owned HomesBurbank Bank Owned HomesNorth Hollywood Bank Owned HomesVan Nuys Bank Owned HomesLake Balboa Bank O...
Here is a tutorial on how to search for homes in Sherman Oaks on Chandler Estates.  At the end of the tutorial you can click the search for property link to start your home search in Sherman Oaks and zoom in to see all available homes for sale on Chandler. Step 1: Visit our Sherman Oaks property ...
You've spent months researching online.  You've read countless articles and viewed hundreds of homes.  (Hopefully not on Zillow or Trulia). You know you want to live in a great area of the San Fernando Valley but find that homes priced in Studio City, Sherman Oaks, and Encino are out of reach. Yo...
Lately, I've noticed most home-buyers who call me think they have their hands around the real estate market here in the San Fernando Valley.  They've armed themselves with zillow, trulia, redfin, google, yahoo, bing, and craigslist and much more only to get surprised when they talk to a professio...
Here are the three most important tools you must have in order to sell your home quickly and for top dollar. 1. Have as many professional pictures online as possible. 2. Put a lockbox on your property and make it easy for agents to show it. 3. Hire a real estate agent who responds quickly.  To yo...
Are you moving to Van Nuys?  Did you know homes located west of the 405 freeway are now called Lake Balboa homes.  There is a lake called Lake Balboa but it's actually located in Encino.  Van Nuys does have it's own Airport - The Van Nuys Airport. The Van Nuys / Sherman Oaks border changed early ...
If your considering buying a condos for sale in the San Fernando Valley, you'll be surprised just how few communities are FHA approved.  Searching online won't give you the knowledge you need to avoid those condos which won't qualify for an FHA loan.  It's a tedious task most real estate agent ha...
I'd like to first clarify a few misconceptions.  Porter Ranch is part of Northridge.  Homes north of Rinaldi St or 118 freeway are considered homes in Porter Ranch.  Usually, these homes are in gated communities which include: The Heights at Porter RanchSorrento at Porter RanchPromenade at Porter...
Here in the San Fernando Valley, it's be known that if you live South of Ventura Blvd, you're living in a wealthy community and you have money.  There is an association attached to it and most people with money, prefer to live South of Ventura Blvd.  These are the words often heard: I'm looking f...

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