The Real Estate Blog by OC Realtor Brittany Leighton

Advice and Tips for Ensuring a Prompt Home Sale

When selling your home, there are a lot of factors that are out of your control. You can’t control the economy, or the local real estate market trends, or the mortgage interest rates or the local real estate supply. But there are a number of things that are within your control. By understanding what facets […]

16 Aug 2016 0

How Do You Choose a Realtor?

Your home sale process or the process of finding a new home will be heavily impacted by your choice of Realtor. Choose the wrong real estate agent and the process could be an unpleasant one, whereas if you pick the right Realtor, you could enjoy a fast home sale (or purchase) process for the perfect […]

11 Aug 2016 0

How to Prepare for a Showing of Your Home

When selling your home, you’ll have a number of private showings of your property. In some cases, your real estate agent — also called the listing agent — will be showing the property, while in other instances, another Realtor will show the home. Whatever the case, it’s important that you prepare your home so that […]

8 Aug 2016 0

A Look at All That Orange County Has to Offer

Are you considering a move to Orange County, California? Well, it’s one of the most sought-after regions of the country for real estate and it’s also regarded as one of the best places to live not only in Southern California but nationwide. In today’s article, Orange County Berkshire Hathaway Realtor Brittany Leighton will look at […]

4 Aug 2016 0

What to Look For During a Real Estate Showing

Are you in the market for a new home? Buying a new home is something you may only do a couple times in a lifetime, so it’s understandable that many buyers aren’t quite sure what questions to ask and what to look for as they take part in a real estate showing. So that’s exactly what we’ll explore […]

31 Jul 2016 0

What Are the Benefits of Online Real Estate Marketing?

Years ago, a majority of real estate marketing was print-based, with ads appearing in newspapers and in direct mail pieces. But today, the internet provides many more real estate marketing opportunities, although a shocking number of real estate agents still don’t use the web to their advantage Well, that’s exactly what we’ll explore in today’s article […]

25 Jul 2016 0

What is a 1031 Exchange?

If you’re a new or aspiring real estate investor, you may have heard references to the term “1031 exchange,” but what is it and how does a 1031 exchange work? Well, in today’s article from Orange County Berkshire Hathaway Realtor Brittany Leighton, we’ll explore what a 1031 exchange is and how it can be beneficial […]

22 Jul 2016 0

The Advantages of Holding an Open House

If you’re listing your home, then you’ll have an opportunity to hold an open house event. But many sellers just don’t understand the major benefits of an open house. So in today’s article from Orange County Berkshire Hathaway Realtor Brittany Leighton, we’ll explore the benefits and advantages of holding an open house.  Benefits of Holding an […]

19 Jul 2016 0

What is the Difference Between a HOA and Neighborhood Association?

Homeowner’s associations (HOAs) and neighborhood associations are more common now than ever before, but many buyers have reservations when it comes to buying a home in an area with a HOA or neighborhood association. So what are HOAs and neighborhood associations and what should you consider when viewing a property in an area that’s governed by […]

16 Jul 2016 0

How Does Your Realtor Determine Home Price?

Have you ever wondered how your real estate agent comes up with a pricing recommendation for your home? They’re not just pulling that figure out of thin air. There is a very specific process that’s used to determine home price for the current real estate market conditions. That’s exactly what we’ll explore in today’s article from […]

12 Jul 2016 0