Real Estate San Gabriel Valley Homes Sonia E. Amin

Real Estate Broker-Associate
26+ Years of Real Estate Experience
Re/Max Tri-City Realty
DRE # 01044322 - NMLS # 1989717
Sonia@SoniaAmin.com

4020 Royal Vista Circle, Corona

OPEN HOUSE - 4020 Royal Vista Circle, Corona

You are invited to my Open House.  Please click here for more information on the property.  
 

Helping families with their Probate, Trust & Conservatorship sales in the Southern California region

 
#ProbateSale #TrustSale #ConservatorshipSale #ProbateSaleSpecialist #TrustSaleSpecialist #SouthernCaliforniaRealEstate #LosAngelesCountyRealtor

Wishing you and your family a Happy and Safe 4th of July celebration!

Historic Preservation Ordinance Update for the City of Pasadena

In March, 2021, the City Council adopted an update to the City's Historic Preservation Ordinance to address community concerns and ensure that it reflects best practices in the field of historic preservation. Below is a summary of the major changes that were made to the Ordinance, as well as a link to download the full Ordinance or view it online.
 
Click here to view the link on the City of Pasadena website.
 
Click here to view the signed ordinance

Happy Father's Day!!

 "My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me."  -  Jim Valvano
 

The Ultimate Smart Home: Switches

Please click here to view the article from Realtor Magazine.  

Giving Back!!

I am so excited to be participating this year in donating to the Children's Miracle Network with every sale I close.  My contribution goes to benefit the Children's Hospital, Los Angeles.   A big Thank You to my clients for choosing me to work with you.  I love being part of the Re/Max family and network.  ❤️🤍💙 
Click here to view the YouTube video by Re/Max.
 

Happy Mother's Day!!

Attic & Basement Storage Ideas to Gain More Space

Click here to view the article from HouseLogic. 

21 Tech Gadgets That Will Make Homeowners? Lives Easier

A plethora of kitchen gizmos, security tools, and smart-home accessories debuted during CES this year.  Click here to view the article from Realtor Magazine.

Vacation Homes Evolve to Meet Hyper Demand

Second-home locations - viewed as a safe destination when the pandemic disrupted how people live - have gained full-time residents, and houses are changing to meet the demand.  Click here to view the article from Realtor Magazine.

Getting the Right Light

Choosing bulbs has gotten much more complicated as energy-saving technology becomes more common.  Here is how to make the smartest and most flattering choices for a home.  Click here to view the article from Realtor Magazine.

Happy Earth Day!!

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.  - Margaret Mead
 

Escalation Clauses

I have been receiving questions regarding Escalation Clauses in multiple offer situations.  Attached is the information by CAR (California Association of Realtors) which you may find beneficial.  Click here to view the pdf document.
 

Happy Easter!!

Wishing you and your family a season filled with peace, joy and beautiful weather.  Happy Easter!!
 

9 Steps to Help Decide on Solar Energy for a Home

Click here to view the article from Realtor Magazine.

Happy St. Patrick's Day!!

 ☘️   Irish Blessing:  "A wish that every day for you will be happy from the start, and may you always have good luck and a song within your heart."
 
 
#ReMax #SoniaAminRealtor #ReMaxCollection #ProbateSaleSpecialist #TrustSaleSpecialist #LosAngelesCountyRealEstate #PasadenaRealEstate #LuxuryHomes

7 Ways to Make Your Yard & Home a Bug-Free Zone

Click here to view the article from HouseLogic. 

Sign up for my Mobile Re/Max app to search for properties

Click here for the link.
 

The Ultimate Smart Home: Office

What better time to upgrade to a smart office that meets your needs? Here are four products that will improve your ability to work from home.  Click here to view the article from Realtor Magazine.

Styling in Place

The pandemic sparked this year's home design trends, but high aesthetics and fun should keep them around far longer.  Click here to view the article from Realtor Magazine.

Celebrating International Women's Day!!

Honoring the contributions of all the Fabulous  Women around the World 🌎 
 

Helping families with their Real Estate needs and investments in the Los Angeles County area.

 
#ReMax #SoniaAminRealtor #ReMaxCollection #ProbateSaleSpecialist #TrustSaleSpecialist #LosAngelesCountyRealEstate #PasadenaRealEstate #LuxuryHomes

Happy Valentine's Day!!

Wishing you everything that makes you happiest, today and always.  Happy Valentine's Day!!
 

Happy Lunar New Year!!

May the new year bring in your life joys that never fade, hopes that never die and strength that never weakens.  Wishing you a very Happy Lunar New Year!!
 

Monthly Home Maintenance Tips.

Please click here to download the pdf copy of the monthly tips.


Guide to Residential Styles

Every house has a style. Sometimes it has two or more; because of renovations and new, eclectic mixes, fitting a home into one specific category can be daunting or even impossible. Thankfully, there’s no need to memorize complicated architectural terminology. REALTOR® Magazine has compiled a convenient compendium of common styles. Delve in and learn to highlight the details that give a home character, history, and romance.  Click here to view.

Remembering and celebrating the life and achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, an influential American civil rights leader!!

Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase...Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


'Clean' Tech Takes the Virtual Stage at CES 2021

Technology companies are rapidly developing new products focused on air quality and cleanliness in homes and buildings. Appliances with sterilization cycles, robotic vacuums, gadgets using ultraviolet light to kill germs, and air purifiers were among the debuts this week at the virtual CES 2021.  Click here to view the article from Realtor Magazine.

11 "Wow!" Ways to Binge-Organize Your Home in 1 Hour

Click here to view the article from HouseLogic.  

CDC Ventilation tips

If you need to have a repairperson or other visitors in your home, combine fresh air with strategies like wearing a mask and staying 6 feet apart to slow the spread of COVID-19:
  • Open doors and windows.
  • Place a fan near an open window or door, blowing outside.
  • Turn on the exhaust fans in your bathroom and kitchen. Keep them running for 1 hour after the visit to remove virus particles.
For more ventilation tips click here

 

Happy New Year!!

May each day of the New Year be filled with contentment, opportunities, peace and abundance for you and your family.  Best Wishes...Sonia
 

The Re/Max Collection for Luxury Properties

The Re/Max Collection for Luxury Properties - Discover the Re/Max Collection and discover a new level of excellence in Real Estate. Please click on the link below for more information.

7 Tips and Tricks to Keep Your Home Cleaner Longer

Click here to view the article from HouseLogic.  

10 Design Trends Homeowners Are Eyeing for 2021

Click here to view the article from Realtor Magazine.

Merry Christmas!!

Wishing you Happy Holidays with thanks and appreciation for your help, support, generosity and thoughtfulness; and a sincere wish for a fantastic year ahead.  Best Wishes...Sonia
 

10 Tips for Looking Your Best on Video

Please click here to view the article.


Homeowners Need to Update Insurance After a Remodel

Click here to view the article from Realtor Magazine.

35 Money-Saving Household Habits - Adopt a few of these home tips to find a bit more cash each month.

Click here to view the article from HouseLogic.  

Happy Thanksgiving!!

Sending you my warm wishes from home to home and from heart to heart, to wish you a very HAPPY THANKSGIVING!  May this day be a beautiful reminder of the wonderful things in life.  With Gratitude...Sonia 
 

Have a safe Halloween!!

Probate sale in Torrance

Please click on the link below for more information.  
 

RE/MAX GLOBAL REFERRAL NETWORK

With a presence in over 100 countries and territories, the RE/MAX global footprint is unmatched by any other real estate brand. The ability to market our clients’ homes on an international scale is a game changer. Potential buyers can be anywhere in the world. The RE/MAX Global Referral Network, powered by RESAAS, gives us access to a valuable community of experienced RE/MAX Sales Associates from around the world.

     

"Holding title through an entity - document checklist" information by Old Republic Title.

Click here to view the article.

Real Estate 'Quarandreams' Apparently Are a Thing

Click here to view the article from Realtor Magazine.

13 Tips for Home Wildfire Protection

Click here to view the article from Houselogic.

Buying Sprees Continue, Contract Signings Surge to Record High

Click here to view the article from Realtor Magazine.

Luxury market report by The Institute of Luxury Home Marketing

 
 
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Home Offices Are Sprouting in the Backyard

As remote working grows more common, homeowners are trying to carve out more space, indoors and out, for a dedicated home office. When space is tight or household noise is too loud, some homeowners are taking their office outside. The backyard home office is a growing trend, The New York Times reports.  Click here to view the article from Realtor Magazine.

Please join me on Instagram!!

I use social media including INSTAGRAM to market my listings to give it more exposure locally and nationally, which may include paid advertising.  Consistently posting relevant real estate content is an effective way to get added traffic resulting in more exposure.  Please click on the link for more information.  

Celebrating 20 years with Re/Max Tri-City Realty!!

Celebrating 20 years with Re/Max Tri-City Realty.  Love being part of the Re/Max family and network.  ❤️💙


Elder Care Updates to Counter Viral Spread

Industry professionals are working on new architectural and design methods for reducing the spread of COVID-19 and other pathogens in senior communities.  Click here to view the article from Realtor Magazine.  

What Greener Homes Are Made Of

Tune in to the materials and practices fueling resilient, eco-friendly construction.  Click here to view the article from Realtor Magazine.  

Probate & Trust Sale Specialist

I specialize in Probate, Trust and Conservatorship sales in the Los Angeles County area.  You can check out the "Probate and Trust sale” tab for more information.  Please let me know if I can be of any assistance to you.  Thank you!

Click here for more information.



30 Home Organization Ideas for a Tidier Space

Please click here to view the article.  

Home Improvements to Tackle Now

The coronavirus has grounded many businesses, but the home improvement industry is thriving. Here are projects homeowners can take on safely to make their lives more enjoyable.  Click here to view the article from Realtor Magazine.  

The Ultimate Smart Home on a Budget

Getting started with smart-home technology doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg. You just have to know where to look.  Click here to view the article from Realtor magazine.  


Wishing you and your family a Happy and Safe 4th of July!!

Recipes for entertaining on difference occasions!!

Below are some simple recipes for entertaining.  I will be adding more to the list periodically.  Click on the recipe link below to access the recipe.

Happy Father's Day!!

I want to congratulate all the men out there who are working diligently to be good fathers whether they are stepfathers, or biological fathers or just spiritual fathers. - T. D. Jakes


My Website and Marketing Information links.

Please click on the tabs listed below to get more information on that category.  My clients get the benefit of my 26 years of Real Estate experience, marketing expertise, finance background and extensive community network to get successful results for them.  

Home Page
Featured Properties
Property Detail (e.g. My 1870 Rosemont Avenue listing)
Testimonials
- Probate and Trust Sale (I am a certified Probate and Trust sale Specialist)

You can check out more information on my website.  Please let me know if you have any questions or need additional information. Thank you.

How your agent makes a difference!!

How to Work From Home While Sharing Space With Others

Please click here to view the article.  

5 Ways to Deal With Grief at Home

Please click here to view the article.

A VALUABLE RESOURCE & SUPPORTING LOCAL BUSINESSES - My Business Directory

This Directory of Professionals is a resource for my clients who are looking for Trusted Advisors/Professionals to help them for a specific purpose.  Listings are listed alphabetically under the Business Category.  Let me know if you have any questions or need additional information. Best Wishes...Sonia

Click here to view the link.  Please call me to get the password to access. Thank you.


Mortgage and housing assistance during the coronavirus national emergency

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)  are working together to help homeowners and renters during the coronavirus pandemic.  Borrowers can learn about mortgage relief options, protection for renters and potential scams to watch out for.  Please click on the link below.




Have a Happy and safe Memorial Day weekend!!

Client Testimonials!!

It is very humbling to have the opportunity to work with so many AMAZING clients, helping them with their real estate needs!  Providing a high level of service that is recognized by my clients is what I strive for.  THANK YOU for your support!   

Los Angeles County Realtor

LOS ANGELES COUNTY REAL ESTATE: I specialize in working with Sellers & Buyers helping them with their Real Estate needs. If you are thinking of moving up or scaling down in the Los Angeles County area, please let me know. With 26+ years of Real Estate experience, I have the knowledge and expertise to help you. Thank you!

Multigenerational Living: New Take on an Old Tradition

Multiple generations living under the same roof was the norm decades ago. Now that life together is again becoming commonplace, learn how to help your clients make it work.  Click here to view the article from Realtor Magazine.

How to Protect Your Home and Yourself If You’re Mid-Renovation During COVID-19

Please click here to view the Architectural Digest article.

Considering Moving Your Loved One into Your Home?

All involved should answer these questions first.  Please click here for the article by AARP.

Thriving Inside - Tips for syncing your stay-at-home world.

Click here to view the guide.
Disclaimer: The content within this guide reflects the best available information at the time the guide was prepared. Please see your state or county resources for current regulations and follow proper guidelines. The general information regarding mental health is not intended to diagnose any medical condition or to replace any advice from your healthcare professional.

Happy Mother's Day!!

Top 8 Home care tips to sell for more!!

Upgrade Your Zoom Chat Skills

Zoom, or other video, meetings seem to be the way of the future.  Though many businesses may return to normal office hours, the requirement to work from home has showed us that there are some jobs that can be done from home with the use of certain technology.  Now more than ever, video conferences for work are looking like the best way forward.  Click here to view the article.


Guide to Proposition 60 and 90

Click here to download the guide to Proposition 60 and 90.  For more information and answers to frequently asked questions, you can check out the Los Angeles County Office of the Assessor's site link below.  




I am a SRES (Seniors Real Estate Specialist) with the knowledge and experience of helping seniors in the community.  Please contact me for more information.  Thank you.

Growing a Vegetable Garden Might Be Just What You Need During the Coronavirus Crisis

We asked the experts how to get started so you can begin enjoying the fruits of your labor as early as next month.  Please click here to view the Architectural Digest article.

Wishing you and your family a very HAPPY EASTER!!

"The Homeowners Tip Guide" and "The Complete Guide to Moving" by Old Republic Home Protection

"The Homeowners Tip Guide" and "The Complete Guide to Moving" by Old Republic Home Protection are very informative booklets.  Please click on the links below to download the booklets and feel free to share it with your friends. 

12 Celebrities to Follow on Instagram for Design Inspiration

From the obvious (like Martha Stewart) to the unexpected (Seth Rogen?),  Please click here to view the Architectural Digest article.

Facebook group called “Pasadena Living Community”

I recently created a Facebook group called "Pasadena Living Community”.  It is an interactive group where we are posting informative local and national updates keeping each other informed in these trying times.  Members are trying to support each other and local businesses by sharing information.  The group is growing and you are welcome to join our group by looking us up and clicking the join button.  Thank you and stay safe!   ❤️


Coronavirus in Crowded Spaces: How Apartments and Communities Could Help Lessen Spread

Click here to view the article.  

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!!

A Gaelic Blessing:  May happiness often enter your gate and stay very late.  Happy St. Patrick’s Day!


The Sun is Shining on Solar

The market for photovoltaic installations is hot, creating opportunities for home sellers and buyers.  Click here to view the article from Realtor Magazine.  

Coming Soon...Trust Sale...House in North Temple City!

Stay tuned for more details...


Why Staging Matters!!

Click here to view the article from Realtor Magazine.

Happy International Women's Day!!

Happy International Women's Day to all the beautiful and fabulous women!!  We are all connected in a small way throughout the world.  


Happy Valentine’s Day!!

Wishing you everything that makes you happiest, today and always.  Happy Valentine’s Day!!


Newest Smart-Home Tech From Consumer Electronics Show 2020

See the latest products that promise to beef up security, simplify household tasks, and lend emotional support to bereft homeowners.  Click here to view the article from Realtor Magazine.  

May the Year of the Rat bring you good luck & good fortune. Happy Chinese New Year 2020!

How Much Savings a Higher Credit Score Can Unlock

Click here to view the article by Realtor Magazine.

TOP DESIGNERS REVEAL HOW TO CREATE THE MOST SERENE HOME EVER

Reducing anxiety, one room at a time.  Click here to view the article from Elle Decor.


You Only Think It’s True: 10 Myths Costing You Time and Money

Click here to view the article by HouseLogic.

The design trends that will be in and out in 2020.

Top designers reveal the trends that are big on the home front this year—plus those worth saying goodbye to.  Click here to view the article from Elle Decor.


Looking to Sell - See what my clients have to say!

May each day of the New Year be filled with contentment, opportunities, peace and abundance for you and your family. HAPPY NEW YEAR!!

Accessory Dwelling Units

What is an ADU?  An ADU is a dwelling unit with a full kitchen and bathroom, which is an accessory use to a primary or main single family residence.  The ADU can be used as a rental, but cannot be sold separately from the primary or main single family residence.  The existing residence must be a legally established structure.   Click here for more information from the Los Angeles County Department of Regional Planning.  

Best Wishes for Joy and Love this Christmas season, for you and your family. MERRY CHRISTMAS!!

Expect Continued Economic Growth, Slower Real Estate Price Gains and Small Chance for Recession in 2020, According to Group of Top Economists

Click here to view the article from (NAR) National Association of Realtors.

Resources tab on my Website

I have worked hard to make my website a resource for information related to Real Estate and our local community.  Under the "Resources" tab you can get information on the cities in the San Gabriel Valley area by clicking the "Community" tab and  information on the Schools by clicking the "Schools" tab.  Click here for more info.

  

Sending you my warm wishes from home to home and from heart to heart, to wish you a very HAPPY THANKSGIVING! May this day be a beautiful reminder of the wonderful things in life.

2019 Small Business Saturday in Pasadena: November 30, 2019 from 10:00am–9:00pm

Old Pasadena is home to more than 135 independent businesses that offer distinctive merchandise, dining, and services.  Celebrate all of Old Pasadena's small businesses with the Shop Small/Dine Local event on Small Business Saturday, November 30, when merchants offer special promotions, discounts, treats, and the chance to say "hello!" to your neighborhood store owners and restaurateurs.  Click here for more information.  


To those in uniform serving today and to those who have served in the past, we honor you today and every day.

1870 Rosemont Avenue, Pasadena

Short videos are made to advertise my listings on social media.  This beautiful home is located near the Rose Bowl and Brookside Golf course.  Please click on the link below for more information including photos, 3D tour and much more.

 

Meet Juliette - A member at the Pasadena Senior Center and her experience!

The Pasadena Senior Center is a vital community asset.  Every year, more than 10,000 older adults age 50+ from a variety of backgrounds, with differing needs, abilities and interests come to PSC for a sense of community and so much more.  They offer a wide range of classes, events and activities for seniors.  Below is the video of one of their members.  Check out their site for membership.  

Wishing you and your family a Happy and safe Halloween 🎃!!

Rent Control Update: California Legislature Passes Rent Cap Bill

Governor Signs Legislation Capping Rents at 5% Plus Inflation:
California lawmakers passed a historic statewide rent control bill meant to address a worsening housing crisis in the state where millions of people are paying more than half their monthly income to landlords.  Click here to view article.

NAR Report: These Are the Top Home Improvements

Click here to view the article by National Association of Realtors (NAR)  
Click here to download the pdf copy of the 2019 Remodeling impact Survey report. 

You are invited to my Open Houses for 1870 Rosemont Avenue, Pasadena

You are invited to my Broker's Open on Thursday, October 3, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Public Open House on Sunday, October 6, 2019 from 1 to 4 p.m.  Click here for the larger photo.

My ad in the Caltech Women's Club (CWC) Bulletin

Being a Board member at Caltech Y and a member at CWC, I enjoy participating in their activities.  Below is a copy of my ad in the CWC bulletin.  Click here to view a larger image.


DIY Home Security Systems and Sensors

Get a sampling of what products are on the market to secure your home.  Click here to view the article by Realtor Magazine.  

Cohousing Builds Active Communities

Click here to view the article by Realtor Magazine.

September 2019 "Between Friends" Newsletter

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Have a Safe and Happy Labor Day weekend!!

Labor is the ladder through which human dignity and creative excellence is expressed. 
HAPPY LABOR DAY!!

Pasadena Real Estate Professional

PASADENA LIVING:  As a local resident and a Real Estate Professional in the area, I specialize in working with Sellers & Buyers helping them with their Real Estate needs.  If you are thinking of moving up or scaling down in the Pasadena or surrounding areas, please let me know.  I will be happy to assist you.  Thank you!

Re/Max Global Referral Network

With our Re/Max Global Referral Network, I have been able to assist many local Trusted Advisors connect with an experienced agent in other states or countries for their clients' relocating or selling needs. I just referred a Bank Asset Manager, who needed an experienced Realtor for a property in Rancho Santa Fe, CA, to a Re/Max agent in San Diego county.  Let me know if I can be of assistance to you.   


My listing at 1870 Rosemont Avenue, Pasadena featured in Pasadena Now!

Super excited to see my listing featured in Pasadena Now.  Thank you James MacPherson and Edwin Richardson, Sr. for doing such a fabulous job.   Click here to view the article.  


August 2019 "Between Friends" Newsletter

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6 Gorgeous Kitchen Countertops Ranked by Durability

Quartz? Granite? Laminate? These kitchen counter tops all have their pros and cons.  Click here to view the article by HouseLogic.

You’ll Want to Steal These Amazing DIY Ideas for Your Front Yard!!

Less mowing? ✅
Smothered weeds? ✅
Curb appeal? ✅
There’s plenty to love with a bark mulch and rock landscape.
Click here to view the article by HouseLogic.  

8 Ways to Soundproof Your Home.

Click here to view article.

July 2019 "Between Friends" Newsletter

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Wishing you and your family a Happy and Safe 4th of July!!

What Buyers want!!

Buyers are looking for these specific things in their dream home.  Click here to view the info.  

Who doesn’t love watching HGTV for the latest in design trends?

Check out some of the trends below by clicking on the link.


Do you know your Home's Market value?

Happy Father's Day!!

I want to congratulate all the men out there who are working diligently to be good fathers whether they are stepfathers, or biological fathers or just spiritual fathers...T. D. Jakes


June 2019 "Between Friends" Newsletter

Click here to view the newsletter.

Ready to buy your dream home? - Here are some things to avoid during the process!!

Have a Happy and safe Memorial Day weekend!!

Happy Mother's Day!!

Happy Mother's Day to all the fabulous moms in the world!!


The best indoor trees for your home

Artificial plants may never die, but having live plants in your home will make your home look and feel better.  Nothing brings life into a home better than well-maintained greenery.  Most indoor trees are easy to take care of and only need adequate water and a spot where they'll get enough light.  You can fill your home with trees or just add enough to a room to beautify empty space.  Here are the best indoor plants to add life and coziness to your home.   Click here to view the article.

Real Estate marketing on Pinterest!!

I utilize every avenue on social media to get the word out for my listings.  Creating a board on Pinterest and directing it to my listing on my website for more information is an effective marketing tool.  Please click here to check out my boards and follow me on Pinterest.


May 2019 "Between Friends" newsletter

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Selling Real Estate in Pasadena!!

May all the blessings, love and happiness shine down on you and your loved ones. Happy Easter!!

Quicken Loans: Owners Can Use Vrbo Rental Income to Refinance

Quicken Loans, one of the nation’s largest mortgage lenders, announced a partnership with vacation rental firm Vrbo that will allow homeowners to use rental income earned through short-term rentals to qualify for a mortgage refinance.  Usually, rental income can only be used to qualify for a mortgage when it is earned from a home that is considered an investment property and not a short-term rental.  Click here to view the article.

Home Appliance Rebates by City of Pasadena (PWP)

PWP rebates are available on Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Ceiling Fan and Room Air Conditioner EnergyStar products.  Click on the link below for more information.

Re/Max Vs. The Industry - YOU HAVE A CHOICE IN REAL ESTATE

Choose the brand with productive agents, leading brand awareness and extraordinary global presence.   
Choose RE/MAX.   Click here to view article.


Assessor Prang Urges Homeowners to Apply for $7,000 Homeowner’s Exemption

Click here to view the information on the Los Angeles County Office of the Assessor's website.  

Remax.com is #1 Real Estate Franchisor Website in Visits!!

Millions of homebuyers and sellers helped make remax.com the most visited website among real estate franchisors in 2018.  The site received more than 110 million visits!  It’s a testament to incredible brand power, the quality of RE/MAX agents, and ever-increasing consumer engagement with the network’s flagship website.


The 7 Most Financially Savvy Home Upgrades You Can Make

Click here to view article by Houselogic.

Elements of a Residential Therapy Garden

Click here to view the article by Realtor Magazine.

April 2019 "Between Friends" Newsletter

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Marketing done by me for clients!!

Please check out more information on the Sellers & Buyers tab.  Let me know if you have any questions or need additional information.  Looking forward to assisting you.  Thank you.

Re/Max Global Referral Exchange

With a presence in over 100 countries and territories, the RE/MAX global footprint is unmatched by any other real estate brand.  The ability to market our clients’ homes on an international scale is a game changer.  Potential buyers can be anywhere in the world.  The RE/MAX Global Referral Network, powered by RESAAS, gives us access to a valuable community of  experienced RE/MAX Sales Associates from around the world.  Please click on the link below for more information.  If you are looking to relocate to another city, state or country, please let me help you find an experienced agent in that area.  You can also watch the Go Global with Global RE/MAX YouTube video that was created in 2012.  RE/MAX was always ahead in its Global vision for Real Estate.  Go Global video

  

Happy St. Patrick's Day!!

I hope your day is as rich as gold and as colorful as a rainbow. 


7 Tips and Tricks to Keep Your Home Cleaner Longer

Deep cleaning tips just in time for Spring.  Click here to view article by HouseLogic.

GIVING BACK - We’re celebrating the RE/MAX agents that make a difference for their local Children's Miracle Network Hospitals

Giving back is a priority in the RE/MAX culture. All over the world, RE/MAX agents make a difference in their communities - volunteering, donating money, contributing time and ultimately changing lives.
Making miracles happen:  Children's Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN Hospitals) raises funds and awareness for 170 member hospitals that provide 32 million treatments each year to kids across the U.S. and Canada. Donations stay local to fund critical treatments and healthcare services, pediatric medical equipment and charitable care.  Click here for more details.  


The Art of the Small Garden!!

Bigger isn’t always better when it comes to outdoor spaces. Small gardens can be jewel boxes that delight the senses without requiring as much maintenance or expense as their larger counterparts.  Click here to view the article by Realtor Magazine.  

Most Homeowners Planning a Renovation This Year!

Click here to view the article by Realtor Magazine.

The High-Priority Home Features for Buyers!

Click here to view the article by Realtor Magazine.

How Much Do Buyers Want Green vs. Non-Green Features?

Click here to view the article by Realtor Magazine.  

Happy International Women's Day!!

Happy International Women's Day to all the wonderful and fabulous women in the world!!


March 2019 "Between Friends" Newsletter

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Wallpaper Makes Triumphant Return

Click here to view the article by Realtor Magazine.

What is my home worth? Get a free market analysis!!

If you would like to find out what your home is worth, please feel free to click on the icon below and get a free market analysis.  Let me know if you have any questions or need additional information.  Thank you...Sonia


Spot the 9 Problems With This House (Advice for New Homeowners)

Click here to view article by Houselogic.

Happy Valentine’s Day!!

Wishing you everything that makes you happiest, today and always.  Happy Valentine’s Day!!


6 Kitchen Materials Savvy Remodelers Never Use

Durability is key for kitchen remodeling, but it doesn’t have to cost a lot.  Click here to view the article by Houselogic.

5 Resources to Get the Inside Scoop on a Neighborhood

Please click here to view the article by ORHP.  

Help Clients Get Wise to Smart-Tech Hype!!

Please click here to view the informative article by Realtor Magazine.

Thank you for your support and referrals!!

Working with local Trusted Advisors and having them refer their clients to me is a privilege that I take very seriously.  Below is a thank you note to a local Trusted Advisor who referred 3 clients to me.  Your kindness and support of my business means a lot to me.  THANK YOU!!



Happy Lunar New Year 2019!!

May the new year bring in your life joys that never fade, hopes that never die and strength that never weakens. Wishing you a very Happy Chinese New Year!!


Marketing the "For Sale" Property slide presentation!!

Marketing the listing to reach as many buyers as possible is very important to get the maximum exposure which may result in higher sales price.  Based on each property, there are many target marketing techniques used by me to get successful results for my clients.  Below is the slide presentation for the marketing done by me.   Please click on the image for more information.  Thank you!!


February 2019 "BETWEEN FRIENDS" Newsletter

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Join me on Social Media!!

Social Media is an essential and effective marketing tool used to get the word out regarding properties for sale.  Home buyers today are online looking for houses, income property or a piece of land that they can call their own.  Please join me on several social media sites including my Blog to get Real Estate updates and Featured Listings information.  Please click on the image below for more information on my social media sites.  Thank you. 


The Re/Max Agent Advantage!!

Re/Max agents have the advantage of superior brand marketing tools including social media outreach, national & global network connections, local market expertise, access to resources and years of experience in their field. You can check out the Sellers & Buyers tab for more information. 

Builders Bet on Luxe Townhomes to Win Over Young Buyers.

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How Long Is That Remodel Going to Take?

Some remodeling projects go on for weeks and make a mess of your home life. Here is how to survive.   Click here to view article.

6 Things professional burglars don’t want you to know.

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8 Easy Ways to Save Money and Reduce Energy

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How to Stage a House for Free: 7 Ideas That Don't Cost a Dime

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January 2019 "BETWEEN FRIENDS" Newsletter

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What You Should Really Know About Browsing for Homes Online!!

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Happy New Year!! - Welcome 2019

May each day of the New Year be filled with contentment, opportunities, peace and abundance.  HAPPY NEW YEAR!!  Best Wishes...Sonia 


List of some of my sales in the area

Below is a list of some of my sales in the area.  Please click on the image to view the list.   Client satisfaction has been the #1 priority in my Real Estate career.  I am looking forward to providing the same excellent service and getting successful results for you.  Thank you!!

4 Trends That Predict the Home of Tomorrow - It’s all about lifestyle!!

The home of tomorrow isn’t about Jetson-esque wonders and smartphone apps.  It is about home value, natural resources and our lifestyles.  In an effort to predict what home features will be most valued in 25 years, HouseLogic focused on four rising trends.  Click here to view their article.  

8 Design Trends Clients Will Crave in 2019

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Merry Christmas!!

May the joy of Christmas fill your home with gifts, warm greetings and a loving family.  Have a blessed Christmas!!  Best Wishes...Sonia 


WHAT ARE GRANNY PODS?

After children grow up and leave the nest, their parents may enjoy their newfound freedom for a while.  But as those parents grow older, they and their adult kids may think about living close together again—but in a way that preserves everyone\'s independence.  Enter the granny pod, an affordable living solution for retirees wanting to downsize.  Click here to view the article.  

Property managers can use these eight recommendations to keep discrimination lawsuits at bay.

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December 2018 "Between Friends" Newsletter

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Happy Holidays!!

Wishing you and your family a wonderful Holiday Season.  Best Wishes...Sonia


List of some of my sales in the area!!

I am thankful to my clients for their support of my real estate business. Below is the link to the video showing some of my sales. Let me know if I can be of any assistance to you. Most of my transactions are repeat referrals from trusted advisors and past clients. Thank you.  Please click here for a list of some of my sales in the area.

New FHFA conforming loan limits

The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) today issued the following statement in response to the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s (FHFA) announcement to increase the 2019 conforming loan limits for mortgages acquired by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to $484,350 on one-unit properties and a cap of $726,525 in high-cost areas. The previous loan limits were $453,100 and $679,650, respectively.  Click here to view article.  

Happy Thanksgiving!!

Wishing you the happiness of good friends, the joy of a happy family, and the wonder of the holiday season. Have a memorable THANKSGIVING!! 


RE/MAX GLOBAL REFERRAL network

If you are looking to relocate or know anyone who is thinking of moving to another state in the United States or worldwide, please let me know. I can find a local Re/Max Realtor from our network of experienced agents to help make the moving process easier.  


November 2018 "Between Friends" Newsletter

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Fall Maintenance Tasks for Your Property.

With temperatures cooling down, now is the perfect time to visit those tasks that were on the back burner during the busy summer months.  Click here for more details.

How Homes Support Healthy Lifestyles

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10 Bathroom Materials That’ll Withstand Any Abuse

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Dos and Don’ts of Screening Tenants Legally

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6 Decisions to Make Before the Home Search

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4 Feng Shui Staging Tips

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Fireplaces are great, but make sure you know the true costs of adding one before pull out your wallet.

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Should You Sell Your Home Or Rent It Out?

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RE/MAX, LLC, the #1 name in real estate, was once again ranked a top 10 franchise!!

RE/MAX, LLC, the #1 name in real estate, was once again ranked a top 10 franchise in the annual Franchise Times Top 200+® survey. The Denver-based global franchisor of real estate brokerages also was named the leading real estate franchise for the ninth consecutive year.

A general inspection can only do so much. You might have to hire these 7 pros to save future hassles in your new home.

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There is such a thing as having too many bathrooms. Ask yourself these 7 questions first before you add another one to your home.

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