Author Archives: Lawrence Chaves

About Lawrence Chaves

Lawrence Chaves Keller Williams Beach Cities BRE# 01893036 Member of the South Bay Association of Realtors, California Association of Realtors, and National Association of Realtors. Specializing in residential and income properties in the South Bay and Beach Cities of Los Angeles County. 1st time buyers & new to the South Bay are welcome. Taking appointments now. 1601 Pacific Coast Hwy Ste. 265 Hermosa Beach CA 90254 Phone: 310.722.5959 Email: LJChaves@gmail.com Website: http://lawrencechaves.kwrealty.com/

Our Government is shutting down… again! Whaaaat….. does that even mean???

Our government is facing another shut down on April 28th? What does this mean? Well, homebuyers and sellers could be subject to more headaches than usual before their deals close. Any borrowers applying for an FHA or VA mortgage could … Continue reading

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Is now a good time to buy?

The number one question I probably get asked the most is, “Is now a good time to buy?” to which my response is, “That depends. Do you want to move?” Really, that’s all it comes down to. But, let’s take … Continue reading

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Swimming with sharks

The real estate season has officially begun!  What does your real estate portfolio look like at the moment? What do you want it to look like? The next wave is surging. Are you still watching from the beach. Or are you … Continue reading

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Showing off

Getting ready to put your home on the market? You only get one chance to make a first impression. Make it count. Here are some guidelines on how to do just that. 1. When buyers are driving the streets looking … Continue reading

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Tips for First Time Homebuyers

10 Tips for First Time Homebuyers Buying a home can be a frustrating ordeal, especially when inventory levels are down and competition is fierce. Here are 10 tips to make the home buying process a bit smoother. Do your homework … Continue reading

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Ride this wave

I’ve been doing some reflecting and goal setting recently and remembered posting this picture along with a write up on my business page months back. In it I stated, “There are only 100 days left in 2012. There are only … Continue reading

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Negotiation Tactics 101

We are in a very unique, time sensitive market these days that tends to sway from a buyer’s market to a seller’s market in the course of a weekend. Wondering whether or not you have the upper hand? Here are … Continue reading

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