The Pros & Cons of Buying a Home with an HOA (Homeowner’s Association)

HOAs work to maintain a certain level of aesthetic uniformity and upkeep within a neighborhood. They set guidelines around exterior home maintenance, landscaping, and even the color of your home. These standards often protect and even enhance property values, ensuring that your investment remains solid.

6 Tips to Sell in a High-Interest Market

The most important things you can do when selling a home is to set the right price. In a high-interest-rate environment, buyers may be less likely to take on a larger mortgage payment. Therefore, it is crucial to price your home competitively. Work with a real estate agent or do some research to determine what similar homes in your area are selling for, and price your home accordingly.

How to Buy a House in 2023

One expert predicts that, due to low inventory, home prices will not drop in 2023 and may increase by just one percentage point. However, another expert believes that higher interest rates will negatively impact home values and pricing, resulting in a soft real estate market with lower home prices. Despite this, some potential buyers may still enter the market, particularly those who are not as affected by interest rate concerns, such as those paying with cash or those with lower loan-to-value ratios. 

Scary Escrow stories

An independent escrow company, regulated by the Department of Business Oversight 302 E. Rowland Street Covina, CA 91723  What is Escrow?                               It is a process not a product Escrow is the deposit of money and documents by two or more parties with a neutral third party that are held by the third party until certain … Continue reading Scary Escrow stories

How To Host an open house

Sellers host open houses to spread the word about the sale of a house to large numbers of potential customers. As a realtor, help your client succeed by holding this event to connect with potential buyers. Here are some ideas for making sure the open house you organize is a success: Timing The main purpose … Continue reading How To Host an open house


At a time when big businesses and warehouses have practically taken over the entire country, the city of Covina, California remains a bedroom community with lots of industry for residents and visitors, alike. Eastland Escrows was founded in 1973 and is located in the heart of downtown Covina. Covina is located in the beautiful Southern … Continue reading EASTLAND ESCROWS LOVES THE CITY OF COVINA