Why Open Houses Are Still Critical

For years, realtors have questioned the value of open houses, and in some ways it’s understandable. Open houses are time consuming, expensive and you get a lot of people who are “just looking”. The real issue though, is that according to a 2013 National Association of Realtors, 45% of buyers believe they are important and … Continue reading Why Open Houses Are Still Critical

Spring Decorating Tips

When you are closing on a home or when you just have questions, contact Eastland Escrows. We can provide information that will help you feel more secure about the purchase of a house. We proudly serve the region from offices in Covina, California. Spring is a time to freshen things up, and that includes the look of … Continue reading Spring Decorating Tips

Your Annual Property Taxes

Death and taxes; the proverbial things humans cannot escape in their lifetimes. While death happens just once, paying property taxes is an annual event. What are property taxes? Property tax can be explained as the tax liability imposed on homeowners for ownership of real estate. Tax rates are determined based on the location of said … Continue reading Your Annual Property Taxes

Questions Home Buyers Should Ask and Sellers Should Know

Buying or selling a home is a stressful situation. There are so many questions, and sometimes, too few good answers. Buyers who are purchasing a home should ask some of the following questions, and sellers should prepare answers to them. Why are you selling your home? Don't expect the seller to tell you any negative … Continue reading Questions Home Buyers Should Ask and Sellers Should Know