The Importance Of A Correct Home Valuation When Downsizing

Why it’s so important to do a thorough home valuation?  If you’re thinking of downsizing you will need to know what your home is worth so you can determine what to spend in the new one. Hi I’m Ines Gomez-Acebo broker and owner at IGA Lux Homes, and I specialize in helping you downsize out … Continued

Financial Logistics When Downsizing

Are you thinking of downsizing but are unsure how to financially make that transition from your current home to your next? For several of our older Sellers this is their biggest concern when they first start talking with us. Hi I’m Ines Gomez-Acebo broker and owner at IGA Lux Homes, and I specialize in helping … Continued

What will the net profit from selling your home be?

So, you’ve gone over your numbers and your quite clear what your expenses will be once you downsize thanks to the Moving calculator, but you need to know what your net profit will be from the sale of your actual home. A home is the largest financial investment in most people’s lifetimes, so knowing how … Continued

The Financial side of downsizing

The goal for people downsizing is that they are going to sell their larger current home and downsize into a smaller less expensive home and here’s the goal – to have lots of cash left over that can go into financing their retirement. That would be my goal for you too!  Hi I’m Ines Gomez … Continued

How Do You Know When It Is Time to Downsize?

So you’re thinking maybe it’s time to downsize, is your home getting hard to manage? Would you rather spend your time doing things you truly enjoy rather than keeping up with chores? When it comes to homes, bigger isn’t always better—and certainly if it doesn’t fit your circumstances. Here are some sure fire signs that it … Continued

Welcome To Our All Downsize Series

So, you’re thinking of downsizing, but it seems a very big challenge and you don’t know where to begin? You’ve arrived at the perfect place; this video series will cover all the steps to a successful downsize with minimum stress! Hi I’m Ines Gomez-Acebo broker and owner at IGA realty group, and I specialize in … Continued

Here’s your September 2020 National Market Update!⚡

What’s happening in our real estate market globally. That’s the question of the hour. Well, first off let me just start off by saying that I am just reporting what analysts and real estate experts across the nation are predicting. I personally nor anyone else can control or predict what will actually happen. But, according … Continued

Get Ready To Boost Your Credit Score

Think about it, the major life events that we go through take some time. Having a baby takes 9 months, plus the time it took to get pregnant (but that’s usually the fun part).Planning a wedding or getting engaged averages about a year. Retirement, that takes 40 years. Think about it, most BIG LIFE EVENTS requires some … Continued

Mortgage Rates Hit Record Lows for Three Consecutive Weeks

Over the past several weeks, Freddie Mac has reported the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate dropping to record lows, all the way down to 3.03%. Last week’s reported rate reached the lowest point in the history of the survey, which dates back to 1971 (See graph below): What does this mean for buyers? This is huge for homebuyers. Those … Continued