What are you looking for???

One statistic is that home owners nowadays stay in their homes for about 5-7 years. Then the itch starts to, well, … itch…

A larger home is the next step. Growing family, baby one has arrived and (for some reason) baby number two is really not that much of a stretch. I am not a parent of humans, so I cannot be taken seriously, although, two german shepherds feels like two toddlers at times.

For the longest time, recession included, homeowners were not able to sell their home, use the proceeds, and buy their move up home. In the current economical landscape, and real estate market however, opportunities are plentiful and doors are opening left and right.

Due to the still incredibly low interest rates (yep, they are low, google the stats) there are more buyers than sellers. A seller’s market is still going on. Put your home on the market at a competitive price point, market the heck out of it and you have a good chance that you will be playing ‘poker’ with several buyers, increasing the purchase price and better the terms of the contract. I am here to help you with that process.

One of my listings, still in escrow, in Torrance is in escrow with an accepted offer well above the current market values. Stretching the market to new heights.

Are you ready to find out what is possible for you? Call or text me today. I’d love to help you or anyone you refer to me.


Why use Robin for your next home buying or selling adventure? Because you need an advocate in the real estate market!



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People that squat.

No denying, times are tough for many. Looking for employment, implementing a budget for household expenses, living below your means, holding off on those wants and focussing on the needs first. Yep, it is an adjustment for many. Many succeed at it.

The home owner who I am working with has since long, left her home and the home is vacant. In fact it has been vacant for months. Due to all kinds of unforeseen hick-ups with the short sale process.

In the mean time, some people are now squatting in the home. They have no authorization to be inside the home, the Police doesn’t want them there, the City doesn’t want them there, yet they return over and over again. Sometimes there are laptops laying around, or a bicycle, or a telescope that looks pretty brand new. Of course I am not at liberty to say that these items appear stolen. But hey, it does make me wonder.

So while many people are looking for employment,¬†implementing a budget for household expenses, living below their means, holding off on those wants and focussing on their needs first… others are just squatting and taking. It’s sad but a fact of life.

Working on getting this home sold, for the owner, and the neighborhood, is on my mind.

Robin Auwerda – Realtor – Keller Williams Realty

BRE: 01509977 – RobinAuwerda@kw.comhttp://www.IWantRealEstate.com