Neal Weichel's Blog Posts

Why 2021 Will Be Different Than 2020

Buyers are frustrated and sellers are enjoying strong demand. This is all due to a perfect storm of few homes for sale and record low interest rates. What could change that!

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Why In The World Is The REAL ESTATE Market So Strong?

Every week I speak with agents across the country & no matter what state they sell in, we can't believe how strong the market is with a Pandemic going on. It makes no sense...!

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As We Slowly Get Back to Normal, Real Estate Leads The Way

May numbers show the surprising strength of the current Real Estate market. With 1 in 4 Americans filing for unemployment, you wouldn't expect what I'm about to share!

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Why April Surprised Us...

Amidst all the bad news we received about the economy in April, was the surprising fact that the Real Estate market didn't fall apart. In fact, the numbers were pleasantly...

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Is This What Finally Drives Prices Down?

After 7 years of mostly solid appreciation people are wondering if the Pandemic is what finally brings prices back down? It’s an impossible question to answer but I will offer what is likely

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What's Selling as We Enter April?

The last 3 weeks have seen the expected slow down in homes selling. Perhaps surprisingly there is one part of the market that remains relatively...

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Sixty Seconds or Less - Episode Two

The market has been strong with sellers enjoying interest and offers. However accepting an offer doesn’t always mean closing an escrow 30 days later unless the seller protects themselves;

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Sixty Seconds or Less - Episode One

Watch this monthly video series for short, quick-hitting updates on trends I'm seeing in the Santa Clarita Real Estate...

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IS THE MARKET GOING DOWN OR NOT?

As we look forward to a New Year, in fact a new decade, I thought I would try to address the question I’m being asked the most. Are prices actually going down in Santa Clarita? We certainly

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Update On Newhall Ranch Development – Video

Watch this short video to find out what you need to know about all the grading you see behind Magic...

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What Is The Best Year To Sell Your Home?

Wouldn’t we all like to know when the perfect time to sell is? To know what exact time would result in the perfect buyer being ready, willing & able to pay us top dollar? The truth is that

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Is Your Property In A Trust?

Back in the 90’s, I would often be asked by my clients buying homes, “How should I take title to my new home?” I wasn’t really supposed to advise them, but I would sometimes

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The Return Of The Contingent Buyer

2018 was one of the most unusual years for Real Estate that I have seen in my almost 30 years of selling homes. The first 5 months were a complete and total Sellers’ market. Buyers would offer

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28,000 New Homes In Santa Clarita?! - Video

Watch this short video to find out what you need to know about the New Construction that is...

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How To Know When A Market Is REALLY Changing…

It’s almost August and if you read my last post about the super strong, multiple offer driven Spring market, you may be surprised to hear that just a few months later the market is shifting a

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When Will This “Seller’s Market” Turn?

This spring marks the 6th straight year of appreciation in the cost of housing in California. In many areas the cost to buy or rent has become unaffordable. As I begin my 28th year of selling Real

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Solar Energy - Video

Watch this short video to find out what you need to know about Solar...

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Preparing Your Home For Sale - Video

Watch this short video to find out what you need to know about getting your home ready for...

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2018 Real Estate Tax Plan – Updated

When we reported to you in November what was proposed for “Tax Reform,” there were some proposals which would definitely hurt the Real Estate Market. The final version which is now law

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Economic Outlook Preview – Demand For Industrial Space Is Hottest In Years

Posted Feb. 05, 2018 by Dr. Mark Schneipp, California Economic Forecast  (From SCVEDC website)Demand for Industrial Space Hottest in Years The Santa Clarita Valley industrial

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