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When to Refinance Your Home

“Refinance” has been a buzzword in the real estate industry in the past year for good reason. With interest rates hitting rock bottom in 2020, refinancing demands were up 105% for the year overall..
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Manhattan Beach Certified as the First “Blue City”

Just in time for Earth Day, the nonprofit organization Project O announced that Manhattan Beach is the first city to be officially certified as a “Blue City”. Project O is a nonprofit organization..
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Navigating Our Website to Find Your Dream Home

Here at Caskey & Caskey and Associates, we have recently updated our website to make it easier to find exactly what you’re looking for in a new home. We thought it might be a good idea to point..
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Bidding Wars and How to Negotiate

By now you’ve heard the stories – how that desirable home down the block went on the market, only to trigger a bidding war and a fierce contest to see who would come home with the keys. In today’s..
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Game-Changer: Technology and the New World of Real Estate

Remember Open Houses? A chance to pop into a home you’d been admiring and meet your friendly local Realtor, maybe take home a glossy brochure or their business card. So much has changed in the..
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Dave Caskey named the #13 Realtor in Los Angeles County, #1 in the South Bay

Here at Caskey & Caskey and Associates, we take the time to celebrate our own. We are very happy to announce that our founder and co-owner, Dave Caskey, was named the #13 Realtor in all of Los..
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Easy DIY Projects to Improve Your Home’s Value

Improving the value of your home doesn’t always mean a major makeover or knocking down a few walls. These easy projects can improve the look and feel – and therefore the value – of your home and..
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Keys to Navigating the New Open House

There’s no question that the pandemic has changed the way we shop for everything, including our homes. Just as COVID-19 helped to kindle the housing boom, and with the housing market predicted to..
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Today's Real Estate Market Means Fewer Homes for Buyers

If you’ve been reading our blog in the past few weeks (and we hope you have!) you know that we’ve mentioned the current state of low inventory in today’s market. Fewer homes available have..
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A Tutorial on Interest Rates

Ahhh interest rates… one of the first topic of discussions when entertaining the idea of buying or selling your home. They’ve been historically low but will they go up? By how much? When? How do..
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