Hello, welcome to my blog!  Please check back here for new posts regarding real estate, home decor, tips, humor, inspiration and much more! 

Mar 31, 2016

March Madness!

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

California is on fire! With 13 out of 20 real estate markets that have been the hottest in the month of March. March Madness in effect! #WayToGoCaliforniasmile emotico

 

America’s 20 Hottest Real Estate Markets in March 2016

REALTOR.COM

Mar 23, 2016

Home Buying 101

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Slow your roll, hasty home buyer—you’re not finished yet. You might think it’s time to get the keys and start moving in, but there are several things you still need to do before this thing is official.

Your Offer Was Accepted--What Happens Now? (Video)

REALTOR.COM

 

Mar 3, 2016

Heroic Pets

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Pets aren’t just beloved members of the family, they can also serve as the ultimate home protectors.

Tales of 6 Heroic Pets Protecting Homes

REALTOR.COM

 

Mar 1, 2016

Need Down Payment Help?

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Here are five creative ways to build your down payment nest egg faster than you may have ever imagined.

 

5 Ways You Didn’t Know You Could Save For A Down Payment

HOUSELOGIC.COM

Feb 26, 2016

Home Selling Tip!

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Before you move, host a yard sale to get rid of anything you don't want to take with you. #HomeSellingTip

Feb 24, 2016

You've Got Questions, We Have Answers!

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Here are some of the most common questions that real estate agents hear from sellers—along with some answers, of course

Most Common Questions From Home Sellers

REALTOR.COM

Feb 19, 2016

Safest Cities In The U.S.

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Awesome to see 2 California cities on this list!

Does Your Town Make the “Safest in the U.S.” List?

 

Feb 15, 2016

Happy President's Day!

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be. 
-Abraham Lincoln 

Feb 1, 2016

First Time Homebuyers

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Do we really want homeownership to become a privilege rather than a choice?

First-Time Homebuyers: The New Elite?

REALTOR.COM

Jan 28, 2016

Safety Tips for Homeowners!

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

As a homeowner, you may be at risk for this opportunistic crime, but you can take certain precautions to better protect your home sweet home.

 

Protecting Your Home: Safety Tips for The Homeowner

CENTURY21.COM 

Jan 25, 2016

Earthquake Proof Your Home

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Until Feb. 20, qualifying Californians can apply atearthquakebracebolt.com for one of 1,600 grants to retrofit their home against earthquakes.

Californians: Want $3,000 to Earthquake -Proof Your Home?

REALTOR.COM

 

Jan 8, 2016

Get Top Dollar For Your Home!

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

If you’re planning to sell your home, why not work with the best of the best? I'm a proud Dave Ramsey (Endorsed Local Provider) agent and will always work hard to get you top dollar.

 

An Easy Way to Make More Money Selling Your Home

DAVERAMSEY.COM

Jan 7, 2016

Housing State of the Union

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Home prices rose 5% to 7% nationally in 2015, depending on what metric you choose. Such appreciation helped owners see substantial gains in equity. Home values are close to being fully recovered nationally.

The Housing State of the Union:We’re Back, Baby!

REALTOR.COM

Jan 4, 2016

How You Can Save For A Down Payment This Year

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

You can make 2016 the year of the down payment. By cutting a few things from your budget this year, you can speed up your progress toward having a down payment by the time the holiday decorations come back out of the closet.

 

Resolve to Give Up These 8 Money-Wasters For A Downy Payment before 2017

REALTOR.COM

Jan 1, 2016

Happy New Year!

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

May you all approach the New Year with resolve to find the opportunities hidden in each day. Praying you have a happy, prosperous, fun filled and joyful New Year ahead! ‪#‎HappyNewYear‬ #2016 ‪#‎NewBeginnings‬

Dec 31, 2015

Have A Safe New Year!

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

There no place like Home Sweet Home! However you celebrate the coming of the New Year, I wish everyone a safe and Happy New Year!

5 Reasons You Need to Throw a House Party This New Year’s Eve

REALTOR.COM

Dec 30, 2015

The Timing is Perfect!

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

If you've been on the fence about buying a home, 2016 is the year to take the plunge.

 

4 Reasons 2016 Is The Year to Buy a Home

MONEY.CNN.COM

Dec 29, 2015

Selling Tips!

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

A buyer’s first impression is no longer that special moment when they first pull up to check out your curb appeal, chances are that they've already seen your home online. Which is why it's important that your home is being advertised with exceptional photos that will draw a buyer to see your home in person. This is something I've always made sure to implement with all of my listings.

5 Things Your Real Estate Agent Photographer Wishes You Knew

REALTOR.COM

Dec 23, 2015

Holiday Awareness

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

December is always a leading month for crime, with big-ticket presents under the tree and expensive jewelry in the car trunk. Here's how to keep them safe.

Don’t Let Grinches Steal Your Holiday Gifts

REALTOR.COM

Dec 22, 2015

New listing brought to you by Luther!

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Beautiful Remodeled Home in Hacienda Heights!
• 14836 Ansford St Hacienda Heights 
• Standard Sale asking $499,000 
• 4Bed/2Bath
• 6,074 LotSize & 1,458 SqFt

Click on the link for more information and photos!

Home For Sale at 14836 Ansford St Hacienda Heights, CA

LutherSanchez.com

Dec 21, 2015

Happy Home Buyer!

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Just in time for Christmas!

As their family real estate agent, I've helped Martha's father purchase a home over 11 years ago. I've also helped her sister find a home and have helped her brother as well. Now i'm happy to announce that Martha is a happy homeowner herself, Congratulations to the Luque family for purchasing their first home! May God Bless your family and home for the years to come and may you build many wonderful memories here.

My goal is not to just sell homes but to help families achieve their dreams, develop lasting relationships and to help those that are close to them. I'd love to become YOUR family real estate agent by bringing countless value in ways that save and make you money in the long run. I look forward to hearing from you! :)

Dec 17, 2015

Most Iconic 'Star Wars' Homes

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

In light of the upcoming new Star Wars movie, here are some of the most iconic homes in the Star Wars galaxy.

 

Ranking the ‘Star Wars’ Gaxlaxy’s Most Iconic Homes

BLOG.REALESTATEBOOK.COM

Dec 16, 2015

Christmas Humor

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Some real estate Christmas humor for you today!  : ) 

Dec 15, 2015

Selling Your Home?

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

To really maximize your gain and exposure it's good idea to have a knowledgeable agent who will protect and serve you correctly. Call me today to find out how I can help you sell your home... 562-755-9387

 

Sellling Your House? 5 Reasons You Shouldn’t For Sale By Owner

SIMPLIFYINGTHEMARKET.COM

Dec 11, 2015

More of a Reason to Buy Now

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Low rental vacancies and a lack of new rental construction are pushing up rents, and its expected that they’ll outpace home price appreciation in the year ahead.

Wake Up, America: We’re in a Housing Crisis
REALTOR.COM

 

Dec 10, 2015

Just In Time For Christmas

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Dec 9, 2015

Location, Location, Location

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Seventy-five percent of those surveyed in the report cited one or more ‘location-related reasons’ for their eagerness to move.

Location, Location, Location

SIMPLYFYINGTHEMARKET.COM

 

Dec 5, 2015

Home Buyer Tips for Previous Home Owners

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

If you’re thinking about re-engaging as a homeowner, even if you had problems in the past, the current environment is a good one for buyers!

Lost Your Home Due to Hard Times? You Can Buy Again – Here’s How

REALTOR.COM

 

Dec 2, 2015

Safety first!

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

This Winter be sure to clean your fireplace every month during times of heavy usage.

 

Dec 1, 2015

Home Buyer News

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Interest rates to rise this coming year! 

 

The Impact of Higher Interest Rates

SIMPLIFYINGTHEMARKET.COM

Dec 1, 2015

Buyer Financing

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Smart income choices play an important role when buying a home, it’s not necessarily all about what you earn, but how you spend it too.

The Mortgage Balancing Act: What You Spend vs. What Your Make

BLOG.CREDIT.COM 

Nov 24, 2015

Holiday Hosting Tips

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

With Thanksgiving around the corner here are some ways you can avoid a few Holiday Hosting Disasters.

5 Holiday Hosting Disasters and How To Avoid Them

HOUSELOGIC.COM

Nov 23, 2015

Money Saving Options

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Here are the best lighting options for your home that will lower your monthly electricity bill.

Lighting That Saves You Money

BLOG.REALESTATEBOOK.COM

Nov 20, 2015

Avoid This From Happening To You

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Something to consider especially during this holiday season. Here's how you may be able to prevent burglaries in your home.

 

10 Things A Burlar Doesn’t Want You To Know

HOUSELOGIC.COM

Nov 19, 2015

Happy Home!

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

They say you can’t put happiness in a bottle and yet recent research reveals plenty of ways to boost joy based on where you buy, how you renovate, and other factors.

 

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The Scentific Secrets of What Makes A Happy Home

REALTOR.COM

Nov 18, 2015

How To Boost Your Credit

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Maintaining a positive credit history is important for everyone, a few credit mistakes can set back financial goals significantly. Here are some ways you can improve your credit.

 

Best Ways To Boost Credit Worthiness 

BLOG.REALESTATEBOOK.COM

Nov 17, 2015

For Those of You With Little One's

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

It’s better to be safe than sorry! 

 

How To Baby Proof For The Holidays

CENTURY21.COM

Nov 16, 2015

Ignore These At Your Own Risk

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Don't say I didn't warn you. This is why you shouldn't just choose any real estate agent.  :)

 

If Your Real Estate Agent Shows Any Of These Types Of Body Language...RUN!

LIGHTERSIDEOFREALESTATE.COM

Nov 13, 2015

Great Tax Advice You Can't Miss!

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Plan like a pro for your taxes this year! You can't miss the opportunity to take advantage of these tax breaks.

 

Don’t Miss These Home Tax Deductions 

HOUSELOGIC.COM

Nov 11, 2015

Happy Veteran's Day!

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Some people dream the dream, some people live the dream and some people defend the dream. God Bless the Defenders and Thank you! Happy Veteran’s Day! 

 

Nov 10, 2015

Don't Wait Until The New Year to Sell Your Home

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Great reasons as to why the Holiday season is a great time to sell your home.

 

Waiting Until After The Holidays Isn’t A Smart Decision 

SIMPLYFINGTHEMARKET.COM

Nov 9, 2015

Mortgage Rates to Rise

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Mortgage rates expected to rise. Take advantage of the lower interest before it's too late, contact me to get started.

 

Where Are Mortgage Rates Headed? This Winter? Next Year?

SIMPLIFYINGTHEMARKET.COM

Nov 5, 2015

October Market Analysis for Downey, CA

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Downey, CA market update, click on the video to see a market analysis for the month of October of active inventory, median sales price and number of homes sold in Downey, CA.

 

Downey CA Market Inforamtion | Downey Real Estate Overview  

CENTURY21.COM 

Nov 4, 2015

Happy National Entrepreneurship Month!

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Happy National Entrepreneurship Month!! Celebrating those who are innovative and are taking risks by pursuing their passion and calling. It's not easy to live each day with financial insecurity but it's a great motivating factor to never give up. Here are some excellent ways to celebrate this month!

 

5 Ways To Celebrate National Entrepreneurship Month

HUFFINGTONPOST.COM

Nov 3, 2015

How To Choose The Right Realtor

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

It's important to find a knowledgeable Realtor whom you can trust and who will be responsive to answer all questions and concerns at any time. It's an absolute priority of mine to be able to display and implement these qualities for all my clients. Here are some great questions to ask when searching for a real estate agent…

 

10 Questions To Ask When Hiring A Realtor

REALTOR.COM

Nov 2, 2015

How To Prepare An Emergency Kit

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Here is a great guide to making a home emergency preparedness kit. You never know when a disaster will strike so its better to be prepared for such events.

 

Make A Home Emergency Preparedness Kit

HOUSELOGIC.COM

 

Oct 30, 2015

Happy Halloween!

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Have a haunted house that you need to sell? Consider it sold! Have a safe Halloween everyone!

 

Oct 29, 2015

FYI

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Oct 28, 2015

Positive Affirmations

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

A little positive affirmation for you today. Positive thoughts generate positive feelings and attract positive life experiences. Have a great day everyone!

 

Oct 27, 2015

Real Estate Humor

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

A little humor to brighten your day! Here are some funny home listing marketing descriptions that are seriously REAL and out there. LOL!

 

Oct 26, 2015

Property Taxes Due in November!

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

It's that time again for all homeowners, property taxes are due in November. If you haven't received your property tax statement click on the link below for contact information on how to obtain it.

 

 

Remider: Second Half of 2015 Property Taxes Are Due Nov, 1st 

LACOUNTYPROPERTYTAX.COM

 

 

Oct 23, 2015

Feeling Tired During The Day?

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Feeling tired during the day? Maybe it's because of a lack of quality sleep. Here are some ways you can improve the quality of your sleep every night.

 

10 Bedroom Hacks That May Improve Your Quality Of Sleep

CENTURY21.COM

 

Oct 22, 2015

Where is the real estate market headed for 2016?

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

In 2016 sales expected to rise; price growth will slow down.

 

What’s California Real Estate Going To Do In 2016?

HOUSINGWIRE.COM

Oct 21, 2015

Home For Sale in East Whittier

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

New listing in East Whittier brought to you by Luther Sanchez. Please contact me if you or someone you know would be interested in this or any other home. Feel free to share this post, for more details please visit the property website at: http://14229StarbuckSt.c21.com

 

Oct 20, 2015

How To Save Money This Winter

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Great ways to heat up your home this winter without increasing your heating bill.

 

 

The Warm And Cozy Home

HOUSELOGIC.COM

 

Oct 16, 2015

Saving Strategies To Buy A Home

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Here are a couple of great ways to save for your dream home...

Call me to get the ball rolling (562) 755-9387

 

 

                                                       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

 

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Oct 13, 2015

Listing Brought to You by Luther Sanchez

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Great new listing in the city of Whittier that hit the market this month. Please contact me if you or someone you know would be interested in this or any other home. Feel free to share this post, for more details please visit the property website at: http://14140putnamst.c21.com/

 

 

 

Oct 12, 2015

Happy Home Owners!

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Congratulations Michael & Letty on the purchase of your new rental property! "Real estate investing, even on a very small scale, remains a tried and true means of building an individuals cash flow and wealth." 
Contact me to see how I can get you started with your greatest investment. (562) 755-9387. I'd be happy to help!

 

Oct 9, 2015

Halloween Savings!

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Just in time for Halloween! Here are some great ideas on how to decorate for Halloween without having to spend a pretty penny. Boo-tacular!

 

Halloween Light Ideas: Scary Good Savings

HOUSELOGIC.COM

 

Oct 8, 2015

New Listing Coming Soon in East Whittier!

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Great new listing coming soon in the East Whittier area! Please contact me if you or someone you know would be interested in this or any other home. (562) 755-9387. 

 

Oct 8, 2015

Need Help Decorating at Home?

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

For great ideas on how to decorate at home follow these recommended top interior designers on Pinterest. You will NOT be disappointed!

 

5 Interior Designers to Follow on Pinterest | Century 21 

CENTURY21.COM

Oct 7, 2015

September Market Analysis for Downey, CA

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Click on the video to see a market analysis for the month of September of active inventory, median sales price and number of homes sold in Downey, CA.

 

Downey, CA Real Estate Information | Downey Real Estate Overview

CENTURY21.COM 

Oct 6, 2015

Red Flags For Home Sellers and Buyers

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Problems you shouldn't ignore when buying or selling a house.

 

4 Problems That Can Kill a Home Sale – Consumer Reports

CONSUMERREPORTS.COM

Oct 6, 2015

Sold!

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Congratulations to Alfonso on the sale of his Downey home! I truly appreciate his trust and confidence in my abilities. As I always focus on exceeding my clients expectations it brought me great pleasure in obtaining $30,000 more than he anticipated.

Contact me to see how I can get your home sold for top dollar! (562) 755-9387. I'd be happy to help!  :)

 

Oct 4, 2015

Listing Brought to You by Luther Sanchez

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Great listing in the city of Whittier. Please contact me if you or someone you know would be interested in this or any other home. For more details please visit the property website at: http://2240kaydelrd.c21.com/

 

Oct 2, 2015

Things To Do When Moving Into a New Home

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Moving into your first home is exciting! But it also means you’ve got work to do.

 

6 Things Everyone Should Do When Moving Into a New House

HOUSELOGIC.COM

Sep 30, 2015

New Listing Brought To You By Luther Sanchez!

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Great new listing in the city of Huntington Park that hit the market this month. Please contact me if you or someone you know would be interested in this or any other home. For more details please visit the property website at: http://6042staffordave.c21.com/

 

Sep 30, 2015

Find your Safe Haven

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

The ache for home is in all of us.  The safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned. 

-Maya Angelou

Sep 29, 2015

Rent vs Buy vs Live with Mom & Dad

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Great article for millennials! Is it better to buy, rent, or live at home? 

 

What mortgage to get (or should you just live at home with your parents)?

MONEY.CNN.COM

Sep 28, 2015

Quick & Budget-Friendly DIY Projects

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Quick and budget-friendly do-it-yourself projects that will enhance your homes appearance and increase it’s selling potential.    

 

Sep 26, 2015

Avoid Foreclosure!

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

This article contains guidelines that will assist homeowners who are struggling to pay their mortgage and whom could be threatened with foreclosure.  

 

Guidelines that may assist with avoiding foreclosure

REALESTATELATINO.COM

Sep 26, 2015

Real Estate Humor

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Don’t forget about your mother-in-law!  :)

 

Sep 25, 2015

Downey, CA Real Estate Market Update

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

See great Downey market information such as local weather, school and demograhic data.  Also, click on the video to see  a market analysis for the month of August of active inventory, median sales price and number of homes sold in Downey, CA. 

 

Downey, CA Real Estate Information | Downey Real Estate Market Overview

CENTURY21.COM

Sep 24, 2015

8 Good Reasons You Should Buy A Home

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

There are many reasons to buy a home, especially for first-time buyers, beyond tax deductions.  Look at this list of excellent reasons to buy a home. 

 

 

 

Sep 24, 2015

5 Home Projects to Complete in 10 Minutes or Less

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

For those who would like quick tips on how organize at home. 

 

5 Home Projects to Complete in 10 Minutes or Less

CENTURY21.COM

Sep 24, 2015

How to make the value of your home10% more!

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Great article for home sellers! 

 

How to make the value of your home10% more!

CONSUMERREPORTS.ORG

 

Sep 23, 2015

Your smarter, bolder, faster Real Estate agent for life!

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

This is the kind of service I deliver and much more. Making it happen and delivering results all while making sure we enjoy the experience of what this process has to offer. :)

 

 

Sep 22, 2015

Downey, CA News!

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

As a long-time Downey resident, I can certainly appreciate the pros and cons of this article...

Is Downey becoming a victim of over-development?

TheDowneyPatriot.com

Sep 21, 2015

Textspeak in Real Estate?

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Textspeak such as OMG has been creeping up in real estate listing descriptions. FRT I think FWIW I HTH w/selling homes faster! (Translation: For real though, I think for what it's worth I hope this helps with selling homes faster.) LOL!! 

OMG! These 15 Houses Will Make You Say “OMG” IRL (LOL!)

REALTOR.COM 

Sep 19, 2015

10 Tips to Sell Your Home Fast

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

Sep 18, 2015

What are you waiting for?

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

 

 

 

Don’t just dream your life, live your dreams.

Sep 18, 2015

Moving Day in Thailand!

Posted by: Luther Sanchez

This is what moving day looks like in Thailand.  It brings a whole other meaning to helping a friend move!