Property Manager: To Hire or Not to Hire

Should you hire a property manager or do it yourself?  This is the question that millions of people face when they decide to buy a second property. The expense of hiring a property manager in Southern California will substantially reduce the cash benefit of your …

Understanding Title

The majority of homebuyers are married couples[1], making title to property relativity simple.  In recent years, more and more couples are buying homes together prior to marriage, making the matter of legal title more important, including applying for a loan and refinancing.  Buying a house …

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I Want to Buy a Home: How Much Can I Afford?

You’ll probably get different answers and advice regarding what you can afford depending on who you ask.  However, a good rule of thumb is the 28/36 rule. The 28/36 rule is a benchmark used by many lenders to estimate how great of a loan they …

Benefits of Owning Your First Home

One of the primary reasons that people buy a home is to improve the quality of their lives.  When you rent, you have a place to live; when you buy, you have the stability and control over your life that you do not get from …

WELCOME TO PSL REALTY

Dedicated to Helping You Buy or Sell Your Perfect SoCal Home Welcome to my blog! I’m Paolo Lissia, Founder and Managing Director of PSL REALTY.  All my life, I have loved all things real estate – buying it, selling it, investing in it.  Thus, the …