Trading Up


I did a video about this topic a few years back- check it out below. When the market slows down like it has recently (last 6-8 months), it’s a great time to give the “trade up buyer” a chance. A “trade up buyer” is a buyer that has a house to sell in order to…

By Dan O'Connor 10/19

Pricing Right is SO Important


In a past blog post I talked about selling my mom’s house, I wrote… My mother told me that she wished I wasn’t so direct with her and treated her more like a client than my mom. I told her I wished I was more like this with my clients. While I am very open…

By Dan O'Connor 09/19

The Picture On The Front Of My Phone (Wallpaper)


I recently got asked, “What’s that photo on your phone (wallpaper)?” It was this photo…this is my Dad in the late 1950’s- he was an amazing QB at Loyola High School in Los Angeles. He played his first few years of high school without a face mask- which led to him breaking his nose and…

By Dan O'Connor 09/19

Now’s The Time to Look if You’re a Trade-Up-Buyer!


I mentioned in my other post (Link: The Market Is So Tough Right Now) that the trade-up-buyer is getting their chance to be considered as a viable option to a seller more than they have in a really long time… A ‘trade-up-buyer” is commonly a buyer of a property that has a house or property…

By Dan O'Connor 08/19

The Market is TOUGH right now!


The market is so tough right now… Tensions are high right now…deals are really tough to come by and even harder to keep together… I have had more escrows either fall apart or almost fall apart in the last 4 months than all other deals in the last 24 months. The common trends I have…

By Dan O'Connor 08/19