Home Values

March 2, 2017

Resale Return on Investment

Here's a look at the projects with the greatest and least return on investment in 2017. Typically, the 29 projects on this year's report paid back an average of 64.3 cents on the dollar in resale value. See the Top 5 projects with the GREATEST ROI in ...

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Feb. 1, 2017

Mike Lefton Yelp review Award

Just received a 2016 Congratulations YELP Award. Thank you to all my friends and family and present/past clients for all your support over the past 20 years. Reviews are always appreciated!  Yelp Review

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July 6, 2016

Living in Small Spaces

Living in small spaces through out Simi Valley and Ventura County areas. 

living in small spaces

Sometimes living big does not mean you have to have a lot of space. In fact, with the recent “tiny house” movement, we have seen a lot of people downsizing in Simi Valley and looking for smaller ...

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June 6, 2016

The Dream of Home Ownership

The Dream of Home Ownership, despite the effects of the Great Recession, people still love their homes and think they're a good investment in Simi Valley and surrounding areas in Ventura County and Los Angeles. 


While renting has gained some popularity in recent years, owning a home is ...

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May 26, 2016

The Importance of curb appeal

The Importance of curb appeal.

When it comes to selling your home quickly and for the biggest profits in Simi Valley, one of the most beneficial things you can do is to stage it correctly. Staging your home involves making it look great, and also creating a neutral pallet so ...

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April 11, 2016

Buying and Selling Real Estate in Simi Valley - Expectations vs Reality

Buying and Selling Real Estate in Simi Valley - Expectations vs Reality by Mike Lefton Realtor.

Buying and Selling Real Estate in Simi Valley - Expectations vs Reality

Whether you are getting on the property ladder in Simi Valley for the first time or trying to sell your existing home and upgrade, buying and selling real estate can be a difficult and stressful ...

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March 9, 2016

How Proximity affects home values Simi Valley

How Proximity affects home values in Simi Valley California and surrounding areas. 

How Proximity affects home values Simi Valley

There are many different factors that affect the overall value of a home in Simi Valley. Most focus is on new rooms like renovated kitchens, basements, & bathrooms. Other people talk about the neighborhood the home is ...

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Feb. 22, 2016

Should I Landscape my Simi Valley Home

Should I Landscape my Simi Valley Home? The dos and donts on landscaping your home. 

Should I Lanscape my Simi Valley Home

Planning out the landscaping in a home is important for anyone interested in beautifying their property and protecting their investment. While the specifics of style and color can vary from homeowner to homeowner and ...

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Jan. 27, 2016

Magic Words to Make Your Home Sell Faster

Magic Words to Make Your Home Sell Faster


If you are trying to sell your Simi Valley home, and you want to attract a buyer fast, then you need to pay close attention to the wording of your listing. Yes, staging your home properly and making sure that it has ...

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Jan. 18, 2016

Biggest Home Seller Mistakes

6 Mistakes You Have to Fix to Get a Home Sold Fast

Biggest Home Seller Mistakes in Simi Valley

Every seller in the Simi Valley real estate market wants to get the most money for the sale of their home. When pride, stubbornness or fears get in the way, they can cause even well-intentioned sellers to delay ...

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