Ascent Frequently Asked Questions FAQs
What is the Property Tax Rate in Woodland Hills, CA?

The property tax rate is determined by the State and is 1.25% of the initial purchase price.  The purchase  price, for property tax calculations can go up a maximum of 2% per year during periods when property values are increasing.  When there are periods of property value decreases, homeowners can apply for a temporary reduction in the value that is used to determine the tax.  This is governed by Proposition 13 in the state of California.  There are some area that have additional taxes known as Mello Roos.  These area would have higher taxes.

What is the First Step in the Home Buying Process?

The First Step in the Home Buying Process is getting Pre-Approved with a lender for a loan (unless your purchase is all cash).  Emin Vartanian at Option One is a Direct Lender.  He has a simple easy to use 5 Minute Loan Application:

5 Minute Loan Application

What is the MLS?

MLS Stands for Multiple Listing Service.  It is where you can find all Active Inventory of Real Estate for Sale.  Click Here for the Best MLS

Who Pays the Brokers Commissions?

Generally the Seller pays the commissions.

How Can I determine the Value of My Home?

We have a great tool called the Marketsnapshot.  It can help you determine the value of your home in 2 easy steps!  Find it by clicking HERE.

 

I am interested in Buying or Selling Real Estate in Palm Springs - Who do I contact?

If you are interested in Buying or Selling Real Estate in Woodland Hills or nearby, contact Todd Riley - Keller Williams Realty - Your Woodland HIlls Area Specialist.  818.538.6331 Todd@ToddRiley.com

Todd Riley