About Luke

Luke has 38 years experience in real estate transactions with a background in Construction, Property Management, Mortgage Banking and Corporate Finance.

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Advantages of Selling Your Home Yourself

Most people think you need an agent to sell your home, but we want to prove otherwise. We want to share with you the advantages of selling your home yourself! The first one might be a bit obvious, but…. NO COMMISSIONS!  Real estate agents can charge 6%+ upon the sale of your home, even if […]

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What to Expect When Buying Foreclosures

While the foreclosure process is not an ideal situation for the home’s previous owners, it can be a way to find a home at a much lower price than you would find in a traditional sale. However, with the opportunity for reward, there is also a risk. In this blog post, we’ll let you know […]

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Using Psychology to Sell Your Home

When you’re getting ready to sell your home, you’ll want to make sure you have everything working in your favor. Depending on your neighborhood, there might be several similar homes on the market, all with similar amenities. If you want to sell your house quickly, it has to stand out and feel special. In this blog, we […]

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Find a Deal Buying Foreclosures

Find a Deal Buying Foreclosures While the number of foreclosures has gone down in the past few years, there are still great deals to be found! However not every foreclosed home is worth the money! Make sure you know what to look for so you can find a deal buying foreclosures. Pay Cash or Get Pre-Qualified […]

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How to Set Your Home Apart to Sell Easier

Are you thinking about selling your home? Most likely, you are going to have some competition. It may require a little work, but in the long run, a little work can get your house sold fast! has put together some great tips on how to set your home apart when you are ready to sell.  Address […]

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How To Buy Foreclosures

How To Buy Foreclosures Maybe you’ve heard about people making a living buying and selling foreclosures. It isn’t something you want to just jump into. There are processes and strategies that are far different than buying a regular home off the MLS. This article will let tell you what you need to know about working […]

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Signs It Might Be Time to Sell Your Home

Many people encounter some hesitation when they are first thinking about selling their home. If you’re on the fence, consider these signs it might be time to sell your home. Signs It Might Be Time to Sell Your Home 1. You Need More Space! Whether you’ve added family members or simply added more stuff, if […]

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Love A Senior Day Was Great

Love A Senior Day Was Great   The first annual Love A Senior Day Was Great Fun for the team at Sol Mar REI that were in attendance, all the Vendors, Sponsors and of course The Seniors! Weather was warm with a cool breeze and we could not ask for more on that front. There was […]

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Things to Watch Out for When Buying a Foreclosure

Buying a foreclosure can be a great way to make some extra cash… as long as you know what to look for. The process can require you to be much more diligent in your research of the house. In this article, we will go over things to watch out for when buying a foreclosure so you […]

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Love A Senior Day!

Love A Senior Day! Sol Mar REI, Seniors On The Move Today and Care Match America are proud to announce the first annual “Love A Senior Day!” We encourage anyone that will be in the greater Los Angeles area on Saturday, June 17, 2017 from 10:00am to 3:00pm attend. The event is to honor the […]

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