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8 Things to Avoid When Selling Your Home

posted by: Merit in Real Estate

Selling your home is a huge job – one that you should take very seriously. There are some very costly mistakes that you can make during the home selling process that could cost you thousands of dollars. Merit Real Estate

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Eye-Catching Curb Appeal on a Budget

posted by: Merit in Uncategorized

When you’re trying to balance your home improvement budget before you sell your home, it can be tempting to spend all of your money on the interior of your home, but often curb appeal can give your home that certain

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Buying a House After Bankruptcy

posted by: Merit in Real Estate

Going through bankruptcy can often be one of the most daunting events to experience and in most cases it’s unavoidable. Whether you’ve been declared bankrupt through a court order or by your own choice, you’ll be happy to hear that

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What Are Closing Costs?

posted by: Merit in Real Estate

Debunking the myths and mysteries of closing costs. Closing costs are the fees paid at the time of closing on your house. You’re so close to being a homeowner! These closing procedures are the last step between you and being

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Brew Lagoon Craft Beer & Music Festival 2018

posted by: Merit in Uncategorized

PRESENTED BY: MERIT REAL ESTATE We celebrated Brew Lagoon Craft Beer & Music Festival at Seaside Lagoon in Redondo Beach with over 20 of the BEST Southern California craft breweries, alongside music from 5 locals bands.  The event was hosted

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Keep Things Status Quo: Helping Your Dog Stay Safe and Secure in a New Home

posted by: Merit in Community, Real Estate

Major life transitions can be as hard on animals as they are on people. For a dog, moving is probably the most difficult transition of all. One day, they’re feeling safe and secure in familiar surroundings; the next, they’re unsettled

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Essential Moving Supplies for the Self-Mover

posted by: Merit in Community, Real Estate

Even though there are quite a few reasons to go with a professional moving company, some people just want to move themselves. Whether it’s a financial reason or a point of pride, you’re going to need some serious supplies! Here

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5 Handy iPhone and iPad Apps for Home Sellers and Buyers

There are so many tasks involved with buying or selling a home. These iPhone and iPad apps take on some of the work so you can focus on other details when it comes to homes for sale in Redondo Beach.

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The Top 5 Things That Can Go Wrong During A Home Sale

posted by: Merit in Real Estate

You’ve put your home on the market, worked with realtors, staged your home beautifully, and you’ve finally found the perfect buyer; now you’re in the home stretch! Sadly, there are still plenty of things that can go wrong during closing

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Budget Friendly Home Staging

posted by: Merit in Real Estate

Having your home staged to sell is one of the most powerful tools you can employ to sell your home quickly and for a greater profit. However, hiring a professional home staging company can cost $1,000 – $5,000 depending on

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Does Home Warranty Save You Money?

posted by: Merit in Real Estate

When purchasing a new home, a home warranty is often part of the offer package. A home warranty is a contract that helps cover costs of repair or replacement of some home systems and appliances. A home warranty might be

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Budgeting For a Home Remodel

posted by: Merit in Real Estate

Whether you’re hoping to remodel your kitchen or you’ve purchased a fixer-upper and are staring down the barrel of a whole-home remodel, budgeting can be the most challenging part! Merit Real Estate is excited to share with you our best

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As Seen In Southbay Magazine: Amir Amiri & Rodman Amiri

Boutique neighborhood real estate brokerage Merit Real Estate has been serving customers in the South Bay since 1989. Owner/Broker Amir Amiri and Broker Associate Rodman Amiri focus on the neighborhoods of Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach and Manhattan Beach. “We combine

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Selling Your Own Home (without a Realtor)

posted by: Merit in Real Estate

If you’re considering selling your home, you may have thought about selling your home as a for sale by owner (FSBO) listing. There are definite pros and cons to a FSBO situation, and Merit Real Estate wants to help you

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Dog Owner’s Guide to Selling a Home

posted by: Merit in Uncategorized

Selling your home is a finalizing step in the moving process, and puts you and your four-legged companion just a little bit closer to finally putting this move behind you. However, selling your home means emptying it of all its

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Budgeting Tips for Renters

posted by: Merit in Real Estate

If you’re going through a difficult financial time – like a foreclosure or a short-sale – you may be moving into a rental property until you get back on your feet. Merit Real Estate wants to help you budget appropriately

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4 Simple Mistakes Many Homebuyers Make

posted by: Merit in Real Estate

After many years in the real estate business, Merit Real Estate has witnessed our fair share of mistakes that homebuyers have made. In an effort to keep you from making the same mistakes, we’ve created a list for your reference.

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Home-Buying Red Flags

posted by: Merit in Real Estate

Purchasing a new home is likely the largest single investment that you’ll make in your lifetime. It can be scary and uncertain when you’re making such a huge commitment to not have a clear picture of what you’re buying into.

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How To Make The Best Possible Offer On A New Home

posted by: Merit in Real Estate

One of the biggest challenges in buying a new home is the offer process. If your offer is too low, it may get rejected, while making a high offer could result in too high of a purchase price and ultimately

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Strategies to Survive Holiday Spending while Saving for a Home

posted by: Merit in Entertainment

Holiday spending can be extremely stressful time, financially, for many people. However, that stress is magnified if you’re trying to save for a financial goal – like purchasing a home. We want to help you develop strategies and tactics to

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Merit’s Halloween Costume Contest

posted by: Merit in Community, Entertainment

What would YOU do with $300? Don’t just think it – do it! Merit Real Estate, Inc. is giving away a $300 Visa Gift Card. Follow the steps below to enter the giveaway, and mark your calendars – the deadline

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Brew Lagoon 2017

posted by: Merit in Community, Culture, Vacation

    Brew Lagoon, took place at the Seaside Lagoon in Redondo Beach featuring unlimited tasting from over 20 of the BEST Southern California craft breweries alongside music festival vibes from 5 local bands. The event was planned by local

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Redondo Beach SWAT honors Merit Real Estate & Amir Amiri

REDONDO BEACH, Calif., March. 17, 2017- During a ceremony held at Veterans Park, Chief Kauffman and Captain Hoffman of the Redondo Beach Police Department honored Amir Amiri of Merit Real Estate for his support. Since 1989, Amir Amiri has been

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WHY Should You List With Merit Real Estate

posted by: Merit in Uncategorized

If you are looking to SELL your home, this blog is for YOU!   Selling a property can be difficult, especially when you don’t know who to list with. There are so many agents and brokerages out there – Who

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Empathy + Duty = Merit

May 7, 2016 I often get asked the question of where the name of our company came from. It wasn’t until recently that I really started to think about this, and how the definition of the word “merit” and how

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Some of the best-rated restaurants in the South Bay

April 27, 2016 It’s Wednesday, which means it is almost Friday, which hopefully means you will have some time to kick back and relax.  If you haven’t made weekend plans yet, we’ve compiled some of the best-rated restaurants in our

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Los Angeles Rams Come Home Again

April 8, 2016 Back in 1995, I was devastated when my football team the Los Angeles Rams left Los Angeles to play in St. Louis. I remember when the Rams played in Anaheim and I would take my young son

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Death on a Property

March 28, 2016 California law dictates that a seller must disclose a death on a property within 3 years of the sale. Some may think “Why?” and other may think “Why only 3 years?” Both of these are valid questions,

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Happy Norooz!

posted by: Merit in Community

March 19, 2016 Happy Norooz! If you’re unfamiliar with the Persian culture, you’re likely unsure what this phrase means. Norooz means “New Day” and for Persians around the world, it is the start of the New Year. This year, Norooz

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Continue to support RUHS Marching Band

posted by: Oscar Salazar in Community

March 11, 2016 The Redondo Union High School marching band won the state championship in division 4A in November 2015 and the excitement from this victory has only fueled the enthusiasm and willingness of these students. As a parent of

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Dali Hale Estate

  The jungle is a powerful force on the island of Kauai. Rich volcanic soil coupled with ample, warm rain and sunny days fuels prodigious plant growth. So it’s not surprising that when landscape contractor David Brune of Designscape was

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How to Win a Bidding War

February 10, 2016            There’s no denying it, we are in a very hot real estate market here in Southern California. How does this translate in to our daily routine in the real estate industry? Good times

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Anniversary Gifts by Year

posted by: Merit in Entertainment

February 1, 2016           When selecting anniversary presents, how do you decide which tangible item is most fitting for these milestone celebrations? This job just became less agonizing while still maintaining that special attention that anniversaries

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2015 NFL Season

After a tremendous 18 weeks of NFL football, we are down to only four teams! The football season is coming to an end and after a dramatic ending for the Packers, Seahawks, Steelers, and Chiefs this past weekend, the vast

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When is the Right Time to Buy? When You Can!!!

posted by: rodman amiri in Real Estate

  December 19, 2015 One of the first questions I always get asked as a real estate professional. “When is the right time to buy?” To answer that, at the risk of sounding like a used car salesman, my answer

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NFL Season 2015-2016

posted by: Oscar Salazar in Sports

December 1, 2015 The NFL (National Football League) season is in full swing, and after 12 weeks there is only one undefeated team; that team is the Carolina Panthers with a record of 11-0. Closely after them are the New England Patriots who

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Kicking off the Holiday Season!

posted by: Merit in Community

November 16, 2015 —As a way of celebrating the start of the holiday season, Merit Real Estate and Redondo Mortgage Center paired up to pass out over 2,000 red and yellow punch balloons to the local community during Halloween weekend! The balloons were

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Working with a Real Estate Agent

November 5, 2015 Purchasing new construction is usually more complicated and intimidating than buying a resale home. It is important with a new-home purchase that a buyer hire a real estate agent to represent them in this process. This agent

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Is newer always better?

posted by: rodman amiri in Real Estate

October 30, 2015   How valuable is new construction? Being at Merit Real Estate, our specialty is new construction.We pride ourselves in the quality of our new construction, and the volume of new projects we are bringing into the neighborhood.

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Redondo Union High School takes 1st Place in Newport Harbor Tournament

October 23, 2015 It was a proud moment for the parents of the Redondo Union High School marching band last Saturday! The Seahawks’ marching band brought home first place honors in multiple categories at Newport Harbor Tournament which took place

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Merit Real Estate’s First Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest 2015

posted by: Merit in Entertainment

October 2015– In the spirit of Halloween, Merit Real Estate is calling all pumpkin carving fanatics! Merit’s first annual Pumpkin Carving contest is taking place this month! Bring out those knives and pumpkin and show us your carving skills! The

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Merit Real Estate and Redondo Mortgage Center at the 6 Man Beach Volleyball Tournament

posted by: Merit in Entertainment

  Manhattan Beach, CA-July 30, 2015–  Merit Real Estate and Redondo Mortgage Center helped sponsor one of the biggest summer events to ever hit the South Bay. As part of the International Surf Festival, the Charlie Saikley Beach Volleyball Tournament

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Summer Reading List

posted by: Merit in Entertainment

June 22, 2015 One of the best things about summer is getting your beach towel, a good book, and heading to the beach! This summer that is #1 on our list! If you are looking for a good read, check

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Less Is More: Minimalist Interior Design

posted by: Merit in Real Estate

June 8th, 2015 Minimalist design has often been distinguished by the appreciation of what is not present in our visual stimulus. True, yet some home designers have taken a different approach to this art form. A recurring trend found in

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Home Is… Contest 2015

posted by: Merit in Real Estate

June 1st, 2015 If you haven’t already heard via our social media sites, you may have missed the start of our Home Is…Contest 2015! In this contest, we asked participants to describe using their most creative photo and caption what

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Welcome to the New Merit Real Estate Site

posted by: admin in Real Estate

Find and explore our newest website with all of our current listings!

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!