Toni Patillo – Santa Monica and Palisades Real Estate Agent

Tag Archives: Real Estate

Ever Have Those Moments When you Forget About your Job?

I’m not particularly proud of it, but I’ll admit it: Sometimes I forget about my job!

Let’s be clear about what I mean: I don’t mean I forget about it when I’m out dancing the night away. ‘Cause that’s just healthy. We can’t be work-work-work all the time.

And also: I don’t mean I’m suffering from some form of memory loss! No – thank goodness, I can still remember basic things like my name, my address, and What I Do For A Living.

What I’m referring to here are those moments of illumination when you realize that Your Job Is Just A Reflection...

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A New Dawn is Coming

I’m writing this post to let everybody know that MAJOR changes are afoot around here, in the realm of Toni Patillo…

As ever, at this time, I’m still committed to being a go-to leader in the SoCal Real Estate market. In addition, I should mention with gratitude that business is amazing. We’re in a supremely active market right now. On the one hand, inventory is super tight. But on the other hand, we’re swimming in a sea of buyers, actively seeking out properties. As a matter of course, those buyers are...

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Are You Selling Your Home? This Is My First Question For You…

Whenever I encounter a home seller, I always start off our conversation with a single powerful question:

What is motivating you to sell?

In other words, are you selling because you need to downsize? Are you selling because you’re looking to upgrade…perhaps to a larger home or a nicer neighborhood?

Perhaps the answer is that you’ve inherited property and you’re no longer interested in maintaining it. Therefore, perhaps you and your fellow heirs are still deciding whether to sell the property or rent it out.

Regardless, I want to know What Your Objective Is.

I want to know what’s most important to you.

Knowing WHY you...

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Pricing your Property Right

When it comes to selling a home, pricing isn’t everything. Presentation is always highly important. Pricing, however, is where the deal takes on its essential character. Pricing is where the rubber meets the road, and where the women get separated from the girls…

Rule #1 of home pricing is that your home must always be priced competitively. Now, I’ve seen a tendency among people to price high with the intention of negotiating downward. But the problem with that is, if you price too high, the market gets stale. In other words, you’ll find yourself standing around waiting for a sale…while prospective...

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Focus in Real Estate

Shift your Focus – Change Your State Change Your Life

Teachings by Anthony Robbins

This could be the greatest time you ever lived if you control what you focus on – If you find a more empowering meaning and if you decide to model the actions of those that succeeded before you. It can be the best financial time, the best emotional time, the best spiritual time of your life. But you better take Control of your State –
What does the mean? Taking Control of Your State –...

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Intention in Real Estate

How to Create an Intention?

Below are 8 essential elements, or ingredients, to create powerful intentions:

  1. Meaningful to You

    Intentions are what you want to manifest. Authentic and powerful intentions do not try to manipulate or control others or their behavior. Nor do they wish for something to be different than the way it is. You accept what is and step into the opportunity to create what you want! Your intention is YOUR call to action- “I am…”, “My intention is…”. “I now..”, etc.
    A meaningful intention...

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Clarity in Real Estate

Every week I’m going to explore the “words” we often take for granite that have an impact on our decisions we make in Real Estate as well as in Real Life. This is the New Year and I thought it would be appropriate to dive into the word “Clarity”. What an important way to start the New Year. Many people start the year off with resolutions – resolutions are a decision or determination; a resolve:...

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Call Toni Real Estate Show – Starting Feb 4, 2012

I really need your help please. I have some amazing news to share with you.

I recently encountered an incredible, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to represent my community, my industry, and all of the good, hard working people in America. The Real Estate Radio Network and I have reached an agreement that I will be representing their Nationally syndicated brand as the new Host of the Call Toni Real Estate Show.

I will co-host the show with Jason Jerzewski, Director of Business Development and...

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Today’s Real Estate Market a ‘Once-in-a-Generation Opportunity’

Greg Rand, a 20-year real estate veteran and CEO of OwnAmerica, says now is the time to invest in real estate.

Rand compares the current market to the years following the Great Depression when market conditions sparked a boom that sustained 65 years of appreciation in real estate.

“This economic crisis, while similar to the Great Depression, is also unique in the way that the housing market played a central role,” Rand said. “It is true that this is a once-in-a-generation crisis. It is also true that this is a once-in-a-generation opportunity. It’s time...

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U.S. Real Estate Looks Promising to Global Foreign Investors


The U.S. real estate market today offers a stronger investment opportunity than it has in the last 10 years, according to the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate (AFIRE).

The association’s 19th annual survey, highlighting trends in international real estate investment, reveals that nearly 65 percent of respondents indicate the United States offers the best potential for capital appreciation. That’s 54 percentage points over second-ranked China.

AFIRE says this is the highest positive response to the...

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