Considering taking the plunge and becoming a homeowner in LA? Curious about what you need to do before you begin house hunting? Our Guide is filled with useful tips, checklists, and information to help take the confusion out of the home buying process and will help you become a smart, savvy and successful buyer in Los Angeles!

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About the Author

Travis Dina is a Realtor® with John Aaroe Group's Brentwood office. He is a graduate of USC Marshall School of Business and has been an active real estate agent since 2013. He has completed over $13 million in transactions in Los Angeles. He is married to his business and life partner – Greg Dina – and they work together to help clients successfully navigate what can be a challenging and competitive market. They specialize in helping first-time buyers, LGBT clients and buyers entering LA's Silicon Beach market on the Westside.   

What's In the Guide

It’s essential to consider a number of factors before you begin the search for your home — from knowing how much you can afford to determining what type of loan is right for you. Our Guide will help set you up for success and get you on your way to becoming a successful homeowner in Los Angeles. 

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As John Aaroe Group agents, we are tech-enabled, so you don’t have to be. Connecting with you is always personal. While we utilize the best-in-class technology to efficiently manage the buying process, you can focus on what matters to you.


The Los Angeles area has been our home for over 15 years, and we know it well. Whether you are a long-time resident or new to the area, we will be by your side providing up-to-the-minute information and proprietary market intelligence to help you close the best deal.


We pride ourselves in our cadre of superior John Aaroe Group agents and culture of collaboration. We will guide you through the home-buying process from reviewing documentation and proposing the best offer price, to closing the deal while empowering you to make smart decisions.


When you want to take a closer look at a property, we will be by your side. We will provide you with a short-list of established inspectors, attend the inspections with you and offer skilled direction on moving forward.


Travis Dina and John Aaroe Group knows that the escrow process can be just as overwhelming as the beginning stages. We will support you through signing the closing papers and assist you in handling any last minute details.

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