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Posted on 02/28/2021
Is Your Homebuying Proposal Competitive?
As a homebuyer, it is important to do everything you can to find your dream residence. Once you discover your ideal house, you should be ready to submit a competitive offer to purchase this home. Ultimately, there are several factors to consider as you try to put together a competitive offer to purchase your dream house. These factors include:...
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Posted on 02/21/2021
Why Do People Buy California Luxury Homes?
Let's face it – there is no place like California. From its awe-inspiring beaches to Disneyland, Hollywood and other amazing attractions and landmarks, there is a lot to like about the Golden State. As such, there is significant demand for luxury houses in San Francisco, Los Angeles and other California cities and towns. And for those who want to...
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Posted on 02/14/2021
What Should be on Your Home Buying Checklist?
Regardless of when or where you search for a house, a home buying checklist is essential. With this checklist in hand, you can quickly and effortlessly discover a residence that suits you perfectly. Now, let's take a look at three factors to incorporate into your home buying checklist. 1. Your Home Buying Timeline Account for how much time is...
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Posted on 02/07/2021
Multi-Generational Homes: A Real Estate Trend
Photo by Craig Adderley from Pexels Housing design has undergone significant changes in the past few decades, with open concepts and flexible living arrangements quickly taking over. Such designs reflect, in part, the increased prevalence of multi-generational families, in which family members of all ages live together. Why Today's Residents Love Multi-Generational Arrangements During the Great Recession, the...
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Posted on 01/31/2021
Tips on Making Sure Your Rental Property is Protected
Photo by Tumisu via Pixabay Before renting out a multi-family property, you should take steps to protect yourself from personal liability if anything were to happen. Without the right protections in place, you could end up on the hook for damages caused by fires, crimes and more ­– even if you did not cause the situation yourself. Thankfully,...
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Posted on 01/24/2021
Beautiful Railings Play a Major Role in Your Home's Curb Appeal
Photo by kalcommodore via Pixabay Beautiful railings, including the railing that surrounds your deck, plays a major role in your home's curb appeal. Even when it's not visible from the street, a strong, sturdy deck and the railing that surrounds it can still raise your home's resale value. That's extra living space, after all. Even if it is...
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Posted on 01/21/2021
Another Property Sold - 15322 Stanford Lane, Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Upgraded single-story 3-bed / 2-bath home, located on a quiet, inside tract location. This gorgeous turnkey home features newer central AC and heating system, dual-pane windows, doors, baseboards and recessed lighting throughout. A fully remodeled kitchen with custom cabinets, granite counters, self-closing cabinet doors, breakfast counter and high-end stainless steel appliances, including a newer/super quiet Bosch dishwasher. The kitchen opens up to the family room with a wood-burning brick masonry fireplace. The original hardwood floors throughout the home have been brought back to their original condition with travertine tile flooring in...
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Posted on 01/17/2021
Make Your Own Trellis without Breaking Your Budget
Image by Mark Dixon from Pixabay Maybe it's time to get your garden ready, or maybe you already have a few scraggly plants that need some support; but pre-made trellises can be both pricey and flimsey. Instead of spending a lot to get a product that will fall apart after one, wet spring, why not make this sturdy...
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Posted on 01/10/2021
Tips for Creating a More Serene Resting Space
Photo by WaveBreakMedia via Shutterstock A troubling trend in today’s home is difficulty finding restful sleep. Most of us have heard of a few ways to create a more relaxing atmosphere before bed. Here are a couple others to add to that list. Add Plants Many people avoid putting plants in their bedroom because they’re afraid they’ll get...
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Posted on 01/03/2021
Missed Mortgage Payments and What to Do Next
Photo by: NeONBRAND via Unsplash Missing a mortgage payment is not the end of the world. Many lenders are more than ready to work out a payment plan if you’re going through a rough patch or budgetary crisis. However, you may end up doing more harm than good to your credit and home ownership if you don’t contact...
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Posted on 12/27/2020
Do You Need a Home Selling Strategy?
Selling a house may prove to be a long, complicated process. Fortunately, those who craft a house selling strategy can determine the steps they will need to take to accomplish their desired results. A home selling strategy may prove to be a must-have. Because if you enter the real estate market with a plan in place to sell your...
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Posted on 12/20/2020
How Long Will It Take You to Find Your Ideal California Luxury House?
There is no definitive timeline for finding and buying a luxury home in San Francisco, Malibu or any other California city or town. Ultimately, it is important to remember that the Golden State luxury homebuying journey varies from person to person. But if you know how to prepare for a California luxury home search, you may be able to...
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