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Posted on 07/15/2021
Video Tour - 1519 Vista Lane, Pasadena, CA
Lowest Priced Home in one of the most sought-after neighborhoods! Don’t wait! Will not last! A diamond in the rough! Located on a cul de sac in the exclusive Linda Vista neighborhood near the world-famous Rose Bowl, in beautiful Pasadena. Review the recent neighborhood sales to see for yourself what an unrepeatable bargain this one is. First time on the market; loved by the same family since it was new in 1950! Fantastic opportunity. Charming as-is, or make it your own vision of excellence. Buyer to cooperate with seller’s 1031 exchange at no cost to buyer. Please review pictures, drone images, and 3D Matterport virtual tour. Do...
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Posted on 07/15/2021
1519 Vista Lane, Pasadena, CA is now new to the market!
Lowest Priced Home in one of the most sought-after neighborhoods! Don’t wait! Will not last! A diamond in the rough! Located on a cul de sac in the exclusive Linda Vista neighborhood near the world-famous Rose Bowl, in beautiful Pasadena. Review the recent neighborhood sales to see for yourself what an unrepeatable bargain this one is. First time on the market; loved by the same family since it was new in 1950! Fantastic opportunity. Charming as-is, or make it your own vision of excellence. Buyer to cooperate with seller’s 1031 exchange at no cost to buyer. Please review pictures, drone images, and 3D Matterport virtual tour. Do...
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Posted on 07/11/2021
Staging the Exterior of Your Home
Image by F. Muhammad from Pixabay Selling your home requires staging your home. Staging means preparing your home for showings, tours or professional photography aimed at advertising and selling your property to potential buyers. While staging the interior of the home is crucial, preparing the exterior is just as important. Your goal is to make the best possible...
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Posted on 07/04/2021
3 Ways to DIY a Garden Wall
There are many reasons a garden wall can be beneficial to your outdoor space. Garden walls can help define and separate areas of the yard, add privacy and improve the view. You can even combine other features like outdoor fireplaces, lighting or water features to efficiently use the space while adding functionality. If you’re thinking about building a...
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Posted on 06/27/2021
The Benefits of Urban Living
Photo by Thomas Le on Unsplash If you choose to live in a city, you’ll find a number of benefits to your location. Community: Most cities are densely populated and home to people from many different backgrounds. When you live in a location like this, you’re likely to find a community of folks who share similar interests and...
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Posted on 06/23/2021
Another Property Sold - 1775 Ohio Avenue #106, Long Beach, CA 90804
End unit, single level condo featuring a large private rear patio! Just a handful of these units with large patios exist, and they rarely come for sale. Coveted interior location within the private gated Views of the Pacific community. 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. Open floorplan. Full size washer & dryer hookups inside the unit. Generous kitchen with lots of storage, stainless steel range & microwave, plus kitchen breakfast bar. Beautiful durable large tile flooring throughout. Air conditioning. Ceiling fan in dining area of the great room. Gas fireplace. Recessed lighting. Soaking tubs and showers in both bathrooms. Dual...
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Posted on 06/20/2021
Homeowners' Insurance: Key Components Every Homeowner Should Know
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay Often used interchangeably, the terms “property insurance” and “homeowners’ insurance” sometimes confuse new homebuyers. Homeowners’ insurance is a specialized form of property insurance. By “property” the insurance industry means anything that you own. Under that category come homeowners’ insurance and even renters’ insurance. These products cover single-family houses, condominiums and a renter’s...
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Posted on 06/13/2021
Tips for Choosing an Outdoor Heater
Image by Alessandro Lonati from Shutterstock The benefits of having an outdoor heater cannot be over-emphasized as it significantly impacts the amount of time you spend enjoying your outdoor space during colder weather. There are critical factors to consider when choosing the right outdoor heater. The Location of The Outdoor Heater To determine which type of outdoor heating...
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Posted on 06/06/2021
Stay Cool in Hot Climates With These 3 Decorating Tips
Photo by Max Vakhtbovych from Pexels Your air conditioner isn't the only way to dampen the heat during the warmer parts of the year or country. With the right materials and decorating choices you can make your home feel even more comfortable in hot climates. Here are some tips and tricks for interior decorating that will help you...
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Posted on 06/04/2021
1054 E 2nd Street #103, Long Beach, CA 90802 is now new to the market!
2 CAR, 2 BED, 2 BATH, in this LOCATION, at this PRICE! Don’t Wait! Large condo. Big bedrooms and bathrooms. Open concept floorplan. Extra living space on the covered lanai, extending the comfortable living room interior to the outdoors. Big kitchen with lots of cabinets and counter space for one to cook like a chef. Smooth ceilings. New paint. Hard surface flooring. Plenty of indoor storage. Your own private full size laundry hookups in your home. The Kotobuki is a sought after, gated, 12-unit condominium complex located walking distance to the ocean and downtown, in the beautiful tree lined streets of Alamitos Beach. Not far...
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Posted on 05/30/2021
Determining Fair Market Value
Image by Andrey Popov from Shutterstock The term "fair market value" is the price at which an interested but not desperate buyer is willing to buy and a motivated but not distressed seller is willing to sell on the open market in your location. The set value depends on recently sold similar-sized homes with like amenities, upgrades, and...
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Posted on 05/23/2021
Budget-Friendly Ways to Add Privacy to Your Porch or Patio
Image by summa from Pixabay Adding some privacy to your outdoor spaces doesn’t have to cost a fortune. While you might be tempted to splurge on brand new awning systems or the latest trends, you can accomplish a lot while sticking to your budget. There are also many projects you can DIY easily without taking up more than...
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