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Posted on 04/11/2021
Everything You Should Know About Mailbox Rules
Photo by Lee via Pixabay Putting a new mailbox up? Be sure to follow the official guidance from the U.S. Postal Service.® Here are a few rules, tips, and suggestions to make your mail carrier's day a little smoother. Putting Up a New Mailbox USPS-approved mailboxes have Postmaster General (PMG) approval labels. Have your post office approve your...
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Posted on 04/04/2021
Protecting Your Garden from Pests
Image by wagrati_photo from Pixabay If you have pumpkins or winter and summer squash in your garden, there is a chance that squash bugs will find their ways into your planter beds. Squash bugs are pests that can wreak havoc on your vegetables, especially winter squash and pumpkin. Their attacks are not limited to gourds, they also target...
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Posted on 04/01/2021
Work with the BEST Agent. Remember, When you find GOLD, the rewards are yours...
Don't Get Fooled into Selling Your House on Your Own Don't get fooled into selling your house without the help of an agent. Let's connect to ensure the process is smooth and successful. Watch...
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Posted on 03/28/2021
How to Turn a Quick Profit on an Investment Property
Photo by Mohamed Hassan via Pixabay Buying property is a long-term investment. If you’re looking to make quick income from property, the only way is to buy low and sell high with minimal input for remodeling, upgrades, or even paint. However, if you intend to keep your property as a rental here are a few of the basics...
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Posted on 03/26/2021
What is the future of the real estate market...
Expert Forecast on the 2021 Housing Market Experts forecast a year of continued strength in the housing market. Let's connect to explore how 2021 could be the year to achieve your real estate goals. Watch...
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Posted on 03/26/2021
Always be prepared...
4 Ways to Be Ready for a Bidding War In today's competitive market, the average home for sale receives multiple offers. Let's connect to make sure you're fully prepared as a homebuyer for a potential bidding war. Watch...
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Posted on 03/22/2021
Credit score and your mortgage...
What Credit Score Do You Need for a Mortgage? According to data from the most recent Origination Insight Report by Ellie Mae, the average FICO® score on closed loans reached 753 in February. As lending standards have tightened recently, many are concerned over whether or not their credit score is strong enough to qualify for a mortgage. While stricter...
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Posted on 03/21/2021
Foolproof Steps to Creating an Outdoor Kitchen
Photo by Allison Gillett via Pixabay You can create a stunning outdoor kitchen using basic components and pulling things together over time. Entertaining outdoors has become so popular that supplies and materials for cooking are easy to come by in a variety of price points. Follow the steps below to make the most of the process. Foolproof Steps...
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Posted on 03/17/2021
Another Property Sold - 1002 Orchard Street, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Adorable, cottage style, single level home in the sought out JC neighborhood of Santa Rosa with 3 bedrooms and 1 bath. Enjoy this recently remodeled home with updated kitchen with new stainless appliances, cabinets, sink, lighting and flooring. New interior/exterior paint, new roof. Detached 1 car garage and lovely backyard. This is a very special home, ready for its new...
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Posted on 03/14/2021
Should You Try to Negotiate with a Homebuyer?
If you want to achieve the best-possible results during the home selling journey, you should be open to negotiating with a homebuyer. Because if you communicate with a property buyer, you may increase your chances of enjoying a quick, successful home selling experience. There is no need to stress about a home negotiation. Now, let's take a look at...
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Posted on 03/07/2021
Benefits of Creating a Homeowners Estate Plan
Photo by Aymane Jdidi via Pixabay Most people do not think of creating an estate plan before they are in their 40s or even their 50s. However, if you own a home, regardless of the cost of the home and regardless of your age, you should create an estate plan. Even if you are in your 20s, your...
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Posted on 02/28/2021
Indoor Water Features
Water features aren’t just limited to the outdoors, anymore. You can bring the calming serenity of a soft stream into your home to give a more relaxing atmosphere. They can also be used as room dividers, conversation pieces, or as a simple decoration. Wall Fountains One of the most common ideas for indoor water features is the wall...
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