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Posted on 01/24/2021
How to Preparing Your Home for Sale
Photo by Im3rd Media on Unsplash Selling your home can be a very exciting experience. From house-hunting to packing up your stuff, it can all be a very fun and rewarding process. However, there are some steps that must be taken to ensure you sell your house for the right price. You must understand what your house is...
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Posted on 01/17/2021
5 Senior Living Trends To Watch for in 2020
Image by Mabel Amber, still incognito... from Pixabay Baby Boomers remain the single largest demographic, and their transition into retirement age continues to change the senior living landscape. At more than 74 million strong, this generation will completely cross the retirement age threshold in the next decade, and 52 million Americans are already enjoying their golden years. That...
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Posted on 01/10/2021
Before You Buy: California Fence Laws
Image by Nicole Köhler from Pixabay One of the things you should do before you buy any property is to request a survey. Just because there’s a fence, doesn’t mean it’s on the property line. Once you have the survey completed you will be able to identify any issues with where the fence is situated. If a problem...
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Posted on 01/03/2021
How Much Can You Earn from Your California Luxury House Sale?
You may be able to earn a significant profit from the sale of your luxury home in San Francisco, Malibu or elsewhere in California. In fact, there are lots of things that you can do to boost the likelihood of maximizing your Golden State luxury house sale earnings. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you...
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Posted on 12/27/2020
Host a Yard Sale Before You Buy a Home
If you plan to buy a house, you may want to host a yard sale sooner rather than later. That way, you can sell items you no longer need and won't have to worry about moving these items once you find a new residence. Ultimately, there are many reasons why it may be beneficial to host a yard sale...
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Posted on 12/20/2020
How to Buy a Dining Table
Photo by: Annie Gray via Unsplash In many homes, the dining table is the ideal get-together spot to share a meal, hold gatherings and talk about important topics. However, it’s not only for eating, clinking glasses or having family discussions. It’s one of the focal points of your house and should be carefully considered. If you're interested in...
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Posted on 12/13/2020
How to Grow Your Portfolio with an Assumable Mortgage
Image by Tumisu from Pixabay It's easy to think that investing in real estate is an incredibly expensive venture. You may think you need thousands if not tens of thousands saved before you can even think about it. But there are ways to jumpstart your portfolio even if you're renting one of the cheapest apartments in your neighborhood....
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Posted on 12/06/2020
Types of "Subject-to" Real Estate
Image by Nattanan Kanchanaprat from Pixabay If you're looking for "subject-to" real estate, you know it can be a good investment. This kind of real estate is purchased "subject-to" the existing mortgage. So the buyer owns the property, but the mortgage stays in the seller's name. Payments are made by the buyer, but it's not necessary for that...
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Posted on 12/05/2020
Another Property Sold - 983 Aston Circle, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Wonderful property with lots of windows & natural light. 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom townhouse with an open and spacious floor plan. Lovely kitchen with granite tile countertops, gas cooktop stove, newer refrigerator, microwave. This home also has AC. Plantation shutters downstairs and all other window coverings convey with the property, laminate flooring, like new carpet, & upstairs laundry. The exterior was repainted last year, and has a spacious backyard with concrete patio & nice landscaping on the property. This wonderful home as been well taken care of and is move-in...
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Posted on 12/01/2020
Another Property Sold - 1542 Surrey Drive, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
A great home at a great price. This 3 bdrm, 2 ba home in NWSR is just waiting for new owner(s). Nice backyard for those summer BBQs. Open kitchen/family room area, a central kitchen island and room for having dinner. There is also a freestanding wood stove. Large living room with laminate flooring and lots of light. This home may need a bit of updating to make it your own, but it is very clean & move-in ready. Bathrooms have had some updating as well. All appliances in the home convey with the property. Large storage shed in the backyard, indoor laundry closet in family room, attached 2 car garage. Don't miss the opportunity to see this...
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Posted on 11/29/2020
Is a Natural Ventilation System Right for You?
Image by Rvector from Shutterstock What is natural ventilation? It's utilizing wind with the "chimney effect" to draw warm air out of the home and replacing it with cooler air from outside. As the wind blows against your home, it forces air into open windows on one side of the house while a vacuum effect draws the air...
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Posted on 11/22/2020
Tips for Selling Your Home as Quickly as Possible
Image by mynemesis2011 from Pixabay If you're anticipating putting your home on the market soon and want to sell it as quickly as possible, you're probably thinking that the best way to accomplish this is to accept a major drop in price. Although it's true that price points can affect how quickly a property sells, you don't have...
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