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What to Look for in a Foreclosure Deal
Posted on 05/19/2019
What to Look for in a Foreclosure Deal
If you want to take advantage of the market and to get a good deal on a foreclosure, apart from having sufficient cash, there are some few things you need to know before you complete the transaction. Before you get started, you should understand what foreclosure means. Succinctly, a foreclosure is a bank-owned property, often known as real...
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Deciding Whether You're Ready to Own a Home
Posted on 05/12/2019
Deciding Whether You're Ready to Own a Home
If you're renting a nice house, condo, or apartment, there's a good chance your monthly rent check is almost as much as a mortgage payment. Perhaps you've realized this and have been asking yourself why you're contributing to someone else's nest egg, instead of your own! If that sounds familiar, you may be ready to take the plunge into...
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Evaluate the Home Seller's Perspective
Posted on 05/05/2019
Evaluate the Home Seller's Perspective
A homebuyer who considers the seller's perspective may be better equipped than others to enjoy a successful property buying experience. In fact, this buyer should have no trouble submitting a competitive offer to purchase – something that may lead to a fast home purchase. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you analyze the seller's perspective....
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Video Tour  - 604 Clarendon Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94131
Posted on 05/03/2019
Video Tour - 604 Clarendon Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94131
Nestled in a serene setting of Forest Knolls, The Woods'' a gated community; this stunning townhouse offers ambiance, serenity and the feel of country living in the City. This 3-level townhouse boasts all the conveniences of elegant living.2 master suites,living area with fireplace, wine bar and exterior deck for your enjoyment. Kitchen boasts stainless steel appliances, display cabinets and quartz counter tops. Lush green outlooks from all levels, 2 car parking and exterior patio for your enjoyment. Common gym, sauna and social room. Close proximity to Laguna Honda Muni station, freeway and West Portal/Inner Sunset shopping, cafes and...
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604 Clarendon Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94131 is now new to the market!
Posted on 05/03/2019
604 Clarendon Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94131 is now new to the market!
Nestled in a serene setting of Forest Knolls, The Woods'' a gated community; this stunning townhouse offers ambiance, serenity and the feel of country living in the City. This 3-level townhouse boasts all the conveniences of elegant living.2 master suites,living area with fireplace, wine bar and exterior deck for your enjoyment. Kitchen boasts stainless steel appliances, display cabinets and quartz counter tops. Lush green outlooks from all levels, 2 car parking and exterior patio for your enjoyment. Common gym, sauna and social room. Close proximity to Laguna Honda Muni station, freeway and West Portal/Inner Sunset shopping, cafes and...
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How to Determine Your Architecture Style
Posted on 04/21/2019
How to Determine Your Architecture Style
There are many factors to consider when buying a home. As a first-time home buyer, you may know some specific features you’re looking for in your new home, but the rest of your preferences might not be in focus yet. In addition to the bedroom, garage, kitchen and yard requirements you’ll be starting to consider the style of...
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Your New Neighborhood in an Emergency
Posted on 04/14/2019
Your New Neighborhood in an Emergency
Getting settled in your new neighborhood is a big task. There are boxes to unpack, utilities to organize, new schools to register for, and new neighbors to meet. You have to learn new routes to work, and if you moved because of an employment opportunity, a new job to learn. On top of that, you have to figure...
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Selecting the Right Cold Weather Sod for Your Yard
Posted on 04/07/2019
Selecting the Right Cold Weather Sod for Your Yard
When choosing grass for cool-season zones, check out these types for the best results in your yard. Bentgrass — Commonly used in cold weather areas Bentgrass grows easily creeping over every area of your lawn. Liked for its quick growth and ability to withstand high traffic areas, this grass is typically used for golf courses and has become...
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5 Tips to Renovate Your House Within Budget
Posted on 03/31/2019
5 Tips to Renovate Your House Within Budget
It is common to renovate a house when there is a need to make it more beautiful and more comfortable for those in it. It is essential to consider the home renovation plans as a project that needs a budget and proper planning. A great way to handle a home renovation is to plan it like a project...
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 Creating a House-Hunting Plan That Works
Posted on 03/24/2019
Creating a House-Hunting Plan That Works
There's nothing more satisfying than knowing exactly what you want and taking the necessary steps to get it! Whether you're searching for the right job, your soul mate, or the home of your dreams, being clear about the results you want can help pave the way for success. When it comes to house hunting, there are several ways to...
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Avoid Home Security Blunders When Travelling
Posted on 03/18/2019
Avoid Home Security Blunders When Travelling
A struggle that everyone faces is keeping priorities straight. As careers advance, families grow, and financial responsibilities increase, some priorities fall by the wayside. One example of how that can happen is with home security. When you have your mind on twenty other things that need to be taken care of this week, it's easy to forget about consistently...
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What to Expect After You Attend a House Showing
Posted on 03/15/2019
What to Expect After You Attend a House Showing
After you complete a home showing, you may face a dilemma. If you like a house following a showing, you may want to set up a follow-up showing or submit an offer to purchase. Or, if you are dissatisfied with the results of a home showing, you may want to continue your house search. It helps to know what...
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