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Posted on 03/01/2020
3 Projects That Can Help Get an Older House Sold
Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay Are you preparing to list your older home for sale on the market? While older homes are still widely sought by both first-time and returning home buyers, sometimes they will need a little sprucing up so that you can maximize your sale price and get it sold more quickly. The good news is...
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Posted on 02/23/2020
HVAC Maintenance Tips
Image by ClassicallyPrinted from Pixabay If you own a home with an HVAC unit you may replace filters every once in a while but the maintenance needed for the long-term health of the system is a little more involved. If not identified early, small issues can compound over time and become quite costly to remedy. The most common...
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Posted on 02/16/2020
Common Home Selling Concerns, and How to Resolve Them
If you want to list your home, it generally is a good idea to address any house selling concerns right away. That way, you can alleviate these concerns before they slow down the home selling process or prevent you from accomplishing your desired home selling results. Now, let's take a look at three common home selling concerns, as well...
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Posted on 02/09/2020
Are You Promoting Your California Luxury House Effectively?
After you list a luxury home in San Francisco, Sacramento or any other California city or town, it is important to promote your residence effectively. Otherwise, it may be tough to stir up interest in your Golden State luxury house. Ultimately, there are many things you can do to showcase your California luxury house's full potential to the right...
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Posted on 02/02/2020
3 Factors to Consider Before You Counter an Offer to Purchase
You don't need to be a home selling expert to counter a buyer's offer to purchase your house. In fact, sellers who know what factors to consider as they evaluate a homebuying proposal may be better equipped than others to submit a successful counter-offer. Now, let's take a look at three factors a seller should consider before countering a...
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Posted on 01/26/2020
What Should You Do If You Suspect Identity Theft
Photo by Brian A Jackson via Shutterstock Identity theft is an issue that has become more common since the digital age has bristled and bloomed. Many people are victims of phishing scams – an online predator steals your identity by impersonating a respectable institution and takes your sensitive information, financial information being stolen from non-secured sites, hacking or...
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Posted on 01/19/2020
Thinking of Selling Your Home? Here's What You Can Do Now to Make It Easier
Selling your home may seem like a relatively simple process. You hire an agent, let them take pictures and show the house to prospective buyers, accept an offer, and then close… right? In reality, there’s a lot that goes into the selling process; especially if you want to have a smooth home sale. Matters are further complicated by hr...
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Posted on 01/12/2020
Educate Buyers About Your California Luxury House
For those who plan to list a luxury house in San Francisco, Malibu or any other California city or town, it helps to prepare for the home selling journey. Lucky for you, we're here to help you map out the Golden State luxury house selling journey and ensure you can achieve the optimal results. Now, let's take a look...
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Posted on 01/05/2020
Reasons to Pursue a California Luxury Home
The California luxury housing market is filled with many outstanding properties. As such, there may be no time like the present to conduct a search for a Golden State luxury house. Ultimately, there are many reasons to pursue a California luxury home, and these include: 1. You can discover a great home at a price that matches your budget....
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Posted on 12/29/2019
3 Reasons to Sell a City Home
If you own a city home but are ready to relocate, now may be a great time to list your residence. In fact, there are many reasons why an individual may choose to sell his or her city residence, and these include: 1. You want to downsize or upgrade. Although your city house likely has served you well for...
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Posted on 12/22/2019
What Determines Homeowners’ Insurance Costs?
Photo by Designer491 via Shutterstock If you’re new to homeownership, one of your first expenses is homeowner’s insurance. Not to be confused with mortgage insurance, your homeowner policy protects you in the event of a catastrophe. Factors that Impact the Cost of Home Insurance The cost of your home is only one factor in an extensive list of...
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Posted on 12/15/2019
Is A For Sale By Owner Approach Right For You?
Many sellers rely on agents to help them to deal with the task of selling their home. If you’re looking to buy or sell a home, a real estate agent isn’t required. There are many advantages and disadvantages to selling your home as a “For Sale By Owner” (FSBO). Read on to discover the good and bad of selling...
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