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Tips for House Sellers: How to Capture Buyers' Attention
Posted on 01/19/2020
Tips for House Sellers: How to Capture Buyers' Attention
Home sellers sometimes struggle to stir up interest in their residences. Fortunately, there are lots of things you can do to help your residence capture buyers' attention, such as: 1. Craft an Engaging Home Listing A home listing should engage and inform buyers. Otherwise, an ineffective listing may make it tough for a seller to effectively promote his or...
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Home Security Tips for House Showings
Posted on 01/12/2020
Home Security Tips for House Showings
Photo by Gino Crescoli via PixabayIf a stranger were to knock on your door and ask to come in, you’d likely say no. Yet when you’re showing your house, this is exactly what you’re doing. You’ll let stranger after stranger come in to tour the home and see if it’s a good fit for their needs. So how...
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Closing on Your Home Sale
Posted on 01/05/2020
Closing on Your Home Sale
Selling a home takes patience. Especially when you’re balancing your time between settling into your new home, and keeping up with your work and family life. So, when you’ve finally gotten to the point of accepting an offer on your home, you’ll probably breathe a sigh of relief--and you should! However, there are still a few more things that...
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How to Become a Persistent Home Seller
Posted on 12/29/2019
How to Become a Persistent Home Seller
Persistence may prove to be exceedingly important to a home seller. In fact, a persistent home seller may be better equipped than others to reap the benefits of a fast, profitable property selling experience. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you become a persistent home seller. 1. Analyze the Real Estate Market Persistence and confidence...
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FAQ: VA Loans
Posted on 12/22/2019
FAQ: VA Loans
We all know that buying a home is expensive. For first-time buyers who don’t have the luxury of equity for a down payment, it can be difficult to find a way to finance your home without taking on a huge interest rate and mortgage insurance.Fortunately, loan programs like those offered by the U.S. Veterans Affairs can be a godsend....
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DIY: Multifaceted Potting Bench
Posted on 12/15/2019
DIY: Multifaceted Potting Bench
Photo by Neslihan Gunaydin on Unsplash If you're like most homeowners who enjoy cultivating an attractive yard and garden space and perhaps even providing some tasty treats for the family table, you probably appreciate tools and amenities designed to make your gardening chores easier and more enjoyable. Many home gardeners make do with whatever available surfaces that happen...
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Another Property Sold - 140 Linden Avenue #962, Long Beach, CA 90802
Posted on 12/14/2019
Another Property Sold - 140 Linden Avenue #962, Long Beach, CA 90802
Views! Views! Views! Welcome Home To The Historic Lafayette Building Located In The Midst Of The Downtown Trendy East Village Arts District-The Place To Be! Just A Stone's Throw Away From The Sea! This lovely private end unit is on the 9th floor with an abundance of ocean,mountain and city views from every window! New Tasteful paint throughout, New range and hood, New Laminate flooring, Bathroom features the original 1928 tile, Tax rolls show as a studio however it has a 9 Ft. by 14 Ft. bedroom with a large coat closet behind the front door and A sliding double door closet with plenty of storage in the spacious dressing area,Large kitchen...
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Are You Prepared to Address House Selling Hurdles?
Posted on 12/08/2019
Are You Prepared to Address House Selling Hurdles?
The home selling journey may be perilous, particularly for an individual who is unprepared for potential pitfalls. Fortunately, there are lots of things that you can do to quickly identify house selling hurdles and address such issues before they get out of hand. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you detect and resolve a wide...
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Can You Buy a House Without Breaking Your Budget?
Posted on 12/01/2019
Can You Buy a House Without Breaking Your Budget?
A home is one of the biggest purchases that an individual can make in his or her lifetime. It also may prove to be expensive, particularly for those who fail to plan ahead for the property buying journey. There is no need to break your budget to acquire your dream residence. In fact, there are many quick, easy ways...
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How your Landscaping can Help with Efficiency
Posted on 11/24/2019
How your Landscaping can Help with Efficiency
Image by Tom from Shutterstock Energy efficiency isn’t just for the inside of your home. What you plant outside can affect the bottom line inside. Choosing the right trees, grasses, and shrubs can help. Location, location, location Well placed trees can help to reduce your heating and cooling bills. Trees can keep your home cooler in the summer...
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Coastal Camping: Northern California
Posted on 11/17/2019
Coastal Camping: Northern California
When you think of northern California, what comes to mind may be the impressive Redwood Forests with the famous drive-through trees. California is also home to part of the Yosemite National Park system. You can find Napa Valley, famous for wineries and natural hot springs, just north of San Francisco. Travel inland and find Death Valley with the...
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Why You Need to Pursue a California Luxury Home Today
Posted on 11/10/2019
Why You Need to Pursue a California Luxury Home Today
There is no place quite like California. If you embark on a California luxury home search, you can find a house that will ensure you can enjoy all that the Golden State has to offer. Now, let's take a look at three reasons why you should kick off a California luxury home search. 1. You can enjoy convenient access...
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