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4241 Banyan Avenue, Seal Beach, CA 90740 is now new to the market!
Posted on 03/31/2020
4241 Banyan Avenue, Seal Beach, CA 90740 is now new to the market!
Timeless tri-level “Dartmouth” model home with soaring vaulted ceilings and a spacious, wide open floor plan. This home has a prviate front yard enclosed by wrought iron fence and is located in a prime corner location, showcasing a 6,000 sq ft lot. The unique lot layout allows for a backyard as well as a sideyard with plenty of room for a potential pool. This wonderfully warm home has been upgraded with double pane windows and beautiful shutters throughout. 2 Dining areas (in-kitchen and formal dining) and 2 sitting rooms (living room near the entry and family room with fire place and bar, facing the backyard) make this an ideal family...
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Tips for Sellers: Set Yourself Up for Success
Posted on 03/29/2020
Tips for Sellers: Set Yourself Up for Success
A successful home selling experience is not a guarantee. However, if you prepare for the house selling journey, you may be better equipped than others to reap the benefits of a quick, profitable home selling experience. Now, let's take a look at three tips so you can set yourself up to succeed during the house selling journey. 1. Identify...
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140 Linden Avenue #962, Long Beach, CA 90802 is now new to the market!
Posted on 03/24/2020
140 Linden Avenue #962, Long Beach, CA 90802 is now new to the market!
Beautiful, restored 9th floor, 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom end-unit with dressing area. Only a neighbor on one side. This 1 bedroom condo was just freshly painted and restored with beautiful countertop and sink. The orientation of the unit is SouthEast, so you have views of the ocean, Signal Hill and everywhere in between. Fresh paint throughout, with beautiful original tile from 1928 in the...
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Customize Your Room with an Accent Wall
Posted on 03/22/2020
Customize Your Room with an Accent Wall
Image by Pixabay from Pexels An accent wall is a great way to add interest to your home’s interior. Accent walls allow you to personalize your space. They can also highlight or complement unique furniture and accessories around your home. Introduce Color: When planning for an accent wall, choose a color palette that works well with the other...
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How Can You Get the Best Price for Your House?
Posted on 03/15/2020
How Can You Get the Best Price for Your House?
Selling a home can be challenging, even for an individual who is laser-focused on getting the best price for his or her house. Fortunately, we're here to help you achieve the best-possible results during the home selling journey. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you obtain the best price for your residence. 1. Study the...
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138 12th Street, Seal Beach, CA 90740 is now new to the market!
Posted on 03/11/2020
138 12th Street, Seal Beach, CA 90740 is now new to the market!
Welcome to this iconic Old Town Seal Beach property, on the market for the first time in over 50 years. A 1,696 sq ft, 2-story house features 3 bedrooms (2 up, 1 down), 2 bathrooms, (1 up, 1 down) resides on this gloriously private, extra-large 5,483 sq ft lot. The upstairs has a large open floor plan, kitchen , living and dining room with windows and a balcony overlooking the beautiful front yard. Downstairs is a bedroom, bathroom, laundryroom and a green house, as well as access to the 2-car garage. Just steps from the beach and the shops and restaurants on Main Street, this property provides so many options. The house is move in...
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What to Do If a Seller Rejects Your Offer to Purchase
Posted on 03/08/2020
What to Do If a Seller Rejects Your Offer to Purchase
If a seller rejects your offer to purchase his or her house, there is no need to panic. At this point, there are many things you can do, including: 1. Craft a New Offer to Purchase If at first you don't succeed, try again. Remember, if you find your dream house but your initial offer to purchase is rejected,...
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Another Property Sold - 1580 Monterey Rd #14B, Seal Beach, CA 90740
Posted on 03/07/2020
Another Property Sold - 1580 Monterey Rd #14B, Seal Beach, CA 90740
Expanded, spacious, 1 bedroom, 1 bath unit located in a secluded, almost private section of Leisure World. Neutral colors and ample light from skylights in kitchen and in bath make this one feel very open and inviting. Unit has A/C and heat with remote control. Calming, serene views of lush green Junipers to look out upon from large dual pane windows. 2nd Bonus closet for extra storage is very wide and approximately 6' deep w/sliding mirrored doors for dry, interior storage. White cabinets and appliances in Kitchen. Convenient street parking nearby for your friends and visitors. Just 2 doors from the laundry room. Mutual 2, Carport: 24...
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3 Ways to Save on a Home Loan
Posted on 03/01/2020
3 Ways to Save on a Home Loan
Image by Andreas Breitling from Pixabay The vast majority of homebuyers need a mortgage in order to purchase a house, and mortgages come with significant costs because they’re such sizeable loans. While there’s no way to avoid all of the costs associated with a mortgage, there are ways to save on your home mortgage. Here are three things...
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Should Buying a California Residence Home Be a Top Priority?
Posted on 02/23/2020
Should Buying a California Residence Home Be a Top Priority?
Buying a luxury home in San Francisco, Malibu or any other California city or town delivers a number of benefits. In fact, there are many reasons why buying a Golden State luxury house should be a top priority, and these include: 1. You can enjoy convenient access to all that California has to offer. There is no shortage of...
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How to Keep Your Kitchen Clean with Little Effort
Posted on 02/16/2020
How to Keep Your Kitchen Clean with Little Effort
Photo by Mabel Amber via Pixabay You can walk into some folk’s homes and feel the chaos, while in other homes, all you see is clean. There must be a secret to keeping a house picked up without the aid of a housekeeper, right? Right! People whose homes always appear tidy have habits that keep them that way....
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Tips on Painting a Wall After Removing Wood Paneling
Posted on 02/09/2020
Tips on Painting a Wall After Removing Wood Paneling
Photo by Prawny via Pixabay Circa 1965, having beautiful wood paneling was the envy of the neighborhood. It was like bringing the outdoors in. But 50-60 years later, it usually just makes a room seem dark and dated unless you live in a log cabin. In most cases, you can remove the paneling and paint the drywall underneath....
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