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Home Improvement Tips for a Faster Home Sale
Posted on 02/16/2020
Home Improvement Tips for a Faster Home Sale
Photo by Schluesseldienst via PixabaySelling? Ready to wow potential buyers with some high-impact touch-ups? Here are some top ideas to mesmerize home buyers—without spending a fortune on renovations. Dazzle Them at the Doorstep Many of today's home sales, and certainly most fast transactions, begin with online browsing. First, snap a photo of your home. Take it from the...
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The Common Signs of Plumbing Problems
Posted on 02/09/2020
The Common Signs of Plumbing Problems
Image by Rudy and Peter Skitterians from Pixabay There are many responsibilities that come with homeownership. One important aspect to monitor and maintain is your plumbing system. With any system that is used daily, problems will arise from time to time. The earlier issues are identified, the quicker and simpler they can be to resolve. Here are a...
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Should You Craft a Home Selling Checklist?
Posted on 02/02/2020
Should You Craft a Home Selling Checklist?
A home selling checklist is a must-have, regardless of whether you intend to list a single-family residence or a mansion. If you craft a home selling checklist today, you can prepare for the property selling journey. And as a result, you could boost the likelihood of enjoying a fast, profitable home selling experience. Now, let's take a look at...
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Another Property Rented - 20 Pepper Lane, San Carlos, CA 94070
Posted on 01/29/2020
Another Property Rented - 20 Pepper Lane, San Carlos, CA 94070
Unparalleled Canyon and mountain views during the day and the evening! 1-level 3 bedroom 2 home with hardwood floors throughout. Updated spacious kitchen with breakfast bar, recessed lighting and an abundance of cabinet space. Separate dining area adjacent to the kitchen with convenient outdoor access for entertaining both inside and out! Light & bright living room with a cozy fireplace and canyon views. Large master suite with a walk-in closet and an over-sized remodeled shower with a skylight that fills the room with natural light. Remodeled and tastefully updated hallway bathroom. Freshly painted throughout. Private spacious two level...
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Luxury Landscaping for the Upscale Homeowner
Posted on 01/26/2020
Luxury Landscaping for the Upscale Homeowner
Photo by Linda Knicely on Unsplash Luxury homes have been gaining popularity for at least the last two years, says Washington Post. And while no one has set exact parameters for what is and isn't considered luxury, many real estate agents use the term to describe homes priced in the million-dollar range or higher. These are the residences...
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Remote Home Buying: How, Why and Where?
Posted on 01/19/2020
Remote Home Buying: How, Why and Where?
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay Too busy to buy that second home in Myrtle Beach? No time to fly down and walk through multiple properties to find the one that's right for your family? No problem. You, too, can enjoy the dream of homeownership when you buy your next property remotely. What Is Remote Home Buying? When...
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Another Property Sold - 526 Shorebird Circle #16102, Redwood City, CA 94065
Posted on 01/18/2020
Another Property Sold - 526 Shorebird Circle #16102, Redwood City, CA 94065
Do not miss this turnkey waterfront townhome style property locates in most serenity location in shorebird community. A decent atrium provides abundant nature light for breakfast nook or study area. Beautiful updated kitchen with granite countertop. A half bath in main level is easy accessible. In upper level, vault ceiling in master suite gives dramatic and open feeling. The master balcony and rear yard both overlook the community fountain where you can spot wild birds and ducks resting on rocks. Laundry in unit. New hardwood floor through out main level and stairway, new dinning light, new carpet in upper level, new interior doors and...
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How to Budget for Your First Home
Posted on 01/12/2020
How to Budget for Your First Home
Photo by Olya Adamovich via Pixabay You’ve decided to start the process of buying a home. Congratulations! Now it’s time to figure out how much money you have, and what you can afford. The goal is to avoid purchasing more home than you can afford, but those variables change. In September 2019, the average price of a new...
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20 Pepper Lane, San Carlos, CA 94070 now has a new price of $5,000!
Posted on 01/05/2020
20 Pepper Lane, San Carlos, CA 94070 now has a new price of $5,000!
Unparalleled Canyon and mountain views during the day and the evening! 1-level 3 bedroom 2 home with hardwood floors throughout. Updated spacious kitchen with breakfast bar, recessed lighting and an abundance of cabinet space. Separate dining area adjacent to the kitchen with convenient outdoor access for entertaining both inside and out! Light & bright living room with a cozy fireplace and canyon views. Large master suite with a walk-in closet and an over-sized remodeled shower with a skylight that fills the room with natural light. Remodeled and tastefully updated hallway bathroom. Freshly painted throughout. Private spacious two level...
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How Much Money Do You Need to Sell a Residence?
Posted on 01/05/2020
How Much Money Do You Need to Sell a Residence?
Ultimately, the amount of money an individual requires during the home selling journey varies. If you intend to sell a house, it often is a good idea to plan ahead for any expenses you may encounter along the way. Because if you fail to account for potential house selling costs, you may struggle to seamlessly navigate the property selling...
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Boost Your Credit Score Quickly Before Applying for a Home Loan
Posted on 12/29/2019
Boost Your Credit Score Quickly Before Applying for a Home Loan
It’s hard to overstate the importance of credit scores when it comes to buying a home. Along with your down payment, your credit score is a deciding factor of getting approved and securing a low interest rate. Credit can be complicated. And, if you want to buy a home in the near future, it can seem daunting to try...
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Tips for Navigating the California Luxury Homebuying Journey
Posted on 12/22/2019
Tips for Navigating the California Luxury Homebuying Journey
If you want to purchase a luxury home in San Francisco, Los Angeles or any other California city or town, it helps to be prepared. That way, you can simplify the Golden State luxury homebuying cycle and accomplish your homebuying goals in no time at all. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you quickly and...
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