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How to Pay Off a Mortgage Quickly
Posted on 03/29/2020
How to Pay Off a Mortgage Quickly
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay One of the critical steps involved in looking for a home is the process of negotiating for a mortgage. Many people dread this process because they find out exactly how much money they are going to have to pay each month. At the same time, this is also an opportunity for people...
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Upgrade Your House's Curb Appeal
Posted on 03/22/2020
Upgrade Your House's Curb Appeal
Curb appeal is a difference-maker during the home selling process. If you understand how to upgrade your residence's curb appeal, you may be better equipped than ever before to enjoy a fast, profitable house selling experience. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you improve your house's curb appeal. 1. Prioritize Lawn Care and Maintenance If...
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3 Home Projects that Maximize Space
Posted on 03/15/2020
3 Home Projects that Maximize Space
Image by StockSnap from Pixabay Most everyone would love to gain some extra room, especially those in small homes with limited space options. Here are three home interior DIY projects to help you maximize your space. 1. Transform a Closet into Workspace If you’re lacking the room for a home office, transform one of your closets into a...
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How Much Should You Spend on a Smart Home Device?
Posted on 03/08/2020
How Much Should You Spend on a Smart Home Device?
There is no set amount that a homeowner should spend on a smart house device. In fact, depending on the smart gadgets you purchase, you may wind up spending only a few dollars, or hundreds, on these devices. But if you understand how to shop for smart home gadgets, you may be better equipped than other property owners to...
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Tips for Successfully Searching for a New Home
Posted on 03/01/2020
Tips for Successfully Searching for a New Home
Since there are so many things to keep in mind when searching for the right home, it can be very helpful to create a priority list. If you're at the beginning of the house-hunting process, one of the best ways to clarify your thoughts is by organizing them in a notebook or on a computer screen. As is the...
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Another Property Sold - 5456 Kaitlyn Place, Rohnert Park, CA 94928
Posted on 02/26/2020
Another Property Sold - 5456 Kaitlyn Place, Rohnert Park, CA 94928
Owner choose builder upgrades, continued to improve in ways you will appreciate. Conveniently located in University District, introduce yourself to Magnolia's largest Model 4 by Signature Homes! Open light/bright plan includes: solid surface Floors on main level, lower level bedroom/full bath, Expansive Great room opens to Kitchen. Tall Ceilings, Recessed Lighting thru home. Amazing Chef kitchen, opens to flexible space for casual meals or entertaining. Stylish Cabinetry w/Granite Slab Counters and Huge Granite Slab Island. Master Suite features a rustic barn door sliding entry, with Luxurious Soaking Tub & Separate Shower, Dual Sinks...
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How to Protect Unoccupied Property
Posted on 02/23/2020
How to Protect Unoccupied Property
Image by Philipp Berndt from Unsplash Sometimes the timelines for buying and selling a home don’t match up perfectly. You may have purchased a new home or need to relocate before you can sell your current residence. In these cases, your property may remain empty for weeks or months at a time. Here are a few ideas for...
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First Impressions Are a Key Factor in Selling Your Home
Posted on 02/16/2020
First Impressions Are a Key Factor in Selling Your Home
There's an old expression that applies to job interviews, dating, and selling your house. "You don't get a second chance to make a (great) first impression!" Whether someone's in the market for an executive assistant, a soul mate, or their family's next home, indelible opinions and preferences are often formed within the first few seconds. If you're preparing to...
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Another Property Rented - 920 Prospect Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95409
Posted on 02/14/2020
Another Property Rented - 920 Prospect Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95409
Location near shopping/services, easy to Route 12/101. Huge great room entry, soaring ceilings almost everywhere. Kitchen with quartz counters, stainless appliances & open to dining/family areas. Great outdoor space in back/side yards. Second level features: laundry room, large loft area, master bedroom, plus three additional...
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Another Property Rented - 920 Prospect Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95409
Posted on 02/14/2020
Another Property Rented - 920 Prospect Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95409
Location near shopping/services, easy to Route 12/101. Huge great room entry, soaring ceilings almost everywhere. Kitchen with quartz counters, stainless appliances & open to dining/family areas. Great outdoor space in back/side yards. Second level features: laundry room, large loft area, master bedroom, plus three additional...
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What Does It Take to Maximize Your Home Sale Earnings?
Posted on 02/09/2020
What Does It Take to Maximize Your Home Sale Earnings?
You don't have to be an expert home seller to maximize your house sale earnings. In fact, there are many things that you can do to optimize the profits from your home sale, such as: 1. Craft an Effective Home Listing An effective house listing enables you to make a great first impression on prospective homebuyers. Thus, if you...
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6 Tips for Staging before Your Open House
Posted on 02/02/2020
6 Tips for Staging before Your Open House
Photo by David Gonzales via Pexels When it comes to selling a home, presentation is key. A well-staged home highlights the best features while leaving plenty of room for imagination in the minds of home buyers. Here are a few tried and true home staging tips to help your home steal the show and bring in the best...
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