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Posted on 10/26/2020
4 Expenses New Homeowners Don't Think About Before Closing
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay Purchasing a new home is an exciting and life-changing event. While you likely know that you'll need to be able to afford to pay your mortgage each month, there might be other expenses that you aren't as familiar with. 1. Maintenance Costs It makes sense that you'd need to include money to...
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Posted on 10/22/2020
Glendale, CA Real Estate Market Update
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Posted on 10/19/2020
How Much Money Do You Need to Sell a Home?
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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Posted on 10/13/2020
Los Angeles, CA Real Estate Market Update
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Posted on 10/12/2020
Offer Competition: Why Your Dream Home is Getting So Much Attention
Photo by Fizkes via Shutterstock Months of searching, attending open houses, and viewing available homes finally paid off. You’ve found the perfect property in the perfect neighborhood for the perfect price. You’re ready to make an offer. Then, it happens, you get the dreaded call from your agent telling you there are multiple offers on the property. How...
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Posted on 10/05/2020
Home-Flipping in 2020: Three Areas to Invest In
Image by Mark Ort from Pixabay While house-flipping in general is slowing down, and profits are slowly decreasing, there are still a few places left worth flipping. Here, real estate investors can score big returns by buying foreclosed or distressed properties, renovating and then selling them. If you're an investor who's looking to dive in, these five U.S....
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Posted on 10/04/2020
Orange, CA Real Estate Market Update
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Posted on 09/28/2020
Do You Need a Homebuying Strategy?
If you want to enjoy a seamless homebuying experience, it generally is a good idea to establish a property buying plan. That way, you can take a step-by-step approach to make your homeownership dream come true. As you prepare a homebuying strategy, there are several factors to consider. These factors include: 1. Your Dream Home Definition There is no...
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Posted on 09/26/2020
Laguna Beach, CA Real Estate Market Update
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Posted on 09/21/2020
How Your Credit Score Affects Your Interest Rate
Image by Tierra Mallorca from Unsplash One of the most important things to check once you decide to start the home-buying process is your credit score. The three major credit bureaus keep track of how you pay for your credit and how much credit you have. Your score fluctuates, sometimes daily, depending on how much you owe and...
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Posted on 09/17/2020
Glendale, CA Real Estate Market Update
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Posted on 09/14/2020
Artful Home Staging Tips
Image by ErikaWittlieb from Pixabay Home staging used to be a novelty you watched on the HGTV network. At the end of the program, the hosts would show up with a truckload of furnishings and a bunch of landscaping plants, and presto — a home would be transformed before your eyes. Today, home staging is a thriving bicoastal...
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