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Advice for Homebuyers: Stick to Your Budget
Posted on 12/08/2019
Advice for Homebuyers: Stick to Your Budget
Purchasing a house on a budget can be difficult for even the most diligent property buyer. Lucky for you, we're here to help you create an effective homebuying budget and reduce the temptation to spend beyond your means to acquire your ideal residence. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you craft a property buying budget....
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Why Today's the Day You Need to List Your Residence
Posted on 12/01/2019
Why Today's the Day You Need to List Your Residence
Ready to embark on a new adventure? List your house, and you may reap the benefits of your decision for years to come. Ultimately, there are many reasons why you should consider kicking off the home selling journey today, and these include: 1. You could profit from a home sale. Diligent home sellers generally have no problem showcasing their...
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Another Property Sold - 57 Prospect Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110
Posted on 11/27/2019
Another Property Sold - 57 Prospect Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110
Perched at the precipice of Prospect Ave. in desirable Bernal Heights, this North Slope condo provides 2+ bedrooms, 3 bathrooms on 2 floors of living space. Upon entering the top floor, one immediately appreciates the natural light from the large windows in the living room with views to the northwest. The dining room also has expansive views and provides an intimate area for dinner parties and the remodeled kitchen offers extensive storage and counter space. The two bedrooms are located at the rear of the property, one is an en-suite and the other offers direct access to the yard. The lower level features a large room which can be used as a...
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Why Your Offer Got Rejected
Posted on 11/24/2019
Why Your Offer Got Rejected
Once you decide to buy a home, you need to buckle in because you’re in for an emotional roller coaster. You need to be prepared for any type of situation. You’ll need to hunker down and save a significant amount of money for a downpayment. Securing the financing for your home will be at the top of your list....
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How to Avoid Address Fraud
Posted on 11/17/2019
How to Avoid Address Fraud
The advancement of technology has inadvertently aided the schemes of scam artists, and even though people are now aware enough to avoid being scammed through texts, calls, and emails, technology has only given these scammers new sophisticated ways to maintain their level of menace in the world today through the use of the internet. Address fraud, a type...
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Prepare Your House to Sell By Decluttering
Posted on 11/10/2019
Prepare Your House to Sell By Decluttering
Two of the most important ingredients in a successful house-marketing campaign are competitive pricing and making a great first impression on prospective buyers. Although your real estate agent can assist in achieving both of those goals, keeping your home in "show ready" condition will be up to you and your family. When your home is actively being shown,...
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House Showings: Here's What Sellers Need to Know
Posted on 11/03/2019
House Showings: Here's What Sellers Need to Know
If you plan to sell your home, it often is a good idea to learn about property showings. That way, you can prepare for showings and boost the likelihood of a fast, profitable property selling experience. Now, let's take a look at three things that sellers need to know about home showings. 1. A showing may make or break...
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Tips for Choosing the Right Vacation Home
Posted on 10/27/2019
Tips for Choosing the Right Vacation Home
No two vacation residences are alike. As such, it pays to be diligent as you conduct a search for the optimal vacation home. Otherwise, you risk purchasing a vacation house that fails to accommodate your long-term needs. Ultimately, there are lots of things you can do to find a vacation home that complements you perfectly, such as: 1. Establish...
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What to Look for in a Foreclosure Deal
Posted on 10/20/2019
What to Look for in a Foreclosure Deal
If you want to take advantage of the market and to get a good deal on a foreclosure, apart from having sufficient cash, there are some few things you need to know before you complete the transaction. Before you get started, you should understand what foreclosure means. Succinctly, a foreclosure is a bank-owned property, often known as real...
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The Best Tips You Need To Know For Packing Up Your Home For Moving Day
Posted on 10/13/2019
The Best Tips You Need To Know For Packing Up Your Home For Moving Day
Packing your entire house is a daunting task to say the least. We are always left wondering how did we end up with so much stuff? A quick Google search will bring up “ultimate lists” of all of the “packing hacks” you could ever humanly think of. Making the process feel even more daunting. Here’s your guide to packing...
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Three Smart Ways to Pay for Your Home Repairs and Renovation
Posted on 10/06/2019
Three Smart Ways to Pay for Your Home Repairs and Renovation
These days, homeowners are very busy renovating and improving their property, according to a HomeAdvisor survey. The homeowners who participated in that survey admitted they had spent an average of over $6,600 on repairs and improvements in 2018, and almost 50 percent of these homeowners were thinking about doing more renovations. What is driving all this home improvement?...
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Understanding Buyer’s versus Seller’s Markets
Posted on 09/29/2019
Understanding Buyer’s versus Seller’s Markets
If you are planning to buy or sell a home soon, it is essential you know whether it is a buyer’s or seller’s market. But how do you determine that? Buyer’s Market A buyer’s market is a situation where the supply of houses is higher than its demand, giving buyers an edge over the sellers in price negotiation....
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