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Will Your Real Estate Investment Weather the Hard Times of a Recession ?
Posted on 03/29/2020
Will Your Real Estate Investment Weather the Hard Times of a Recession ?
Photo by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay Property owners got clobbered in the Great Recession of 2008, but that was the exception rather than the rule. Real estate typically weathers hard times well compared to other investments. Still, there’s always the possibility you could get squeezed if property values drop or if your personal or business income takes a...
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Video Tour  - 512 Riker Street, Salinas, CA 93901
Posted on 03/22/2020
Video Tour - 512 Riker Street, Salinas, CA 93901
Two separate homes. The main house is a single story very charming and quaint Spanish revival-styled home. A harmonious blend of past and present. Coved ceilings, original hardwood floors, built in cabinets, wood burning fireplace with classic tile surround, generous sized bedrooms, separate laundry/utility room. Separate well maintained and updated 1 bedroom, 1 bath guest house. Guest house is currently used as a rental for $1000 per month. Sq ft/lot size/age/schools are not verified by the listing agents; buyer and buyer's agent to satisfy selves prior to contingency...
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The Perks of Buying a Single Family Home
Posted on 03/22/2020
The Perks of Buying a Single Family Home
Image by ErikaWittlieb from Pixabay You have been in the same home for several years, but you want to move. You'll need to decide whether to rent or buy and if you decide to buy, what type of home you want. Condominiums, townhouses and single-family homes all have benefits, depending on where you are in life. Many people...
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512 Riker Street, Salinas, CA 93901 is now new to the market!
Posted on 03/22/2020
512 Riker Street, Salinas, CA 93901 is now new to the market!
Two separate homes. The main house is a single story very charming and quaint Spanish revival-styled home. A harmonious blend of past and present. Coved ceilings, original hardwood floors, built in cabinets, wood burning fireplace with classic tile surround, generous sized bedrooms, separate laundry/utility room. Separate well maintained and updated 1 bedroom, 1 bath guest house. Guest house is currently used as a rental for $1000 per month. Sq ft/lot size/age/schools are not verified by the listing agents; buyer and buyer's agent to satisfy selves prior to contingency...
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512 Riker Street, Salinas, CA 93901 is now new to the market!
Posted on 03/22/2020
512 Riker Street, Salinas, CA 93901 is now new to the market!
Two separate homes. The main house is a single story very charming and quaint Spanish revival-styled home. A harmonious blend of past and present. Coved ceilings, original hardwood floors, built in cabinets, wood burning fireplace with classic tile surround, generous sized bedrooms, separate laundry/utility room. Separate well maintained and updated 1 bedroom, 1 bath guest house. Guest house is currently used as a rental for $1000 per month. Sq ft/lot size/age/schools are not verified by the listing agents; buyer and buyer's agent to satisfy selves prior to contingency...
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Another Property Sold - 35 San Felipe Court, Salinas, CA 93901
Posted on 03/16/2020
Another Property Sold - 35 San Felipe Court, Salinas, CA 93901
Wonderful south Salinas Westwood Park neighborhood. Move-in condition, 5 bedroom/3 bath home perfect for growing or extended family or utilize extra rooms for offices/crafts/hobbies. Located on quiet Cul De Sac. This home has so many bonus amenities! CCTV system! All kitchen appliances, washer&dryer included! New water heater! New HVAC! 2009 roof! This gorgeous home features main floor with formal entry, wide open and large kitchen/family room with granite counter tops and breakfast nook, area, living room, a formal dining/library, master suite and additional bedroom and bath. Upstairs is an open area perfect for tv/crafts/games, a full...
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Types of Windbreaks for Your Terrace
Posted on 03/15/2020
Types of Windbreaks for Your Terrace
Image by AlexandreZveiger from Shutterstock If you like the outdoors, spending time on the terrace or balcony at your home is a great way to enjoy the fresh air and spend time with family and friends. But sometimes windy weather or lack of privacy can create a challenge. Consider installing a windbreak to make your outdoor space more...
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Another Property Sold - 1253 Los Olivos Drive #26, Salinas, CA 93901
Posted on 03/15/2020
Another Property Sold - 1253 Los Olivos Drive #26, Salinas, CA 93901
Rarely available 3 bedroom end-unit. Great South Salinas location in the Los Olivos Village Townhomes. 2-car attached garage. Laminate flooring in living room, dining area, and kitchen; carpet upstairs. Half bath on ground floor, large master suite features vaulted ceiling, walk-in closet, personal vanity and extra storage. Private patio with access to the green belt. Association installed dual pane windows, composition roof, and recently repainted exterior. Sq ft/lot size/age/schools are not verified by the listing...
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Another Property Sold - 1253 Los Olivos Drive #26, Salinas, CA 93901
Posted on 03/15/2020
Another Property Sold - 1253 Los Olivos Drive #26, Salinas, CA 93901
Rarely available 3 bedroom end-unit. Great South Salinas location in the Los Olivos Village Townhomes. 2-car attached garage. Laminate flooring in living room, dining area, and kitchen; carpet upstairs. Half bath on ground floor, large master suite features vaulted ceiling, walk-in closet, personal vanity and extra storage. Private patio with access to the green belt. Association installed dual pane windows, composition roof, and recently repainted exterior. Sq ft/lot size/age/schools are not verified by the listing...
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Protect Your Family With These Home Security Tips
Posted on 03/08/2020
Protect Your Family With These Home Security Tips
There are a lot of effective ways to keep your home safe, secure, and free from intrusion, but those techniques are of little use if you don't consistently use them. Technological solutions are well worth considering because they can be activated and monitored from almost any location. Whether you're at a restaurant across town or comfortably lying in bed...
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Video Tour  - 1220 Via Paraiso, Salinas, CA 93901
Posted on 03/07/2020
Video Tour - 1220 Via Paraiso, Salinas, CA 93901
A single story Monterey Park beauty with 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Over the years the home has been updated: freshly painted inside and out, new flooring in the kitchen and breakfast nook. The updated kitchen has the ease of new granite countertops, stylish tile backsplash, stainless steel sink, new electric range, wall oven, and stainless steel refrigerator. Extra large formal dining room great for entertaining; living room offers warm colored wood floor, wood burning fireplace for those cooler Salinas nights, and during the day lots of natural light coming from the picture window. Ample sized master has bathroom en suite, 2 closets,...
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1220 Via Paraiso, Salinas, CA 93901 is now new to the market!
Posted on 03/06/2020
1220 Via Paraiso, Salinas, CA 93901 is now new to the market!
A single story Monterey Park beauty with 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Over the years the home has been updated: freshly painted inside and out, new flooring in the kitchen and breakfast nook. The updated kitchen has the ease of new granite countertops, stylish tile backsplash, stainless steel sink, new electric range, wall oven, and stainless steel refrigerator. Extra large formal dining room great for entertaining; living room offers warm colored wood floor, wood burning fireplace for those cooler Salinas nights, and during the day lots of natural light coming from the picture window. Ample sized master has bathroom en suite, 2 closets,...
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