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Posted on 09/20/2020
What is Home Repair Insurance?
Photo by: Caleb Woods via Unsplash Home repair insurance is an optional service agreement also known as a home warranty. It is put in place to save costs when there may be a need for repairs or replacement of any major system or household appliances. Often added as an incentive to sweeten a sale, a great home warranty...
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Posted on 09/18/2020
Another Property Sold - 19603 Longview Terrace #te, Salinas, CA 93908
Exclusive single story home in private gated Prominence community. This amazing home offers a sought after floor plan a must see outdoor garden with amazing valley views and feel of privacy. A must see to appreciate home comforts and amenities throughout. This is truly a single story entertainer. Spacious Chef's kitchen with island bar, casual dinning area, family room features double doors leading to patio area. Appliances are included. Formal dinning with views of outdoor pond and fountains. A spacious living room with fireplace and high ceilings, large windows to enjoy flowering garden. The Master Suite is at one end of home and features...
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Posted on 09/13/2020
Ways to Deal with a Low Appraisal
Photo by Light And Dark Studio via Shutterstock In a seller’s market, comparable sales and competition can drive up a home’s price. This is especially true in a seller’s market where offers from multiple buyers try to outbid each other. And, while this sounds like a fantastic deal for the seller, a low appraisal can kill the deal....
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Posted on 09/06/2020
Mortgage Pre-Approvals Are a Valuable Tool for Understanding What You Can Afford
Photo by Clker-Free-Vector-Images via Pixabay A mortgage pre-approval can be a valuable tool for understanding how much you can afford to spend on purchasing a home. It can also make you seem much more attractive to sellers and help to identify any potential problems that may make it difficult to get a loan. In fact, many lenders claim...
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Posted on 08/30/2020
Creating a Chic Storage Space for Your Home
Photo by ErikaWittlieb via Pixabay Storage is one of the biggest challenges when deciding how to decorate or plan a new home. It's tempting to throw everything into bins and stack them someplace in your garage, their contents forgotten ever after! If you do, though, there is a good chance you will waste money by purchasing things you...
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Posted on 08/23/2020
Kick Back in Style: Creating an Umbrella Table for Your Deck
Photo by Jazella via Pixabay An umbrella table provides you with more than just a comfortable place to sit; it adds color and texture to your space, too. You'll need to have an idea of where the table will go, what size umbrella it needs to support and how many people it will need to seat comfortably. You...
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Posted on 08/18/2020
Another Property Sold - 1135 Del Monte Avenue, Salinas, CA 93905
Well maintained Tri-Plex. 4BR/1BA house, 1BR/1BA apartment above 2-car garage. A separate 1BR/1BA home on Mae Ave. with newer kitchen cabinets and granite counter tops. Lots of parking and extra storage. Sq ft/lot size/age/schools are not verified by the listing agents; buyer and buyer's agent to satisfy selves on all...
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Posted on 08/16/2020
Can I Save my Home After a Tax Sale ?
Photo by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay There are many fees and costs you’ll encounter as a homeowner. From closing costs that are due when first purchasing your home to your mortgage payment and property taxes, keeping up with these expenses is essential. But if you’re a homeowner that didn’t pay your property taxes, you’re at risk of losing...
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Posted on 08/09/2020
How to Successfully Manage Your Home-Flipping Project
Photo by TeroVesalainen via Pixabay Flipping a house successfully means keeping your ducks in a row during the rehab process--and that typically means communicating with several vendors to coordinate work, making sure everyone is on the same page, and dealing with delays when they (inevitably) occur. It's worth your while to build a project management strategy and skill...
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Posted on 08/02/2020
3 Pitfalls Even Seasoned Homebuyers Experience
Image by Chanh Nguyen from Pixabay Buying a home ranks among the largest purchases everyday people make in their entire lifetimes. If you have gone through the process at least once, you probably gained some valuable life lessons. Whether it’s time to purchase a larger home for a growing family or downsize to a more manageable living space,...
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Posted on 07/26/2020
Craving Small Town Life? Check out These Up-and-Coming Communities
Photo by Christian Heitz via Pexels Sometimes, small town life is just what you crave. If you’re considering a move and want a community with that feel, there are several in the East Coast that deliver it beautifully. From New York to Pennsylvania, here are some of the top small towns that you need to see for yourself....
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Posted on 07/19/2020
Choosing the Right Luxury Home Location
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay If you are ready to move into a luxury home. You'll find options in most locations in any state you desire. Before you choose, especially if you plan on moving to another state, you should first tackle some other questions. Work Do you need to keep working to enjoy the lifestyle you have...
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