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Buying in a Seller's Paradise
Posted on 12/02/2019
Buying in a Seller's Paradise
Post Photo by Mohamed Hassan via PixabayIt's easy to believe you don't have much leverage if you're getting ready to buy in a seller's market. Unfortunately, that sense of frustration can result in desperation, which can ultimately lead to overpaying on a home. Before you accept your fate, consider how you may have more power than you think. Start...
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Wood Countertops for Your Kitchen
Posted on 11/25/2019
Wood Countertops for Your Kitchen
Image by Photographee.eu from Shutterstock Having a beautiful home is wonderful, but having a beautiful home with an elegant and functional kitchen is fantastic. Updated kitchen décor and finishes are an on-trend way to create a warm gathering place for friends and family. A real wood countertop is a top option for perfecting the natural kitchen décor motif....
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Selling Your Home: How It Affects Your Taxes
Posted on 11/18/2019
Selling Your Home: How It Affects Your Taxes
Photo by Acharaporn Kamornboonyarush from Pexels In a nutshell, if you have owned a home for five years and lived in it for at least two out of five years, or if you’ve owned the house for two years and lived in it the entire time, a single person has a $250,000 tax exemption. If you are married,...
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Another Property Sold - 7553 Isla St, Hemet, CA 92545
Posted on 11/13/2019
Another Property Sold - 7553 Isla St, Hemet, CA 92545
Contractor special - Fixer - Great opportunity to make this home beautiful again. Needs TLC - flooring, appliances, bathroom and kitchen repairs, paint, landscaping. Bring...
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Should Selling a California Luxury Residence Be a Top Priority?
Posted on 11/11/2019
Should Selling a California Luxury Residence Be a Top Priority?
For those who own a luxury home in Los Angeles, Malibu or any other California city or town, now may prove to be the ideal time to list your residence. In fact, there are many reasons to make selling your Golden State luxury house a top priority, and these include: 1. You could profit from your home sale. There...
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314 Moonstone Bay Dr, Oceanside, CA 92057 now has a new price of $667,000!
Posted on 11/07/2019
314 Moonstone Bay Dr, Oceanside, CA 92057 now has a new price of $667,000!
Don’t miss this rare find! Light & bright single story home with 4 beds & office. Grand entry foyer opens to the living/dining room with vaulted ceilings and plenty of windows to let in natural light. The spacious kitchen features granite counter tops, an abundance of cabinets, built-in wine rack and newer stainless appliances. Great room is perfect for entertaining with fireplace & patio access. New carpet, paint, and HVAC. Wood laminate flooring, w/ high ceilings throughout. See supplement for more The expansive master bedroom features vaulted ceilings ensuite bath with soaking tub, separate shower, dual sinks and walk-in closet. Three...
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134 S Pacific Street #C, Oceanside, CA 92054 now has a new price of $2,100!
Posted on 11/07/2019
134 S Pacific Street #C, Oceanside, CA 92054 now has a new price of $2,100!
OCEAN FRONT VACATION RENTAL. You have all the comforts of home with the beach just a short walk away! This property features a fully equipped kitchen where you can prepare your meals with ease while enjoying the sounds of the crashing waves. The comfortable bedroom has a queen size bed. There is a 32 inch flat screen TV where you can enjoy your shows on cable from the couch and FREE WIFI to access for your internet needs. This newly renovated cozy cottage apartment across the street from ocean. Patio has ocean view. No oversize vehicles are allowed in the one assigned parking space. All other vehicles must use the paid parking on the...
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Should You Build Your Own Home?
Posted on 11/04/2019
Should You Build Your Own Home?
When it comes to getting what you want in your home, the question comes down to whether you build it or look for the perfect house to buy. For those who prefer new construction, the option of starting from scratch is very viable. Here are some vital factors to consider before getting started: 1. Cost Building a new...
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How to Settle In to Your New City
Posted on 10/28/2019
How to Settle In to Your New City
Photo by Alexas Fotos via PixabayMoving to a new city is an exciting time, but it can also be stressful. Getting the lay of the land, especially if you don't have contacts in the city, is intimidating. From figuring out your transportation options to learning where the most affordable grocery store is, you have many things to tackle...
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Another Property Sold - 124 Melody Lane, Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Posted on 10/26/2019
Another Property Sold - 124 Melody Lane, Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Steal of a deal - bring offers! Beautifully renovated Eastside Costa Mesa Pool home. Nestled at the end of a Cul de Sac, this single story home boasts spacious living spaces perfect for entertaining. Tastefully appointed with light hardwood, tile in the kitchen and baths, carpet in bedrooms, crown molding, ceiling fans, and recessed lighting. Fabulous kitchen features granite counters, stainless steel appliances, soft-close cabinetry, a built-in wine cooler and eat-in breakfast nook. The luxurious master bedroom includes a fabulous walk-in closet with built-ins and stunning ensuite with stone shower and easy access to the backyard. The...
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Greener Living Solutions
Posted on 10/21/2019
Greener Living Solutions
Green living is much more than recycling your cans and plastics. Living green encompasses a whole value system that bases all you do on how it will impact the environment. The belief that how you treat the environment will either improve or harm what condition you leave the earth for future generations. The proper stewardship of the place...
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What Would you do With a Finished Basement
Posted on 10/14/2019
What Would you do With a Finished Basement
A basement comes with many benefits, ranging from being a relaxation area to a quiet space where children can play, or other noisier activities like drum practice. A basement serves many purposes. To many, the additional living space is more than enough reason to finish it. To others, it can serve as an extra bedroom or living space...
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