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Spring Cleaning Tips

Spring Cleaning Tips

We all love to visit model homes in new developments. There's a unique feeling walking into a community and home that's coordinated, neat, clean and o… Read more ⇢
Drought Tolerant Landscaping Ideas for New Home Owners

Drought Tolerant Landscaping Ideas for New Home Owners

In the excitement of buying and decorating a new home, remember to plan for the long-term when you start landscaping. With the recent widespread droug… Read more ⇢
Renovation Reality

Renovation Reality

If you're thinking of buying a fixer-upper for the first time, whether to live in yourself or to flip, doing some of the renovations yourself can be s… Read more ⇢
Easy Curb Appeal Upgrades You Can Do On a Weekend

Easy Curb Appeal Upgrades You Can Do On a Weekend

Getting your home ready to sell can seem daunting, and you might be tempted to sell it "as is" instead. Adding a little curb appeal, however, will hel… Read more ⇢
Spring Air Conditioning Service

Spring Air Conditioning Service

In preparation for warmer summer days, spring is the perfect time for an air conditioning service. With regular service, your air conditioning will be… Read more ⇢
Open House Tips and Etiquette for Buyers

Open House Tips and Etiquette for Buyers

With spring well on its way, the weather impresses each day with the joys of living in Corona del Mar, Newport Beach, Laguna Beach and Dana Point. And… Read more ⇢
Do you Want to Buy an Older House?

Do you Want to Buy an Older House?

With many older neighborhoods experiencing revitalization, an older home might be a smart investment. So, whether you're a first-time buyer or looking… Read more ⇢
Real Estate Terminology: Loan Types, the Fifth in a Series

Real Estate Terminology: Loan Types, the Fifth in a Series

When it comes to real estate loans, you'll find that there are many Loan Types. Figuring out which loan or loans are best for your new property purcha… Read more ⇢
Real Estate Terminology: Closing Costs, the Fourth in a Series

Real Estate Terminology: Closing Costs, the Fourth in a Series

Closing costs include all of the fees and costs associated with completing the sale or purchase of a home using a mortgage and an escrow company, that… Read more ⇢
Real Estate Terminology: Appraisal vs. Assessment vs. Market Value, the Second in a Series

Real Estate Terminology: Appraisal vs. Assessment vs. Market Value, the Second in a Series

In the vocabulary of real estate, there are three terms that indicate a home's valuation: the Appraised Value, the Assessed Value and the Market Value… Read more ⇢
Planning for Multi-Generational Living

Planning for Multi-Generational Living

Multi-Generatonal families living together are more the norm these days. When looking for a home to share with older family members, consider that whi… Read more ⇢
Real Estate Terminology: Abatement, the First in a Series

Real Estate Terminology: Abatement, the First in a Series

Every industry has its own vocabulary, and real estate is no exception. If you are beginning to search your first home purchase, or it's been a while … Read more ⇢
First Things First … Choosing Your New Neighborhood

First Things First … Choosing Your New Neighborhood

With all of the tools available online and off for finding your new home, you can spend lots of time thinking about details of the type of house you w… Read more ⇢
Smart Selling to Today’s Homebuyers

Smart Selling to Today’s Homebuyers

If you're reading about housing recovery and considering selling now that the housing market outlook is improving, take a few moments to consider how … Read more ⇢
Will a Bath Remodel Increase My Home’s Value?

Will a Bath Remodel Increase My Home’s Value?

Spring will soon be here and the annual uptick of home buying this season has you thinking of putting yours on the market. Your neighbor remodeled the… Read more ⇢

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