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Posted on 05/31/2020
How To Protect Your Real Estate Assets from a Possible 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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Posted on 05/29/2020
Video Tour - 16322 Parthenia Street, North Hills, CA 91343
Incredible value for this two-story family home located at the border of Northridge-North Hills, close to freeway access, within walking distance to major supermarkets & restaurants. This large & bright home boasts 5 large bedrooms - each with large closets, & 3 bathrooms. One of the bedrooms & bathrooms is on the main floor. The remaining 4 bedrooms including the large master with 2 walk-in closets rest on the 2nd floor accessible via a beautifully redone stairway. Laundry area is also on second floor. Full-size kitchen has abundant counter space & includes a dishwasher, garbage disposer, refrigerator, oven & plenty...
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Posted on 05/27/2020
16322 Parthenia Street, North Hills, CA 91343 is now new to the market!
Incredible value for this two-story family home located at the border of Northridge-North Hills, close to freeway access, within walking distance to major supermarkets & restaurants. This large & bright home boasts 5 large bedrooms - each with large closets, & 3 bathrooms. One of the bedrooms & bathrooms is on the main floor. The remaining 4 bedrooms including the large master with 2 walk-in closets rest on the 2nd floor accessible via a beautifully redone stairway. Laundry area is also on second floor. Full-size kitchen has abundant counter space & includes a dishwasher, garbage disposer, refrigerator, oven & plenty...
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Posted on 05/24/2020
Gardening 101: Choose a Sprinkler System
Image by AxxLC from Pixabay After you invest your time and your creative design skills in setting up a lush garden to surround and complement your home, it may only take a few missed watering sessions for crackly brown edges to appear on once healthy flowers and bushes. Life gets busy, but your haven can still stay nourished...
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Posted on 05/17/2020
Where Should You Search for Your Dream Home?
If you want to enjoy a successful homebuying experience, it may be beneficial to hone your house search to residences in a select group of cities and towns. That way, you can speed up the process of finding and buying your dream residence. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you narrow your house search. 1....
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Posted on 05/10/2020
Should You Cosign on a Mortgage?
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Should you cosign on a mortgage loan to help someone else buy a house? Hopeful home buyers who lack the necessary credit history, W-2 income or overall income versus their debt can face problems getting a mortgage lender to approve a loan. Borrowers with a 43% or higher debt-to-income ratio may learn...
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Posted on 05/03/2020
Get Rid of Closet Clutter: Ways to Keep Your Closet Tidy
Generally, a closet ought to bring simplicity to your life. Whether it's a large walk-in or an itty-bitty space, a neat closet should be where you can get the things you need any time of the day. However, keeping a closet neat and organized can be more complicated than it seems. One day you have a clean closet...
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Posted on 04/26/2020
What is an Open Concept?
Image by Solomon Rodgers from Pixabay The real estate industry is ever-changing and with it, many trends come and go. One popular trend is the open concept layout, a style that was very popular in homes during the 19th century. The idea of open concept living fell out of favor during the early 20th century when homeowners were...
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Posted on 04/19/2020
Benefits of Buying a Large Home
Image by ErikaWittlieb from Pixabay For most people, buying a house is the biggest investment they will make. Unless you are paying cash, the transaction could become complicated. Not that many people can pay cash for a house – and for those that can, it often makes more sense to borrow than to use up cash reserves, especially...
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Posted on 04/12/2020
Tips for Selling to Savvy Buyers
Image by wavebreakmedia from Shutterstock If you've owned your house for a long time and are putting it on the market, take time to consider how the buying and selling process has changed. Today’s buyers are both smart and cautious. They have access to more information than was possible a decade ago. Research shows that buyers begin shopping...
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Posted on 04/05/2020
Are You Prepared to Buy a Home?
Purchasing a home is a life-changing decision, and as such, should not be taken lightly. Fortunately, there are lots of things you can do to prepare for the homebuying journey, such as: 1. Determine Where You Want to Live There is no shortage of high-quality houses available across the United States. Now, you just need to determine where you...
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Posted on 03/29/2020
What to Do When Submitting an Offer
Photo by RawPixel via Pixabay You and your agent invested hours, days, weeks and even months searching for the right house. Time spent visiting open houses. But now all your efforts pay off. You’ve found the one. It’s the right size, the right neighborhood and within the budget parameters. This is the home of your dreams. It’s time...
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