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Posted on 02/21/2021
Ceiling Styling Ideas for Your Home
Image by Ernest_Roy from Pixabay When putting together a room’s design, there’s one area that often gets overlooked above all others, and that’s the ceiling. There are a variety of interesting things that you can do with a ceiling to bring life and add interest to a room. Some ideas will add a sense of height or give...
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Posted on 02/14/2021
House Flipping: Three Areas Worth the Investment
Image by Mark Ort from Pixabay While house-flipping in general is slowing down, and profits are slowly decreasing, there are still a few places left worth flipping. Here, real estate investors can score big returns by buying foreclosed or distressed properties, renovating and then selling them. If you're an investor who's looking to dive in, these five U.S....
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Posted on 02/13/2021
Another Property Sold - 19545 Sherman Way #80, Reseda, CA 91335
Welcome to this stylish split level townhouse located in a beautiful community with lush trees and parklike grounds. Tucked away in the back of this resort-like complex, you will feel the tranquility of this amazing unit that has a private attached 2 car garage with direct access. As you enter the living room you will be wowed by the high ceilings and open split level floor plan. Off the living room you will find a private enclosed patio, perfect for grilling & outdoor entertainment. As you walk up a few steps you will walk into the dining area that opens up to a nice sized kitchen with granite countertops and plenty of cabinet space....
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Posted on 02/07/2021
Differentiate Your California Luxury Residence from the Competition
If you want to sell a luxury home in Los Angeles, Cupertino or elsewhere in California, you likely will need to differentiate your residence from the competition. Otherwise, you risk a long home selling journey due to the fact that your Golden State luxury residence is unlikely to stand out from comparable properties in your city or town. Fortunately,...
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Posted on 01/31/2021
How to Qualify for a Conventional Loan
Photo by Evan Dvorkin on Unsplash A conventional loan is the most common type of mortgage used to secure a home purchase. Conventional loans are backed by private lenders and typically conform to the standards established by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. In order to qualify for a conventional loan, you must meet several specific requirements. 1. Debt-to-income...
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Posted on 01/24/2021
Mortgage Perks for First Time Homebuyers
Image by Aline Oliveira from Pixabay If you've been dreaming of buying a home or have started looking at houses and mortgages, you've likely seen ads and information that directly targets the first time home buyer. Buying your first home is a significant milestone and one of the most financially beneficial things you'll ever do, and there are...
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Posted on 01/17/2021
Important Questions to Consider Before You Attend a Home Showing
A home showing represents a valuable opportunity for a property buyer. However, there may be instances in which a buyer is unsure about whether to attend a house showing. Lucky for you, we're here to help you weigh the pros and cons of scheduling a home showing. Now, let's take a look at three questions to consider before you...
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Posted on 01/10/2021
When Should You Submit a Mortgage Request?
If you plan to pursue a home in the near future, there is no need to wait to get a mortgage. Because if you enter the housing market with a mortgage in hand, you'll know exactly how much you can spend to acquire your dream house. As a result, you'll be able to map out your home search based...
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Posted on 01/03/2021
Simplify Life When Choosing Your Next Home
If you're in the process of searching for the ideal home for you and your family, there are many things to think about and evaluate. While factors like the quality of neighborhoods and school districts may top your list, another important feature worth prioritizing is convenience. Since life is already complicated enough, it makes sense to simplify your...
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Posted on 12/27/2020
Equipment and Online Platforms to Help With Virtual Showings
Photo by Tumisu via Pixabay Virtual meetings and video conferencing have become the norm as we adapt to social distancing guidelines and staying well. And while these times will eventually pass and we will return to our previous times of normalcy, we're all going to need to continue to adapt and get creative in the meantime. In the...
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Posted on 12/20/2020
Campgrounds of Coastal California
When you think of northern California, what comes to mind may be the impressive Redwood Forests with the famous drive-through trees. California is also home to part of the Yosemite National Park system. You can find Napa Valley, famous for wineries and natural hot springs, just north of San Francisco. Travel inland and find Death Valley with the...
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Posted on 12/18/2020
Another Property Sold - 6248 Reid Street, Tujunga, CA 91042
Located way above Foothill Blvd in a quiet cul-de-sac is this charming home in the highly desirable area of Tujunga. In Highland Square, this charming home is light-filled with hardwood floors, a large formal living room, three spacious bedrooms, two upgraded bathrooms, open floor plan, living room, open concept kitchen, central HVAC. The grounds have a beautifully landscaped front yard, large lot perfect for outdoor entertaining. With wonderful local amenities, this beautiful home is the perfect place to settle into right before the...
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