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Selling: Previous Flooding
Posted on 12/08/2019
Selling: Previous Flooding
Photo by F. Muhammad via Pixabay Each year, flooding causes more than eight billion dollars in damages to homes in the United States. Despite that, many affected homeowners go on to sell their houses so that they can relocate. When your home has damage from a tropical storm, heavy rains, or rising water from a hurricane, here are...
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Moving to California? Here Are 6 Things You Need to Know
Posted on 12/01/2019
Moving to California? Here Are 6 Things You Need to Know
Are you planning a big move to the Golden State in the near future? I know how it can be to move to a new state, trying to learn the local culture and customs and doing your best to fit in. California, like every other state, certainly has its defining features. We’ve all seen the beautiful coastlines and the...
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How Overpricing Could Hinder a Sale
Posted on 11/24/2019
How Overpricing Could Hinder a Sale
Photo by Billion Photos via Shutterstock When homeowners start thinking about selling, the first thing they want to know is, “How much can I sell my house for?” Your real estate agent's task is determining the fair market value with a range of prices from low to high. The spread between the two values typical is not large...
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Another Property Sold - 18925 La Amistad Place, Tarzana, CA 91356
Posted on 11/24/2019
Another Property Sold - 18925 La Amistad Place, Tarzana, CA 91356
Located on a quiet, double cul-de-sac street in Tarzana is this single story 4 bdrm, 4bath Deauville designed home. A Quintessential California home that allows for indoor/outdoor living through sliding glass doors. An expansive master suite with 4 closets, plus a huge walk-in w additional two cedar paneled closets that can be used for all your clothes or even create a 5th bedroom. The glass slider allows easy access to sneak outside & lounge under the east coast styled patio. A large master bath features a spa tub & oversized shower that is complimented by a separate dressing area. The gathering place in any home is the kitchen & this one...
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25174 Mulholland, Calabasas, CA 91302 now has a new price of $1,749,000!
Posted on 11/19/2019
25174 Mulholland, Calabasas, CA 91302 now has a new price of $1,749,000!
Price Reduced, Seller says Submit your offer!!!! Set against the backdrop of privacy, serenity, & nature sits this 4 bdrm 4 bath custom gated quaint estate along the picturesque Mulholland Corridor of the Santa Monica Mountains. Over 4 acres & almost 3500sf this home has everything for those that enjoy all that the lifestyle of Calabasas has to offer. You are greeted w soaring ceilings that allows warm light to enter through the picture windows. At the center of the formal living room is the fireplace that invites one to just enjoy or entertain the most discerning of guests. A dining room to fill the senses that overlooks the yard, is across...
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Perform a Successful Home Inspection
Posted on 11/17/2019
Perform a Successful Home Inspection
A home inspection is a key part of the property buying process. If you fail to allocate the necessary time and resources to conduct an in-depth inspection, you may struggle to identify various home problems before you finalize your property purchase. And if you cannot identify such issues, you risk buying a home that may require costly, time-intensive upgrades...
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FHA, VA and USDA Loans and How They Differ from Conventional Mortgages
Posted on 11/10/2019
FHA, VA and USDA Loans and How They Differ from Conventional Mortgages
Photo by Alexander Stein via Pixabay When it comes to a mortgage, most of us think of the same standard product; the 15 or 30 year conventional mortgage offered by banks and lenders. This is not the only mortgage option you have, though. Depending on your personal history and circumstances you may qualify for an attractive mortgage with...
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Another Property Rented - 5333 Zelzah Avenue #203, Encino, CA 91316
Posted on 11/07/2019
Another Property Rented - 5333 Zelzah Avenue #203, Encino, CA 91316
This beautiful large modem condo offers very open floor plan has eat-in kitchen, formal dining room, and step down living room with fireplace. Large Master suite with Updated bathroom , included bonus room with room which can be use us as a 3rd bedroom or an office The unit has full top of the line stainless steel appliances (the oven was imported from Italy) and large walk-in pantry to make an amazing cook's kitchen which has been opened up with gorgeous curved arches to produce an open affect which compliments the rest of the open flow of the unit. The unit also has a new washer and dryer in a full size laundry room. The owner also...
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Is Your Home's Initial Asking Price Realistic?
Posted on 11/03/2019
Is Your Home's Initial Asking Price Realistic?
A home seller must consider the initial asking price of his or her residence closely. Because if a home seller sets an unrealistic initial asking price, he or she risks alienating potential buyers. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you set a realistic initial asking price for your house. 1. Review the Local Housing Market...
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How Should You Approach a Home Selling Challenge?
Posted on 10/27/2019
How Should You Approach a Home Selling Challenge?
If you encounter home selling challenges, there is no need to worry. In fact, if you know how to approach potential house selling hurdles, you may be better equipped than others to enjoy a seamless property selling experience. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you hone your approach to home selling challenges. 1. Remain Calm...
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5339 Lindley Avenue #104, Tarzana, CA 91356 now has a new price of $615,000!
Posted on 10/26/2019
5339 Lindley Avenue #104, Tarzana, CA 91356 now has a new price of $615,000!
Reduced...Seller says submit your offer and will help off-set the HOA fees. Lets get creative to get this sold! This 2 bdrm, 3 bath approximately 2100 sf unit boasts an open floor plan to entertain guests. Sit on the balcony where there’s plenty of space to lounge and read a book or just relax and enjoy. A dedicated dining room which is large enough to host memorable holiday gatherings. Just around the corner, gray toned kitchen cabinets welcome you to a combined space where ample light streams into the kitchen, breakfast area, and family room. The spacious master bedroom features an abundant amount of closet space, both a walk-in and...
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Many California Homes Are Located Near Nice Beaches
Posted on 10/20/2019
Many California Homes Are Located Near Nice Beaches
California is one of the best places in the country to enjoy the outdoors, pursue an active lifestyle, and enjoy some of the most breathtaking coastal scenery you can imagine! If surfing isn't your passion, the opportunities for paddle boarding, nature photography, picnicking, and just plain exploring are readily available. Whether you're looking for rugged terrain or flat, sandy...
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