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Helping Your Pets Adjust to Your New Home
Posted on 03/29/2020
Helping Your Pets Adjust to Your New Home
Image by Roberto Nickson from Unsplash When you move to a new home, your pets will need some time to get used to their new surroundings. Some pets adjust easily, while others might be more stressed about being in a different environment. Whether you have easygoing or anxious pets, you can help them adjust to your new home...
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Outdoor Entertaining
Posted on 03/22/2020
Outdoor Entertaining
Whether you're hosting outdoor gatherings in your own backyard or at another outdoor venue, there are a few elements you will need to consider carefully. The size of your space and the number of expected guests is only the beginning. You'll want to plan out the flow of traffic and access to certain areas. Seating is also an...
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What Does It Take to List a House?
Posted on 03/15/2020
What Does It Take to List a House?
Listing a home may be simple. In fact, if you know what it takes to craft an engaging house listing, you could speed up the property selling journey. Now, let's take a look at three tips to ensure you can create an effective home listing. 1. Evaluate Your Home's Strengths and Weaknesses Your home likely has served you well,...
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Services to Cancel Before You Finalize Your Property Sale
Posted on 03/08/2020
Services to Cancel Before You Finalize Your Property Sale
As you complete the final steps of the home selling process, it is important to cancel various everyday house services prior to moving day. In fact, some of the essential services that you may need to cancel include: 1. Electric Notify your electric company about your plans to move. You also can tell the company how much longer you...
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Expedite the Property Buying Journey
Posted on 03/01/2020
Expedite the Property Buying Journey
A seamless home search may be a dream come true for property buyers. Yet for those who want to accelerate the homebuying journey, problems sometimes may arise that make it tough to streamline a home search. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to speed up a home search and find your dream house without delay. Now, let's...
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List Items Online Before You Buy a House
Posted on 02/23/2020
List Items Online Before You Buy a House
If you own lots of items and plan to buy a house in the foreseeable future, now may be a good time to list any unwanted items online. That way, you can simultaneously eliminate clutter and earn extra cash for your excess items. Ultimately, selling items online before you pursue a home can be simple – here are three...
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Property Inspections: Here's What Buyers Need to Know
Posted on 02/16/2020
Property Inspections: Here's What Buyers Need to Know
A home inspection is one of the final stages of the property buying journey. If an inspection goes according to plan, a buyer may be able to seamlessly close on his or her dream residence. On the other hand, if problems are discovered during a house inspection, these issues may slow down or stop a home sale. For property...
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Do You Need a Home Selling Budget?
Posted on 02/09/2020
Do You Need a Home Selling Budget?
A home selling budget may prove to be exceedingly valuable. With this budget in hand, an individual will know approximately how much money that he or she will need to complete the home selling journey. Now, let's take a look at three expenses to include in a home selling budget. 1. Home Cleaning If you want to impress buyers,...
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Budgeting for a Fixer Upper
Posted on 02/02/2020
Budgeting for a Fixer Upper
Image by Annie Gray from Unsplash If you are handy with home repair, you could buy a more expensive house if you are willing to put some work into it. Many foreclosures are often sold “as is,” and require some work. The seller may also be more open to negotiating a lower price based on the number of...
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Pros & Cons of "Subject-to" Real Estate Investment
Posted on 01/26/2020
Pros & Cons of "Subject-to" Real Estate Investment
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay When you're considering buying real estate as an investment, it's a good idea to weigh the pros and cons. That's especially important with "subject-to" real estate, because there can be risks and rewards with this type of property that are different from traditional purchases. Here's what you should be considering, before you...
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California Taxes: Understanding Prop 13
Posted on 01/19/2020
California Taxes: Understanding Prop 13
Photo by Edar via PixabayProperty taxes in California have been a much-debated issue in the state. Communities want to raise money for schools, community spaces, and infrastructure projects, but lawmakers also don't want to drive away homebuyers and investors, either. The state does have property tax caps to protect owners, but there's a little more to the story...
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Another Property Sold - 2214 Summereve Court, San Jose, CA 95122
Posted on 01/18/2020
Another Property Sold - 2214 Summereve Court, San Jose, CA 95122
Look no more! Here is the home you've been waiting for, at a price you can afford. This is a rare opportunity to own a two bedroom (ensuites), 2.5 bath condo located in the lovely & centrally located Summerton community of San Jose. You'll love the peace & tranquility of this end unit overlooking the waterfalls & pond. This gated community provides a pool, spa area, and tennis courts. This condo has a delightful floor plan, featuring brand new flooring in the entire unit, & moderate updates, giving you the freedom to add your own style. High ceilings in bedrooms, central heating & air conditioning, Shaker cabinets in kitchen, fresh paint,...
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