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Posted on 05/10/2021
Preparing for Your New Construction: A Quick How-To
Photo by Ketut Subiyanto from Pexels There is something enticing about building the home that you want rather than purchasing a property that only has some features you desire. When you invest in new residential construction, you can create the living space that you have always dreamed of having. Step 1: Choose a Builder The first step in...
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Posted on 05/03/2021
Millennials: A New Target Market for Home Sellers
Photo by Tatiana Chekryzhova via Shutterstock As more millennials leave consumer and student debt behind, they enter the housing market. Being savvy researches in the information age, this demographic has begun to fuel the housing economy. Many purchase homes as singles, with a partner or even a friend or group of friends. Where is Preferred? Unlike past generations...
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Posted on 04/26/2021
Buying a Luxury Home When the Market is Favorable to Sellers
Image by Muntzir Mehdi from Pixabay A seller's market poses a challenge for any buyer - when there are more buyers competing for homes than there are homes in market, you have to be ready to move swiftly when you find a home you like. Since the inventory of luxury homes is usually small when compared with more...
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Posted on 04/19/2021
How to Gain Preapproval
Photo by Pixabay via Pexels Thinking of buying a home in the near future? You're going to need a preapproval. This tells real estate agents that you're serious about the home-buying process, and it alerts sellers that you're a solid, low-risk candidate. Preapprovals aren't always easy to score, however. And if you're someone who's had a few credit...
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Posted on 04/13/2021
Another Property Sold - 6156 Pacific Coast Hwy, Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Brand new townhome in the Hollywood Riviera! Direct access to Pacific Coast Highway and just a short drive down to the beach! Living room, powder room, and kitchen with stainless steel appliances on the main floor. Master bedroom and second bedroom upstairs, bonus room and two-car garage downstairs. You're right by award-winning restaurants, schools, and shops! This is a great...
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Posted on 04/12/2021
Should You Hire a Home Stager?
Photo by Curtis Adams from Pexels While there are many parts of staging you can do yourself, there are some important benefits to hiring a professional. A professional home stager can help you prepare your home for the market and can use their expertise to sell your home quicker and for a higher price. Here are the three...
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Posted on 04/10/2021
Another Property Sold - 1112 Beryl Street #5, Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Welcome to a friendly SECURED townhome complex in a lovely neighborhood ideal for walking dogs and exercising (less than mile to King Harbor and ocean). Unit was totally remodeled in 2015 and has lovingly been kept in great condition. This two bedroom, two and a half bath home (1240 sq ft BTV) has an open floor plan with hardwood floors that flow to a deck, garden and patio. Off the patio are stairs to your own bonus room (approx. 250 sq ft not included in square footage) now used as a family room for teenagers. Certainly, it could be a mancave/office/exercise room. There is direct access from the two side by side parking spots in the gated...
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Posted on 04/05/2021
How to Make Eco-Friendly Choices for Your Remodel
Photo by Anete Lusina from Pexels No matter which home renovation project is next on your to-do list, you may want to consider making changes to your plan in order to complete a more sustainable project. Eco-friendly home remodel projects allow you to get the look that you want and the functionality that you need while still protecting...
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Posted on 03/29/2021
Pre-Qualification and Pre-Approval: Two Different Steps
Photo by Tayeb Mezahdia via Pixabay When you start looking for your dream home, you need to know how much mortgage you will qualify for. Your real estate agent might ask you to get a pre-qualification letter. However, just because you are pre-qualified doesn’t mean that you will get the loan. You need a pre-approval for that, and...
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Posted on 03/22/2021
How to Reuse your Moving Boxes
Image by khathar ranglak from Shutterstock Most times, after moving your property into your new home, you have stacks of empty cardboard boxes to put away. After taking out the contents, you might be wondering what to do with that pile of cardboard. Thankfully, cardboard moving boxes are easy to reuse and can serve other purposes. Break Down...
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Posted on 03/15/2021
Should You Sell Your House? Key Factors to Consider
The decision to sell a home can have long-lasting ramifications. As such, it is important to weigh the pros and cons of listing a house. This will allow you to determine if now is a good time to add your residence to the housing market. Furthermore, there are many factors to consider as you decide whether to list your...
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Posted on 03/08/2021
Is an HOA Community Right for You?
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay When you’re looking into buying a new home, one of the decision you’ll need to make is if you want to live in an HOA community or not. Homeowners association (HOA) communities offer certain advantages and disadvantages compared to non-HOA communities. Knowing more about these pros and cons can help you make the...
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