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Offer Competition: Why Your Dream Home is Getting So Much Attention
Posted on 02/19/2020
Offer Competition: Why Your Dream Home is Getting So Much Attention
Photo by Fizkes via Shutterstock Months of searching, attending open houses, and viewing available homes finally paid off. You’ve found the perfect property in the perfect neighborhood for the perfect price. You’re ready to make an offer. Then, it happens, you get the dreaded call from your agent telling you there are multiple offers on the property. How...
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How to Handle Moving into the Neighborhood
Posted on 02/12/2020
How to Handle Moving into the Neighborhood
Photo by Ricarda Mölck via Pixabay Moving to a new neighborhood brings with it, well, the new neighbors. Although you may be an exceptionally private person — others, by nature, are naturally curious. They want to know who’s moved in next door. This is particularly true when your house is just a few feet or a few inches...
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2432 Prospect Drive, Upland, CA 91784 now has a new price of $975,000!
Posted on 02/09/2020
2432 Prospect Drive, Upland, CA 91784 now has a new price of $975,000!
Stunning Single Story 4 bedrooms, office/game room, 2.5 bath luxury home with magnificent mountain views located in coveted San Antonio Heights. With room for a pool, this masterpiece offers gorgeous real hard wood flooring throughout all the main living areas and arched walkways. The home itself is naturally light and bright from the abundant windows all covered with energy efficient plantation shutters. The formal living area has a beautiful granite hearth fireplace accented with a large white mantle and the adjacent formal dining has a tray ceiling and upgraded crystal chandelier. The large chef's kitchen has ample storage, granite...
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Financing Your Mortgage through a Credit Union
Posted on 02/05/2020
Financing Your Mortgage through a Credit Union
Image by annca from Pixabay You’ve finally found the perfect home. It’s got the number of bedrooms you wanted, a spacious kitchen, updated bathrooms, and even a beautiful vegetable garden out back. Now comes the tricky part—how to pay for it. Numerous home buyers find financing their mortgages through a credit union to be a good option. According...
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 Upcycle an Antique Dresser or Cabinet into a One-of-a-Kind Bathroom Vanity
Posted on 01/29/2020
Upcycle an Antique Dresser or Cabinet into a One-of-a-Kind Bathroom Vanity
Photo by Zbysiu Rodak on Unsplash Antiques can bring a unique feel and vibe to almost any decor. But what happens when your antique piece doesn't exactly work in the room it was designed for? If that is the case, it may be time to upcycle it for use in a different room. Below you will find out...
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Why You Should Consider Remote Homebuying
Posted on 01/22/2020
Why You Should Consider Remote Homebuying
Photo by LEEROY Agency via Pixabay From Big Sky, Montana, to Kissimmee, Florida, many Americans crave vacation homes. One feature of a vacation house is that it's typically located as far from home as possible, preferably in another temperature zone, landscape, or climate. The worst part about a vacation home? Finding time away from work to fly out...
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Why Is a House Inspection Important?
Posted on 01/15/2020
Why Is a House Inspection Important?
A home inspection may make or break the property buying journey. If you attend a home inspection and find no major issues with a residence, you may choose to move forward with your house purchase. However, if a home inspection reveals significant problems, you may decide to rework a home purchase agreement or walk away from this agreement altogether....
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How Relocation Can Impact Cost of Living
Posted on 01/08/2020
How Relocation Can Impact Cost of Living
Image by Wellnhofer Designs from Shutterstock When you’re relocating you search for a property and learn the real estate market in your new area. Are you also looking at what the general cost of living is in your new city? The cost of living can be very different from state to state and city to city. Here are...
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3 Reasons to Trust a Home Appraisal Report
Posted on 01/01/2020
3 Reasons to Trust a Home Appraisal Report
A home appraisal often helps a property seller determine how to price his or her residence. As such, an appraisal is important. And with a great appraisal, a seller may boost the likelihood of earning top dollar for his or her house. Ultimately, there are many reasons to trust the final results of a house appraisal, and these reasons...
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Another Property Sold - 2326 N Indian Hill Boulevard, Claremont, CA 91711
Posted on 12/28/2019
Another Property Sold - 2326 N Indian Hill Boulevard, Claremont, CA 91711
Welcome home!!!! This is an exquisitely, fully renovated single story home with salt water swimming pool, located in the highly desired area in an exclusive community of Claremont. This is exactly what you’ve been looking for: 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths on a 2,402sq. ft. space, with a lot size of 10,018 sq. ft. Designed and built by renowned Southern California architect D.W. Henderson the home has received extensive renovation over the past 5 years. A few of the upgrades include a fully remodeled brand new kitchen, upgraded lighting, new silent garage door, gorgeous eco-friendly landscaping and a new 5 Tonne air conditioner! You’re greeted by...
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To Improve Your Home, or Not to Improve
Posted on 12/25/2019
To Improve Your Home, or Not to Improve
Photo by Rudy and Peter Skitterians via PixabayWhen you’re prepping your home to sell, your “to do” list can get quite long, quite quickly. Which projects do you really need to tackle before listing, and which are best left undone? Talking to your real estate agent is a good first step, but this guide will also give you...
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Another Property Sold - 706 Santa Clara Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711
Posted on 12/21/2019
Another Property Sold - 706 Santa Clara Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711
New price, and newly refreshed interior! Claremont Village Single Story Classic. An attractive blend of Colonial Revival and Ranch Style, this home is nestled on a quiet corner of two beautiful tree lined streets in Old Claremont. This Green Point rated home was retrofitted with energy and water efficient improvements by Home Performance Matters in 2013. The classic floor plan begins with a formal entry, flanked on either side by the formal dining room, and large formal living room with fireplace. The updated island kitchen with granite counters and breakfast counter seating, is open to the cozy family room with a second fireplace. Large...
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