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Posted on 01/24/2021
Remembering These Simple Mailbox Rules Could Save You a Headache
Photo by Lee via Pixabay Putting a new mailbox up? Be sure to follow the official guidance from the U.S. Postal Service.® Here are a few rules, tips, and suggestions to make your mail carrier's day a little smoother. Putting Up a New Mailbox USPS-approved mailboxes have Postmaster General (PMG) approval labels. Have your post office approve your...
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Posted on 01/17/2021
Does Your Home Have Unpermitted Additions?
Image by Sue Smith from Shutterstock House owners frequently remodel, upgrade, or otherwise make changes in their homes for which they do not secure a permit. While some changes do not require permitting, others do. The challenge comes when you attempt to sell the home. You may run into a problem when a buyer makes an offer on...
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Posted on 01/10/2021
How to Initiate a Successful California Luxury Home Search
For those who want to acquire a luxury home in Los Angeles, Sacramento or elsewhere in California, it helps to prepare for the property buying journey. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to put yourself in position to succeed as you search for your ideal luxury house in the Golden State. Now, let's take a look at...
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Posted on 01/03/2021
Tips for Moving Locally
Photo by bruce mars from Pexels Moving locally might not seem as stressful as a long-distance move, but it can still be hectic if you’re not well-prepared for it. Whether your local move is just down the street or to another part of town, make sure you start getting ready for it early. The following tips can help...
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Posted on 12/27/2020
What are Quiet Title Actions?
Photo by Curtis Adams from Pexels A variety of complications can come into play for today's property owners. Many of these issues involve title — property rights conferring legal ownership. While title is often straightforward, it may prove difficult to establish in select circumstances. In such situations, a quiet title action may be the most effective solution available....
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Posted on 12/20/2020
Is Your Residence Underpriced?
As a home seller, you likely want to set a "fair" initial asking price for your residence. Because if you fail to do so, you risk pricing your home outside of your target buyer's price range. Perhaps even worse, you risk pricing your house too low – something that may cause you to miss out on the opportunity to...
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Posted on 12/17/2020
Another Property Sold - 3484 Notre Dame Drive, Santa Clara, CA 95051
Welcome home to 3484 Notre Dame Drive, Santa Clara! Located in this desirable, tree-lined neighborhood, your new home has 3 generous sized bedrooms, 2 recently renovated baths, huge gourmet kitchen & family room combination, a formal living room w/ cozy fireplace all on a large 6200 sf lot. Master suite has a walk in closet and upgraded bath. Access the beautiful backyard through the living room or the family room with two patios, perfect for your social distancing entertainment. The gleaming hardwood floors have been recently refinished and look exceptional. New designer paint in much of the interior. Included is a full set of...
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Posted on 12/17/2020
Another Property Sold - 6600 Fern Flat Road, Aptos, CA 95003
Enjoy the solitude of the Santa Cruz Mountains with this exceptional property. An awesome Getaway -&- only 20 minutes to Aptos Village. Ocean Views with A perfect Blend of Sunny Building Sites & Redwood Forests. Room to Roam with over 4.75 acres. Excellent mostly level building sites close to the road. There is an existing Tiny House & Huge Deck to enjoy while getting your dream home built! The gentle slope provides exceptional landscaping & growing opportunities. Excellent producing well with huge storage tanks. Includes Solar panels that support the Tiny House, with electrical utility at the street. Welcome Home to...
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Posted on 12/13/2020
How to Keep Your Closet Neat and Organized
Generally, a closet ought to bring simplicity to your life. Whether it's a large walk-in or an itty-bitty space, a neat closet should be where you can get the things you need any time of the day. However, keeping a closet neat and organized can be more complicated than it seems. One day you have a clean closet...
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Posted on 12/06/2020
Are You Prepared to Address Home Selling Hurdles?
The home selling journey may be perilous, particularly for an individual who is unprepared for potential pitfalls. Fortunately, there are lots of things that you can do to quickly identify house selling hurdles and address such issues before they get out of hand. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you detect and resolve a wide...
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Posted on 11/29/2020
How to Keep the Joys of Homeownership Joyful
Photo by Andy Dean Photography via Shutterstock The phrase “the joys of homeownership” is a staple in most households. But sometimes, you think you hear a snicker behind the smile. Now that you’re finally ready to become an owner, you might be wondering if that term is truthful or sarcastic. The answer is “Both.” How can it be...
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Posted on 11/22/2020
Why You Should Use a Property Manager
Image by PourquoiPas from Pixabay There are a lot of responsibilities, commitments, and labor involved with being a landlord; are you ready for the obligation? A better idea is to hire a property manager to oversee and maintain your investment property for you, providing you with more freedom and time for things that matter. Plus, this demonstrates an...
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