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Home Warranties What You Should Know

Sellers are starting to offer a one-year home warranty to cover repair costs for items such as Roof, HVAC, plumbing, appliances, pools, etc. The tactic, which is gaining popularity, is meant to

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Covina Home Coming Soon

4008 N Orange Ave, Covina$450,0002 Bedrooms1 bathroom809 sq ft5,165 sq ft Lot1950 Yeart BuiltFor more info contact:Raul AcuñaAcuña & Co. Real Estate626-374-8479raul@acunaandco.comCA BRE

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New Condo Rules Will Open More Doors For Buyers

NAR: New Condo Rules Will Open More Doors for BuyersThe association says changes to FHA financing qualifications will bring more entry-level homes to the market, helping to meet buyer demand.The

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Southern California Homeowners Rush To Sell As Listings Jump 18 Percent In A Year

As of May 30, 36,335 homes were listed for sale around the region — up 14% in a year.Southern California homeowners increased the number of homes for sale in a year by 5,672 — or 18% — as

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Newly Listed Homes Get 3 Times More Online Views Than Those With A Price Drop

Price your home right from the start to maximize the homebuyer interest it will get on day oneHomes get 3.4 times more online views the day they are listed than they do the day the seller drops the

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Drop In Mortgage Rates Could Put Market In 2005 Territory

The recent plunge in mortgage rates may help the market for home loans surge to a 14-year high, according to recent housing forecasts. In the past month, mortgage rates have posted their biggest

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Mortgage Rates Fall To 9 Month Lows

Mortgage Rates Fall to 9-Month LowsMortgage rates posted more drops this week, lowering the borrowing costs of potential home shoppers and refinancers. Rates are now at a nine-month low, which&

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Forecast 77 Percent Of Homes Will Sell Below List Price

Forecast: 77% of Homes Will Sell Below List PriceHome sellers may need to get more realistic heading into the new year with signs of a slowing housing market. As for home shoppers, they may find

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Studio Condo In Ontario

Great Condo in a quiet neighborhood. This condo is a studio and one of the most affordable in all of Ontario. This studio comes complete with inside laundry, private bathroom, patio, and a 1 car

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Are We About To Enter A Buyers Market

Home sales are below last year’s levels, home values are appreciating at a slower pace, and there are reports showing purchasing demand softening. This has some thinking we may be entering a

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Fall Brings Price Drops For A Quarter Of Homes

Fall Brings Price Drops for a Quarter of HomesShare of homes with price drops reached a record-high in SeptemberSigns continue to point toward a changing market that’s letting homebuyers

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Thinking Of Selling Your Home Why You Need A Pro In Your Corner

With home prices on the rise and buyer demand strong, some sellers may be tempted to try and sell their homes on their own (FSBO) without using the services of a real estate professional.Real estate

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Coming Soon

Coming Soon!! Horsethief CanyonComing soon to the Horsethief Canyon area. This lovely 3 Bed, 2 bath, home with 1,312 sq ft of living space, on a 8,276 sq ft lot. Will be hitting the market by

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4 Reasons To Sell This Spring

Some Highlights: Buyer demand continues to outpace the supply of homes for sale which means that buyers are often competing with one another for the few listings that are available! Housing

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The Number 1 Reason To Sell Now Before Spring

The #1 Reason to Sell Now Before SpringThe price of any item (including residential real estate) is determined by ‘supply and demand.’ If many people are looking to buy an item and the supply of

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What Impact Will The New Tax Code Have On Home Values

What Impact Will the New Tax Code Have on Home Values?Every month, CoreLogic releases its Home Price Insights Report. In that report, they forecast where they believe residential

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Thinking Of Selling Now Is The Perfect Time

Thinking of Selling? Now is the Perfect TimeIt is common knowledge that a great number of homes sell during the spring-buying season. For that reason, many homeowners hold off on putting their homes

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The Benefits Of Homeownership Go Beyond The Financial

The Benefits of Homeownership Go Beyond the FinancialHomeownership is a major part of the American Dream. As evidence of that, 91% of Americans believe that owning a home is either essential

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Top 4 REAL Reasons We Buy A Home

Top 4 REAL Reasons We Buy a HomeWe often talk about the financial reasons why buying a home makes sense. But, more often than not, the emotional reasons are the more powerful or compelling reasons

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Existing Home Sales Reach Highest Annual Pace In 11 Years

Existing Home Sales Reach Highest Annual Pace in 11 Years Some Highlights: Existing home sales are currently at an annual pace of 5.81 million, the highest pace since December 2006. The

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Home Prices Up 654 Across The Country

Some Highlights: The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) recently released their latest Quarterly Home Price Index report. In the report, home prices are compared

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What Is The Cost Of Waiting Until Next Year To Buy

What is the Cost of Waiting Until Next Year to Buy? We recently shared that over the course of the last 12 months, home prices have appreciated by 7.0%. Over the same

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3 Tips For Making Your Dream Home A Reality

3 Tips for Making Your Dream Home a Reality Some Highlights: Realtor.com shared their “5 Habits to Start Now If You Hope to Buy a Home.” Setting up an automatic savings plan

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Why Getting Pre Approved Should Be Your First Step

Why Getting Pre-Approved Should Be Your First StepIn many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes greatly outnumbers the number of homes for sale.

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Homeowners Your House Must Be Sold TWICE

Homeowners: Your House Must Be Sold TWICEIn today’s housing market, where supply is very low and demand is very high, home values are increasing rapidly. Many experts are projecting that home

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30 Years Of Summer Followed By 30 Years Of Winter

30 YEARS OF SUMMER FOLLOWED BY 30 YEARS OF WINTERHistorically interest rates have shown they run on a 60 year cycle: approximately 30 years of rising rates, followed by 30 years of falling rates.

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Coming Soon Big Bear Lake

Coming Soon! Big Bear Lake!This Charming 2 bedroom, 2 full bathroom home, is located within walking distance of Big Bear Lake, with picturesque views in all directions.Entering on the main level

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Builder Offering To Pay Off Student Loans For Buyers

Builder Offering to Pay Off Student Loans for BuyersMillennials are on track to become the most educated generation in history. This means they are also the generation with the most student debt.

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No You Do Not Need 20 Down To Buy NOW

No... You Do Not Need 20% Down to Buy NOW!The Aspiring Home Buyers Profile from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) found that the American public is still somewhat

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The Mortgage Process What You Need To Know

The Mortgage Process: What You Need to Know Some Highlights: Many buyers are purchasing a home with a down payment as little as 3%. You may already

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A Tale Of Two Markets A 6Month Update

A Tale of Two Markets: A 6-Month UpdateSix months ago, we reported that the mismatch between the type of inventory of homes for sale and the demand of buyers in the US was causing the

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Should I Buy a Home Now? Or Wait Until Next Year? Some Highlights: The Cost of Waiting to Buy is defined as the additional funds it would take to buy a home if prices & interest

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Thinking Of Selling Your Home Competition Is Coming

The number of building permits issued for single-family homes is the best indicator of how many newly built homes will rise over the next few months. According to the latest U.S. Census Bureau

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How To Get The Most Money From The Sale Of Your Home

How to Get the Most Money from the Sale of Your Home Every homeowner wants to make sure they maximize their financial reward when selling their home. But how do you guarantee that you receive

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Home Sales Expected To Increase In 2018

Home Sales Expected to Increase in 2018Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, and The Mortgage Bankers Association are all projecting that home sales will increase in 2018. Here is a chart showing

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5 Reasons To Sell This Fall

5 Reasons to Sell This FallHere are five reasons listing your home for sale this fall makes sense.1. Demand Is StrongThe latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of

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Top 5 Reasons Why Millennials Choose To Buy

Top 5 Reasons Why Millennials Choose to Buy Some Highlights: “The majority of millennials said they consider owning a home more sensible than renting for both financial and lifestyle

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Looking For Your Dream Home Know What You Want Vs What You Need

Looking for Your Dream Home? Know What You Want vs. What You NeedIn this day and age of being able to shop for anything anywhere, it is really important to know what you’re looking for when you

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4 Reasons To Buy A Home This Fall

4 Reasons to Buy a Home This Fall!Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today, instead of waiting.1. Prices Will Continue to RiseCoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index 

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How Supply And Demand Impacts Real Estate Home Values

How Supply and Demand Impacts Real Estate Home Values Some Highlights: The concept of supply & demand is a simple one. The best time to sell something is when the supply of that item is&

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Homeowners Do You Know Your Homes Value

Homeowners: Do You Know Your Home’s Value?The latest edition of CoreLogic’s Home Price Index shows that nationally, home prices have appreciated 6.7% over the last year and 0.9%

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How Your Homes Value Grows Your Familys Wealth

How Your Home’s Value Grows Your Family’s WealthOver the next five years, home prices are expected to appreciate 3.64% per year on average and to grow by 18.4% cumulatively, according

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Top 5 Reasons To Hire A Real Estate Pro INFOGRAPHIC

Top 5 A+ Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Pro [INFOGRAPHIC]Some Highlights: Hiring a real estate professional to buy your dream home, or sell your current house, is one of the most 'educated'

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Empty Nesters Best To Remodel Or Time To Sell

Empty Nesters: Best to Remodel or Time to Sell?Your children have finally moved out and you and your spouse now live alone in a four-bedroom colonial (or a similar type of house). You have two

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Number Of Buyers Putting Down Less Than 10 Percent Hits 7 Year High

Number of Buyers Putting Down Less Than 10% Hits 7-Year HighAccording to Black Knight Financial Service’s Mortgage Monitor Report, 1.5 million Americans have purchased a home with

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Where Are The Home Prices Heading In The Next 5 Years

Where Are the Home Prices Heading in The Next 5 Years?Today, many real estate conversations center on housing prices and where they may be headed. That is why we like the Home Price Expectation

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Dont Disqualify Yourself 52 Percent Of Approved Loans Have A FICO Score Under 750

Don’t Disqualify Yourself… 52% of Approved Loans Have A FICO® Score Under 750The results of countless studies have shown that potential home buyers, and even current homeowners, have an

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Home Prices Up 6 And A Half Percent Across The Country

Home Prices Up 6.64% Across the Country! [INFOGRAPHIC]Some Highlights: The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) recently released their latest Quarterly Home Price Index 

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Market Conditions Present Opportunity In Luxury

Market Conditions Present Opportunity in Luxury Market conditions around the country have presented an opportunity like no other for those who are looking to make the jump to a premium or

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New Program To Help Buyers Bypass Appraisals

New Program to Help Buyers Bypass Appraisals DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | MONDAY, AUGUST 21, 2017 Mortgage giant Freddie Mac has announced a new program allowing some home buyers to skip a traditional

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Why Is It Important To Use A Professional To Sell Your Home

Why Is It Important to Use a Professional to Sell Your Home? When a homeowner decides to sell their house, they obviously want the best possible pricefor it with the least amount of

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Hey Millennial Homeowners It May Be Time To Sell

Hey, Millennial Homeowners!! It May Be Time to SellContrary to what many believe, Millennials are not the ‘renter’ generation. Millennials purchased a larger percentage (34%) of homes in the U.

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Housing Inventory Hits 30Year Low

Housing Inventory Hits 30-Year LowSpring is traditionally the busiest season for real estate. Buyers, experiencing cabin fever all winter, emerge like flowers through the snow in search of their

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94 Percent Of Homes In The US Have Positive Equity

93.9% Of Homes in The US Have Positive EquityCoreLogic’s latest Equity Report revealed that ninety-one thousand residential properties regained equity in Q1 2017. The outlook for

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How Long Do Most Families Stay In Their Home

How Long Do Most Families Stay in Their Home?The National Association of Realtors (NAR) keeps historical data on many aspects of homeownership. One of the data points that has changed

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Millennial Homeownership Rate Increases

Millennial Homeownership Rate IncreasesRecent headlines exclaimed the homeownership rate, as reported by the Census Bureau, rose again in the second quarter of 2017. What didn’t get much

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Be Careful Not To Get Caught In The Rental Trap

There are many benefits to homeownership. One of the top benefits is being able to protect yourself from rising rents by locking in your housing cost for the life of your mortgage. Don’t

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Buyer Demand Continues Outpacing The Supply Of Homes For Sale

Buyer Demand Continues Outpacing the Supply of Homes for SaleThe price of any item is determined by the supply of that item, as well as the market demand. The National Association of

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Inventory Drops Again Sales Slow

Inventory Drops Again, Sales Slow [INFOGRAPHIC] Highlights: Existing Home Sales are now at an annual pace of 5.52 million. Inventory of existing homes for sale dropped to a 4.3

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Americans Still Believe Real Estate Is Best LongTerm Investment

Americans Still Believe Real Estate is Best Long-Term InvestmentAccording to Bankrate’s latest Financial Security Index Poll, Americans who have money to set aside for the next 10

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A Buyer In Hand Is Worth Two In The Bush

A ‘Buyer’ in Hand is Worth Two in the BushIn today’s highly competitive seller’s market where there are more buyers than there are homes for them to buy, some sellers may feel like the ball

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Rising Home Prices Mean Great News For Homeowners

Rising Home Prices Mean Great News for Homeowners Recently there has been a lot of talk about home prices and if they are accelerating too quickly. As we mentioned before, in some areas of

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US Housing Inventory Hits A New Low List Your House TODAY

U.S. Housing Inventory Hits a New Low… List Your House TODAY!Every summer, families across the country decide if this will be the year they sell their current house and move into their dream

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Singles Are Falling For Their Dream Home First

Singles Are Falling for Their Dream Home First [INFOGRAPHIC]Some Highlights:According to NAR’s Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers, the share of recent homebuyers who were single at the time of

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84 Of Americans Believe Buying A Home Is A Good Financial Decision

84% of Americans Believe Buying a Home is a Good Financial DecisionAccording to the National Association of Realtors®’ 2017 National Housing Pulse Survey,84% of Americans now believe that

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Thinking Of Selling You Should Act NOW

Thinking of Selling? You Should Act NOW!If you thought about selling your house this year, now more than ever may be the time to do it! The inventory of homes for sale is well below 

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3 Questions To Ask Before You Buy Your Dream Home

3 Questions to Ask Before You Buy Your Dream HomeIf you are debating purchasing a home right now, you are probably getting a lot of advice. Though your friends and family will have your best

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Home Buying Myths Slayed

Home Buying Myths Slayed  Some Highlights: Interest rates are still below historic numbers. 88% of property managers raised their rent in the last 12 months! The credit

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The 5 Greatest Benefits Of Homeownership

The 5 Greatest Benefits of Homeownership Recently, Freddie Mac reported on the benefits of homeownership. According to their report, here are the five benefits that 

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Homeowners Your Home Must Be Sold TWICE

Homeowners: Your Home Must Be Sold TWICE In today’s housing market, where supply is very low and demand is very high, home values are increasing rapidly. Many experts are projecting that home

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The High Impact Of Low Interest Rates On Your Purchasing Power

The High Impact of Low Interest Rates on Your Purchasing PowerAccording to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage

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5 Reasons Why You Should Not For Sale By Owner

5 Reasons Why You Should Not For Sale By Owner!In today’s market, with home prices rising and a lack of inventory, some homeowners may consider trying to sell their homes on their

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Should I Wait For The Market To Come Back Down

The Million Dollar Question:A lot of people have been asking this question since values have been appreciating lately.  It's a good question. We're in a robust market that is great for

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Be Thankful You Dont Have To Pay Mom And Dads Interest Rate

Be Thankful You Don’t Have to Pay Mom and Dad’s Interest RateInterest rates have hovered around 4% for the majority of 2017, which has given many buyers relief from rising home prices and has

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75 Of Homeowners Think Now Is A Good Time To Sell

75% of Homeowners Think Now is a Good Time to Sell! The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently released the findings of their Q2 Homeownership Opportunities and Market

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The Importance Of Home Equity In Retirement Planning

The Importance of Home Equity in Retirement PlanningWe often discuss thedifference in family wealthbetween homeowner households and renter households. Much of that difference is the result of

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2 Myths Holding Back Home Buyers

2 Myths Holding Back Home BuyersIn Realtor.com’s recent article, “Home Buyers’ Top Mortgage Fears: Which One Scares You?” they mention that “46% of potential home buyers

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PreApproval Should Always Be Your First Step

Pre-Approval Should Always Be Your First StepIn many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes greatly outnumbers the amount of homes for sale. This

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House Of Cards Power Mansion Hits The Market At 500K

'House of Cards' Power Mansion Hits the Market at $500KBY LINDSAY COHEN ON 16 JUN 2017The 4,600-square-foot Victorian featured in the popular Netflix series will soon be up for.

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New Weekly Article Contemporary Commitment

contemporary commitmentA Low-Impact Home Landscape DesignTwo architect-homeowners wanted a more efficient, modern-concept home, but loved their Maryland suburb community. They decided to raze and

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New Weekly Article Natural Beauty

natural beautyHow to Ethically and Responsibly Enjoy the OutdoorsParks. Beaches. Forests. Grasslands. These natural settings, some of which are wild and untamed, can be ideal summer vacation

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Homes With This Color Sell For 5400 More

Homes with this color sell for $5,400 moreIf you're thinking of re-painting or re-modeling your bathroom, it might be a good idea to keep in mind re-sale value when making your decisions. Whether'

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Taking In A Quakes Game

taking in a quakes gameIt's been a while since I've gone to a Quakes game. I tend to make an effort to go to Dodgers games every year and also have gone to some Angels games. You see I'm from a

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Hows The Market

how's the market?As a Realtor I get asked a lot: How is the market? So periodically I think it's good to answer this question from time to time. As you may know markets are highly localized and 

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Home Insurance Myths To Bust For Your Clients

Home Insurance Myths to Bust for Your Clients (Photo source: http://www.realtor.com/advice/buy/home-insurance-myths-that-cost-you/?iid=rdc_news_hp_carousel_theLatest)Most mortgage lenders

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Big Expectations For Home Sales Through 2018

Big Expectations for Home Sales Through 2018More homes are predicted to be sold this year than in more than a decade. In 2017, the number of existing-home sales is expected to increase about 3.5

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5 Tips For Getting Over The One That Got Away

5 Tips for Getting Over “The One That Got Away”Imagine you finally find the house of your dreams. It has everything you hoped for in a home, from the right countertops to the right landscaping.

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First Time Homebuyers Take Note First Flight Is Here

First-time homebuyers take note: First Flight is here!Buying a home is rarely simple – particularly for first-time homebuyers. That's why RE/MAX created an exciting new way to break down the home

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New Weekly Article All Aboard

all aboardTravel by Train for Your Next VacationIf you live in a metro area, you might already take the subway, a tram, or a light-rail to and from work every day. But when was the last time you

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4 Tips For Buying A Fixer Upper

4 Tips for Buying a Fixer-Upper What if your dream home just happens to have ancient wiring and a cracked foundation? So you’ve set your sights on a home that, to put it mildly, needs a

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How To Prevail In A Competitive Market

How to Prevail in a Competitive MarketHome shoppers are increasingly facing steep competition for the limited number of homes for sale.“Attempting to purchase a house in this type of market can

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New Weekly Article Compact And Creative

compact & creativeA Small Bedroom Is Transformed into a Peaceful Retreat with Plenty of StoragePlacing a bed in front of a window presents a challenge to any designer. But Jane Lockhart, principal

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In It To Win It Land Your Dream Home By Avoiding These 7 Mistakes On Your Offer

In It to Win It: Land Your Dream Home by Avoiding These 7 Mistakes on Your OfferYou’ve seen every house on the market and you’ve finally found the spot you can't wait to call home. In fact,

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More Homeowners Regain Equity

1.4M More Homeowners Regain EquityThe number of U.S. properties considered "equity rich" has increased by nearly 1.4 million units from a year ago, according to the First Quarter 2017 U.S. Home

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New Weekly Article Point Of View

point of viewFrame Your Windowpanes with Fresh EmbellishmentsIf eyes are the windows to the soul, actual windows act as the eyes of your home. They connect you to nature and your neighborhood; they

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CINCO DE MAYO

        CINCO DE MAYOCinco de Mayo—or the fifth of May—is a holiday that celebrates the date of the Mexican army’s 1862 victory over France at the

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Finding Time For Fun In Real Estate

Finding Time for Fun in Real EstateWhen you hire a real estate agent to help buy or sell a home, they can help free up time you would otherwise spend on sorting through listings, scheduling,

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That Old Home Decor Isnt Always A Bad Thing

That Old Home Decor Isn’t Always a Bad ThingVideo source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/living-inside-a-time-capsule-1493302369 A “time capsule” home can be a selling point to some

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Just Sold In Temecula

Just Sold in Temecula! We recently had the opportunity to help some family members make their next move. We’ve had the pleasure of seeing this family grow over the years, and it was time for

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New Weekly Article Brunch Ideas

              Recipes               APRIL 2017brunch ideasRASPBERRY JAM MUFFINSMakes 122 cups all-purpose flour3 teaspoons

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Home Sales Zoom To Highest Pace In Decade

Home Sales Zoom to Highest Pace in DecadeThis spring’s housing mantra: Going, going, gone! “Severe” housing shortages are prompting existing homes to sell significantly faster this year,

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From For Sale To Sold Your Wish List Is Our Checklist

From for Sale to Sold: Your Wish List Is Our ChecklistMost people have an idea of what their dream home would look like (and if you need inspiration, we've created several Pinterest boards).

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We Know What Home Buyers Want And Heres How To Give It To Them

We Know What Home Buyers Want—and Here's How to Give It to Themxavierarnau/iStockThink bigger is better? Well, most of today's home shoppers don't. The homes that are in most demand by buyers in a

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5 Major Mistakes That Retirees Make With Real Estate

5 Major Mistakes That Retirees Make With Real EstatePeopleimages/iStockYou've worked hard year after grueling year and, finally, retirement is on the horizon. There's nothing ahead for you

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New Weekly Article Cozy Corner

cozy cornerA Kid-Friendly Kitchen Nook RemodelThe home of Cristin Bisbee Priest—wife, mother, interior designer, and blogger (www.simplifiedbee.com)—is a well-built ranch completed in 1940. The,

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Pros And Cons Of Solar Panels

Pros and Cons of Solar PanelsThe cost of installing solar panels on a home has dropped dramatically over the past decade. Is it time for your home to run on sunshine? Here are some pros and cons to

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Are Your Buyers Getting Frustrated Yet

Are Your Buyers Getting Frustrated Yet?DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | TUESDAY, APRIL 11, 2017Consumers are increasingly on the house hunt this spring. Though they're enjoying solid employment and paycheck

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Calculator For Buyers Purchase Now Or Save More

Calculator for Buyers: Purchase Now or Save More?DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | MONDAY, APRIL 10, 2017While nearly 40 percent of aspiring homeowners believe they need to put down 20 percent on a home

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Joanna Gaines Of Fixer Upper Is On Her Own Heres A Sneak Peek

Joanna Gaines of 'Fixer Upper' Is on Her Own! Here's a Sneak PeekTears were shed earlier this week over the Season 4 finale of “Fixer Upper”—how will we survive without our

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3 Reasons Millennial Buyers Love VA Loans

3 Reasons Millennial Buyers Love VA LoansMillennial veterans and military members are helping fuel the resurgence of the historic VA loan program. Last year’s 700,000-plus loans were more than

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Bye Bye Chip And Joanna Fixer Upper Season Finale Will Leave You In Tears

Bye-Bye, Chip and Joanna: 'Fixer Upper' Season Finale Will Leave You in TearsJennifer Boomer/HGTVGrab the hankies, folks: Chip and Joanna Gaines, the lovable home renovation duo &

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New Weekly Article Art Of The Rock Garden

MARCH 2017the art of the rock gardenA spring garden might conjure images of lush green landscapes with tiny buds, but there are plenty of regions where traditional spring gardening isn’t an.

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What Is A Turnkey Home This Perfect Place Comes With A Catch

What Is a Turnkey Home? This 'Perfect' Place Comes With a CatchSooner or later, while sifting through real estate listings, you’ll stumble across a hidden treasure known as a “turnkey home.”

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Were In Trouble Chip And Joanna Land In A Hot Mess On Fixer Upper

'We're in Trouble': Chip and Joanna Land in a Hot Mess on 'Fixer Upper'Who would have thought Chip Gaines gets tongued-tied about, well, anything? Yet in the latest episode of

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When Is The Best Time To Buy A House Right Now Or Wait

When Is the Best Time to Buy a House: Right Now, or Wait?You know you should buy a home. Eventually. But timing matters when it comes to such an enormous and potentially life-changing purchase.

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Top 5 Home Maintenance Tips

Top 5 Home Maintenance TipsTrying to save money? Home maintenance is so much more affordable than emergency repairs. Here are five routine maintenance projects that can help prevent unexpected costs

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4 Landscaping Trends For 2017

4 Landscaping Trends for 2017With warmer weather and longer days on the horizon, now is the perfect time to get your yard in shape for summer. Keep this year's top five landscaping trends (according

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New Weekly Article For Starters

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Borrowers Face Higher Mortgage Rates

Borrowers Face Higher Mortgage RatesFor the second consecutive week, mortgage rates were on the rise. "As expected, the [Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee] announced its first rate

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REMAX Own It Deciding Between Multiple Offers

RE/MAX Own It – Deciding Between Multiple OffersSometimes you’re handed more choices than you’d expect—such as multiple offers—but the best choice isn’t always clear. You need to take a

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Go 3D With Your Wall Designs

Go 3D With Your Wall DesignsPhoto credit: WallArt, mywallart.comAdd a third-dimension to your walls: 3D wall panels can offer a unique, eye-catching look.One company called WallArt offers

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This Could Boost Millions Of Credit Scores

This Could Boost Millions of Credit ScoresDAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion announced they will soon remove tax lien and civil judgment data from

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Own It Separating Wants From Needs

Own It: Separating Wants From NeedsBy Carriann Johnson, interior designer and TV personalityAs an interior designer for 16 years, I understand falling in love with the details. And it's so downright

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New Weekly Article Star Ingredient Arugula

MARCH 2017                                Recipes             ; &

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5 Tips For Budgeting A Remodel

5 Tips for Budgeting a RemodelPlanning to remodel?While the total cost of your project will depend on its scope, materials and the fees of any professionals you hire, here are some suggestions for

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Millennials Flood FHA Loan Market

Millennials Flood FHA Loan Market DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | TUESDAY, MARCH 07, 2017 Millennials are becoming a powerhouse in the real estate market, accounting for 84 percent of closed loans in

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The Hottest Housing Markets Right Now

The Hottest Housing Markets Right NowDAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | MONDAY, MARCH 06, 2017California cities continue to dominate the list of the hottest housing markets in the country. In Vallejo,

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New Weekly Article Ornamental Elements

Ornamental ElementsA Detroit Metro Photo Blogger Shares Her Whimsical GardenThough nature offers endless benefits, it can present some challenges too. Even so, Cindy La Ferle wasn’t going to let

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Homes Sell Fastest During These Two Weeks

Homes sell fastest during these two weeksNo question, this spring is a seller's market.Low supply and high demand for housing are making it that way. Homes are already selling two weeks faster than

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Top 4 Financial Tips For Buyers From The REMAX Blog

Top 4 Financial Tips for Buyers from the RE/MAX BlogGetting ready to buy a house? Before you head out on your first home tour with your agent, arm yourself with the following advice.1. Double check

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The Essentials To Styling Your Home To Sell Quickly

The Essentials to Styling Your Home to Sell QuicklyPosted in Staging Tips, byBlog Contributoron February 27, 2017By Patti Stern, PJ & Company Staging and Interior DecoratingIt’s hard to

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New Weekly Article The Power Of Positivity

FEBRUARY 2017the power of positivityHow to Cultivate the Glass-Half-Full PerspectiveWhen it comes to optimism, it’s a whole lot easier to say that you’re being optimistic than it is to practice

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