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How to Be Proactive About Selling Your Home
Posted on 03/29/2020
How to Be Proactive About Selling Your Home
Image by mynemesis2011 from Pixabay If you're anticipating putting your home on the market soon and want to sell it as quickly as possible, you're probably thinking that the best way to accomplish this is to accept a major drop in price. Although it's true that price points can affect how quickly a property sells, you don't have...
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How To Begin A Lifestyle With Less Waste
Posted on 03/22/2020
How To Begin A Lifestyle With Less Waste
When you own a home, you want to reduce your costs as much as possible. As a homeowner and environmentally conscious person, you may also want to reduce your carbon footprint and reduce the amount of waste that you and your family produce. Read on for some tips on how to reduce the amount of trash you produce on...
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What You May Want to Know about Crowdfunding for Down-Payments
Posted on 03/15/2020
What You May Want to Know about Crowdfunding for Down-Payments
Photo by Tumisu via Pixabay In an age where collaboration is on the rise, it’s not surprising that some are looking to find an alternative source of funding for their home or business purchase. Crowdfunding has been a successful way to fund various projects and business propositions, but it seems that some have found a way to make...
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Another Property Sold - 112 Commercial Court #6, Santa Rosa, CA 95407
Posted on 03/09/2020
Another Property Sold - 112 Commercial Court #6, Santa Rosa, CA 95407
Two adjacent condominium units for sale (Purchase price also includes unit 7, APN 043-240-006) in excellent Santa Rosa location. The units feature two 12 x 12 roll-up doors and an approximate 300 square foot office. The warehouse portion features 16' clear height, 3 phase power and fire sprinklers. Property Owner's Association dues are $295 (per unit) per month and cover roof, exterior, water, garbage, insurance and landscaping. Space is currently leased on a month-to-month basis for $3,200 per month Gross. (Units 8 & 9 are also for sale, MLS...
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Another Property Sold - 112 Commercial Court #8, Santa Rosa, CA 95407
Posted on 03/09/2020
Another Property Sold - 112 Commercial Court #8, Santa Rosa, CA 95407
Two adjacent condominium units for sale (Purchase Price also includes unit 9, APN 043-240-008) in excellent Santa Rosa location. The units feature two 12 x 12 roll-up doors and a small office. The warehouse portion features partial 16' clear height and approximately 1,000 additional square feet of mezzanine, 3 phase power and fire sprinklers. Property Owner's Association dues are $295 (per unit) per month and cover roof, exterior, water, garbage, insurance and landscaping. Space is currently leased on a month-to-month basis for $3,500.00 per month Gross. (Units 6-7 are also for sale, MLS...
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Financing with a Mortgage Lender
Posted on 03/08/2020
Financing with a Mortgage Lender
Photo by Helloquence on Unsplash When financing a home purchase, one of the most basic decisions to make is where to get your mortgage from. The basic options are whether you should go to a mortgage lender or not. Financing with a mortgage lender has both pros and cons. Pro: Many Loan Options If you go to a...
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Replace Your Toilet in 3 Simple Steps
Posted on 03/01/2020
Replace Your Toilet in 3 Simple Steps
Photo by Edgardo Lagmay on Unsplash Nothing dates a bathroom like an old toilet. Not only have toilets advanced significantly in the past 10-15 years. Older toilets often develop hard water stains and porcelain scratches that show their age. Fortunately, replacing a toilet is one of the most straightforward home improvement projects you can do. And it's relatively...
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What to Do If a Home Seller Rejects Your Offer to Purchase
Posted on 02/23/2020
What to Do If a Home Seller Rejects Your Offer to Purchase
If a seller rejects your offer to purchase his or her house, there is no need to panic. At this point, there are many things you can do, including: 1. Craft a New Offer to Purchase If at first you don't succeed, try again. Remember, if you find your dream house but your initial offer to purchase is rejected,...
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The Most Common Mistakes People Make When Looking for a Mortgage
Posted on 02/16/2020
The Most Common Mistakes People Make When Looking for a Mortgage
Image by Jan Vašek from Pixabay One of the biggest hurdles people face when looking for a home is applying for a mortgage. While applying for a mortgage is relatively straightforward, finding favorable terms might be more challenging. Many buyers are surprised by how broad the terms of a mortgage might be. With this in mind, it is...
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Evaluate the Home Seller's Perspective
Posted on 02/09/2020
Evaluate the Home Seller's Perspective
A homebuyer who considers the seller's perspective may be better equipped than others to enjoy a successful property buying experience. In fact, this buyer should have no trouble submitting a competitive offer to purchase – something that may lead to a fast home purchase. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you analyze the seller's perspective....
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Planning for Homeownership Costs
Posted on 02/02/2020
Planning for Homeownership Costs
Image by Have a Nice Day Photo from Shutterstock The home you've been searching for is on the market, and now you’re ready to buy it. But can you afford it? How do you know? The internet is filled with mortgage calculators to help you determine what your mortgage payment will be. You simply plug in the numbers...
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Home Staging: How to Breathe Life Back into Your Home
Posted on 01/26/2020
Home Staging: How to Breathe Life Back into Your Home
Photo by p_kennedy123 via Pixabay You don't have to be an interior designer to bring color and life into a home when you put it on the market. And you certainly don't have to drop thousands of dollars to hire a professional stager, either. For most properties, a few staging basics can make all the difference between a...
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