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10 Tips for Home Staging to Sell Your House Even Faster

Posted by Laura Dandoy on Jul 9, 2019

Our homes are our sanctuaries. When it’s time to move, however, we need to reimagine it for potential buyers. When you stage a house for selling, it’s a different thought process than creating a space for yourself and loved ones. You have to appeal to a broader audience, and that means hiding personal items or rearranging furniture. All sellers want there home to have the most expansive reach possible. Therefore, consider following these steps to staging your home before buyers walk in your front door.

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Topics: foothills staging tips, Seller Resources

5 Real Estate Trends to Watch for in 2019

Posted by Laura Dandoy on Dec 10, 2018

The world of real estate is ever-evolving, and nowhere is this truer than in Southern California. The hotter the market, the more flux you can expect to see. Still, professionals can make predictions about the market with quite a bit of accuracy. So, what are the trends they are expecting to see in 2019?

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Topics: housing market

6 Things Buyers Should Know About the Current Housing Market

Posted by Laura Dandoy on Nov 13, 2018

Are you thinking about purchasing a home in the next several months? If you live in or are relocating to Southern California, you're not alone. This area features one of the hottest housing markets in the country. And, as one might expect, it doesn't look like that will be changing any time soon. But, before you jump into the process, there are a few things you should know about the current housing market.

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Topics: housing market

6 Reasons Why Owning a Home is Awesome

Posted by Jason Nevaril on Mar 22, 2018

From personalizing your living spaces to turning a profit when you sell, there are dozens of reasons why first-time home buyers can’t wait to find a home and make it their own. Though there are plenty of benefits of owning a home, here are the six benefits that stand out from the rest.

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Topics: Buyer Resources, Home Decor Tips, Pet Owners, Investing in Property, Home Buying

Breathtaking Bliss at 2642 Vanderhoof Drive in West Covina

Posted by Jason Nevaril on Mar 22, 2018

At first sight, 2642 Vanderhoof Drive might seem to be another quiet and unobtrusive suburban retreat… but what awaits inside, and around in the backyard, is sure to please even the most discerning buyers. From beautiful interior remodeling and high-end features and finishes to a breathtaking acre of lush landscaping—zoned for horses!—this home has everything you want and more.

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Topics: homes for sale in west covina, featured homes in west covina, West Covina Featured Homes, west covina luxury homes for sale

How Buyers and Sellers Have Lost Thousands of Dollars to Email Scams

Posted by Jason Nevaril on Mar 22, 2018

 

Email scams are as old as, well, email, but as the years go by, these scams have become more and more sophisticated. Recently, several home buyers have fallen victim to specially targeted email scams that attempt to rob them of their closing costs — sometimes up to hundreds of thousands of dollars.

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Topics: Seller Resources, Buyer Resources, Email Scams, Home Buying, Selling Your Home

6 Questions to Ask When Considering a Neighborhood with an HOA

Posted by Jason Nevaril on Mar 22, 2018

Let’s say you have your heart set on buying a home in a community with a swimming pool, a clubhouse, and maybe even a playground or trails. Having access to these amenities often means living in a community with a homeowners association, or HOA.

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Topics: Buyer Resources, Moving Tips, Home Owners Association, Investing in Property, Home Buying

Take a Glimpse Inside an Entertainer’s Dream Home at 876 Peninsula Ave in Claremont

Posted by Jason Nevaril on Mar 22, 2018

Four bedrooms, 3.5 baths, and over 5,500 square feet of amenities crafted for the master entertainer—that's what awaits at 876 Peninsula Ave. For those who love to host guests, friends, family, parties, and more this absolutely stunning estate home in the sought-after Blaisdell Ranch of Claremont, CA was designed for you.

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Topics: featured homes for sale in claremont, claremont homes for sale, luxury homes for sale in claremont, claremont ca real estate, real estate claremont ca

Should You Hire a Professional or DIY on Those Home Repairs?

Posted by Jason Nevaril on Mar 22, 2018

To DIY or not to DIY? That’s the question on many homeowners’ minds when there’s a repair or home improvement project on their to-do lists. The good news is that you can do plenty of things on your own. But for other projects, you’re better off hiring a licensed contractor, plumber, or electrician to do the work for you.

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Topics: Buyer Resources, Home Decor Tips, Real Estate Tips, DIY Home Repair, Home Repair

2313 Weatherford Court in Claremont is Truly an Entertainer’s Dream Home

Posted by Jason Nevaril on Mar 22, 2018

Searching for the perfect home in Claremont, CA? Love to entertain? This home just might be for you! Featuring formal living and dining rooms, a bonus game/bar room, a spacious outdoor patio and barbecue, and two private master bedrooms, 2313 Weatherford Court really is an entertainer’s dream home!

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Topics: Claremont Featured Homes, claremont featured listings, featured homes for sale in claremont, luxury homes for sale in claremont

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