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April 18, 2019

4 Benefits of Planting a Garden

4 Benefits of Planting a Garden

As Earth Day approaches on Monday(april 22nd), now is a great time to think about planting a garden.

It doesn’t matter if you already have a green thumb or have never planted a seed in your life - gardening comes with numerous benefits for ...

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April 16, 2019

Smart Home Hacked

Smart Home Hacked

As the number of households using smart-home devices, such as voice assistants, thermostats, doorbells and televisions - continues to increase, so does the potential for your home to be hacked.

Check out these tips from security experts on how to avoid having your smart home hacked.

 

  • Choose ...

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April 10, 2019

Housing Inventory Gains Continue

Housing Inventory gains continue. 


The majority of the inventory gains have been in upscale homes in high-growth markets, which suggests higher prices are incentivizing sellers. 



This spring and summer should see BIG inventory gains in Southern California! 

#realestate #realestatetrends #realestateagent#SouthernCalifornia 
#realestateagent 
#homeforsale  ...

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April 1, 2019

Home Repair - Calling In The Experts

Home Repair - Calling In The Experts

When purchasing a home, one of the most important steps is the home inspection. While this will tell you a lot about the house, there are some items that a home inspector simply cannot evaluate.

  1. Evaluations of Pool.

  2. Hidden Flaws.

  3. Termites, rats or mold ...

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Feb. 12, 2019

The Future Proof Kitchen

The Future Proof Kitchen

The median price of remodeling a kitchen is $60,000. So how do you make sure the changes you make won’t look dated in a few years?

Here are some ideas to future proof for your kitchen.

  1. Stick With White
  2. Choose Shaker - style cabinets
  3. Choose Subway ...
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Feb. 7, 2019

An Estimated 3.4 million Millenial's are missing out on Homeownership.

 

 

An Estimated 3.4 million Millenial's are missing out on Homeownership.
 
Why?
Because older homeowners aren’t moving. According to @freddiemaccorp, approximately 1.6 million more senior households are staying in place than would have been the case if they behaved like older generations of homeowners. If ...
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Feb. 5, 2019

Remodeling Regrets

Remodeling Regrets

TV shows make home remodeling looks simple, but nearly 2/3 of homeowners who have attempted do it yourself House projects said they regret not calling in an expert on at least one of their projects

Remodeling Regrets

 

Courtesy of Mike Patel www.mikepatel.com  mike@mikepatel.com

714-470-8600 ...

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Dec. 28, 2018

Choosing A High Ranking School and Home Buying

Choosing A High Ranking School and Home Buying

I Have been selling home for many many years, and one the first questions that buyers usually ask is " How are the schools here?"

Even if you no have children going to school, is it still important to have a good school ...

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Nov. 29, 2018

Retirement Worksheet

Retirement Worksheet

Want to know how much money you need to retire?

Use the worksheet below to help you estimate. Although life circumstances may change, the worksheet can give you an idea of how much savings and investments you need to retire comfortably.

If you’d like to speak to someone ...

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Sept. 19, 2018

Making The Move

Making The Move

The average homeowner stays in their home for 10 years. Here are some telltale signs it’s time to pack your bags and make the move.

  1. It’s a sellers market… And you want in.

  2. Your neighbors are selling and making the big bucks.

  3. You were sick of feeling ...

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