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Posted on 01/24/2021
A Quick Guide to PMI
Photo by Gino Crescoli via Pixabay Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) may be a common term in home buying, but not every home buyer understands exactly what it will mean for their finances. This short guide will give you the basics, so there are fewer surprises down the line. What Is PMI? PMI is a type of insurance that...
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Posted on 01/17/2021
Dry-Stacked Stone Walls: Benefits & Allure
Photo by Jeon Sang-O from Pixabay Did you know that the terraced retaining walls that were built by the Incas at Machu Picchu date all the way back to the 15th century? There’s a reason that classic landscape design elements like the dry-stacked wall have endured for centuries. Not only do they look great, but they are designed...
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Posted on 01/16/2021
Another Property Sold - 30949 Palmetto Palm Avenue, Homeland, CA 92548
Great opportunity! 55+ Mobile Home in Highland Palms Estates and Country Club! 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,584 Sq. Ft. and 4,792 Sq. ft lot size. Living room, family room, dining room, indoor laundry room, outdoor workshop/storage. Lot's of potential! Amenities include Golf course, pool/spa, club house and exercise...
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Posted on 01/10/2021
Should You Submit Multiple Homebuying Proposals at the Same Time?
If you find lots of great homes are available and cannot decide which residence to buy, there is no need to stress. Rather than submit multiple offers to purchase various houses, you should hone your home search. By doing so, you can discover the right residence, at the right price. Now, let's take a look at three tips to...
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Posted on 01/03/2021
DIY: Refinish Your Bathroom Vanity
Image by Dorothea Lucia Pietrek from Pixabay Does your bathroom look vintage but not in a cool or trendy sort of way? If so, and you don’t have the resources or time to give your bathroom a complete remodel, you can make some minor changes to your bathroom to freshen it up. For instance, you can plan a...
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Posted on 12/27/2020
DIY: Build a Fire Pit in Your Backyard
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay A fire pit adds a cozy and fun element to any backyard. Think of the roasting of marshmallows or just enjoying a toasty fire on a chilly fall night. Building a fire pit is a relatively straightforward DIY project. To get started, you’ll need the right materials, tools, location and confirmation you will...
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Posted on 12/20/2020
Home Sellers are Staying Put
Image by Mudassar Iqbal from Pixabay Construction of affordable starter homes is failing to keep pace with the number of first-time house hunters. At the same time, more homeowners are resisting the siren song of selling to these potential buyers in order to move up or downsize. It's a trend called "rising tenure length." Owners are staying put....
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Posted on 12/16/2020
Another Property Sold - 10750 Artesia Boulevard, Cerritos, CA 90703
>>OWNER WILL CARRY<< Fantastic Location, Right next to freeways 605 and 91. Six buildings total. Mostly being used for storage right now. This property is dividable for multi-tenant uses. (Building A - Offices - 1197 sq.ft.), (Building B - 4350 sq.ft.), (Building C - 3400 sq.ft.), ( Building D - 4700 sq.ft.), (Building F - 7200 sq.ft.), ( Building G - 4000 sq.ft.). Lots of parking. Secured rear yards. Over-sized doors. Two, loading ground level doors. Private office. Has 600 amp, 240 volt and 3 phase power. Very good property signage on building. 14 foot minimum height ceilings. Property is approx 24,907 square feet on a 57,930...
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Posted on 12/13/2020
Get the Most Out of Your Home Inspection
A home inspection is a valuable opportunity for a property buyer. If a homebuyer knows how to plan for an inspection, he or she should have no trouble getting the most out of this opportunity. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you get ready for a home inspection. 1. Hire an Expert Home Inspector Not...
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Posted on 12/06/2020
5 Home Improvements That Will Boost Your Home’s Value
Photo by Eddie Zhang on Unsplash Whether you’re putting your home on the market or planning to sell down the road, the right home improvements have the power to boost your home’s value. Of course, big home improvement projects add up fast, but you don’t have to spend big bucks or dive into a complete kitchen remodel to...
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Posted on 11/29/2020
Are Solar Panels Worth the Investment in 2020?
Photo by Vivint Solar on Unsplash There’s little doubt that we all want to do our part to protect the environment and solar energy gives us an opportunity to get off fossil fuels. In a perfect world, we would all promptly discard our furnaces and adorn our roofs with solar panels. But if we lift up our eyes...
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Posted on 11/22/2020
Locate Your Dream Home
If you want to quickly find and acquire your dream house, it generally is beneficial to narrow your property search. Because if you focus on available homes in a select group of cities and towns, you may be able to speed up the process of buying your ideal residence. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help...
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