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What To Repair Before You List

When you’re getting ready to list your home, it’s of the upmost importance to ensure you are showing it in the best light. Taking time to highlight its strengths and fix up some of its possible weaknesses can make a big difference in how fast it sells. Here are our top five recommended repairs to […]

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Regrets, I’ve Had A Few..

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C.A.R.’s Market Snapshot

Buyer Challenges to Entering the Housing Market Buying a home is typically the biggest purchase of a lifetime. Hovering right below $600,000, the California median home price is near its all-time high, and housing affordability is moving towards its all-time low. In fact, only 27 percent of California households could afford to purchase a median-priced […]

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What You Should Know About Using Home Equity

One of the huge benefits of owning property is the home equity you can build. But with equity comes the temptation to dip into it if a large expense or possible investment arises. There are many strategic ways to use your equity without ruining any personal financial advances you have made. The most crucial step […]

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Burglars Begone

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California November 2018 Sales

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A Dry Foundation Is A Happy Foundation

Keeping water away from your home’s foundation is an important part of maintaining your home’s structural integrity. Water can cause soils to expand and contract as well as do damage to the interior of the home should it flood. Keep your gutters clean and make sure downspouts will divert water to a place where it […]

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The Stress Of Surprise Repairs

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5 Tips For Securing Your SmartPhone

Phones have come a long way in the last few years, and there’s a ton of sensitive information—email access, bank accounts, photos, contact lists—that are easily accessed if your phone falls into the wrong hands. Here are a few tips for keeping your smartphone secure. 1. Use a passcode! This is one of the easiest […]

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The Homeownership Dream

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