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Posted on 01/17/2021
Do You Need a House Selling Plan?
Selling a house may prove to be a long, complicated process. Fortunately, those who craft a house selling strategy can determine the steps they will need to take to accomplish their desired results. A home selling strategy may prove to be a must-have. Because if you enter the real estate market with a plan in place to sell your...
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Posted on 01/10/2021
Will Your California Luxury House Impress Buyers?
Merely listing a luxury home in Beverly Hills, Malibu or any other California city or town offers no guarantees. In fact, if you fail to showcase your Golden State luxury residence effectively, you may struggle to stir up interest in your house. Ultimately, there are lots of things you can do to ensure your California luxury home impresses buyers,...
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Posted on 01/03/2021
Seven Things to Do Before Listing a Home for Sale
Image by Nathan Fertig from Unsplash If you have decided to sell your home and it’s going on the market, you may have mixed feelings. It’s not unusual to feel stressed, nervous, and excited about listing your house — all at the same time. The selling process might create anxiety and worry about what is to come because...
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Posted on 12/27/2020
3 Simple Pasta Dishes in 30 Minutes or Less
Image by Дарья Яковлева from Pixabay Being short on time is no reason to not enjoy a healthy meal at home. These three quick and easy pasta dishes whip up in a mere 30 minutes or less, giving you plenty of time to even to the dishes before you could be in and out of a drive thru...
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Posted on 12/20/2020
Commuting and Homeownership: Is It Worth It?
Photo by Monkey Business Images via Shutterstock Homeownership is a marvelous thing. Many folks go to extraordinary lengths to make it happen for their household. One thing that makes ownership difficult is affordability in the same locale as your employment. When that's the case, many potential buyers begin searching outside their comfortable commuting radius to find an affordable...
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Posted on 12/13/2020
Is Buying a Residence Easy?
There is no one-size-fits-all plan to find and purchase a home. In some instances, a buyer instantly discovers a great residence at a budget-friendly price. Or, in other cases, it may take a buyer many weeks or months to find the perfect house. Although the homebuying journey varies from person to person, there are several things that a buyer...
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Posted on 12/06/2020
Do You Know the Basics of Real Estate Investing?
Image by 3D Animation Production Company from Pixabay You may hear someone say that you should get into real estate, but truthfully, it isn’t for everyone. While real estate investing can be a lucrative opportunity, if you don’t know what you’re facing, things can quickly get out of hand. Why Real Estate Investing? Ultimately, the goal is to...
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Posted on 12/02/2020
Another Property Sold - 230 Morgan Ridge Court, Healdsburg, CA 95448
What's So Special About 230 Morgan Ridge Court - Healdsburg, CA you ask ? Well, Everything... Live the wine country life every day in this warm, welcoming single level family home situated on a large parcel in a private and quiet cul-de-sac setting. Enjoy expansive outdoor living and entertaining space, including: a large covered patio, imported Italian pizza oven, wood-burning fireplace, pool with Italian Travertine deck, raised garden bed, a large space ready for a mother-in-law unit or a play yard, and incredible unobstructed mountain and vineyard views. Inside you'll find 3 bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, a fourth bedroom or home...
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Posted on 12/01/2020
Another Property Sold - 318 Prune Tree Drive, Healdsburg, CA 95448
Turn-Key, updated home in Healdsburg's premier Adult subdivision, Riverview II. 2 Bedrooms/2 Baths (both with new cabinets/sinks), gas range in kitchen with newer lighting. Beautiful rose bushes line the fence of the front yard. The backyard patio has a covered pergola with lighted fan for warm evenings. Attached 2-car garage is insulated & dry-walled with updated electrical outlets throughout. Shed in backyard is a workshop. The house attic space, with a fluorescent light, may be used for storage. Landscaped front & back. Wonderful home in great community. Community pool, spa, bocce ball court, horseshoe court and keyed access to...
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Posted on 11/29/2020
Who Occupies Live-Work Properties?
Photo by Archi_Viz via Shutterstock Many urban areas promote the concept of working where you live, or living where you work, to simplify your life. But what does that mean when you’re buying real estate? The main difference is in zoning requirements and building codes. Those that are primarily zoned as residential offer fewer options for commercial enterprises....
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Posted on 11/22/2020
Luxury Home Seller Questions
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels Sellers of luxury properties have more concerns about selling than sellers of properties that are not considered luxury homes. Because of the amount of money involved in the transaction, selling a luxury home has additional hurdles. Our real estate agents help you get over some of these hurdles. My House is Unique —...
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Posted on 11/20/2020
Another Property Rented - 322 Center Street, Healdsburg, CA 95448
For Lease: Excellent location on NorthEast corner of Healdsburg's Downtown Plaza. Zoned for Plaza Retail and Offices. This has been the home of The Office Spot, Powell's Sweet Shop, and Les Lunes...
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