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How is Fair Market Value Determined?
Posted on 12/01/2019
How is Fair Market Value Determined?
Image by Andrey Popov from Shutterstock The term "fair market value" is the price at which an interested but not desperate buyer is willing to buy and a motivated but not distressed seller is willing to sell on the open market in your location. The set value depends on recently sold similar-sized homes with like amenities, upgrades, and...
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What to Expect After You List a California Luxury Residence
Posted on 11/24/2019
What to Expect After You List a California Luxury Residence
After you list your luxury home in Beverly Hills, San Francisco or elsewhere in California, one of several things may occur. In some instances, sellers instantly stir up lots of interest in their residences. Or, in other cases, sellers may struggle to garner buyers' attention. When it comes to listing a Golden State luxury residence, it generally helps to...
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What Does The Phrase “Up And Coming” Neighborhood Mean?
Posted on 11/17/2019
What Does The Phrase “Up And Coming” Neighborhood Mean?
If you’re looking for the perfect location to live but can’t quite afford the neighborhood that you’re vying for, a good option is to look for what’s deemed a "up and coming" neighborhood. These areas are where buyers can find the perfect house in a place where property values are only going to increase in the coming years. Buyers...
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Getting Your Home Ready to Sell
Posted on 11/10/2019
Getting Your Home Ready to Sell
When you think of all the things that go into getting your house ready to go on the market, you may want to throw your hands up and run away. Do not despair, there is hope. You will free up a lot of your time when you ask for help from your real estate professional. The support may...
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Putting In A New Driveway? Try These Materials
Posted on 11/03/2019
Putting In A New Driveway? Try These Materials
That feeling of rest and happiness you feel when you pull up at the front of your house after a long stressful day is indescribable. Now you can rest, shower, unwind or do nothing. If you live in a detached single family home, chances are you would have your driveway and would solely be responsible for its upkeep....
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How Long Will It Take You to Find Your Ideal California Luxury House?
Posted on 10/27/2019
How Long Will It Take You to Find Your Ideal California Luxury House?
There is no definitive timeline for finding and buying a luxury home in San Francisco, Malibu or any other California city or town. Ultimately, it is important to remember that the Golden State luxury homebuying journey varies from person to person. But if you know how to prepare for a California luxury home search, you may be able to...
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Finding Family Together Time
Posted on 10/20/2019
Finding Family Together Time
Something must give. You know you are running at top speed most days. Then you read an article or two about how when families do such and so together, it benefits each member. Benefits like improved mental health, better school and work performance, and greater communication. In theory, you agree wholeheartedly, but in the practical application you know...
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What Defines a Successful Property Selling Journey?
Posted on 10/13/2019
What Defines a Successful Property Selling Journey?
A successful home selling journey allows a property seller to quickly and effortlessly generate interest in his or her residence and finalize a house sale. For those who want to enjoy a successful home selling journey, it is vital to prepare as much as possible. Completing a successful home selling journey may prove to be difficult. If you fail...
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Safely Disinfect the Refrigerator
Posted on 10/06/2019
Safely Disinfect the Refrigerator
Apart from the door to your home, one door that continually opens and closes is the access to your refrigerator. The kids open it, your friends open it, everyone always wants something from the fridge. The refrigerator is one of the most useful appliances in the kitchen. It helps in preserving both raw and cooked food, storing drinks...
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Keep Your Home Smelling Like Summer All Year Long
Posted on 09/29/2019
Keep Your Home Smelling Like Summer All Year Long
If summer is your favorite season of the year, then you probably wouldn't mind having your home smell like summer all through the year, seeing as most people wait all year to breathe in summer's scent. Follow simple tips to keep your home smelling fresh and summery all through the year. Make a Gel Freshener Yourself. Making a...
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Reduce Your Home's Carbon Footprint
Posted on 09/22/2019
Reduce Your Home's Carbon Footprint
The world today is experiencing high amounts of pollution and energy usage that stresses the environment. But being environmentally conscious helps to reduce the number of greenhouse gases that your home produces. Here is how to reduce your home's carbon footprint: Hire a professional to carry out an energy audit of your home. This stage of the energy...
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Using an Online Fax Service
Posted on 09/15/2019
Using an Online Fax Service
Sending and receiving faxes is still growing in popularity around the world, and online fax services have come to light to enable users to change from traditional fax machines to online (internet) fax. So, if you are the type of person that needs to send and receive faxes every day and still glued onto the traditional fax machines,...
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