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Buy Your Own Home and Escape the ‘Rental Trap’

Are you growing tired of paying rent each month and not building your net worth? Being stuck in the ‘rental trap’ isn’t much fun, but if you are determined, you can break out. Let’s explore some of the steps that you can take to make th...

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Should You Sell As Is’ or Fix It Up?

  Whether your home is a few years or many decades old, its physical condition is going to be a significant factor in the sales process. Below are a few questions that can help you to determine whether you should sell your home ‘as is...

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Three Ugly, Dated Design Features That You Need to Get Rid of Before You Sell Your Home

There are a lot of inexpensive renovations that can easily improve the value of your home, but you might not be aware of dated features that are working against you and aging its look. If you’re ready to put your home on the market and are wo...

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5 Ways That a Mortgage Can Be a Huge Benefit to Your Financial Future

For many people, investing in a house is one of the most important purchases they will make in their lifetime. However, alongside having the comfort of your own home, there are many financial benefits associated with buying in. If you’re curr...

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First Time Home-buyers: How to Properly Research Your Mortgage Options

For most consumers, buying a house is the largest purchase you’ll make in your life. That’s why it’s important to ensure that you have the best mortgage terms available. With so much at stake, it’s important to have full confidence in b...

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Bi-Weekly or Monthly Mortgage Payments???

Most homeowners look at their monthly mortgage payment as their largest cost per month, and something they must do to maintain a good credit history. However, you may have heard of bi-weekly mortgage payments and their ability to lower your deb...

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First Time Seller Tip – The Right Price

Tips for First-Time Sellers. Don’t overprice – Some sellers might think that in today’s low-inventory market they can overprice their home and get top dollar. In reality, if you price it competitively, you’ll create a flurry of activity...

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New California State Laws

1. Drivers are no longer permitted to hold a cellphone or electronic wireless communications device while driving a motor vehicle.  The device must be mounted in the 7-inch square in the lower corner of the windshield farthest removed from ...

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Renting VS Owning

"As a renter, you can easily spend half a million dollars or more on rent over the years ($1,500 a month for 30 years comes to $540,000), and in the end wind up just where you started -- owning nothing. Or you can buy a house and spend the same...

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5 Documents First-time Home-buyers Need

5 Documents First-time Home-buyers Need for a Smoother Purchasing Process   With all the work that goes into finding the kind of home you’ll want to put an offer on, it can be easy to forget about all the little things that happen aft...

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