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Four Things Homeowners Wish They Knew Before Buying Their First Home
Posted on 01/26/2020
Four Things Homeowners Wish They Knew Before Buying Their First Home
Buying a home is an extensive process that comes with a bit of a learning curve. For first time buyers, this process involves making mistakes and learning from them. While we can never be 100% sure of our home buying decisions, there is a way to increase your chances of making the best choices when it comes to buying...
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Adding Up the Benefits of Home Ownership
Posted on 01/19/2020
Adding Up the Benefits of Home Ownership
If you're renting a nice house, condo, or apartment, there's a good chance your monthly rent check is almost as much as a mortgage payment. Perhaps you've realized this and have been asking yourself why you're contributing to someone else's nest egg, instead of your own! If that sounds familiar, you may be ready to take the plunge into...
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Estate Sales: Find Your Hidden Gem
Posted on 01/12/2020
Estate Sales: Find Your Hidden Gem
Photo by MoneyforCoffee via Pixabay Online tools make it easy to find good estate and moving sales. Here's how to catch the best of the local offerings. Your Smartphone Can Keep You Posted. Do a search for find garage sales near me and you'll immediately see online apps that work on your phone to tell you about yard...
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Another Property Sold - 1550 Mint Ave, El Cajon, CA 92019
Posted on 01/06/2020
Another Property Sold - 1550 Mint Ave, El Cajon, CA 92019
Desirable Granite Hills Neighborhood. Not a thru street. Sparkling Pool, recently resurfaced. Large 48 x 13 Covered Patio, Great for Entertaining Large groups! Textured ceilings. Double pane windows. Kitchen remodeled. Newer Central Forced A/C and heat. Roll up Garage Door and opener. Walk to Granite Hills High, Middle school, Elementary and Kennedy Park. Neighborhoods: El Cajon Equipment: Pool/Spa/Equipment Other Fees: 0 Sewer: Sewer Connected Topography:...
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Should You Build Your Own Home?
Posted on 01/05/2020
Should You Build Your Own Home?
When it comes to getting what you want in your home, the question comes down to whether you build it or look for the perfect house to buy. For those who prefer new construction, the option of starting from scratch is very viable. Here are some vital factors to consider before getting started: 1. Cost Building a new...
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How to Rekindle Your Old Fireplace
Posted on 12/29/2019
How to Rekindle Your Old Fireplace
Photo by kelsey roenau on Unsplash As the focal point of your living space, your fireplace needs to look its best or it could bring down the rest of your décor. But how can you restore the look and feel of that key design element without breaking the bank? There are actually many different ways to rekindle your...
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Another Property Sold - 1550 Mint Ave, El Cajon, CA 92019
Posted on 12/25/2019
Another Property Sold - 1550 Mint Ave, El Cajon, CA 92019
Desirable Granite Hills Neighborhood. Not a thru street. Sparkling Pool, recently resurfaced. Large 48 x 13 Covered Patio, Great for Entertaining Large groups! Textured ceilings. Double pane windows. Kitchen remodeled. Newer Central Forced A/C and heat. Roll up Garage Door and opener. Walk to Granite Hills High, Middle school, Elementary and Kennedy...
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Pay the Lowest-Possible Price for a Home
Posted on 12/22/2019
Pay the Lowest-Possible Price for a Home
Finding a deal on a new home sometimes can be difficult. Fortunately, we're here to help you shop for your dream residence so you can discover a house that matches your budget perfectly. Now, let's take a look at three tips to ensure you can pay the lowest-possible price for your dream residence. 1. Be Aggressive During Your Home...
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Voice-Controlled Devices You May Want to Consider
Posted on 12/15/2019
Voice-Controlled Devices You May Want to Consider
Photo by Andrey Bryzgalov via Shutterstock We’ve learned to use voice controls in our cars for hands-free calling, but what about in our homes? Alexa, Google Assistant, Echo and Siri are for more than simply using your voice to switch on the lights or control the temperature. Here are more ways to control your home with the sound...
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Video Tour  - 5402 Balboa Arms Dr, San Diego, CA 92117
Posted on 12/14/2019
Video Tour - 5402 Balboa Arms Dr, San Diego, CA 92117
Gorgeous 3 BR 2 BA Condo, steps away from Shopping w/ Sprouts! Private end unit w/ spacious cathedral ceilings, HVAC (July 2019), ceiling fans in each room, & upgraded kitchen w/ stainless steel appliances & granite counter tops. Stacked washer and dryer, balcony, a deeded storage unit and a covered parking space. The bedrooms have large closets w/ mirrored doors, allowing for plenty of storage. Complex amenities include 3 pools, jacuzzi, sauna, multiple BBQ grills, clubhouse, and...
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5402 Balboa Arms Dr, San Diego, CA 92117 is now new to the market!
Posted on 12/14/2019
5402 Balboa Arms Dr, San Diego, CA 92117 is now new to the market!
Gorgeous 3 BR 2 BA Condo, steps away from Shopping w/ Sprouts! Private end unit w/ spacious cathedral ceilings, HVAC (July 2019), ceiling fans in each room, & upgraded kitchen w/ stainless steel appliances & granite counter tops. Stacked washer and dryer, balcony, a deeded storage unit and a covered parking space. The bedrooms have large closets w/ mirrored doors, allowing for plenty of storage. Complex amenities include 3 pools, jacuzzi, sauna, multiple BBQ grills, clubhouse, and...
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Home Financing - PMI and Down Payments
Posted on 12/08/2019
Home Financing - PMI and Down Payments
Image by Charles 🇵🇭 from Unsplash Part of buying a home is researching the market and your finances. Most lenders require you to put at least 20 percent down or pay private mortgage insurance (PMI). Since PMI is a cost that does not lower your interest rate or principal, it’s almost always better to save up that hefty...
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