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Getting a Deal During Real Estate’s Off-Season

Getting a Deal During Real Estate’s Off-Season

Getting a Deal During Real Estate’s Off-Season The holiday sales are not the only kinds of savings you can have this holiday season. After Thanksgiving, the holiday season seems to travel at warp speed with all the shopping, traveling, cooking, and hanging out–all that in addition to our everyday lives. Selling or buying a home

3 Moving Nightmares & How You Can Prevent Them

3 Moving Nightmares & How You Can Prevent Them

Moving is stressful; that’s just how it is. But that doesn’t mean that every waking moment has to be a complete nightmare!  Nightmares belong in one place, and one place only: in your head while you sleep. Nightmares have no place in real life because they bring unwanted tension, uncertainty, and a flood of anxiety.

When, and Why: Tankless Water Heaters

When, and Why: Tankless Water Heaters

Should you power your water-based machines with one of these long life and energy-efficient units? If your conventional water heating unit is more than 10-years-old, is showing signs of leaks around the base, or operates erratically, it may be time to consider purchasing a replacement. Here is how to find the right water heater that’s

The Homeowner’s Guide to Buying Brand-New Kitchen Appliances

The Homeowner’s Guide to Buying Brand-New Kitchen Appliances

Sometimes, being presented with too many options can be more difficult than not being given enough. If the kitchen is the heart of the home, then its major appliances are its corresponding chambers that keep it beating. If your home’s last remodel came before you moved into the home, or your appliances are just too old,

How To: Selling a House With Tenants

How To: Selling a House With Tenants

Your renter may be able to help you show your home to its full potential: here’s how. As the real estate market continues to recover in many part of the country, millions of homeowners will consider getting back into the game after unsuccessful attempts to sell their home just a few years ago. When they

The 4 Kinds of Home Buyers

The 4 Kinds of Home Buyers

Be on the lookout for these 4 types of buyers when it comes to selling your home in the San Ramon Valley Selling your home can be quite a stressful process. You’ll have open houses to attract potential buyers, and you’ll come across a variety of different people—some good, some… not so good. It pays

The 10 Year Housing Surge: Is It Coming?

The 10 Year Housing Surge

Mortgage Bankers Association predicts a housing market surge. For the last few years, everyone has been thrilled that the housing market is stable and posting healthy growth. We’ve all been very pleased with even gradual increases in sales, knowing each small increase moved us further away from the recent recession. The Mortgage Bankers Association says

Code Violations Can Prolong Home-Buying or -Selling Process

Going through the buying or selling process can be a stressful experience, however, bringing in a home inspector to thoroughly evaluate the home and check for any code violations should be at the top of the list, no matter what side of the transaction you’re on. Not only is a quality home inspector well-versed in