Roberta Oswald
Roberta Oswald, Valley Property Sales & Management
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Cost Considerations for Foreclosed Property
Posted on 01/19/2020
Cost Considerations for Foreclosed Property
Image by Steve Heap from Shutterstock An active housing market has reduced the number of foreclosed homes in inventory, but there will always be foreclosed homes available to purchase. Many buyers are not aware of what to expect when purchasing a foreclosure. Here are some home truths about buying a distressed home. You’re not always getting a deal....
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Update to a Transitional Bathroom
Posted on 01/12/2020
Update to a Transitional Bathroom
Photo by Андрей Постовой on Unsplash A transitional bathroom is a popular design trend that is a cross between modern and traditional. What are the key features of a transitional bathroom? A combination of two styles: A transitional bathroom can have different meanings to different people. Usually, it is a mixture of a recent era with the current...
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Are You a Smart Home Seller?
Posted on 01/05/2020
Are You a Smart Home Seller?
The home selling journey offers no guarantees, and as such, there is no assurance that you'll be able to enjoy a fast, profitable home selling experience. Lucky for you, we're here to offer insights into the home seller's perspective and ensure you can reap the benefits of a successful home selling journey. Now, let's take a look at three...
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Prepare Your Home for Seasonal Storms
Posted on 12/29/2019
Prepare Your Home for Seasonal Storms
Image by sandid from Pixabay Our homes are special from the first time we enter. That's why we spend our precious time and money caring for our dwellings when bad weather threatens damage. Spring Windstorms For homeowners, windstorms are often unassuming. We all know to watch for snow or rain, but high winds can cause significant home damage....
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Services to Cancel Before You Finalize Your House Sale
Posted on 12/22/2019
Services to Cancel Before You Finalize Your House Sale
As you complete the final steps of the home selling process, it is important to cancel various everyday house services prior to moving day. In fact, some of the essential services that you may need to cancel include: 1. Electric Notify your electric company about your plans to move. You also can tell the company how much longer you...
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Homebuyer Tips: How to Deal with an Aggressive Seller
Posted on 12/15/2019
Homebuyer Tips: How to Deal with an Aggressive Seller
As a homebuyer, you likely will want to do everything possible to secure your dream house at a budget-friendly price. Yet for those who are dealing with an aggressive property seller, achieving the optimal results may prove to be challenging. Lucky for you, we're here to help you simplify the homebuying process so you can acquire your ideal residence...
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680 Crystal Springs Road #1, St. Helena, CA 94574 is now new to the market!
Posted on 12/13/2019
680 Crystal Springs Road #1, St. Helena, CA 94574 is now new to the market!
Just minutes from downtown St. Helena on a private lane surrounded by forest, this hillside property has expansive valley and mountain views. The home has been completely renovated with new electrical, plumbing, bathrooms, kitchen and appliances. New carpet, tile floors and refinished hardwood flooring, dual-glazed windows, window coverings and a gas fireplace complete the updated decor. The covered deck is perfect for your entertaining...
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Another Property Rented - 680 Crystal Springs Road #1, St. Helena, CA 94574
Posted on 12/12/2019
Another Property Rented - 680 Crystal Springs Road #1, St. Helena, CA 94574
Just minutes from downtown St. Helena on a private lane surrounded by forest, this hillside property has expansive valley and mountain views. The home has been completely renovated with new electrical, plumbing, bathrooms, kitchen and appliances. New carpet, tile floors and refinished hardwood flooring, dual-glazed windows, window coverings and a gas fireplace complete the updated decor. The covered deck is perfect for your entertaining...
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Research a Home Before You Visit it to Save Time
Posted on 12/08/2019
Research a Home Before You Visit it to Save Time
House hunting can be time-consuming. With so many houses currently on the market and so little time to spend visiting homes, it’s important to narrow down your search as much as possible before attending a showing. Fortunately, in today’s digital world, it’s possible to learn a great deal of important information right from your phone or computer. In today’s...
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101 Rose Lane, St. Helena, CA 94574 now has a new price of $3,250!
Posted on 12/07/2019
101 Rose Lane, St. Helena, CA 94574 now has a new price of $3,250!
Newly renovated, energy efficient, gated country property located in St. Helena. View surrounding hills from the upstairs master en suite with walk-in closet. The main level offers an expansive living room and two additional bedrooms with gleaming hardwood floors and a custom kitchen with adjacent patio for all your entertaining needs! The lower level includes a bonus room, wine bar and laundry area. Well water is used for exterior...
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680 Crystal Springs Road #1, St. Helena, CA 94574 now has a new price of $3,250!
Posted on 12/02/2019
680 Crystal Springs Road #1, St. Helena, CA 94574 now has a new price of $3,250!
Just minutes from downtown St. Helena on a private lane surrounded by forest, this hillside property has expansive valley and mountain views. The home has been completely renovated with new electrical, plumbing, bathrooms, kitchen and appliances. New carpet, tile floors and refinished hardwood flooring, dual-glazed windows, window coverings and a gas fireplace complete the updated decor. The covered deck is perfect for your entertaining...
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Security Tips for Unoccupied Property
Posted on 12/01/2019
Security Tips for Unoccupied Property
Image by Philipp Berndt from Unsplash Sometimes the timelines for buying and selling a home don’t match up perfectly. You may have purchased a new home or need to relocate before you can sell your current residence. In these cases, your property may remain empty for weeks or months at a time. Here are a few ideas for...
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