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Posted on 05/03/2020
Is Real Estate Investing Right for You ?
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay While real estate has ups and downs, it has generally been a good long-term investment. Owning a home is one way of investing, but to really take advantage, you can buy property that you won’t necessarily occupy but will make you some money. How Real Estate Makes Money There are two basic...
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Posted on 04/26/2020
Creating an Appealing Outdoor Living Space
Image by Marzenna Gaines from Pixabay With spring just around the corner, your thoughts may turn to enjoying the great outdoors. By making a few improvements, you can create your own restful, outdoor oasis even as you add value to your home. Research has found that homeowners often gain the most value by improving backyards and investing in...
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Posted on 04/22/2020
Another Property Sold - 1357 Saint James Drive, St. Helena, CA 94574
Best opportunity in town! Lovely townhome in desirable St. Helena Park! Spacious ground floor master bedroom with walk-in closet and remodeled bath. Bonus loft upstairs with full bath can be a second bedroom or office space. Sliding glass doors open onto the exterior patio, perfect for entertaining in Napa Valley style! Convenient to everything - ideal for a weekend retreat or a full-time...
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Posted on 04/19/2020
How Should Interest Rates Influence When You Buy?
Photo by Doubletree Studio via Shutterstock Interest rates rise in correlation to inflation and other economic activity. When that happens, it can increase housing costs. But the question is, should it prompt you to buy sooner than you’re ready? The Right Time Is Now In real estate, the right time is always now for someone. Is it the...
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Posted on 04/12/2020
Open House: Home Staging Mistakes to Avoid
Photo by Mark McCammon via Pexels Anyone who has ever gone out on a job interview or a date knows how important a good first impression is. First impressions can color the entire way we approach a person and environment. When it comes to your home, you want to create a positive setting that draws people in on...
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Posted on 04/05/2020
Multigenerational Properties Are Seeing an Increased Demand
Image by giselaatje from Pixabay Multigenerational properties have seen a demand spike recently, giving sellers a reason to sit up and take notice. As family dynamics shift and the economy rises and falls, property owners need to pay attention to who's buying what. We'll look at what constitutes a multigenerational property and which ones are seeing the most...
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Posted on 04/01/2020
Another Property Rented - 1846 Granger Court, St. Helena, CA 94574
Impeccably maintained one-level end unit with lots of privacy! Spacious master bedroom offers both a large walk-in and additional wall closets. Bright kitchen has an eat-in area with adjacent formal dining room. Detached carport with extra storage...
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Posted on 04/01/2020
Another Property Rented - 1846 Granger Court, St. Helena, CA 94574
Impeccably maintained one-level end unit with lots of privacy! Spacious master bedroom offers both a large walk-in and additional wall closets. Bright kitchen has an eat-in area with adjacent formal dining room. Detached carport with extra storage...
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Posted on 03/29/2020
Things You Need to Consider Before You Host a Home Showing
A home showing often plays a key role in the property selling journey. In fact, if your house dazzles a buyer during a showing, you may receive an offer to purchase your residence shortly after this individual views your home. Of course, there is no guarantee that a house showing will lead to a fast, profitable home selling experience....
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Posted on 03/22/2020
4 Easy Ways to Transform the Lighting in Your Home
Photo by James DeMers via Pixabay In most homes, the base lighting is drab and dull, often doing little to light up your life. Thankfully, it is quite easy to transform the lighting in your home and create the perfect atmosphere for your everyday activities. All you have to do is follow these four tips and watch as...
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Posted on 03/15/2020
Navigating the Mortgage Pre-Approval Process
Image by Precondo CA from Unsplash Buying your first home can be stressful enough without worrying about whether or not your mortgage loan pre-approval is going to go through. You may not be prepared for the mountains of paperwork that you'll need to submit before a lender gives you the thumbs' up. That's why it's such a good...
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Posted on 03/10/2020
Another Property Rented - 787 Stralla Court, St. Helena, CA 94574
Enjoy the wonderful Napa Valley lifestyle in this ground level 2-bedroom condominium! The kitchen boasts a pantry and laundry closet with French doors opening onto the spacious enclosed patio - perfect for your entertaining needs. Close to downtown, the college campus and parks, this comfortable retreat offers convenience to everything! Water and garbage is included in the monthly rent. This won't last...
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