Roberta Oswald
Roberta Oswald, Valley Property Sales & Management
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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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Are You Promoting Your California Luxury Home Effectively?
Posted on 11/24/2019
Are You Promoting Your California Luxury Home Effectively?
After you list a luxury home in San Francisco, Sacramento or any other California city or town, it is important to promote your residence effectively. Otherwise, it may be tough to stir up interest in your Golden State luxury house. Ultimately, there are many things you can do to showcase your California luxury house's full potential to the right...
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Set Your Priorities When Searching for a New Home
Posted on 11/17/2019
Set Your Priorities When Searching for a New Home
When you decide to make an offer on a home, your mind may be flooded with dozens of questions and concerns -- several of which may involve money matters, while others are about the condition of the house. However, if you've had the house professionally inspected and made sure your income is sufficient to absorb monthly expenses, than you've...
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TIps for Maintaining Your Focus During the Homebuying Journey
Posted on 11/10/2019
TIps for Maintaining Your Focus During the Homebuying Journey
A homebuyer must stay focused throughout the property buying journey. Otherwise, a buyer risks missing out on an opportunity to acquire the right house at the right price. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you stay on course during the homebuying journey. 1. Craft a Homebuying Strategy Creating a homebuying strategy enables you to outline...
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Pre-Winter Checklist: Where to Start
Posted on 11/03/2019
Pre-Winter Checklist: Where to Start
Photo by Shveyn Irina via Shutterstock As fall sets in and you’ve prepared the outside of your home for winter, it’s time to move indoors. The cooling days of fall are the perfect time for you to tackle some of those projects you have been putting off. Here are a few helpful tips to get started on your...
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101 Rose Lane, St. Helena, CA 94574 now has a new price of $3,400!
Posted on 10/28/2019
101 Rose Lane, St. Helena, CA 94574 now has a new price of $3,400!
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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Homebuyers: Writing a Great Offer Letter
Posted on 10/27/2019
Homebuyers: Writing a Great Offer Letter
While buying a home in a seller’s market, it pays to stand out from the crowd. One way to do that is with a memorable offer letter that captures the seller’s attention from the start. You must include all the right elements, however, to effectively win them over and earn the chance to buy your dream property. To...
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101 Rose Lane, St. Helena, CA 94574 is now new to the market!
Posted on 10/26/2019
101 Rose Lane, St. Helena, CA 94574 is now new to the market!
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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Factors to Consider When Choosing a Home to Buy
Posted on 10/20/2019
Factors to Consider When Choosing a Home to Buy
If you want to buy a home, the chances are that you are either buying it for a lifestyle upgrade, for business, as an investment, or for family use. Having decided to purchase the home of your choice, one of the significant decisions you have to make is to determine where you want to live. The location of...
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