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14 09, 2018

Design Trends For The Home

Ready to give your home an update? Here are some new design trends to keep in mind when making those upgrades. Wood floors are still here to stay when it comes to home trends, but the shift is in the shade of wood. A darker wood was once more popular, but it seems that a [...]

2018-09-14T15:21:49+00:00
14 09, 2018

Five Ways to Increase Your Curb Appeal

Whether you are preparing your house to sell or simply want to make a good first impression, curb appeal is important. There are a few simple steps you can take to add curb appeal to your home without spending a lot of money. 1. The Front Door: It is the entry to your home so [...]

2018-09-14T15:01:07+00:00
14 09, 2018

The Truth About Your Credit

Did you know there are more than 55 different scoring models? FICO is the most common; it’s the one most people have heard of. The letters in FICO stand for the company responsible for it: Fair Isaac & Co. Two men — Fair and Isaac — founded the company 60 years ago. So now it’s [...]

2018-09-14T14:55:08+00:00
14 09, 2018

House Fire Prevention and Safety Tips

Knowing how to prevent and detect a house fire is vital to the safety of those in your home. Here are some common fire dangers according to consumersafety.org: • Check your home for cords that are worn out or frayed. Remove and replace these cords. • Stay safe when cooking in the kitchen. It is [...]

2018-09-14T14:43:53+00:00
14 09, 2018

Is It Time for You to Downsize With Distinction?

In decades past, the downsizing of one’s residence was often viewed as a negative event. This is no longer the case. Many homeowners are choosing to opt out of a large home in a traditional neighborhood and instead are embracing the chance to have a new adventure by purchasing a smaller property, offering the opportunity [...]

2018-09-14T14:36:29+00:00
14 09, 2018

3 Best Remodeling Projects For A Jump In Home Value

The 3 best remodeling projects for the biggest and fastest jump in your home’s value According to the most recent nationwide research, the following home remodeling projects will give you the best Return On Investment (ROI), for your remodeling projects this year. Fortunately, they are also relatively inexpensive, fast and easy to do. Number one, [...]

2018-09-14T14:23:09+00:00
8 09, 2018

10 THINGS YOU CAN DO TO “ADD VALUE” TO YOUR HOME

This common-sense checklist consists of things to do which you have probably thought of at one time or another. The suggestions are presented here to help you focus on them as a means to make your home not only nicer but more valuable as well. 1. Even though your home is not for sale, take [...]

2018-09-08T21:08:47+00:00
26 08, 2018

Real Estate Relocation Guide: 7 Steps to a Seamless Move

Whatever your reasons are for relocating to a new area, the process can feel overwhelming. Whether you’re moving across across town or across the country, you’ll be changing more than your address. Besides a new house, you may also be searching for new jobs, schools, doctors, restaurants, stores, service providers and more. Of course you’ll [...]

2018-08-26T20:03:38+00:00
21 07, 2018

How to Avoid the Top 8 Home Inspection Mistakes

    It’s easy to get swept up in the excitement of buying a home. Once you’ve had an offer accepted on your dream house, you’ll probably be anxious to move in. However, before you make a significant financial commitment, it’s best to know exactly what you’re buying. When you hire a home inspector, you [...]

2018-08-02T15:47:31+00:00
26 06, 2018

Los Angeles County Assessor Warns Homeowners About Potential Fraud And Misleading Solicitations

LOS ANGELES, CA – Assessor Jeffrey Prang is alerting all property owners of increasing reports of deed scam solicitations and misleading mailings being sent across the county. Television and radio advertising that urges property owners to protect their homes from theft by unauthorized changes to deeds and other legal documents has caused concerns among residents, who [...]

2018-06-26T18:38:58+00:00