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Posted on 07/07/2020
Thinking About Getting a Reverse Mortgage? Read This Before You Apply
Photo by Alexander Mils from Pexels If your wealth is tied up in your home, how can you free up some cash? A reverse mortgage is available to homeowners with mostly or fully paid-off mortgages. The monthly payments, which come from the lender to you, are not counted as taxable income. But there are mortgage taxes, and interest...
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Posted on 06/28/2020
Using Vertical Space to Maximize Storage
Image by Thanks for your Like • donations welcome from Pixabay One of the most untapped storage resources in your home is your vertical space. This valuable real estate can allow you to store items off the floor, reducing clutter and making your items more easily accessible for use. Looking for ways to maximize the storage space in...
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Posted on 06/27/2020
Another Property Sold - 209 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Live the Santa Cruz lifestyle with this fully and beautifully updated turn key Craftsman bungalow. Just a few blocks from the riverwalk bike path and trestle, park your car and walk or bike to the Boardwalk summer concerts, Sea Bright beach, or everything downtown has to offer. While centrally located, this property is also extremely private with a large and sunny fully fenced and landscaped backyard, and gorgeous custom deck. Complete remodel in 2015 including new electric wiring, plumbing, bamboo floors, walls, double paned windows, doors, kitchen, bathroom, and appliances. Off street parking and space for additional vehicle or small boat...
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Posted on 06/21/2020
DIY: Multifaceted Potting Bench
Photo by Neslihan Gunaydin on Unsplash If you're like most homeowners who enjoy cultivating an attractive yard and garden space and perhaps even providing some tasty treats for the family table, you probably appreciate tools and amenities designed to make your gardening chores easier and more enjoyable. Many home gardeners make do with whatever available surfaces that happen...
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Posted on 06/14/2020
Why Should Buyers Pay Attention to Your California Luxury Home?
There is no telling whether your luxury home in Los Angeles, San Francisco or any other California city or town will generate buyers' interest. However, there are many things you can do to ensure that your Golden State luxury residence garners buyers' attention. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you stir up interest in your...
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Posted on 06/07/2020
Homeowner Costs to Consider
Image by Mohamed Hassan from Pixabay There are many parts and pieces that go into relocation. Finding the perfect home is, of course, an important step in the process. But once you have found a residence in your new city or town, it is crucial to consider other home-ownership factors that will affect your monthly and annual expenses....
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Posted on 05/31/2020
What Is the Optimal Listing Price for Your Residence?
As a home seller, it is important to establish a competitive initial asking price for your residence. Yet determining the right price for a house sometimes is difficult. If the price of your home is too high, for example, your residence may linger on the real estate market for an extended period of time. On the other hand, if...
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Posted on 05/24/2020
How to Pay Off a Mortgage Quickly
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay One of the critical steps involved in looking for a home is the process of negotiating for a mortgage. Many people dread this process because they find out exactly how much money they are going to have to pay each month. At the same time, this is also an opportunity for people...
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Posted on 05/20/2020
Another Property Sold - 433 Avalon Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Priced Reduced ..! This property has deferred maintenance and will require significant renovation. Home is situated on a corner lot and has a detached single car garage. This is a Probate Sale subject to court confirmation and possible...
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Posted on 05/17/2020
Tips for Introducing an Accent Wall
Image by Pixabay from Pexels An accent wall is a great way to add interest to your home’s interior. Accent walls allow you to personalize your space. They can also highlight or complement unique furniture and accessories around your home. Introduce Color: When planning for an accent wall, choose a color palette that works well with the other...
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Posted on 05/13/2020
209 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 is now new to the market!
Live the Santa Cruz lifestyle with this fully and beautifully updated turn key Craftsman bungalow. Just a few blocks from the riverwalk bike path and trestle, park your car and walk or bike to the Boardwalk summer concerts, Sea Bright beach, or everything downtown has to offer. While centrally located, this property is also extremely private with a large and sunny fully fenced and landscaped backyard, and gorgeous custom deck. Complete remodel in 2015 including new electric wiring, plumbing, bamboo floors, walls, double paned windows, doors, kitchen, bathroom, and appliances. Off street parking and space for additional vehicle or small boat...
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Posted on 05/10/2020
Buying in a Seller's Paradise
Post Photo by Mohamed Hassan via PixabayIt's easy to believe you don't have much leverage if you're getting ready to buy in a seller's market. Unfortunately, that sense of frustration can result in desperation, which can ultimately lead to overpaying on a home. Before you accept your fate, consider how you may have more power than you think. Start...
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