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Posted on 05/10/2021
When to Sell Your Home as an Investment Property
Photo by fran hogan on Unsplash If you’re a homeowner considering selling your home as an investment property, timing is important. From a financial perspective, just as you probably bought strategically, you want to sell strategically too. The trick is knowing when the right time arrives. Here are four common metrics people use to determine when it's time...
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Posted on 05/03/2021
Design Trends for Your Home in 2021
Photo by Skylar Kang from Pexels Whether you’re settling into a new home or getting your house ready to sell, making some changes to its interior design can give it a fresh look for spring. Using the latest interior design trends for inspiration can help you decide how you want your home to look. The following are some...
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Posted on 04/26/2021
Build a Rolling Plant Caddy
Photo by Huy Phan from Pexels Plants and flower pots can be heavy items to move around. The good news is you can eliminate the trouble with a rolling plant caddy. You can build one yourself using rustic wood or precut pieces from your local home store. Stability is the key here. Plan to build the caddy large...
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Posted on 04/19/2021
Dress Up Your Walls with these Simple Projects
Photo by Jasmin Schreiber on Unsplash If you have a little extra time and a few craft supplies, creating something impressive for your home is not as hard as it sounds. Check out three simple DIY wall decor pieces that no one would ever guess are homemade. Popsicle Stick Shelf You can pick up popsicle sticks in bulk...
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Posted on 04/12/2021
Comparing Insulated Concrete Form Foundations and Poured Concrete Foundations
;Image by Michael L. Hiraeth from Pixabay Whether you choose a crawlspace, basement or a slab, you want the strongest structure possible, especially in areas where nature might wreak havoc on your house. Here we will go over the details of two different types of foundations: poured concrete and insulated form concrete. Poured Concrete Foundations Poured concrete foundations...
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Posted on 04/09/2021
Video Tour - 250 Riverview Way, Oceanside, CA 92057
Wonderful townhome in the Flair Oceanside community. Private corner unit, updated kitchen with granite counters, newer cabinets, and stainless appliances. Remodeled custom bathrooms, luxury vinyl flooring and custom tile downstairs. Private patio with room for outdoor dining and opportunity for grass area for pets. Extra storage and private laundry closet. Community features pool and tennis courts. Centrally located to schools, shopping, and Camp Pendleton. HOA includes: Water, Trash and Common Area...
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Posted on 04/09/2021
250 Riverview Way, Oceanside, CA 92057 is now new to the market!
Wonderful townhome in the Flair Oceanside community. Private corner unit, updated kitchen with granite counters, newer cabinets, and stainless appliances. Remodeled custom bathrooms, luxury vinyl flooring and custom tile downstairs. Private patio with room for outdoor dining and opportunity for grass area for pets. Extra storage and private laundry closet. Community features pool and tennis courts. Centrally located to schools, shopping, and Camp Pendleton. HOA includes: Water, Trash and Common Area...
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Posted on 04/05/2021
Smart Home Technology has Blossomed
Photo by Sabine K via Pixabay The available smart home technology has blossomed over the past few years, but many homeowners are still skeptical of whether the gadgets are actually worth the price tag. If you're still on the fence, remember that not all products were built merely to show off to the neighbors. Learn more about four...
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Posted on 03/29/2021
Top Tips for House Shopping From Afar
Photo by Bruce Mars via Pexels House shopping when you live far from your new community is not easy, but technology makes it much simpler to tackle this big task. While nothing beats in-person visits, if you live across the country, or even in an international destination, you may not have that option. Here’s a look at how...
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Posted on 03/27/2021
Another Property Sold - 2063 Sequoia Street, San Marcos, CA 92078
Wonderful corner lot in The Laurels, beautifully upgraded kitchen with stainless appliances and granite counters. Downstairs Bedroom and full bath, formal entry, porcelain tile flooring down stairs. Cherry laminate floors upstairs, the stairs are Brazilian Cherry hardwood. Upstairs hall bathroom beautifully remodeled with granite new cabinets with soft close drawers/doors and walk in designer tiled shower. Owned solar. Exterior painted in last year. Newer A/C & Water Heater. Fabulous entertaining backyard with young fruit trees and 2 fire pits. Security System, NEST thermostat, Master retreat, low maintenance succulent yard with smart...
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Posted on 03/22/2021
Helping Someone Else Get a Mortgage Loan: Should You Cosign?
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Should you cosign on a mortgage loan to help someone else buy a house? Hopeful home buyers who lack the necessary credit history, W-2 income or overall income versus their debt can face problems getting a mortgage lender to approve a loan. Borrowers with a 43% or higher debt-to-income ratio may learn...
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Posted on 03/22/2021
Another Property Sold - 2642 Lancelot Drive, Oceanside, CA 92054
Great location, 2 miles to Oceanside Beach, single level home sits up on hill and boasts privacy and large lot. Contractor special, this is a fixer, a great opportunity to put your personal touch into making this your dream...
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