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Things To Do Before the Movers Arrive
Posted Sunday August 11, 2019 in Real Estate

Working with professional movers is a great option for people making big moves, moving with kids, or moving large or fragile items that would be otherwise impossible to transport. But while many moving companies do a great job of providing end-to-end service, there are some things that only you can do to make the whole […]

Reasons to Buy a Home Now
Posted Sunday August 4, 2019 in Real Estate

Whether you are a first-time buyer or looking to move up to the home of your dreams, now is a great time to purchase a home in . Here are three major reasons to buy today. 1. Affordability Many people focus solely on price when talking about home affordability. Since home prices have appreciated throughout […]

Americans Feel Great About Real Estate
Posted Sunday July 28, 2019 in Real Estate

Fannie Mae’s Home Purchase Sentiment Index surged to a new high as consumers became more upbeat about buying and selling, mortgage rates, and their jobs. Five of the six components measured by the index rose month over month. “Consumer job confidence and favorable mortgage rate expectations lifted the HPSI to a new survey high in […]

2019 Landscaping Trends
Posted Sunday July 21, 2019 in DIY Home Improvement

Want your lawn and garden to stand out from your neighbor’s? If so, you’ll want to check out these five landscaping trends that freshen up your outdoor space and make it memorable. Lawn Striping Nothing is more welcoming than a lush, green lawn. Landscape pros are getting more requests from homeowners to “jazz up” their […]

Reasons You Should Not FSBO
Posted Sunday July 14, 2019 in Real Estate, Real Estate and Mortgage Tips

Rising home prices coupled with a lack of inventory in today’s market may cause some homeowners to consider selling their home on their own (known in the industry as a For Sale By Owner). However, a FSBO might not be a good idea for the vast majority of sellers. Online Strategy Recent studies have shown […]

How to Protect Your Maui/San Diego Home While on Vacation
Posted Sunday July 7, 2019 in Home + Lifestyle

While you’re out enjoying the summer weather, you don’t want to worry about what’s happening at home. Here are 10 tips to protect your home while on vacation. Lock All Windows and Doors Before You Leave for Vacation Over 30 percent of burglars enter a home through an unlocked window or door. A few weeks […]