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Buying a House in 2020: What to Know

If you’re hoping to secure a new address in 2020, you’ve picked an excellent time to enter, or re-enter, the real estate market. Interest rates are still near record lows, and in many areas across the country, buyers are in … Continue reading

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Tips for Maintaining Your Privacy While Selling Your Home

Selling a home is hard. From picking a real estate agent to decluttering to letting strangers in, the process transforms a memory-filled residence into a stripped-down shelter for someone else to personalize. For all the activities associated with it, parting … Continue reading

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Should You Buy a House With Cash?

In today’s low-inventory housing market, homebuyers are looking for any way to get a leg up on the competition when putting in an offer on their desired home. If you have the means, an all-cash offer is a great way … Continue reading

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First-Time Homebuyer? Here’s How to Buy Your First Home

Owning a home is a major milestone many Americans expect to achieve in their lifetime. It’s not simply about having the ability to stay in one place for years – it’s also about taking advantage of the incentives to homeownership, including … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Making Your Home Holiday Ready

Maybe it’s the sparse foliage or the colder weather, but decorating for fall and winter holidays seems so much more important – and more inviting – than any other time of year. With frequent family gatherings during Thanksgiving, Hanukkah and Christmas, … Continue reading

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Is a 15- or 30-Year Mortgage Right for You?

MORTGAGES COME WITH many options, and one of them is your loan term: a 15-year versus 30-year mortgage. A 30-year mortgage can make your payments more affordable, but a 15-year mortgage is generally cheaper overall. As you’re weighing your mortgage options, … Continue reading

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JUST SOLD! 2 Avenida Cristal, San Clemente 92673

Representing the buyers of this gorgeous home! Come for the location and stay for the view! A sweeping vista of the Talega golf course and the hills beyond with cool ocean breezes blowing in from the coast only a few … Continue reading

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JUST SOLD! 4013 Calle Isabella, San Clemente

Congrats to my sellers of this beautiful 4 bedroom and 3 bathroom house in the exclusive Cyprus Shore community! This wonderful home has a cathedral ceiling entrance with two fireplaces. All the bedrooms are large in size. One bedroom is … Continue reading

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7 Home Upgrades That Will Attract First-Time Homebuyers

There’s a common misconception about millennials being uninterested in, or simply unprepared for, homeownership. The statistics simply don’t bear this out: A realtor.com analysis published in early 2019 found millennials accounted for more than 40% of all new home loans. The … Continue reading

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The Guide to Contemporary Design Trends for Your Home

Wanting a home that looks stylish and photo-worthy is a common goal. But how can you keep up with the trendsetting interior spaces of the moment? Contemporary design trends often find inspiration from existing styles, and combine them to make the look … Continue reading

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