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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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4 Reasons to Sell this Fall

  Some Highlights: Buyers are active in the market and often competing with one another for available listings. Housing inventory is still under the 6-month supply found in a normal housing market. Homes are still selling relatively quickly, averaging 31 … Continue reading

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A Home Maintenance Checklist for Every Season

Owning a home comes with year-round responsibilities, but you don’t have to dread these tasks. “Home maintenance is easier than people think,” says Jim Magliaro, risk consulting technical lead at the insurance company Chubb. The key is to complete seasonal preventive … Continue reading

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What You Need to Know About Buying a Second Home

Second homes and properties purchased for investment purposes are big business in the U.S. According to the National Association of Realtors’ 2017 Investment & Vacation Home Buyers Survey, about 12% of all home sales in 2017 were acquired for vacation use … Continue reading

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3 Powerful Reasons To Buy A Home Now

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. Here are three major reasons to buy today. 1. Affordability Many people focus solely … Continue reading

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Should I Refinance My Home?

With the recent lower interest rates, many homeowners are wondering if they should refinance. To decide if refinancing is the best option for your family, start by asking yourself these questions: Why do you want to refinance? There are many … Continue reading

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Is Renting Right for Me?

If you’re currently renting and have dreams of owning your own home, it may be a good time to think about your next move. With rent costs rising annually and many helpful down payment assistance programs available, homeownership may be closer than … Continue reading

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How to Maximize Your Homebuying Power in a Buyer’s Market

Market conditions have never been stronger for buyers in most of the country, which means there are lots of homes for sale with many sellers looking to make a deal. It has never been a better time to buy a … Continue reading

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Top Orange County Things to Do for June 2019

This month, Orange County brings you outdoor concerts, wine dinners and renowned art festivals…. See our list of 30+ top Orange County things to do in June. Anaheim Packing House Citrus Centennial  June 1. The Anaheim Packing House—originally the Sunkist orange … Continue reading

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