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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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12 Home Features That Can Make It Easier to Sell a House

What makes a home really special? Whether it is a grand mansion or a two-bedroom apartment, what are the attributes that the trained eye of a real estate expert are zeroing in on when she views a home? Whether on the hunt … 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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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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5 House Flipping Mistakes to Avoid

These days, house flipping is a popular concept. There are entire TV shows devoted to it. It may even be something you’ve thought about doing yourself. The premise is simple: You buy a home that might not be in the best condition. … 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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6 Ways to Try Out a Neighborhood Before Moving There

If you’re looking for a better way to get a feel for a new neighborhood, consider a tactic some recent homebuyers in New York have put to use: Because they are seriously considering moving to a neighborhood they don’t know well, they … Continue reading

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Can You Use Home Equity to Buy a Vacation Home?

BUYING A VACATION HOME could make sense if you have a preferred vacation spot you frequently visit. The financial consideration of a vacation home purchase isn’t the same as booking a hotel room one trip at a time, though. This is … Continue reading

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