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Building your house? How an agent can help.

Many home-buyers think they don't need to hire an agent when building a new home. After all, you're buying directly from the builder and they already have contractors, lenders and inspectors. Why should someone else be brought into the mix?...

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How can contingencies protect you?

Purchasing a home is one of the largest financial commitments you'll ever make, and it's understandable to want to protect your investment throughout the purchase process. When you're ready to make an offer on a home, adding a contingency t...

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Moving? 4 things people forget to do

Moving can be hectic. With dozens of to-dos, a tight timeline and a growing pile of boxes, it's easy to get frazzled and let things fall through the cracks. But it doesn't have to be that way. Get organized now by making a checklist to w...

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Do you need a property inspection? Find out…

Most buyers and sellers know that a home inspection is an essential part of the purchase process. But in real estate, there's more than just one type of inspection to consider. In fact, there are dozens. Whether you're purchasing a new h...

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Time to Fire Up the Grill!

It's National Barbecue Month, the time to celebrate flame-grilled foods and the great outdoors. Whether you enjoy backyard burgers with family and friends or you're a vegetarian with a penchant for travel, there are so many ways to celebrat...

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Just Listed!

337 San Luis Avenue Los Altos, CA 94024 This 2,445 sq ft mid-century 4 bed / 3 bath ranch style home, sitting on an 11,808 sq ft lot is the perfect place to make family memories which will last generations. The open dining room and spacious...

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Saving for a Down Payment?

With rising rental costs and the amount of student debt at an all-time high, it's no surprise that many potential buyers are unable to save up for a down payment. If you've found yourself in this boat, don't lose hope. With the help of tech...

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4 Remodeling Projects Worth the Investment

  Remodeling your home can be a great way to increase its value and ensure you get good returns when it comes time to sell. But before you go tearing out your floors or adding another bedroom, take note: Not all projects are created...

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Need a Greener Lawn?

The colder months are notoriously hard on foliage -- and subsequently, curb appeal. Fortunately, spring is just around the corner, and that means now is the perfect time to prep your lawn for its revival. Try these easy fixes, and you'll...

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Do Tiny Houses Live Up To The Hype?

  The tiny house trend is a big movement. Everyone from millennials to retirees is opting to live small, but that doesn't mean the lifestyle is right for you. Consider these pros and cons before you downsize. What constitutes a t...

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