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Jan. 7, 2020

Newsletter January 2020

Three Lists to Make When Selling Your Home

 
 
 
When you put your property up for sale, you want to make sure that potential buyers get all the information they need on the features of your home and its surrounding area. If, for example, buyers don’t realize there is a great school just a couple of blocks away, they might cross your property off their shortlist.

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Dec. 3, 2019

Newsletter December 2019

Set Learning Goals Instead of Resolutions

 
 
 
Are you making a New Year’s resolution this month? Whether it’s to quit smoking, lose weight, or spend more time with your family, you’ll have a much better chance of success if you turn that goal into a learning goal instead.

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Nov. 5, 2019

Newsletter November 2019

How to Quick-Prep Your Home for Sale

 
 
 
Ideally, you should plan to have plenty of time to prepare your home for sale. You want to be able to get everything fixed and cleaned up, and perhaps even make a few improvements, such as installing a new countertop in the kitchen.

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Nov. 4, 2019

OC Housing Report October 2019

Sept. 10, 2019

Housing Report September 2019

Sept. 3, 2019

September 2019 Newsletter

5 Unusual (But Effective) Home Staging Ideas

 
 
 
“Staging” your home is all about making the space in your home as appealing as possible to buyers. You may already know the basics, such as eliminating clutter, and removing personal photographs. Here are some other tips that are less well known yet very effective:

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Aug. 15, 2019

Orange County Housing Report August 2019

Aug. 1, 2019

August 2019 Newsletter

Four Signs You’ve Outgrown Your Current Home

 
 
 
It’s not uncommon for couples with growing families to trade in their compact cars for something roomier, like a mini-van. The same thing happens with homes. Sometimes families simply outgrow them.

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July 3, 2019

July 2019 Newsletter

5 Things Buyers Hate to See

 
 
 
When you show your home to prospective buyers, there is probably a long list of things you’re hoping they’ll notice. For example, you’ll want them to see the beautiful chandelier in the foyer or the spacious backyard and large deck, or the kitchen with the island big enough for a whole family to sit down for breakfast.
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July 3, 2019

June 2019 Newsletter

How To Make Your Home Sale “Smooth Sailing”

 
 
 
If you’ve ever been on a cruise ship, you know that rough waters can result in a miserable experience. Even on modern ships equipped with stabilizers, choppy seas and bad weather can leave you stuck below deck - and possibly sea sick!
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