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High cost of living is forcing lower-income Californians out of the state

California¬†is losing more residents than any state except for two. In 2015, California had a population of 38.8 million. By 2016 (the latest year available), it shrank to about 38.6 million, resulting in a net drop of 136,000 people. (Click … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Afraid Of The Seller’s Disclosure

State and federal laws are strict in requiring sellers to tell what they know about the condition of their homes that isn’t obvious or discernable to potential buyers. Buyers can’t see behind walls or under houses, so they rely on … Continue reading

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Pool Care Mistakes

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Moving? Avoid Making These Mistakes

Whether moving across town or across the country, packing up and moving can be stressful, costly and full of surprises. From shady movers and inaccurate price quotes, to overpacking or not allowing enough time to get the move set up, … Continue reading

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July 2018 Real Estate Activities for San Marino

We had a busy month in July; there were 15 recorded solds, compared to the 9 in both May & June. The highest sold was $4.38M at $1,157sqft on Sharon Pl. It was a property that was newly rebuilt on … Continue reading

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7 Paint Colors, 7 Reasons To Redo Your Front Door

We all know the importance of curb appeal, and while that may make you think exclusively about your yard, it can be a mistake to ignore your front door. “If you’re looking to add some interest to your¬†curb-appeal, changing your … Continue reading

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Pet Protection

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Remake Your Garage With These Essentials

It is easy to clutter your garage with miscellaneous items, but if you streamline the space by getting rid of what you don’t need and investing in some helpful gear, your garage can become an organized and practical space that … Continue reading

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Selling Your Home? Consider These Five Landscaping Ideas

You’ve probably heard how important curb appeal is when you’re trying to sell your home. The first thing buyers look at when they pull up to your home is the big picture — the house, the yard, the trees, the … Continue reading

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Canadian House Price Growth Is Slowing – And That’s A Good Thing

Canadian house prices are rising at their slowest pace in almost nine years, reports RBC Economics. The national benchmark price was up by just one per cent year-over-year in May, and prices were below last year’s levels in many centres … Continue reading

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