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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Nextdoor: a Pro-Con List

The growth of Nextdoor has been nothing short of amazing. Current numbers show that it’s currently in 160,000 homes, has expanded to the Netherlands and the UK, and has just launched in Germany, according to¬†TechCrunch. But it’s not without its … Continue reading

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City Or Suburbs: Where Should You Buy A Home?

Getting ready to buy your first home? You’re probably caught in that age-old dilemma of whether to buy in the city or move to the suburbs. There are plenty of reports out there that detail how millennials want to stay … Continue reading

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Please, Don’t Call

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5 Home Upgrades For Your Vacation Rental Space

Vacation rentals are experiencing a surge of popularity as websites like VRBO and Airbnb make them more accessible. Guests can find a place that fits their budget, location and accommodation needs. Hosts can easily list their property. The real challenge … Continue reading

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Opting For The Outdoors

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Five Key Questions For Home Sellers

Are you having trouble deciding whether or not to sell your real estate – home, recreational property, investment property? It’s not the length of time you’ve lived in or owned a property that determines when it’s time to sell. There’s … Continue reading

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August 2017 Real Estate Activities for San Marino

August was a “vacation” month for San Marino! We had only 5 recorded sales compared to the 19 in July! The “floor” was a property sold for $1.6MM on Monterey Rd. for $573/sqft, and the “ceiling” was $5.5MM on Chester … Continue reading

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4 Tried and True Downsizing Tips for Your Next Move

For many people, the prospect of downsizing from a larger home to a smaller one can be quite the challenge. Sorting through possessions takes time. It can be emotionally taxing. It can be liberating. “Click here to read.”

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Financial Priorities

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Building an Emergency Fund to Cover Unexpected Home Repairs

With homeownership comes new responsibilities, including repair and maintenance expenses. Sooner or later, you’ll encounter a leaky faucet or a blown circuit breaker and quickly learn that keeping your household up and running is no longer as simple as a … Continue reading

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