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4 Romantic Backyard Valentine’s Date Ideas

4 Romantic Backyard Valentine’s Date Ideas

If you need cheap, last-minute date ideas for Valentine's Day, then the place to start is at home. Life is expensive, and whether you're paying a mortgage or rent, then most of your money goes toward your home. So make your home the most amazing place to be this year...

What Buyers Can Expect When Negotiating A Home Purchase

What Buyers Can Expect When Negotiating A Home Purchase

We all know that negotiating price is important to the home buying process, however, most buyers forget that it’s not the only thing that needs negotiating. Price is just the first thing that is negotiated – once you open escrow, the real deliberations begin. There...

Is Rent-to-Own a Good Investment?

Is Rent-to-Own a Good Investment?

In your average home purchase, a buyer presents an offer, it is accepted by the seller, escrow closes and to top it all off the property and its title changes hands. An alternative solution to buying a home the conventional way is setting up a rent-to-own or...

Top 10 Best Orange County Suburbs To Live In

Top 10 Best Orange County Suburbs To Live In

What is the best place to live in Orange County? Pressed against the Pacific Ocean and brushing the foothills of the Santa Ana Mountains, Orange County is full of great locations for all types of lifestyles. To help you decide the best place for your Orange County...

Sweetening the Deal | How to Craft a Seller Love Letter

Sweetening the Deal | How to Craft a Seller Love Letter

There are several things a buyer can do in a competitive market to stand out from the crowd and sweeten the deal when putting in an offer on a home. What has been gaining popularity is a personal cover letter to the seller accompanying your offer, AKA a love letter. ...

3 Reasons To Buy a Home in February

3 Reasons To Buy a Home in February

When to buy a home depends primarily on an individual buyer's timeline. When the down payment is saved, when you get a new job, when that perfect house comes onto the market, etc. However, there are times when buyers have other advantages and reasons to get a jump on...

New Years Resolutions For Prospective Homebuyers

New Years Resolutions For Prospective Homebuyers

The New Year is a time for goal setting, resolutions and general life reassessments. If you want to buy a home this year, now is a prime time to start organizing your priorities and get ready for this big step. Whether you’re ready today to make an offer once you find...

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