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5 Warning Signs to Look out for When Buying a Home - Quoted

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 21:04

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5 Warning Signs to Look out for When Buying a Home
Quoted
His advice to potential homebuyers: “make sure that the foundation of the home you're interested in purchasing is in good shape before actually buying the home. If not, you could be faced with a huge repair bill that you'll have to pay entirely on your ...

7 Easy Home Maintenance Tasks to Cross Off Your List This November - Realtor.com News

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 06:10

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7 Easy Home Maintenance Tasks to Cross Off Your List This November
Realtor.com News
"This is not an annual requirement per se, but it's on my checklist for homeowners who haven't measured it," says home inspection expert Lisa Turner, author of "House Keys: Tips and Tricks From a Female Home Inspector." High radon levels (above 4 ...

The home inspector may not find everything, so be aware - Fallbrook / Bonsall Villlage News

Sat, 10/28/2017 - 22:18

Fallbrook / Bonsall Villlage News

The home inspector may not find everything, so be aware
Fallbrook / Bonsall Villlage News
It should be obvious to every new homebuyer that the home they are buying should be inspected so that there are no repair surprises. Homebuyers want to know that their prospective new home has been properly maintained and that there are no hidden ...

It's the little things - centraljersey.com

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 11:58

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It's the little things
centraljersey.com
The most important decision a first-time buyer makes is to choose an agent who constantly works to meet your expectations, according to Mike Wolf, a San Diego-based real estate agent and author of “The First Time Homebuyer Book” (Dog Ear Publishing, ...

The California Real Estate Inspection Association is a PAL Sponsor of the California Association of Realtors Expo - New Kerala

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 12:41

The California Real Estate Inspection Association is a PAL Sponsor of the California Association of Realtors Expo
New Kerala
At present, anyone can claim to be a home inspector. Therefore, buyers and realtors must exercise extreme care and cautious consideration before hiring or referring a home inspector. Select your home inspector with the following criteria in mind:

The Cost of Hiring a Real Estate Agent to Rent Out Your Home - Realtor.com News

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 14:12

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The Cost of Hiring a Real Estate Agent to Rent Out Your Home
Realtor.com News
Hiring a real estate agent to handle the logistics of renting out your property can be a smart move—one that many homeowners make. An agent can create a listing for you, help you check out applicants, and generally manage other aspects of renting so ...

GOVERNOR SIGNS BILL TO REDUCE CHILD DROWNINGS - East County Magazine

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 08:49

East County Magazine

GOVERNOR SIGNS BILL TO REDUCE CHILD DROWNINGS
East County Magazine
October 12, 2017 (Sacramento) – Governor Jerry Brown has signed into law Senate Bill 442, which aims to help make residential swimming pools safer. It requires new safety features for new pools and pools undergoing major repairs or remodeling, a well ...

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How to buy your first home - CNNMoney

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 08:35

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How to buy your first home
CNNMoney
Hire a good home inspector, and ask lots of questions about the property. These are your first line defenses against a bad buy, according to experts. Spending a little more money on help in finding the cracks can save you a lot down the road. Knowing ...

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The California Real Estate Inspection Association is a PAL Sponsor of the California Association of Realtors Expo - Markets Insider

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 21:15

The California Real Estate Inspection Association is a PAL Sponsor of the California Association of Realtors Expo
Markets Insider
At present, anyone can claim to be a home inspector. Therefore, buyers and realtors must exercise extreme care and cautious consideration before hiring or referring a home inspector. Select your home inspector with the following criteria in mind:.

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The California Real Estate Inspection Association is a PAL Sponsor of the California Association of Realtors Expo - PR Newswire (press release)

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 21:02

The California Real Estate Inspection Association is a PAL Sponsor of the California Association of Realtors Expo
PR Newswire (press release)
SAN DIEGO, Oct. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Real Estate Inspection Association (CREIA) will be exhibiting at the California Association of Realtors "CAR Expo 2017," amongst 200+ exhibitors and thousands of attendees. Ken Collins, Chairman ...

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Should You Tip Your Movers? (and Other Tipping Etiquette for First-Time Homeowners) - Quoted

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 13:14

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Should You Tip Your Movers? (and Other Tipping Etiquette for First-Time Homeowners)
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When you're buying a house for the first time, you may be surprised by how many different people you'll work with in the course of your move. It's already an overwhelming process on many levels, but not knowing proper tipping etiquette can add a touch ...

Check Yourself: 7 Home Maintenance Tasks You Should Tackle in October - Realtor.com News

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 06:17

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Check Yourself: 7 Home Maintenance Tasks You Should Tackle in October
Realtor.com News
"Hoses with water in them will freeze and burst," says Lisa Turner, author of "House Keys: Tips and Tricks from a Female Home Inspector." DIY: Here's a clever hack: Unroll your hose on a downslope and then recoil it upslope so the water drains out ...

Four-legged inspectors excel at sniffing out mold - OCRegister

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 07:40

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Four-legged inspectors excel at sniffing out mold
OCRegister
Mold detecting dogs are trained to “alert” for at least 18 kinds of mold deemed harmful to human beings. Their training is similar to bomb-sniffing dogs and drug-sniffing dogs. Some home inspectors use mold-sniffing dogs to augment their tool kits ...

If You Find Your Own Buyer, Will Your Real Estate Agent Take Less Commission? - Realtor.com News

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 18:47

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If You Find Your Own Buyer, Will Your Real Estate Agent Take Less Commission?
Realtor.com News
“They can spend thousands marketing a property,” says Rachel Collins Friedman, a Realtor® with Sotheby's International Realty in San Diego, CA. This means placing newspaper ads, hiring a photographer and home stagers, and paying for premium ...

Networx: Stucco homes advantages and disadvantages - Nueces County Record Star

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 09:28

Nueces County Record Star

Networx: Stucco homes advantages and disadvantages
Nueces County Record Star
If you're interested in a stucco house for sale, have it checked out by a home inspector experienced in dealing with stucco. Inflexibility. Traditionally, stucco has a reputation for lack of resilience. It is prone to cracking in regions where soil ...

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America's 20 Hottest Markets for Real Estate in September 2017 - Realtor.com News

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 03:51

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America's 20 Hottest Markets for Real Estate in September 2017
Realtor.com News
... but cities in eight other states also made a showing: Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Texas, Colorado, Tennessee, Idaho, and Massachusetts. San Diego, CA, moved up four spots to crack the top five. Other top movers in September include Santa Rosa, CA ...

After Filing for Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Can You Still Rent or Buy a Home? - Realtor.com News

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 12:56

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After Filing for Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Can You Still Rent or Buy a Home?
Realtor.com News
"Keep in mind there are zillions of bankruptcies today, many for reasons not caused by the bankrupted person, and it does not make you a bad person," says Ginny Ollis, a Realtor® with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in San Diego. "You might make ...

'It's Been Months and My Home Won't Sell'—How to Revive a Stale Listing - Realtor.com News

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 11:00

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'It's Been Months and My Home Won't Sell'—How to Revive a Stale Listing
Realtor.com News
While you might think your house is a steal of a deal, make sure you're able to objectively look at the situation, says Beverley Hourlier, a Realtor® with Hilltop Chateau in San Diego. “The buyer has to perceive the value to be there. If not, no offers ...

What Is a Full Bath? It Has 4 Separate Parts - Realtor.com News

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 13:00

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What Is a Full Bath? It Has 4 Separate Parts
Realtor.com News
Probably not, especially if there's a tub elsewhere in the house, says Ginny Ollis, a Realtor® with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in San Diego. “Many homebuilders put only a shower in the master now," she says. But some experts say a lack of a ...

Steve Stenros, MCI- CREIA Certified Inspector (First Choice Inspections): Inspector in San Diego, CA  Steve Stenros on Zillow


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