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HOW TO INVEST IN REAL ESTATE IF YOU HAVE BAD CREDIT

HOW TO INVEST IN REAL ESTATE IF YOU HAVE BAD CREDIT It seems like every time you turn on the television, there's a new home improvement show dedicated to flipping houses and making bank—a

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San Diego Neighborhoods

Rent vs. Buy Report: San Diego Neighborhoods By Jennifer Riner, Trulia Many renters dream of purchasing their own property to build wealth. But, there’s another financial benefit of homeownership

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Fall Family Fun

The cooler weather invites many opportunities for families to spend quality time together and to create wonderful memories indoors and out!Cook up some fun.Take a trip to a nearby orchard and pick a

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Dont Turn A Cold Shoulder On The Fridge And Freezer

Before the holidays are in full swing, and both the refrigerator and freezer are fully stocked with goodies, take some time out for a fall fridge refresher.Time it

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Leftover Turkey Takeover

Thanksgiving leftovers are a treat, but if you have too much, they can become boring quickly. Don't settle for the same reheated meal. Tempt your tastebuds with these

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5 TASKS EVERY HOMEOWNER SHOULD DO IN NOVEMBER

5 TASKS EVERY HOMEOWNER SHOULD DO IN NOVEMBERWith guest season (also known as THE HOLIDAYS) coming at you fast and furious, you want to be sure your home is cozy, but with that fresh-as-spring

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HOW THE CANNIEST SELLERS PRICE THEIR HOMES

HOW THE CANNIEST SELLERS PRICE THEIR HOMES You don’t need to be Bob Barker to know when the price just isn’t right. Just ask Candace Talmadge. She originally listed her Lancaster, Texas,

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7 CREDIT SCORE MYTHS EVEN SHREWD HOME BUYERS FALL FOR

7 CREDIT SCORE MYTHS EVEN SHREWD HOME BUYERS FALL FORForty percent of us think our credit score will climb if we carry a small balance (nope), and 52% don’t realize bad credit can increase the

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OFFERING OVER ASKING PRICE ON A HOME

By: Julie Ryan EvansOne tried and true method for standing out among hordes of eager home buyers is to offer more money than the asking price. It's a tactic that makes sense: When a well-priced

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HARDBALL FOULS 6 HOMESELLING NEGOTIATION STRATEGIES THAT CAN BACKFIRE

HARDBALL FOULS: 6 HOME-SELLING NEGOTIATION STRATEGIES THAT CAN BACKFIRE By: Cathie EricsonWhen you're selling your home, you might imagine you hold all the cards. And you do—sort of. But it's

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Rent Vs Buy Report San Diego Neighborhoods

Many renters dream of purchasing their own property to build wealth. But, there’s another financial benefit of homeownership that often goes overlooked – spending less on your mortgage than

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Many renters dream of purchasing their own property to build wealth. But, there’s another financial benefit of homeownership that often goes overlooked – spending less on your mortgage than

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Fast Facts About California Real Estate

CALIF. MEDIAN HOME PRICE: AUGUST 2017: California: $565,330 Calif. highest median home price by region/county: San Francisco, $1,380,000 Calif. lowest median home price by region

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5 BATHROOM TRENDS YOU MIIIIIGHT WANT TO RECONSIDER

5 BATHROOM TRENDS YOU MIIIIIGHT WANT TO RECONSIDER By: Scott SowersWoohoo!!! Your bathroom makeover is totally happening! You’re having Pinterest-fueled fever dreams. It’s going to be so

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BEFORE BUYING REAL ESTATE PROS INSIST ON DOING THESE 4 THINGS

BEFORE BUYING, REAL ESTATE PROS INSIST ON DOING THESE 4 THINGSBy: Dona Dezube and Christina HoffmannOne house you’re looking at has the wraparound porch you’ve fantasized about, but it’s on a

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5 SMALLHOME UPGRADES YOULL REGRET EVEN THINKING ABOUT

5 SMALL-HOME UPGRADES YOU’LL REGRET EVEN THINKING ABOUT By: Scott SowersThe moment you walked into that adorable bungalow, you knew it was “The One.” It wrapped its cozy, snug-as-a-bug

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PREPARING TO SELL YOUR HOME THE BEST 5 PROJECTS TO DO NOW

PREPARING TO SELL YOUR HOME? THE BEST 5 PROJECTS TO DO NOWBy: Jennifer NelsonPlanning on selling your home soon? Take an objective look around your home from a buyer’s perspective. What would stop

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8 COSTLY MISSTEPS NEW HOMEOWNERS MAKE IN THEIR FIRST YEAR

8 COSTLY MISSTEPS NEW HOMEOWNERS MAKE IN THEIR FIRST YEAR By: Amy Howell HirtThe negotiations are over. Your mortgage is settled. The keys to your first home are in hand. Finally,

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The 7 Worst Habits Homeowners Need To Break Now

THE 7 WORST HABITS HOMEOWNERS NEED TO BREAK NOWBy: Jamie WiebeA date with a glass of wine and your favorite curry dish while watching the latest season of “Orange Is the New Black” may seem like

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Summer Housing Stats Give In To Fall

Summer Housing Stats Give In to FallHigh prices and low inventories curtailed Existing Home Sales in August. The National Association of REALTORS®(NAR) reported that Existing Home Sales fell 1.7

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4 Things You Really Wish Your Sellers Knew

Your home decor isn’t always perfect for selling.“While your home may be beautifully decorated, it still looks like your home, not the buyer’s,” Teresa Stephenson, vice president of a

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Starter Homebuyers Should Start House Hunting Now

TRULIA: Starter Homebuyers Should Start House Hunting NowStarter-home Inventory Peaks in the Fall, While Listing Prices Hit a Low Point in the WinterSAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 20, 2017 

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Fall Landscaping

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Color Of The Month

Our September Color of the Month,Pantone Shaded Spruce, might remind you of standing beneath a canopy of pines. It's certainly inspired by conifers, but a black undertone gives it a shadowy feel.

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Home Ownership Still The American Dream

Homeownership remains the number one accomplishment of achieving the American dream, according to the 2017 Hearth State of the American Dream Report.The consumers surveyed said the most important

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5 Rules Of Engagement For Requesting Repairs From Sellers

When buyers and sellers start going head-to-head, no one comes out a winner BYCARL MEDFORD    It’s reasonable to ask for roof and termite clearances and that the home

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SELLING YOUR HOUSE BETTER PREPARE FOR THE HOME INSPECTION

You’ve got a contract on your home for sale—congratulations! But before you pop the cork on the champagne, you’ve got to go through an ordeal that could make or break that sweet deal: a home

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REAL ESTATE MARKET CONDITIONS SEPTEMBER

REAL ESTATE MARKET CONDITIONS SEPTEMBERAs the summer homebuying seasons ends, the floor calls, listings appointments, and open house traffic index continue to remain positive. The premium paid over

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How To Clean Stainless Steel

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San Diego House Hunters Come In At Least 6 Categories

6 Categories of San Diego House Hunters Attempting to Categorize San Diego House Hunters     Trying to categorize prospective buyers’ motivations and levels of

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San Diego Asking Prices Cant Beat This Weeks 10 Example

Hard to Beat: Historical Mansion with a $10 Asking PriceSan Diego Buyers: Beware of this Week’s $10 Mansion It’s true that today’s San Diego asking prices fall into a wide range

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Selling Your San Diego Home Strategic Planning Helps

Strategy Comes Early for Selling Your San Diego HomeLong Term Strategic Thinking for Selling Your San Diego Home Selling your San Diego home is never something you do on a whim. There can be

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HOW MANY OF THESE 7 REAL ESTATE FACTS DID YOU ALREADY KNOW

There’s a ton of real estate intel on the interwebs. (Why, you’re looking at some of it right now!) But even if you consider yourself the most research-savvy digital consumer of all time, you

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To-Dos: Your August Home Checklist   To-Dos: Your August Home

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8 Mistakes That Keep People From Selling Their Home

1. Overpricing  2. Not budging on price 3. Doing a lousy job on cleaning  4. Using bad photos  5. Leaving religious or political

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Civita Park Honored With Healthy Public Places Award

Civita Park just celebrated its grand opening and it is already being recognized as a unique public asset in San Diego. The Urban Land Institute (ULI) of San Diego-Tijuana bestowed its Healthy

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Latest Housing Report For June

Once again, June’s sales activity was a story of narrow supply and high prices, according to NAR’s Chief Economist Lawrence Yun.“Closings were down in most of the country last month because

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As San Diego Mortgage Rates Hold Steady, Diligence Pays  San Diego Mortgage Rate Jitters Needn’t Spur Hasty DecisionsBuyer’s Remorse, San Diego Mortgage Rates, and SummertimeMortgage

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Summer Is Coming Need AC

When added to an existing forced-air heating system, central air for a 2,000-square-foot home costs $3,500 to $4,000 and can be done by two technicians in two to three days, often with little or no

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North Park Is A Great Place To Own Rentals

North Park has really grown up!  With all the new, hip restaurants and breweries, it is definitely competing with Downtown as the neighborhood to be in.One of the best  things about North

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Empty Nesters Some Upsides To Downsizing

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Create A Home That Meets Everybodys Needs

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