Winter preparations for your home

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With fall officially here, winter is just around the corner! While California might not experience the same dramatic shifts in temperatures as other parts of the country, it’s still important to make sure your home is ready for winter. The following winter preparations can help protect your home – and even lower utility bills – […]

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Ways to save to buy a home

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Buying a home is the biggest investment most of us will ever make. For first time buyers, however, the amount required for the down payment – as well the associated closing costs and other fees – can seem like an unachievable milestone.   With some banks and lenders allowing buyers to purchase a home with […]

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Tips on organizing your closet space

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Whether your closet is large or small, a lack of organization can leave it feeling cluttered and cramped. The following organizing tips can help you maximize the space in your closet – and maximize your wardrobe in the process. 1. Make sure every piece has a purpose. Decluttering a closet can feel daunting, but getting […]

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Ideas for eco-friendly home décor

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Going green in your home is about more than just your color palette. Eco-friendly décor is one of the hottest trends in interior design, showing up in everything from raw building materials to furnishings and even art. The following ideas can help you make your home’s décor more eco-friendly while still stylishly reflecting your personality. […]

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Ways to protect your home from burglary

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According to the US Department of Justice, an American home is the victim of burglary every 15 seconds. “With the national economy getting worse, burglary is again becoming a more common crime,” said Charles Sczuroski, senior trainer for the National Crime Prevention Council. While the average loss in a burglary is more than $2,000 in […]

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Useful energy-saving projects for your home

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Renovating your home to save energy doesn’t have to involve a major remodeling project. The following fast and easy energy-saving projects can help reduce your energy consumption and carbon footprint – and even your monthly energy bill!   Manage energy use of electronics. Most of us leave our computers, tablets, routers, and printers plugged in […]

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Buying your first home can be an exciting

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Buying your first home can be an exciting – albeit stressful – time. Unfortunately, many first time buyers are left with feelings of regret once closing is finished and the last papers are signed. According to a recent survey by Nerd Wallet, almost 50% of buyers said they would approach buying differently if they could […]

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Tips on how to sell your flip faster

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Buying low, selling high, and selling fast are the goals all flippers aim for. Unfortunately, the longer a house sits on a market, the more it can cut in to your bottom line. While experienced flippers know there is no one thing that makes a home sell fast, there are a number of things flippers […]

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What to do before you start your house hunt

House hunting is an exciting experience, and many buyers are eager to jump straight into listings. However, before you ever think about scheduling your first showing, there are a few things you should do. The following are four things that can help every potential buyer before starting a house hunt!   Get pre-qualified Getting pre-qualified […]

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Tips on creating a color scheme for your home

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A fresh coat of paint is a fast and inexpensive way to make over the look of any room in your home. While there are no right and wrong paint colors, it’s important that all the rooms in your home work together to form a cohesive and consistent design. The following tips can help you […]

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