5 Home Seller Strategies for Staging Your Home Perfectly

5 Home Seller Strategies for Staging Your Home Perfectly

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There’s a reason why people love looking at photos of homes for sale — it’s rare that we get to see a place look it’s very best, and scrolling through gorgeous room after room helps serious buyers see themselves settling down in those very...

Smart Buyer’s Guide to Choosing the Perfect Property

Smart Buyer’s Guide to Choosing the Perfect Property

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Daydreaming about owning your own home is one of the most intoxicating practices known to modern man, especially now that HGTV and all the house flipping shows make it look like a cake walk. But when the time comes to actually put your money where your daydream is, it...

The 5 Biggest Mistakes to Avoid When Buying Your First Home

The 5 Biggest Mistakes to Avoid When Buying Your First Home

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Buying a home can be an anxiety-ridden process, and that potential anxiety gets amplified for anyone who’s embarking on homeownership for the very first time. There’s so much to do and so much you don’t know that “being overwhelmed” hardly...

The Renaissance in Duarte

The Renaissance in Duarte

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I've said it at least 100 times in the past 6 months.  If I were looking to buy a 3-5 year investment property in the San Gabriel Valley, I'd buy in Duarte.  Tucked away in the corner of the 605/210 interchange, Duarte has steadily and stealthily been coming...

Could you use a few thousand dollars?

Could you use a few thousand dollars?

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I was recently talking with a teacher friend who just bought her first house. "It was so hard to save up the money for the down payment and closing costs," she said. "If my family hadn't helped out, I never could have bought." That got me thinking. So many of the...

Spotlight: Monrovia Days

Spotlight: Monrovia Days

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On May 14-15th, Monrovia will be celebrating its birthday with a weekend full of fun. Starting early Saturday, Library Park will be full of games, entertainment, tasty treats and performances from the kids at Centre Stage and local Monrovia Schools.Look for me at the...

Spring Classes Announced!

Spring Classes Announced!

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Don't go blindly into the buying or selling process. Join me for one of my small group seminars and be empowered.

Should I Buy or Rent? – An Honest Calculator

Should I Buy or Rent? – An Honest Calculator

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The question, "Should I Buy or Rent?" is a complicated one, and there is no right answer for every person. This calculator, featured in the New York Times, is the best I've come across for helping potential home buyers analyze their own unique circumstances.As you...