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5 Simple & Budget-Friendly Home Staging Tips

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Ready to sell your home, but stressing about getting it in tip-top shape to present to potential buyers?
 

The #1 Feature Today’s Home Buyers Want

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The #1 Feature Today’s Home Buyers Want 

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Home sellers and listing agents across the country spend a great deal of time and energy trying to determine what home buyers want. They pour over magazines and read blogs to learn what is the #1 feature they can add or enhance to ensure home buyers find their home irresistible.

The National Association of Home Builders’ released a 2019 home trend and buyer preferences report which cited a surprising and very practical answer – laundry rooms. In the report, 91% of those surveyed stated that having a separate laundry room was essential in their new home.

The association surveyed over 4,000 home buyers and asked about features which ranged from outdoor kitchens to master suites and spa-style baths. While these features were well received, the overwhelming response to what was most important in the home design is the laundry room.

Laundry rooms have become so popular, that home builders are finding ways to increase their size and utility in home developments. Home buyers stated that homes with laundry chutes which lead to the room was their idea of the perfect home. These home buyers were willing to forgo trendier amenities like wine cellars, dog runs and outdoor fireplaces in order to hide piles of dirty laundry.

Home buyers can be finicky and mysterious to home sellers and their agents. What this trend demonstrates is that staying with home features which provide convenience and ease of use is more important to home buyers than fancy features and expensive upgrades. 

3 Questions Real Estate Agents can Help you Answer

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So, you want to buy a home. That’s great! But are you ready? It might be news to some, but a real estate agent’s job is more than helping you sign a contract on a new home. They are also a great resource to talk to if you are not sure if buying a home is the right next step in your life.
 

5 Ways Realtors Help Get your Home Market Ready

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Selling your house for top profit is no Sunday walk in the park. It is a time-consuming process that requires more effort than placing a “For Sale” sign in the yard. But, with the help of a good real estate agent, some simple planning and a bit of preparation, the work done is sure to pay off in...
 

Tips for Selling in Summer

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Tips for Selling in Summer

Summer has traditionally been the best time to sell a home. Not only do many families take advantage of moving when the kids are out of school, but in climates where winter weather is unpredictable or severe, the warmer months make it easier to be away for showings. With more homes on the market, how can you maximize your potential for a great offer among the options? Fortunately, you can take a few steps to ensure your home stands out from the crowd.

Tips for Selling in Summer

Control the Climate – The first thing a buyer will notice when they walk into a home is the temperature. If the weather is warm and humid, it’s critical you keep the home cool. A larger air conditioning bill is a small price to pay for a top dollar offer.

Let in the Sun – It might be tempting to close the blinds to save money on air conditioning, but bright, sunny rooms are always more appealing; leave enough open to showcase natural light.

Extend Outdoors – Today’s lifestyle includes the outdoor areas and more and more homes feature outdoor living and dining areas. Regardless of your home’s features, maximize the impact of your yard with furniture, BBQs and manicured landscaping.

Spring Clean – A fresh, decluttered home with a lighter, seasonal color scheme will be visually appealing to your buyers. Replace dark pillows, linen and accents with softer colors which make the rooms seem larger.

The summer selling season is here. Make sure your home is dressed for success. Welcoming outdoor spaces and bright sunny rooms combined with inviting an air conditioned rooms will ensure you get the best possible offer.

How Important is Curb Appeal?

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Today I’ll be addressing a question that I get very often from my clients- “How important is curb appeal?”
 

Top Reasons to use a Realtor.

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Top Reasons to use a Realtor.

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With the wealth of information and resources online about buying and selling homes today, you may be wondering if it’s really necessary to use a real estate agent. Sure, you may be able to save on commission, but one small misstep in the process may end up costing you unimaginable frustration, and...
 

One group that likely will not complain about California’s high home prices: Sellers.

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The Golden State was home to the nation’s top four metropolitan areas for largest seller profits in the first quarter.
 

Writing an offer letter. Yes or no?

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Writing an offer letter. Yes or no?

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We explored the pros and cons of writing a letter to find out whether it helps or hurts your chances of having your offer accepted.
 

Orange County's median house price fell for the third time in the past four months

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House prices fell last month in Los Angeles, Orange and San Diego counties and in half of all counties included in the California Association of Realtors’ latest housing report, released Tuesday, April 16.
 

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We can assist buyers, sellers, investors, first time home buyers, relocations, and is a certified short sale specialist in todays real estate market. We provide real estate services in Chino Chino Hills and the surrounding communities of Corona, Diamond Bar, Fontana, Ontario, Rancho Cucamonga, and Upland, Yorba Linda, Brea, La Habra. 

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