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Secrets to Finding an Undervalued Home for Sale

Secrets to Finding an Undervalued Home for Sale

Searching for undervalued real estate in a hot real estate market can appear futile. However, finding an undervalued property is possible, if you apply a strategy that differs from that of your competitors also in the hunt.

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20 Best HGTV & Home Improvement Shows on Discovery+

Wondering where you can stream popular HGTV shows without having Cable TV? Look first to Discovery+ where you can find a huge selection of HGTV programs, plus shows from the Magnolia Network, the Food Network & more!

The Threat of Home Title Theft: Is it Real?

The Threat of Home Title Theft: Is it Real?

Is home title theft prevalent? Before signing up for a home title monitoring service, here’s what you need to understand to assess the risk to your home and financial well-being.

Real Estate Love Letters: Are They Legal?

Real Estate Love Letters: Are They Legal?

A recent decision by an Oregon Federal Judge ruled that banning real estate love letters is unconstitutional. What are these secrets of the real estate trade and should you write a love letter if you really want a property in a hot real estate market?

How to Create an Allergy-Free Environment in Your Home

How to Create an Allergy-Free Environment in Your Home

Most of us are aware that there are many allergens lurking outside, but have you considered the ones inside your home? Here’s how to control indoor allergens to make your home safer, healthier and more enjoyable!

What You Should Know When an Agent Represents Both Buyer & Seller

What You Should Know When an Agent Represents Both Buyer & Seller

Although there are valid reasons why a seller and buyer may want to use the same real estate agent, there are more situations when this is not advisable. An agent who represents both parties can introduce risks and conflicts of interest that benefit neither client.

Home Renovation Contracts: Costly Mistakes to Avoid

Home Renovation Contracts: Costly Mistakes to Avoid

A well-written renovation contract can go a long way towards preventing a nightmare situation. Here are expert tips on how to prevent the most common and costly mistakes too often encountered by homeowners.

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Best Fruit Trees to Plant by Hardiness Zone

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Homebuyer Beware: The Perils of Flipped Homes

Homebuyer Beware: The Perils of Flipped Homes

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Craig Ellwood’s Kubly House: Secluded Modernism Wrapped in Nature

Craig Ellwood’s Kubly House: Secluded Modernism Wrapped in Nature

The Kubly House in Pasadena, California was recently listed for sale for the first time since it was built in 1965. Designed by the iconic Los Angeles-based modernist “architect”, Craig Ellwood, the home led us to discover many interesting facts about its provenance and its unique creator. Here’s what we learned.

5 Inspired ADU Designs for Today’s Market

5 Inspired ADU Designs for Today’s Market

ADU designs can come in a wide range of styles often determined by several factors: primary and future uses; construction method; permitting restrictions; characteristics of the main house and neighborhood; and climate & geography. Here are just a few favorite examples for your viewing pleasure!

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