Finding and Fixing Hidden Dangers in Your Home

News reports feed us a steady stream of stories on scary, invisible hazards lurking in our homes, presumably ready strike us down at any second, but how much of it is really cause for alarm? Which hidden dangers are serious and which aren’t? And what should you do to protect yourself and your family? Here’s …

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6 smart steps every new homeowner should take

As you take the leap into homeownership, be sure to consider these practical concerns. What could be more exciting than taking the leap from renter to first-time homeowner? You can turn the key in a lock that no landlord has access to, read in a hammock in your own backyard and paint your dining room …

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NAR Home Buyer and Seller Survey Shows Value of Long-Term Home Ownership

Home buyers today have affirmed a long-term view of home ownership, the typical seller is experiencing positive returns and the vast majority of home owners see their property as a good investment, according to the latest consumer survey of home buyers and sellers. The study was released here today at the 2010 REALTORSĀ® Conference & …

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New California Laws for 2011

New California Laws for 2011 The recent end of the 2009-10 legislative session has brought the end of short sale deficiency judgments for first loans, and other new laws affecting Realtors and their clients.Ā  To view the full text of the following bills, go to www.leginfo.ca.gov. No Short Sale Deficiencies: Starting January 1, 2011, a …

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