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Current Color Trends — Fifty Shades of Gray

Current Color Trends — Fifty Shades of Gray

Fifty Shades of Gray, oh my! Are you thinking of updating your home? Gray walls are everywhere now. If it’s time to change your walls — beige, cafe au lait, pale… Read more ⇢
The 10 most expensive homes in Burlingame, CA

The 10 most expensive homes in Burlingame, CA

Burlingame home prices are hovering around entry levels for Hillsborough.  If you’re looking in the $2 million plus range, make sure you compare both communities.  They share many things but one… Read more ⇢
Drought Tolerant Landscaping Ideas for New Home Owners

Drought Tolerant Landscaping Ideas for New Home Owners

In the excitement of buying and decorating a new home, remember to plan for the long-term when you start landscaping. With the recent widespread drought problems, installing sustainable, drought-tolerant landscaping not only saves… Read more ⇢
4 Good Tips for Buying a Home

4 Good Tips for Buying a Home

Searching for a new home can be one of the most exciting times of your life. It’s a lot like courting – the pursuit, the “getting to know you” period, the… Read more ⇢
Expect Lending Delays With the Shutdown

Expect Lending Delays With the Shutdown

Congress has shut down our government. Expect Lending Delays with the shutdown. There’s no way around these delays, either. If you’re in the process of getting your loan approved and underwritten,… Read more ⇢
Have you finally decided that 2013 will be the year to buy your own home?

Have you finally decided that 2013 will be the year to buy your own home?

Have you finally decided that 2013 will be the year to finally buy your own home, buying a condo is a great first step out of renting and into home… Read more ⇢
Landscaping Your Home Using Sustainable Beauty

Landscaping Your Home Using Sustainable Beauty

How beautiful is the landscaping of your home? Does it flow with the lines of your house and blend well with your neighborhood? Have you noticed others making upgrades over the… Read more ⇢
Are You Aware of Your Home Mortgage Options

Are You Aware of Your Home Mortgage Options

Have you considered refinancing your home lately? If so, you are not alone. According to the Freddie Mac Quarterly Refinance Report, many homeowners throughout the United States lowered monthly mortgage… Read more ⇢
Foster City, CA Condos for sale

Foster City, CA Condos for sale

If you are in the market to buy a condo the first place to look should be Foster City CA. Why you ask? It’s a planned community with multiple condo communities… Read more ⇢
Mortgage interest rates are up. You’ll be affected.

Mortgage interest rates are up. You’ll be affected.

Mortgage interest rates are up, why aren’t you buying a home right now?  Did you know that you’ve lost over 10% of your buying power with interest rates up 1%? Yes,… Read more ⇢
Selling Your Home “As-Is”

Selling Your Home “As-Is”

Thinking about selling your home but not sure you want to make needed repairs before listing it for sale? You’re in luck! These days, many homes are being sold “as-is”… Read more ⇢
Take a Look at Your Home – It’s National Homeownership Month

Take a Look at Your Home – It’s National Homeownership Month

In case you weren’t aware, June is National Homeownership Month, and it gives you an excuse to fall in love with your home all over again or find ways to… Read more ⇢

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