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    What Is A Backup Offer?

    A Backup Offer is like First Runner Up in a beauty contest. You are first in line if the accepted buyer fails to complete the home purchase. Why Are There Backup Offers? If there is more than one interested party a seller has to commit to jus...

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    Retire to Las Cruces, New Mexico

    Retire To Las Cruces New Mexico

    Have you thought about what it would be like to retire and move to Las Cruces New Mexico? I had no idea what a charming, easy living place this was until I stopped off during my grand Southwest Road trip. I had the chance to spend the mornin...

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    Desert Landscaping for the Inner Palm Springs You

    Spring is finally here! After a few unusually cold months in Southern California, the heat we are accustomed to has finally returned. The sun is out, butterflies are migrating, and flowers are blooming. Now is the perfect time to tear out the d...

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    Summer Home Maintenance

    I know you’d rather play at the beach than do summer home maintenance chores… but just a few important tasks are easy to complete and leaves plenty of time for a backyard BBQ!   Check out the New York Times for more lists like this one!...

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    COVID Effect On Real Estate

    The COVID Effect On Real Estate

    What is the COVID effect on real estate in 2021? It affected everything, especially our assumptions about where we have to live because of our jobs. Remote work is either the best thing to happen to humankind or...? Remote work isn't the ...

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    This Cool Home Crush Is GONE

    Oh Noes!! Your Cool Home Crush is SOLD but we have others! Search like a professional Realtor!! Start your search below with direct, real time access to the same database I use. Start Your Search Now    

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    Hammer and Tea

    Pre-Sale Home Inspections

    This the last of a three-part series on the home inspection phase of a home sale. In the first part, we covered what is typically inspected and how to react to the findings. In part two, we cover what the buyer will most likely expect. In this ...

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    Renters Are People Too

    What is the super important stuff that renters need to know? Last week on DIGGS Live, we talked to Alissa Hellman of Bamboo Realty in Raleigh, North Carolina about just that. Diggs has a brand new pay-what-you-want program, DIGGS Rents, specifi...

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    Sold Story – Buying A Home Remotely

    This is a story about "happily ever after", but it is one of the most unique home buying stories I have ever told! Jon and Analiese were in San Francisco, nearing the end of a work assignment. They had a one year plan to find a home in P...

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    Rose Parade Float Viewing

    After the parade come to Victory Park to view the floats, up close and personal! the floats are on display January 1 and 2, all day. No one needs to get up at the crack of dawn. Here is the website for details: https://tournamentofroses.com/...

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    Pasadena’s Farmer Market

    The Pasadena Farmer's Market is one of the best Certified Markets in the area. Look for the Kambucha vendor, fresh tamales and plant vendors. At, least those are my current obsessions. Check out their website! https://www.pasadenafarmersmark...

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