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Understanding a Real Estate Agency Relationship Before Buying or Selling

Before you partner up with a specific real estate agent, it’s important that you have a clear understanding of just how agency works, and how a business “relationship” is established with these professionals. The California Association of Realtors (CAR) provides a standard two-page disclosure form that agents provide to their buyer or seller clients that explains this relationship.

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Common Restrictive Covenants in an HOA

If you’ve decided to buy a home in a planned community that’s governed by a homeowners’ association (HOA), then you’re probably already familiar with the fact that there are certain rules that need to be followed in order to live there.

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Documents Home Buyers Can Expect at Closing

Finally – you’re at the point of preparing to close on a home that you probably spent a long time searching for. From the point of offer acceptance to closing, however, there is still plenty to be done in order to ensure a successful transaction.

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6 Things Home Cleaners Want You to Know

Whether you can’t stand cleaning your home or just don’t have the time to dedicate to it, there are professional house cleaning services available that can take the load off and handle the dirty task for you. Not only does it save you time, it can also save you a lot of headaches, too.

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Thinking of Flipping? Consider These Necessities in Your Property of Choice

Plenty of real estate investors have made a handsome profit finding, fixing, and flipping homes. However, being successful at flipping homes means doing your homework. There are a number of factors that need to be considered before you determine whether a specific home is worth investing your time and money on.

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INFOGRAPHIC: 8 Reasons to Buy a Home in 2017

If you’ve been planning to buy a home any time soon, 2017 just might be the perfect year to do it. There are plenty of reasons why buying a home should be on your checklist this year, including the following.

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New Year Resolutions Buyers and Sellers Should Make

The start of the new year is the time when many people make resolutions to themselves to improve their lives in some form or fashion. Losing weight, finding a better job, or traveling tend to be among the more popular New Year resolutions, but if buying or selling your home is on the agenda for 2017, there are other specific resolutions that should be on your list, and that you should stick to.

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6 Considerations to Make When Choosing a Home Inspector

One of the more common contingencies to include in purchase agreement is a home inspection. This will provide you with an opportunity to have the home inspected by a professional and uncover any potential issues.

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How to Make the Most Money on the Sale of Your Investment Property

You bought your investment property for the sole purpose of making money. But the profits should still roll in once you decide to part with the property and sell it. When it comes time to list your investment property for sale, getting the most money out of the deal is most likely where your focus is.

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