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Posted on 05/18/2021
Another Property Sold - 8976 Morning Hills Drive, Riverside, CA 92508
Beautiful pool home ready for move-in! This gorgeous home has every upgrade imaginable. Walk through the manicured yard and find a welcoming porch for that morning coffee. This home has been freshly painted inside and out. Walk in to find the newly installed Palladio French white oak flooring throughout the main floors. The high ceilings and sunlight that beam through make each day special. Take notice of the crown moulding, high baseboards, door casings and stair skirting that have been crafted to perfection and custom painted to pop. The kitchen features plenty of cabinetry for storage, granite countertops with granite backsplash,...
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Posted on 05/12/2021
5 Home Loan Options to Explore
Image by StockSnap from Pixabay One of the most important factors of the home buying experience is the mortgage loan you undertake. With at least eight different types, there are five that are the most common. The following types of mortgage loans are the ones held by most homeowners in the United States. 1. Conventional Mortgage A conventional...
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Posted on 05/05/2021
Kitchen Cabinets: New Face or Completely Replace?
Photo by Jafar Mansuri on Unsplash To resurface or replace? That's the question. Consider replacing if: They have significant water or humidity damage. They're poorly constructed and/or falling apart. The design frustrates. You could do better starting over. The style can't be easily updated, for example, floral moldings. The cost to refinish is more than new cabinets. It...
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Posted on 04/28/2021
Tips for Qualifying for a Conventional Loan
Photo by Evan Dvorkin on Unsplash A conventional loan is the most common type of mortgage used to secure a home purchase. Conventional loans are backed by private lenders and typically conform to the standards established by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. In order to qualify for a conventional loan, you must meet several specific requirements. 1. Debt-to-income...
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Posted on 04/24/2021
Video Tour - 22892 Cedarspring, Lake Forest, CA 92630
You must see this beautifully upgraded Lake Forest home in the highly desired neighborhood of Bennett Ranch. This 4-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom home spanning approximately 1,859 square feet is just a few miles away from shopping and the freeway. So much has been done to this home from the beautiful white kitchen cabinets with granite countertop and tile backsplash, stainless steel farm sink, stainless steel appliances that will delight any chef. In addition, the entire downstairs has wood tile flooring, all the bathrooms have been beautifully upgraded, and the home has WinDor double pane windows throughout with beautiful plantation shutters....
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Posted on 04/24/2021
22892 Cedarspring, Lake Forest, CA 92630 is now new to the market!
You must see this beautifully upgraded Lake Forest home in the highly desired neighborhood of Bennett Ranch. This 4-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom home spanning approximately 1,859 square feet is just a few miles away from shopping and the freeway. So much has been done to this home from the beautiful white kitchen cabinets with granite countertop and tile backsplash, stainless steel farm sink, stainless steel appliances that will delight any chef. In addition, the entire downstairs has wood tile flooring, all the bathrooms have been beautifully upgraded, and the home has WinDor double pane windows throughout with beautiful plantation shutters....
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Posted on 04/21/2021
Home Buying: Use an Agent or DIY?
Photo by Arka38 via Shutterstock After spending enough time researching real estate online, you probably think you can do just as good a job selling your home as a professional real estate agent. However, it's more difficult than it sounds. Even though you can access many of the same advertising venues as a professional, they have a wide...
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Posted on 04/14/2021
Things You Need to Consider Before You Attend an Open House
An open house enables a buyer to check out a residence in-person and determine if this home matches or exceeds his or her expectations. However, a buyer who fails to plan ahead for an open house may struggle to make the most of this opportunity. Ultimately, there are several things you need to consider before you attend an open...
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Posted on 04/07/2021
How High End Luxury Home Sales Differ From Conventional Transactions
Photo by AVANTECTURE on Unsplash Buying a luxury home is about more than just finding the right mortgage. Whether you are buying or selling, you should know that there are some key differences in the way that high end luxury homes are sold. Discovering the differences in the way that the luxury home market operates can ensure that...
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Posted on 04/02/2021
Another Property Sold - 68 Lilac, Lake Forest, CA 92630
Welcome home to 68 Lilac in the highly sought-after community of Crestline in Baker Ranch! This upgraded home is located on a corner lot and has endless features such as owned solar panels, genuine hardwood flooring, plantation shutters, and recessed lighting throughout. Upon entry, you'll notice the custom board and batten wall feature that leads to the first floor bedroom and bathroom. The open concept floorplan allows the kitchen, dining area, and family room to flow together seamlessly. The gourmet kitchen features an island with a farmhouse sink, white shaker cabinetry, granite countertops, and stainless steel GE appliances. Relax in...
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Posted on 03/31/2021
Jumbo Loans: How Conforming Loan Limit Increase Affects the Jumbo Market
Image by Arek Socha from Pixabay If you bought a house that was over $484,350 prior to 2020, you had to get a jumbo loan, which is a non-conforming loan. The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) increased the limit on conforming loans to $510,400 in most areas. The FHFA also increased the loan limit to $765,600 in some...
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Posted on 03/27/2021
Another Property Sold - 11 Parrell Avenue, Lake Forest, CA 92610
Welcome to this charming 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bath home located on a cul-de-sac in Foothill Ranch. As you enter, you are meet with a light, bright family room anchored with a gas fireplace and your eyes are drawn to the view of the lush backyard. The central family room opens to the dining area that offers space for multiple purposes, and beyond is the updated kitchen. The upstairs master bedroom has vaulted ceilings that feels spacious and relaxing, the two front bedrooms enjoy the view of the rolling hills, and the extra-large 4th bedroom offers flex space for working from home or plenty of room to sleep multiple kids. This home impresses with...
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