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Using Apps to Monitor Your Energy Usage
Posted on 11/17/2019
Using Apps to Monitor Your Energy Usage
There are apps for tracking your data usage. There are apps for monitoring your credit. Are there apps that can monitor energy usage? Yes, there are! Moreover, the great thing about these apps is that they are free! Here are the best apps you can use to monitor your energy usage: Simply Energy For users of Simply Energy...
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Tips for Completing a Mortgage Application
Posted on 11/10/2019
Tips for Completing a Mortgage Application
Filling out a mortgage application may prove to be a long, exhausting process. Fortunately, we're here to help you streamline the mortgage application process so you can move one step closer to acquiring your dream house. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you approach the mortgage application process with confidence. 1. Be Thorough A mortgage...
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Another Property Sold - 9705 Blantyre Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Posted on 11/07/2019
Another Property Sold - 9705 Blantyre Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Huge Price Reduction! Best value, beautiful home in prime BHPO with tremendous mountain view. Nestled at the end of quiet cul-de-sac. This stunning Spanish style home features 5 suites, 6.5 baths, with 4488 sqft of living space on a 63993 square foot lot. Walled and gated, with a two story foyer entry, formal living room and dining room. The Gourmet kitchen has stainless steel appliances and is open to Family room. The French doors lead out to a large grassy yard and tiled patio. Full pool bath with shower next to family room provides convenience. There is a 1 bedroom suite downstairs and 4 bedroom suites upstairs. The grand master suite...
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Key Factors to Consider Before You Accept an Offer to Purchase
Posted on 11/03/2019
Key Factors to Consider Before You Accept an Offer to Purchase
If you receive an offer to purchase your home, you may have only a limited amount of time to decide whether to accept this proposal. As such, there are several factors you'll want to consider to determine whether to approve an offer to purchase your home. These factors include: 1. The Price of Your Home If you established a...
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Packing Fragile Items For a Move
Posted on 10/27/2019
Packing Fragile Items For a Move
Moving from one home to another home is a task that is draining, time-consuming and hectic. When deciding to relocate, there are a lot of factors to consider before the actual move. Having to pack up your things in preparation for the move can take weeks and sometimes months. After going through the pain of packing and then...
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Securing a Mortgage Loan Against Another Property
Posted on 10/20/2019
Securing a Mortgage Loan Against Another Property
Most people that obtain a mortgage loan against another property usually plan to buy a second house. This means that they are not ready to sell or move out of their existing place of residence, but they wish to have a second house that they can occupy later, use as a vacation retreat or as an income property....
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Another Property Sold - 6109 Hart Avenue, Temple City, CA 91780
Posted on 10/17/2019
Another Property Sold - 6109 Hart Avenue, Temple City, CA 91780
A beautiful home located north of Las Tunas Drive in the award winning Temple City School District. This 2902 Sqft home features 4 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms on a 7846 SF lot. 3 car garage provides a lot of storage space. Double front door leads you to an open and bright living room with vaulted ceilings. The spacious kitchen, featuring granite countertops and stainless steel appliances, is very open to a good sized family room. There is one bedroom and full bathroom on the main floor. Upstairs boosts two bedrooms sharing one full bathroom with good separation from the Master Suite that overlooks the entire backyard. Owner owned solar...
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10504 Key West Street, Temple City, CA 91780 is now new to the market!
Posted on 10/16/2019
10504 Key West Street, Temple City, CA 91780 is now new to the market!
This is a beautiful home filled with love and happiness located in Temple City. Close to major transportations and amenities. Nice neighborhood and great curb appeal. It features 3 bedrooms and 2 baths with 1399 sqft living space sitting on a large lot of 7681 SF. The house was extensively and tastefully remodeled in 2015. Tile and engineering wood flooring through out. Granite counter tops, ranch style kitchen sink, decent size of island and stainless steel appliances make the cooking very entertaining. All three bedrooms are spacious. There is an additional storage room behind the garage with a lot potential. Must see to appreciate it....
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Is a Home Really an Investment
Posted on 10/13/2019
Is a Home Really an Investment
For years, people have believed that their new home purchase is the same kind of investment as their 401k or stock and bonds. Even with the obvious drops in prices during and since the economic crash, many buyers continue letting their home be their only retirement asset. The main property you live in should be left out of...
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How to Reduce Your Home's Carbon Footprint
Posted on 10/06/2019
How to Reduce Your Home's Carbon Footprint
The world today is experiencing high amounts of pollution and energy usage that stresses the environment. But being environmentally conscious helps to reduce the number of greenhouse gases that your home produces. Here is how to reduce your home's carbon footprint: Hire a professional to carry out an energy audit of your home. This stage of the energy...
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9705 Blantyre Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210 now has a new price of $2,280,000!
Posted on 10/05/2019
9705 Blantyre Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210 now has a new price of $2,280,000!
Huge Price Reduction! Best value, beautiful home in prime BHPO with tremendous mountain view. Nestled at the end of quiet cul-de-sac. This stunning Spanish style home features 5 suites, 6.5 baths, with 4488 sqft of living space on a 63993 square foot lot. Walled and gated, with a two story foyer entry, formal living room and dining room. The Gourmet kitchen has stainless steel appliances and is open to Family room. The French doors lead out to a large grassy yard and tiled patio. Full pool bath with shower next to family room provides convenience. There is a 1 bedroom suite downstairs and 4 bedroom suites upstairs. The grand master suite...
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Should you Rent a Moving Container?
Posted on 09/29/2019
Should you Rent a Moving Container?
If you are planning for a move, hiring a truck is one of the first things that comes to mind. However, trucks are not the only means to transport your belongings. Have you ever heard of a Moving Container? A Moving container is a portable and durable storage unit that you can use to carry your stuff to...
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