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7 Tips for Buying Your First Rental Property

Buying a rental property can be a serious investment but also a rewarding, profitable one. Before you considering buying, be precautious and take your time! Read through our list of professional tips to avoid stress and buy the right property for you! Here are 7 tips for buying your first rental property: 1. Make Sure […]
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7 Mistakes to Avoid When Selling a Home in 2020

With a task as large as selling your home, it is important to know what it takes to avoid costly mistakes. Being mindful of these things and prepared for the process can help you immensely! We love helping our community and sharing our knowledge, so this month we are here to give you the top […]
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What You Need to Do to Get Your Home Offer Accepted

You’ve finally found your dream home! The price is right, but in a competitive market you want to make sure that you make a great offer – in order to guarantee it is officially yours! 1. Get Pre-Approved & Act ASAP Getting pre-approved will show home-sellers that you are sincere about buying and also allow […]
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Sellers Are Returning to the Housing Market

In today’s housing market, it can be a big challenge for buyers to find homes to purchase, as the number of houses for sale is far below the current demand. Now, however, we’re seeing sellers slowly starting to come back into the market, a bright spark for potential buyers. Javier Vivas, Director of Economic Research at, explains: “Seller confidence has […]
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Parks in Walnut Creek

FACT: We’ve said it before and we will say it again, being outdoors makes you a healthier and happier person! Here is our second list of parks in and around Pleasant Hill. Last month we took a look at Concord, and this month we are focusing on Walnut Creek. In this digital world, unplugging and […]
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Restaurant Patio Guide for Walnut Creek

Bored to death of preparing a meal at home or ordering take-out after months of quarantine? Here is a list of some restaurants where diners can enjoy a meal outdoors again in Walnut Creek. Note: restaurants tend to have their own health and safety guidelines, so limited hours or reservations may be required. Contact the […]
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Parks in Pleasant Hill

It is a fact – being outdoors makes you healthier and happier. In this digital world full of negative news (in your face 24/7), unplugging and getting in the great outdoors is more important than ever! And you don’t need to drive to a remote national park or spend money on fancy gear to enjoy […]
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4 Steps to Avoid Media Overwhelm When Buying a Home (& In General!)

“I am overwhelmed.” Have you told yourself this lately? In the world we are living in right now, it is hard not to feel that way. When you say you are overwhelmed, you are inviting yourself to be just that: overwhelmed. That feeling of overwhelm is a state of being, not who you are. You […]
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Best Time to Sell? When Competition Is at an All-Time Low

In a recent survey of home sellers by Qualtrics, 87% of respondents said they were concerned their home won’t sell because of the pandemic and resulting economic recession. Of the respondents, 51% said they are “seriously worried.” That concern seems reasonable considering the current condition of the economy. The data, however, is showing that home purchasers are still […]
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