Category Archives: renovation

Below market rate, views, move-in condition… Ready, set, go! Open House November 25th, 2018 2-4pm

6201 Ralston, Richmond CA 94530 Words of a downturn coming has chilled buyers’ enthusiasm for East Richmond Heights, also known as Richmond View.  Why? because buyers think that with prices “dropping” (they are not and economists are actually predicting a … Continue reading

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What staging brings to your marketing!

As a Realtor I get asked the questions a lot by potential sellers:  To stage or not to stage? I understand that staging can be expensive and sellers ponder whether to spend the extra money staging or not.  (I work … Continue reading

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New laws about secondary units on 1 lot!

http://www.sfchronicle.com/24hrsale/article/New-California-housing-laws-make-granny-units-10688483.php?cmpid=fb-premium This is an excerpt from SF Chronicle about housing laws: “California homeowners should find it easier and cheaper to build a second unit on their property, or turn an illegal unit into a legal one, thanks to two laws … Continue reading

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Build a professional trust

Contractors come and go and some stay longer because they are honest and trustworthy.  In the middle of my renovation I found out that my contractor seems honest and I still like him but the subcontractors he has been hiring … Continue reading

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The rambling of a renovation!

There is nothing like supervising your own renovation to make you appreciate what your clients go through.  I have learned so much during that process and as it nears the end i cannot wait to move back into my own … Continue reading

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To buy or not to buy? that is the question or should we remodel?

As a Realtor I have the privilege of PRE-viewing a lot of houses and have been given many chances of buying a home before it hit the market (paying fair market value nevertheless) and yet the decision to buy and … Continue reading

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