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Category Archives: Lafayette Home Sale Resources

Lafayette Realtor Blog Voted Among Best in the Country

Who would have ever thought that a Lafayette Realtor would write a micro-market, Lafayette CA real estate blog, and then have it selected as one of the top real estate resources in the United States!?  When I first set out to write this blog, I certainly never thought that it would ever achieve that …

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Enhancing Curb Appeal of Your Lafayette CA Real Estate

Guest Post By Bryn Huntpalmer of Modernize Increasing and maintaining the value of their Lafayette CA real estate is on every home owner’s mind. When choosing a new home, the first thing you will notice is the exterior. The landscaping is an important part of the initial impression that the home gives. Choosing the right landscaping …

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Predictions for 2016 That Could Impact Homes For Sale In Lafayette CA

Job numbers have been great around the country, and those strong job numbers have translated into a nationally strong housing market – maybe the best since we’ve had since the start of the recession. Although we have had considerable volatility in the stock and bond markets this past week, the fundamentals for local real …

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Homes For Sale In Lafayette CA Benefit From More Favorable Lending

The California housing market is performing better than other areas of the country, and much of this is due to improving employment conditions around the state. The Bay Area market is the clear standout performer in California, given the almost nonexistent unemployment rate within our hotbed of technology.  The San Francisco-based tech market is the …

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Homes for Sale in Lafayette CA Affected by California Water Crisis

The California Water Crisis After years of decreasing rainfall totals and reductions in reservoir water storage levels, Californians and those relocating to the market now more than ever must commit to water preservation. The shortage of water in the state is not only alarming because of the lack of an irreplaceable resource, but also …

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The Best Investments to Make in Lafayette CA Homes for Sale

Before investing any money into improvements to your home, you should think carefully about the return on investment (ROI). If you spend money on a major change, will you receive more for the house when and if you decide to sell? ROI isn’t something that comes to mind when people are buying Lafayette CA …

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Refinancing in Lamorinda? Some Tips to Think About…

An article in today’s Wall Street Journal is providing the stimulus for today’s post, as well as some very recent and highly mixed interactions I’ve had with appraisers in the Lamorinda real estate market.   With so many people refinancing their existing loans, the potential pitfalls of the appraisal process becomes very relevant to the …

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The Problem with Online Listings

An article in the latest issue of Smart Money Magazine called, “Where Real Estate Listings Fail,” really rang true with my experience in dealing with many of the “major” real estate websites.  What few consumers realize is that many of the listings they see on sites like Trulia, Zillow, and many others is full …

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Feeling Cluttered in Lamorinda?

Since it’s a weekend, let’s keep the subject matter light today!  One of the frequent issues we hear from long time Lamorinda residents as they contemplate selling their home, are their concerns about how they are going to organize and begin the process of getting rid accumulated belongings from many years of living in …

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