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Is it Time to Downsize Your Living?

When people think of buying a new home, they typically think of upgrading: purchasing a larger living space with more area to spread out and raise a family. However, in plenty of cases, an upgrade can actually mean a downsize. In fact, for ...

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How to Stage Your Home for Sale

Home staging is a proven technique for getting your house sold quicker because it makes your place stand out from other homes for sale. While there are no guarantees, staging might help you get a better price as well. At Cal Home Real Estat...

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Creating a Home Inventory

A catastrophic event in your home, such as a fire, natural disaster, or break-in, can be overwhelming. Creating a home inventory gives you a list of your belongings that you can share with your insurance company so that you can get your lif...

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The Homeowner Necessities Checklist

The first-time homebuyer may need to purchase essential items to equip the new house and make it a comfortable place to live. Homeowners are different in what they need and want to equip the new home properly. Window dressings, clea...

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Checklist for Selling Your Home

Selling a home calls for preparation before you welcome the first prospective buyer. These tips can help you get ready to list your house for sale. Contract with a real estate agent who knows how to get your house sold quickly for the ...

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Everything 4 Real Estate

Upsizing to Downsizing What you need in a home changes with the seasons of your life. When you’re just starting out as a young single person or a newly married couple, you may not need much space. But add some children, some pets, or some ot...

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Preparing Your Pets for a Move - CAL Home

Preparing Your Pets for a Move

The Cal Home team believes Pets are a part of a family and an important factor in a real estate transaction. Keeping your furry kids is an integral part of the Cal Home Plan for success. For this very reason, lockboxes are not used especial...

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