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How to Write the Perfect Dear Seller Letter

In a seller’s market, buyers frequently find themselves competing for a limited number of available properties for sale. When competing for a home, one thing that can give buyers a distinctive edge is writing a dear seller letter to the

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Signs You Could Have a Plumbing Problem

A plumbing problem can be extremely disruptive. We expect fresh, clean water that’s available at a tap’s notice. Plumbing problems destroy those expectations. The following watchouts can help you decide if you need a plunger or a plumber. A plumbing

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Bid Price vs. Asking: Is There Wiggle Room?

  When it comes to the bid price on a home, your most important consideration is probably how far away your bid price can be from the asking price. You don’t want to bid too high, but you don’t want

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Warriors vs. Cavs: A Stark Contrast in Basketball and Housing Markets

  The NBA finals between our Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers is a showcase for starkly different basketball styles – the run and gun, three-point-happy Warriors and the bigger, slower-paced Cavs who like to play under the hoop.

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East Bay Luxury Home Sales Edge Higher in April

East Bay luxury home sales edged up more than 2 percent in April compared with the same month a year ago, according to a new report by Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, the Bay Area’s leading provider of luxury real estate

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Home Showings: 9 Common Things Sellers Overlook

First impressions matter when you’re trying to sell your home, so you need to make sure your showings start off on the right foot. Here are nine things that homeowners tend to overlook when getting their homes ready for prospective

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Tips for Homebuyers in a Hot Seller’s Market

This may be a really good time to be in the housing market – if you are a seller, that is. There just aren’t enough homes on the market, so if you are selling right now, you may find yourself

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