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I write tips and tricks to help buyers
and sellers save time and money.

Curious About the New Value of Your Home?

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MARKET UPDATE: Sherman Oaks 91423 sales for June 2015

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Safety Upgrades That Save You Money on Renters Insurance

By Shannon Ireland When renting an apartment, townhouse, condo or home, you might not realize how vital it is to have renters insurance. Sure, your landlord has insurance, but that policy likely only covers the structure of the building. This means...
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How to Diplomatically Handle Disputes With Neighbors

By Stephanie Reid Much like neighborly quarrels, adversarial property laws have been around for ages. Accordingly, ancient lawmakers devised notions — such as deeds, boundary lines, and parcel numbers — to ensure owners and neighbors alike were apprised of property limits. However, conflict...
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3 Home Upgrade Options for a $1,000 Budget

Whether you’re hoping to make your home more comfortable to live in or trying to broaden its appeal for a quick sale, small updates can be a win-win. But home improvement projects can be tricky because if you spend too much,...
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How to Make Your Small Space Work for You

By Erica Sooter Do you have a small space in your home that you’re unsure what to do with? Or is your cramped apartment forcing you to be creative in your living arrangements? You’re not alone. Make your small room or...
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Preserving Personal Mementos and Children's Artwork

These days, our homes seems to be full of more belongings than ever before. Family photos, memorabilia, and collections of heirlooms, glassware, and LP albums can threaten to take over all your available storage space. To keep these items under control,...
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Simple as Black and White: Stark Contrast Design

Black and white is a pairing as old as time. These sharply contrasting shades add the perfect amount of chic to any room, whether used as a focal point or an accessory. Here are some classic ways to incorporate this winning...
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How to Stage a Home Everyone Will Want for Their Own

by Decorilla First impressions mean everything — especially when it comes to viewing a potential home. As visual beings, a cluttered space or a jarring wall color can be enough to make us turn around and walk out the door. Successfully...
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5 Expenses Homeowners Pay That Renters Don’t

For many, buying a home represents a rite of passage in life. Most of us strive for it, and most American households do own their homes. However, today more people are choosing renting over buying, and the home ownership rate...
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