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By Stephanie Greenberg, Fresno Homes For Sale
(Lion Real Estate)
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Do you Qualify for a HAFA short sale in Fresno CA?  And what is HAFA anyway?  Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives (HAFA) Program   If you can't afford your mortgage payment and it's time for you to transition to more affordable housing, the Home Affordable Foreclosure AlternativesSM (HAFA) p...

By Stephanie Greenberg, Fresno Homes For Sale
(Lion Real Estate)
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I just thought I would share this funny real estate story with you.  Had a short sale listing in Fresno CA that we just finally closed on.  Buyers waiting about 7 months for this home (issue with BPO and that is not a funny story).  The house was a single story with 5 bdedrooms and a pool for $16...

By Linda Thompson
(Selling By Design-Staging)
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   In two previous blogs ( Lipstick On A Pig) I noted the work of JMK Properties of Fresno CA. In parts one and two of the series pictures were were shown of the property pre-renovation, after renovation but prior to staging, and photos of the final product, an expertly renovated home, enhanced b...

By Jason Nenadov, expert advice and services to buyers and sellers
(EQUITY ASSETS REAL ESTATE)
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Things To Do Before You List Your House For Sale, Fresno, CA. If you are wondering what different things you can do before you list your house for sale in Fresno CA. in order to get top dollar then this post is for you.  The homes that are getting the most attention and the most offers and even a...

By Linda Thompson
(Selling By Design-Staging)
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Part 2 of Lipstick On A Pig   In my last post I discussed staging  a home renovation done  by a new company, JMK Properties of from the Fresno-Clovis area in CA. Owned by Fred and Corina Jimenez, the company bought a distressed property in a working class neighborhood and completely restored it f...

By Linda Thompson
(Selling By Design-Staging)
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As a home staging professional, I hold my breath (sometimes literally) when I go to consult on an investor owned renovated home. You never know what you will find. Unfortunately sometimes an owner, in an attempt to make a quick buck, does the bare minimum amount of restoration, usually paint and ...

By Randy "Lazarus" McAtee, Owner/Broker, Lazarus Realty, Fresno California
(Lazarus Realty)
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Years ago I would comment on how lop-sided the market was to the sell side.  For example in THIS POST from Aug. of 2007 the stats showed that sellers were over buyers by over 3 to 1.  Things have really changed.  Last week on one of our Fresno MLS 24 hour market watches we had one day that was RE...

By Randy "Lazarus" McAtee, Owner/Broker, Lazarus Realty, Fresno California
(Lazarus Realty)
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Just want to give a thumbs up and shout out for Legend Heating and Air Conditioning.  I called several business to find out what they charge to come out and look at my unit (which happened to be blowing warm air) and of the ones I contacted all of them required a service charge of around $60.00 j...

By Jason Nenadov, expert advice and services to buyers and sellers
(EQUITY ASSETS REAL ESTATE)
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Housing Inventory is Down Demand is Up Fresno, CA. Were you waiting for the market to hit rock bottom before you bought a home?  You better hurry up and buy one because the housing inventory is shrinking like never before.  A study done by Inman news found that from May 2012 compared to May 2011,...

By Linda Thompson
(Selling By Design-Staging)
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As part of my continuing education as a home staging professional in Fresno, Ca for Selling By Design-Staging I like to keep up with local MLS listings. Lately I've noticed that  a lot of the photos are up close shots of details in the home. Highlighting the home's finishes, granite, back splashe...

By Regina P. Brown, M.B.A., Broker, Instructor
(MBA Broker Consultants)
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A Transaction Coordinator (TC) is a person who manages all the paperwork required in a transaction, from listing through to closing.  She is trained on legal compliance so she know what disclosures to send out, what documents must be signed when, and sets the deadline dates based on the contract....

By Lori Pennebaker, Lennar Fresno, Inc.
(Lennar)
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NEW MODELS AT CARRIAGE HOUSE IN SE FRESNO NOW OPEN! Our popular Yale plan has some great new features, including a large, open great room, kitchen and breakfast room. The Grand Re-Opening of our new models, in April, at Carriage House in Fresno, at Saddleback and Fender, off Shields and Armstrong...

By Regina P. Brown, M.B.A., Broker, Instructor
(MBA Broker Consultants)
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In responding to a blog from Tanja today, she posted about having arguments with family members, and how to prevent that in the future.  It made me think.  http://activerain.com/blogsview/3141812/how-do-i-not-pick-a-fight-with-someone-who-s-wrong- Yes, am an opinionated person -- I guess it's the...

By Linda Thompson
(Selling By Design-Staging)
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Yesterday I wrote a post about a staging project for a group of new builds that an agent and I had undertaken. Today in Part 2 I will go over the plan in more detail as a few questions arose regarding payment and fees. As I stated before, the agent bought some of the large pieces of furniture, a ...

By Linda Thompson
(Selling By Design-Staging)
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Selling homes today presents challenges and requires creativity and cooperation between the fields of real estate sales and home staging. Sure times are tough, but hard times can bring great new ideas and actions into being. Several weeks ago I posted a blog about a savvy real estate agent who no...

By Jason Nenadov, expert advice and services to buyers and sellers
(EQUITY ASSETS REAL ESTATE)
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Who Should I Hire to Sell My House, Fresno, CA.? You may soon be asking yourself, "who should I hire to sell my house in Fresno, CA.?"  Although prices have not jumped back up to what they were in the boom years and they probably won't for a very long time, we are noticing more of a stabilizing t...

By Jason Nenadov, expert advice and services to buyers and sellers
(EQUITY ASSETS REAL ESTATE)
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Homes For Sale Woodward Lake Fresno, CA. 93720 & 93730 What are the housing trends and homes for sale at Woodward Lake Fresno, CA. 93720 & 93730?  Over the last six months, the sales have been averaging just under $128 per sq. ft.  Prices vary significantly for the homes with lake access off of t...

By Regina P. Brown, M.B.A., Broker, Instructor
(MBA Broker Consultants)
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We’re going to review some of the common mistakes that first-time buyers make, and we’re going to show you how they can ruin your opportunity to buy your first home. How to avoid those types of blunders? You'll find out in our HousePro Academy online course, Home Buying 101. MISTAKE #4:  Failing ...
  It has been well known for several years by home staging and real estate professionals that on line photographs are the all important first impression that over 80% of potential buyers will receive of a home. That is why most home stagers and real estate agents urge sellers to make sure their M...

By Linda Thompson
(Selling By Design-Staging)
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  Selling By Design-Staging                              Staging A Model Apartment; An Effective Marketing Strategy   Last December, a week before Christmas, Selling By Design-Staging got a call from an apartment manager who wanted to have a renovated apartment staged to use as a model. I had nev...

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