Don’t DIY – Leave these for the Pros

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In today’s world, DIY is everything. From fixer-uppers to small home projects, everyone likes the feeling of accomplishment that comes from completing a DIY project. But be careful. Sometimes hiring a professional is still the best option. Here are 10 common DIY projects that you should leave to the pros.   1.Fixing the Roof While replacing a few shingles on …

New Year’s Resolutions For Your Home

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8 Tips to Make Your Home Ready for the New Year It’s that time of year again where everyone starts making grand New Year’s resolutions that they can’t really keep. A  great place to start making a positive change is in your home. When it comes to New Year’s resolutions for your home there are a few goals you can …

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Solar Benefits and Drawback for Owners

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Solar technology is a fantastic and fast moving industry, and the national desire to switch from traditional energy methods to renewable energy like solar is commendable. Solar energy is among the most hyped subjects for home improvement, with the promise of a completely sustainable and off-the-grid electrical service that will save homeowners money and the environment. That’s a big claim, …

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12 Ways to Make a Fantastic First Impression on Buyers

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First impressions count. You may not be able to tell a book by its cover, but you’ll likely pay more for a book if the cover is charming and attractive. If your home is for sale, or soon will be, creating a positive first impression is one of the most important things you can do. Thankfully, it’s not hard. Here are 12 steps you can take; …

Second Mortgage vs Home Equity Line of Credit

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Housing Market in Long Beach is Strong The median sales price for homes in Long Beach,CA for Mar 2015 to Jun 2015 was $432,500. This represents an increase of 5.5%, or $22,500, compared to the prior quarter and an increase of 3% compared to the prior year. Sales prices have appreciated 37.7% over the last 5 years in Long Beach. …