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By, Lisa Roberts

If you're a homeowner, you know how stressful remodels are. There are so many things to think about, and there's only so much time to do it. And when you add a distance to it, it might seem there's no way you could get it over with. Luckily, there are some tips for running a successful long-distance remodel of your house to make the job a lot easier.

Sure, you'll still run into problems — they're a part of buying a fixer-upper. But they'll be far less scary if you know how to handle them. Good communication is the key to all your worries. Establish it, and you'll be able to kick back, relax, and enjoy the process even from far away.

Let's get right into it and see how you can do it.

You won't be there for every…

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By, Aimee Adams

Buying a home will likely be the biggest purchase you will ever make. But making a down payment and taking care of your monthly mortgage payment are not the only financial aspects when it comes to homeownership. In addition to your homeowner’s insurance, you will have to worry about paying for maintenance, upkeep, and repairs. Sometimes, these costs can be in the thousands or even tens of thousands of dollars.

You know that eventually, parts, components, and systems in your home will begin to fail and break down. Thanks to a California home warranty, you can spare yourself a significant amount of financial stress. This plan will cover many of the costs to repair and replace many elements of your home. Before you buy one, there…

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A decorated living room.

By, Lisa Roberts

'Tis the time for celebrating! Thanksgiving is behind us, but Christmas and New Year are just around the corner. While everybody's decorating their homes for the upcoming holidays, you have to stage it for the forthcoming open-house events. But, a part of you still wants to go all out this Christmas, right? If that is the case, do not worry. You can still decorate your home and welcome your guests and potential buyers. However, this time, certain things need to change so that all those potential buyers can envision themselves living in your home so that you can sell your home quickly and easily. Luckily, we are full of Christmas décor home staging tips and tricks.

Start Christmas Décor Home Staging With the Outside 


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By, Henry Moore @ FitWellTraveler

So, you have finally found the home of your dreams. You put in an offer, and the seller accepts it. However, before you can proceed, there is the matter of the home inspection. When this inspection comes back with a list of suggested repairs, whose responsibility is it to pay for these problems? Are you entitled to make your seller cover the cost, or is it now on you to make the fixes? Navigating this can be tricky — courtesy of the Marin Real Estate team, here’s all you need to know.

Before the Inspection 

It is worth noting that, since home inspections usually happen after the seller has accepted your offer, it helps to be able to identify potential issues before this, when you are still considering houses.…

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