Homeowner

June 19, 2019

Pool Expenses... Building, Buying and Maintaining

If you are thinking about getting a pool, buying a home with a pool, or how much it costs to maintain a pool... we've got you covered!

Average cost to install a pool

When it comes to installing an in-ground pool, the average cost will be between $35,516 ...

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Posted in Homeowner, Lifestyle
May 23, 2019

9 Top Kitchen Trends of 2019

New year, new kitchen trends. While minimalism and rose gold appliances were huge for 2018, the new year is bringing in a few different ideas for the heart of the household. If you're planning a kitchen reno—or just want to be inspired—you need to know what designers are doing ...

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March 21, 2019

3 Ways to Pay Off Your Home Faster

You can conquer your mortgage by paying just a little bit extra each month. Here’s how.

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By paying a little bit more on your mortgage each month ...

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Posted in Homeowner
March 13, 2019

6 Tips for Successful Spring Cleaning

The flowers are blooming, the birds are serenading, and our house still feels like it's stuck with winter blues. Spring cleaning is a tradition that allows us to freshen up our homes and get a head start on the hectic seasons of spring and summer.

Clean Room-By-Room 

Approaching your ...

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March 8, 2019

How Solar Panels Will Impact a Real Estate Transaction

How will solar panels affect the outcome of a real estate transaction? It turns out that it depends on whether the panels are owned or leased.

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Posted in Homeowner
Feb. 28, 2019

3 Reasons Why We Are Not Heading Toward Another Housing Crash

With home prices softening, some are concerned that we may be headed toward the next housing crash. However, it is important to remember that today’s market is quite different than the bubble market of twelve years ago.

Here are three key metrics that will explain why:

  1. Home Prices
  2. Mortgage Standards ...
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Posted in Home Buyer, Homeowner
Feb. 27, 2019

5 Remodeling Projects for Top ROI

Have you been thinking about sprucing up the house a bit, but unsure where to start? We have you covered.  Spend your money on these things first, they offer the largest return on investment when you are ready to sell.

 

The Cross Group Real Estate Professionals

Kari Cross

925-584-1640

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Posted in Homeowner
Jan. 3, 2019

Market Predictions 2019

Some Highlights:

·       ­Interest rates are projected to increase steadily throughout 2019, but buyers will still be able to lock in a rate lower than their parents or grandparents did when they bought their homes!

·       Home prices will rise at a rate of 4.8% over the ...

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Posted in Home Buyer, Homeowner
Dec. 27, 2018

The #1 Reason to Not Wait Until Spring to Sell Your House

 

Many sellers believe that spring is the best time to place their homes on the market because buyer demand traditionally increases at that time of year, but what they don’t realize is that if every homeowner believes the same thing, then that is when they will have the most ...

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Posted in Home Seller, Homeowner
Sept. 26, 2018

Who You Work With Matters

WHO YOU WORK WITH MATTERS! If you are thinking about buying or selling a home, we can show you what we do different than other real estate agents.... it may save you thousands of dollars!
Our homes sell faster and for more money than the average real estate agent, ask ...

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