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5710 Moraga Ave, Oakland, CA

Pre-Sale Recommendations Curb Appeal Clear ivy off of tree trunks and limbs as well as low deadwood branches. We don’t want to lose any privacy but the street view should look more inviting. Ideally the crumbled edge of the asphalt

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Does Curb Appeal Really Matter?

The short answer is yes. Most sellers have a limited budget for sprucing their curb appeal prior to listing their home are usually ill-equipped to make those important design decisions. Making the right choices will result in the home appealing

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4268 Coolidge Ave, Oakland, CA

Pre-Sale Recommendations Entry Enhancement Remove screen door and store under house should buyer wish to reinstall. Replace door mat with long runner to create an arrival area: www.ballarddesigns.com Chevron Stripe Indoor/Outdoor Runner 2’7″-8’2″ Gray with Sand $49.00 Add three hanging

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How To Hire Your Realtor®

So many sellers and buyers lack confidence about interviewing and hiring real estate professionals. The best way to start the process is to make your “what, when, and where” list and stick to it. There are plenty of great agents

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‘Ol Smokey

Ask Derik Nothing says home more than a fireplace and most people love the idea of wood burning fireplaces. Wood burning fireplaces are huge polluters and often banned (or use of) controlled in urban areas. They also smoke up the

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A Not So Fresh Paint Job

Odors are often locked up in the walls and often impossible to clean with damaging the paint surface. In this case, walls and ceilings are overdue for repainting. I will use paint fragrance products in cases where the paint smell

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