Monthly Archives: February 2012

Your First Offer – Take it Seriously

When thinking of selling your home, remember the old adage, “A Bird in the hand is worth two in the bush”. This is relevant when talking about offers on your home in a buyer’s market; a stable market and I … Continue reading

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Organization: A Fresh Start

Albert Einstein counseled “Out of clutter, find simplicity”.  In other words, “stay organized”.  A few easy ideas can help save you tons of time in the long run.  Five minutes a day wasted searching for misplaced items can add up … Continue reading

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Real Estate Merchandising

It may be a cliché, but your home has only one chance to make a first impression. Although sometimes confused with marketing, there is a dramatic difference between real estate merchandising and real estate marketing.  The marketing aspect of real … Continue reading

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Realtor Volunteer Service Program

Every year Realtors throughout Santa Clara, Santa Cruz and San Mateo counties participate in a community outreach project to help seniors.  The program is designed to support home safety for senior home owners and renters who are physically challenged and … Continue reading

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Hazardous Waste Disposal

Do you have any hazardous waste items that you need to dispose of?  You can schedule a drop-off by calling Santa Clara County Household Hazardous Waste appointment line at 408-299-7300. Items include: paint, batteries, pesticides, household cleaners, motor oil, anti-freeze, mercury thermometers, … Continue reading

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Ensure Against Late Payments – Automate Them

It is amazing how many people are broadsided when they have their credit reports pulled for a new loan. Your credit score plays a major role in determining whether you can get the best loan and interest rate when you … Continue reading

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