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July 13, 2018

Should I Buy?

How do I know when it's the right house to purchase?

 

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Hello! I am Elizabeth Russo, if you don't already know.   So, why are you purchasing real estate.  Are you a ...

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June 29, 2018

It's National Camera Day - Check mine out!

The photos just didn't look like the home?  Was it possible your Realtor tried to sneak this one in to the list of homes you wanted see? 

I offer interactive 3d tours to help sellers gain the most exposure of their home for sale.

OR the photos on that listing looked awesome, but they didn't come out so great, when that wasn't ...

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June 27, 2018

Are HOA Dues Necessary?

I love that clients are always giving me their wish list.  I consider it one of the biggest complements when they sit across from me and ask me to pull out my crystal ball.  ...like they count on me to have the magic of Santa. 

@caisocial gave ...

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June 16, 2018

Dear Newbie Californians,

You're always asking me if home prices are going to continue to rise?  I can tell you one thing, when I stand on my tippy-toes supported by my hot pink stilettos, I take a look, and as far as I can see, there's all kinds of newbies ...

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June 8, 2018

What Buyers Want (ACCept X)

This week's Infographic is brought to you by @RealtorDotCom. I want to know how come the X Generation is NOT represented in this?

My theory is, we're so independent you can't push us down with your thumb. :-)  Loads of options are important and being able to ...

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June 1, 2018

Is there room for a #remodel in the equity of your #California home?

Think about how much you paid vs how much equity you've built-up. People spend their hard earned money fixing up a house, and they may never see a return on investment. I have this really cool instant home value tool, where you can get a high, med, and low ...

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May 28, 2018

What's in A Home Value?

The biggest question I always get is, "Is this in a good neighborhood?"  But have you thought about the other things might kill the mood when searching for your ideal home? Here's what tops other shoppers home buying lists. #eastbay #privacy

Top Reasons They Say No:

  • The ...
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May 26, 2018

Homes with Gardens Sell Best

"When's the best time to sell my home?"

If you have a garden, with blooms in the Summer or Spring, that is the best time to sell your home.  Everyone loves to think they'd love to have a garden. #SaturdayMotivation #gardeningtips

This is the biggest question I ...

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May 25, 2018

Interest Rate Impact on Purchasing Your Home in Lafayette, CA

Have you thought about what a 1% change in the mortgage interest rate will do to your house payment or even your overall ability to purchase as much of a home? #Lafayette CA #FridayMotivation

My auntie said, when talking about investments: Never, ever bury your head in the sand like ...

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May 2, 2018

Your Rights: Emotional Support Animal in California

Information on Emotional Support Animals in California

Your Rights: Emotional Support Animal in California

I had a client call and ask, "So, my tenant just walked in with an Emotional Support Animal (ESA) letter, signed by her BFF.  WTF?  Is this demand for real?!" 

Yep!  Not only is it for real, it's ...

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