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Friday, October 25, 2019   /   by Ken A Parker

27 Valuable Tips You Should Know To Get Your Home SOLD FAST and for TOP DOLLAR

Because your home may be your largest asset, selling it is probably one of the most important, selling it is probably one of the most important decisions you will make in your life. 
To better understand the home selling process, a guide has been prepared from current industry insider reports. Through these 27 tips you will discover how to protect and capitalize on your most important investment, reduce stress, be in control of your situation, and make the most profit possible. 
1. Understand why you are selling your home 
Your motivation to sell is the determining factor as to how you will approach the process. It affects everything from what you set your asking price at to how much time, money and effort you're willing to invest in order to prepare for your home sale. For example, if your goal is for a quick sale, this would determine one approach. If you want to maximize your profit, the sales process might take longer thus determining a different approach.  ...

Friday, October 18, 2019   /   by Ken A Parker

6 Things You Must Know Before You Buy

Before you commit your hand earned dollars to monthly mortgage payments, consider these 6 issues. Effective consideration of these important areas can make your payments work much harder for you. 
1. You can, should get pre-approved for a mortgage before you go looking a home. 
Pre-approval is easy, and can give you complete peace-of-mind when shopping for your home. Your local lending institution can provide you with written pre-approval for you at no cost and no obligation, and it can all be done quite easily over-the-phone. More than just a verbal approval from your lending institution, a written pre-approval from your lending institution, a written pre-approval is as good as money in the bank. It entails a completed credit application, and a certificate which guarantees you a mortgage to the specified level when you find the home you're looking for. 

2. Know what monthly dollar amount you feel comfortable committing to. 
When you discuss mortgage pre-appro; ...

Tuesday, August 27, 2019   /   by Ken A Parker

How to Stop Paying Rent: 6 Little Known Facts That You Help You Buy Your First Home

Don't Pay Another Cent in Rent to Your Landlord....
It's a dream we all have-- to own our own home and stop paying rent. But if you're like most renters. You feel trapped within the walls of a house or apartment that doesn't seem like yours. How could it when you're not even permitted to bang in a nail or two without a hassle. You feel like you're stuck in the renter's rut with no way of rising up out of it and owning your home. 
Don't feel trapped anymore.....
It doesn't matter how long you've been renting, or how insurmountable your financial situation may seem. The truth is, there re some little known facts that can help you get over the hump, and transfer your status from renter to homeowner. With this information, you will begin to see how you really can:

Save for a down payment
Stop lining your landlord's pockets and 
Stop wasting thousands of dollars on rent. 

There are many important issues you should be aware of that affect you as a renter. Why on ear ...

Friday, August 16, 2019   /   by Ken A Parker

4 Things You Need to Know to Pass Your Home Inspection

1) Detective Plumbing 

Defective plumbing can manifest itself in two different ways: leaking and clogging. A visual inspection can detect leaking, and an inspector will gauge water pressure by turning on all faucets in the highest bathroom and then flushing the toilet. 
If you hear the sound of running water, it indicates that the pipes are undersized. If the water appears dirty when first turned on the faucet, this is a good indication that the pipes are rusting, which can result in severe water quality problems. 
2) Inadequate Wiring & Electrical 

Your home should have a minimum of 100 amps service, and this should be clearly marked. Wire should be copper or aluminum. Home inspectors will look at octopus plugs as indicative of inadequate circuits and potential fire hazard. 
3) Roofing Problems

Water leakage through the roof can occur from a variety of reasons such as physical deterioration of the asphalt shingles E ...

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Victorville, CA 92395
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